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  • Larson: General State Aid should include hold harmless factor

    As our governor and state lawmakers continue to wrangle over balancing the state budget, a disturbing proposal has been introduced. The Illinois State ...
    Feb. 25, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Letter: Don't obstruct handicap parking spaces

    To the editor:Your readers may need a refresher on handicapped parking. I was in the parking lot of ...
    Feb. 25, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Letter: Elliott the right choice for County Board

    To the editor:As a resident of Glen Ellyn and a person actively involved in public service, I am ver ...
    Feb. 29, 2016 - 1:32 pm
  • Letter: Riverside Brookfield High School should rethink conference

    To the editor:Isn’t it about time that Riverside Brookfield consider rejoining the West Suburban Con ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Letter: Peter Roskam deserves voters' support

    To the editor:From combating antibiotic-resistant infections known as “superbugs” to his opposition ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Letter: Drone use should be heavily restricted

    To the editor:Regardless of FAA regulations, must we wait until several hundred people lose their li ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 15-21, 2016

    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 ...
    Feb. 26, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Radogno: Don’t hold our schools hostage to bail out Chicago Public Schools

    In an interview earlier this [month, Illinois] Senate President John Cullerton gave school districts around the state ample reason to be nervous when ...
    Feb. 23, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Letter: Impact Aid helps Lemont offer quality education

    To the editor:I would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank Sen. Mark Kirk and Sen. Dick D ...
    Feb. 22, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Smith: Clarendon Hills Park District offers ways to keep fit this winter

    The frigid weather, shorter days and longer nights of winter can seem endless and dreary, but a regular fitness plan can ensure better health while ch ...
    Feb. 22, 2016 - 2:18 pm
  • Wordinger and Works: Darien library stacks up creative get-togethers

    Are you new to the area, recently retired, or just looking for some new ways to meet others with similar interests? The Indian Prairie Public Library ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Letter: Civil discourse can lead to solutions

    To the editor:As writer Dave Lemery points out from his experience of handling letters from the gene ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Letter: Roskam does good job listening to voters

    To the editor:The 6th Congressional District of Illinois is blessed to have U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam a ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Letter: Important for candidates to visit voters' homes

    To the editor:The March 15 primary election is nearly here, with the November general election comin ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Letter: Scalia's death prompts effort to empower unions

    To the editor:U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, an honorable, dedicated public servant who ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
    I'm the mom, and I just want to see/hear from family
    Mom's no longer with us, but it's a day to remember her
    I don't mark Mother's Day