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  • Letter: Keep the Chicago lakefront open forever

    In 1890, mail order tycoon Montgomery Ward brought suit to have the Chicago Lakefront kept open forever. He continued the fight for 20 years. Finally, ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lipinski: There's still a lot of work left to do in 2015

    This is a time when a lot of people are reflecting on last year and making goals for the new year. While some of you may have checked almost everythin ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Connie Caruso's Elmhurst living room will now be much quieter after health issues prompted her to retire from a 40-year career as a piano t ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thanking area blood donors

    As we near the start of our 41st year of saving lives in the western suburbs, we need to thank the hundreds of generous and under-appreciated area res ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • Keefe: Kids books get new look at Hinsdale Public Library

    Early next month, the Caldecott Medal will be awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. This honor is given ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: When it comes to using technology in education, Glenbard East has an app for that. And so far, it looks like the Lombard high school and it ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:05 am
  • It’s cool because we’re ‘just friends’

    During my winter break a few weeks ago, in between stuffing my face with leftover cookies and spending endless nights staring at a laptop screen, I so ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • New year brings new opportunities in Westmont

    Happy New Year!I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. The new year has begun, and we are al ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • Downers Grove Township investing in caring communities

    One of the things I love about this time of year is the extra generosity of heart that seems to overflow from the people around me – be it an extra pa ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland debates STEM school opportunity

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland School District 302’s participation in a STEM partnership school remains in question after board members debated the issue Mond ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Gordon: Kids solving real-world problems in District 41

    District 41’s Learner Characteristics are coming alive in every building and classroom through our Problem-Based Learning approach.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 7:48 pm
  • Letter: Obamacare is misnamed

    To the Editor:Initially I just wanted to shop my healthcare insurance because it was too expensive. ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • Ticknor: A memorable 2014 at Lemont HS

    Looking back on 2014, it’s clear that it was one of the best years ever for Lemont High School’s extra-curricular program – if not its best year ever!
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • In Your Court: Uncontested divorces

    Not every divorce is a knock-down, drag-out brawl costing tens of thousands of dollars. In fact, there are a fair amount of divorces that only cost a ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Letter: No financial long run for Illinois

    To the Editor:Regarding the Illinois financial crisis facing Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner, former governo ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 5:18 pm
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