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  • Ross: Safe backpack strategies for kids

    As school resumes after the holiday break, your child’s backpack is not something to take lightly.Th ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Peto: Make 2016 your year with Wheaton Park District's help

    We’ve all tried resolutions before, promising ourselves we’ll go to the gym every day. Then every other day. Then every week. And soon, we can’t find ...
    Jan. 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Good Natured: Looking ahead to a shiny new year

    Any way you look at it, the holidays are a shiny time of year.Twinkling decorations shimmer in yards ...
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 10:22 pm
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Fighting the good fight of boredom

    Three days in a row, my dear daughter flopped down beside me and announced, “I’m bored.” “Let’s watc ...
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Helton: DuPage District 88 examines PARCC assessment, post-secondary success

    The Illinois State Board of Education recently released the results of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exam from t ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Dec. 21-Dec. 27, 2015

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Joan Knows: Recalling new year celebrations at the old tavern

    Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!As thoughts head toward the year to come, I customarily get nos ...
    Dec. 24, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Gbur: WDSRA makes all feel visible

    Recreation feeds the mind, body and soul. Whether it is heading to the gym for a workout, stretching your limits in a yoga class or branching out of y ...
    Dec. 23, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Dec. 14-Dec. 20, 2015

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    Dec. 23, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Letter: Seeking signs of Christmas in Elmhurst

    To the editor:It is Dec. 14, and I’ve traveled to Naperville, Downers Grove and Villa Park, too, so ...
    Dec. 18, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • Valle: York Township shares holiday spirit of giving

    A wonderful way to draw us back to the true spirit of the Christmas season is giving.For those of yo ...
    Dec. 18, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Letter: Steps needed to halt heroin crisis

    To the editor:Throughout my teenage years in Wheaton, I saw heroin take the lives of many significan ...
    Dec. 17, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Letter: Take care of pets while in car

    To the editor:Driving with your pets should be a big concern, especially if one considers them to be ...
    Dec. 16, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Dec. 7-Dec. 13, 2015

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    Dec. 16, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • 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
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