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  • Before the Diploma: One hectic journey

    It all started as a normal Friday night; I swear. All we wanted was dessert. The evening began at Ca ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Primrose Farm events pack in farm fun

    If an apple a day can keep the doctor away, just imagine what an afternoon spent at Primrose Farm’s orchard can do for one’s health.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Forest preserve facility plan back on Elburn's radar

    ELBURN – Members of the Elburn Village Board took a fresh look Monday night at a plan by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County to buy property a ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • Domeracki: E-learning pilot program could be coming

    After several years of preparation, including infrastructure improvements and teacher training, Community High School District 94 began the 2015-16 sc ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • O'Kray: Changes are coming to Lake Ellyn Park

    Significant improvements are underway at Lake Ellyn Park. After several years of discussion, public meetings and refinement, the Glen Ellyn Park Distr ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • The Write Place: Homecoming hustle and bustle

    It’s officially fall, and for local high schools, that means homecoming week quickly is approaching or already has occurred. Homecoming is a time for ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Another View: Boehner will be a team player to the end

    A lot of people want the lame-duck speaker of the House to do something he just can’t do. And I’m not talking about the House Freedom Caucus radicals ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Kaneland Conenction: An appreciation for the arts

    The first time I stepped into the Steel Beam Theatre in downtown St. Charles, I knew right away it was a special place.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Milani: Brookfield chamber has your best fall events

    The Brookfield Chamber of Commerce ended the summer with our annual art fair Sept. 26 at Kiwanis Park. The fest included pottery, paintings, fiber art ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Armstrong: Is small-town America a treasure or dinosaur?

    The charm of a small town is self-evident – white picket fences, manicured lawns, neighbors smiling and children playing – it’s a scene familiar even ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Johns: West Chicago District 33 is helping drive student success

    Drivers of Success in District 33As the new school year begins, the Board of Education, the administ ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Crawford: Honoring the Chamber630 award winners

    Chamber630 is proud to announce the winners of the Chamber630 Awards, a ceremony celebrated at the Tivoli on Sept. 17. Business Excellence, Community ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Radogno: Mark your calendar for next month’s Senior Fair!

    From 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 9, Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, and I will be hosting our annual Senior Fair at the CORE Fitness Center, 16028 W. 127 ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Leibforth: Stress is good for you?

    As the school year gets underway, I observe children saddled with cargo too heavy for their slight shoulders.
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • McGuire: Funding must be restored to human service organizations

    It took a long time for Leticia to make the decision to take her children and leave. It had been more than a year since she had received assistance at ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Where do you buy your pumpkins?
    At a pumpkin farm or festival
    At the grocery store
    At the farmers market