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  • Pesek: Morton High School District 201 is changing the narrative

    The Board of Education and Morton 201 administrators continuously work together to maximize the utilization of our resources and strive to provide enh ...
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Illinois Tobacco Quitline helps make a difference

    To the editor:The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout on Nov. 19 was a day for people ...
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 23-29, 2015

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email new inscript ...
    Dec. 2, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Kaneland teachers voice frustration over negotiations

    SUGAR GROVE – Using words, such as disappointed, disheartened and hurtful, dozens of teachers spoke Monday at Kaneland’s school board meeting, urging ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Alvarez: Westmont Public Library provides many digital resources

    It may not surprise you that a library has books on its shelves, but what about e-books, digital magazines, movies, language-learning services and dat ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Letter: Clock tower in plan cause for concern

    To the Editor: I agree with the village commissioners who expressed concern about the clock tower i ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Letter: Thank you to Downers Grove North for honoring veterans

    To the Editor:On Friday, November 6, I attended Downers Grove North High's annual Veterans Day event ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Letter: American Legion deserves more support

    To the Editor: I attended the recent City Council meeting in support of the American Legion’s reque ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Letter: County tax hikes cause financial burden

    To the editor:On Nov. 18, the Cook County Board passed its FY2016 Budget which included four new tax ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Letter: Bill could help to reduce gun violence

    To the Editor: The debate over the budget in Springfield drags on. "Illinois can’t afford this prog ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Good Natured: Ready for adventure? Join the Kane County Certified Naturalists

    When was the last time you observed the keeled scales on a water snake’s back? Or watched as a dozen hatchling turtles emerged from their subterranean ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: 'If you look for the helpers, you’ll know that there’s hope'

    The motherhood is sad, this week. Not just in my house, because my 17-year-old was mad at me for a few minutes, but everywhere. Because 17-year-olds w ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Joan Knows: Conjuring a dream parade in St. Charles

    So many of us are looking forward to the Holiday Homecoming Electric Christmas Parade at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Charles.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Letter: Budget delay causing lasting damage

    To the Editor:This legislative session, a bipartisan bill was passed and signed by Gov. Rauner resto ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Letter: District 86 should fight against lawsuit

    To the Editor:It is troubling that board member Claudia Manley and her husband have prolonged a friv ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 12:30 pm
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