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  • Waubonsee Voices: How to go (safely) in the snow

    Yes, winter has returned. No one can change the weather, but – with proper preparation – many common problems associated with winter driving can be ov ...
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • St. Charles East, North drill teams raise $88K for cancer charities

    Members of the St. Charles East and St. Charles North high school drill teams reveal the amount of money raised for cancer charities during their 2015 ...
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Negotiations heating up in Kaneland

    SUGAR GROVE – The president of Kaneland’s school board said Monday she was hopeful negotiations between School District 302 officials and the Kaneland ...
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 offering more 'pathway' programs for 2016-17

    ALGONQUIN – Next school year, students in Community Unit School District 300 can choose from a wider pool of "pathway" programs intended to prepare st ...
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Public weighs in on what they want in new College of DuPage president

    GLEN ELLYN – College of DuPage anthropology professor John Staeck hopes that the next president of the school will be someone who isn't a polarizing f ...
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Kaneland board approves levy

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland's school board on Monday night approved its 2015 tax levy, with a 5-2 vote.Th ...
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 selects new superintendent

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Community High School District 99 Board of Education unanimously approved the hire of Henry Thiele as its next superintendent duri ...
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • One Book, One Glenbard unites District 87 schools

    A reading program incorporating all four Glenbard schools, as well as the District 87 community, still has participants hungry for a good read nine ye ...
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Surprise, shock at College of DuPage after Hamilton's sudden resignation

    College of DuPage officials are in shock after the vocal and influential leader of its Board of Trustees – perceived by many to be a rising political ...
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • Elmhurst's Visitation Catholic School mathletes take home awards

    ELMHURST – Visitation Catholic School seventh and eighth grade students recently won second place overall and the Participation Award at the annual No ...
    Dec. 14, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 to hire new superintendent at Dec. 14 board meeting

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Community High School District 99 Board of Education is scheduled to vote on a contract for a new superintendent during their Dec. ...
    Dec. 14, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • St. Mary Of Gostyn Catholic School Hosts 15th Annual Christmas Program

    One highlight of the Christmas season involves seeing children discover the true meaning of the holiday, and watching them display their understanding ...
    Dec. 14, 2015 - 9:37 am
  • Hamilton resigns as chairwoman of College of DuPage board

    GLEN ELLYN – After being chairwoman of the College of DuPage Board of Trustees for seven months, Kathy Hamilton announced her resignation from the boa ...
    Dec. 14, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Addison Trail recognizes students for first semester

    ADDISON – This month, 13 Addison Trail students were recognized as Students of First Semester for the 2015-16 school year.
    Dec. 13, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Wordinger: Some not-so-traditional movies to enjoy this holiday season

    You’ve watched “It’s a Wonderful Life” every year for decades and seen “A Christmas Story” at least a hundred times. Looking for something new to watc ...
    Dec. 12, 2015 - 9:00 am
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