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  • Roskam: Making college more affordable for everyone

    Summer has ended and that means it’s back to school time for families across the country.For those p ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Gbur: Western DuPage Special Recreation Association is kid tested, mom approved

    It’s that time of year again – back to school! Whether you are lamenting the loss of the summer’s freedom or delighting in getting back into the famil ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Simler: DuPagePads 10th Annual Run 4 Home upcoming

    Join us on Sept. 6 for this CARA certified 5K and 10K run and 5K walk.Gather your friends, family an ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Letter: Reader weighs in on array of issues

    To the editor:I have almost become numb by the vulgar and hateful anti-conservative comments I am re ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Roskam: Fighting human trafficking in the foster care system

    For too many children in the foster care system, their lives have been filled with instability, abuse, and neglect. Often these children are passed fr ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Althoff: Celebrate summer with the Lisle Chamber

    It seems the summer is moving along at a brisk pace. The next couple of months the Lisle Chamber will be as active as ever with a number of events.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 7:16 pm
  • Lengemann: High cholesterol is a health threat to both men and women

    In the past, high cholesterol was considered to be a man’s problem. But women are at risk as well. I ...
    July 29, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Perez: Food rescue thriving at People's Resource Center

    Each month, thousands of hungry DuPage County neighbors visit one of People’s Resource Center’s two food pantries in Wheaton and Westmont to choose a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Doyle: Children in need get new shoes through Bridge Communities partnership

    When a homeless family becomes part of Bridge Communities, their lives are transformed in major ways. They’re moved into a safe, stable apartment; the ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Halikias: What’s all the Hoopla at the library?

    When we think about the design of modern technology and devices, we think in terms of adaptability, usability, evolution and responsiveness. I would b ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Radogno: The tragedy of a failed program

    Each year, the governor is required to present an annual budget address by an established date. But this year, political posturing has taken precedenc ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Letter: Electricity rates will only get worse

    To the editor,The village of Lisle just notified us all of new electricity rates:New rate: 7.31 cent ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • McGuire: Understanding trauma with Family Shelter Service

    Trauma robs people of feeling safe. It interrupts their world view and can alter it forever. And traumatic experiences are more pervasive than one mig ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Our view: Village gaming talks spark question of conflict of interest

    As individual communities in the Chicago area have discussed whether to allow video gaming, it's become a heated issue in some towns. It was Lisle's t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Gbur: Volunteer to fundraise for WDSRA

    DuPage County is an exceptional area in which to work, live and play. There are a wealth of organizations whose missions strive to make our communitie ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
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