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  • Donation of sculpture embodies international spirit of volunteerism

    From his home, Mike Dixon can look down into Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles and the “Sculpture in the Park” exhibit where this year’s entries engage ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • The Write Place: Thanksgiving is a time to cherish blessings

    It’s Thanksgiving Day, and there are many things I could do with this column. I could reflect upon my childhood memories of this holiday, from the exc ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 7:01 pm
  • Gunter: Projects, activities aplenty in Westmont

    I want to wish all the citizens of Westmont a joyous and safe holiday season. We have a lot to be thankful for in Westmont, and I’d like to share with ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Our view: Shop Lombard on Small Business Saturday

    We often pass up our local merchants in lieu of national chain stores. Maybe it’s the lure of lower prices.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:29 am
  • Our view: Make moment last in stand against hatred

    It appears hatred may have inspired a person to smear anti-Semitic graffiti on a Lombard synagogue last month.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Our view: Shop Elmhurst on Small Business Saturday

    We often pass up our local merchants in lieu of national chain stores. Maybe it’s the lure of lower prices.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • Batavia Business Beat: Get hooked on a local business

    Each day I have the opportunity to meet with local business owners to learn more about their businesses and to see what the Batavia Chamber of Commerc ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Letter: It's almost too late for the next election

    To the Editor:The election for governor and congress is over, but more of our tax money is spent by ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 6:14 pm
  • McGuire: Exploring why 'Hope Grows Here'

    Family Shelter Service recently held a writing contest asking: "Has domestic violence affected you or someone you love?" The contest coincided with th ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Letter: On the importance of school board members

    To the Editor:While school board elections will not be held until April, the time for filing petitio ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • O'Kray: Glen Ellyn shines as a village of volunteers

    Many characteristics help define Glen Ellyn. One of the most obvious is that it is truly the “Village of Volunteers.” Volunteering is a great way to m ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 6:20 pm
  • Kuzniewski: The latest at Morton and saying 'thank you' to our school board

    During these past few weeks we have had the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.Once again our ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Powers: Through the looking glass: Libraries are more important than ever

    A lot of library directors are buried in bunkers inside of their libraries. They are enshrined in tombs away from the public. And, attempting to locat ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Schlichting: District 105 Blue Ribbon schools

    We, in District 105, are honored that Seventh Avenue School and Spring Avenue School were among the 12 public schools in Illinois to be recognized as ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • Crawford: The more things change, more they stay the same

    Change is the constant, true everywhere, especially in Illinois.Silly season has not only brought us ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:21 am
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