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  • Weitzel: Bullying and cyber bullying

    As the school year begins, it is time to take a hard look at bullying and cyber bullying in our schools and community.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hoover: Writers, writing and more at the library

    What would we do without the authors of the world? We’d miss the fantastical epics of our George R. R. Martins, the clever whodunits of our Agatha Chr ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Medina: A healthier West Chicago

    Did you know that Illinois has the 14th highest childhood obesity rate and is the 24th most obese state for adults in the United States?
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Triolo Newman: Win for businesses, consumers

    Local chambers often offer opportunities for residents to meet and benefit from local business. One example of this type of event would be a Business- ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Pruneau: New school year brings many changes at District 205

    Welcome to the 2014-15 school year. This is an exciting time for Elmhurst School District 205. We recently welcomed 95 new teachers and 11 new adminis ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Helton: District 88 welcomes new school year

    At District 88, we’re excited to have welcomed a new school year on Wednesday. A new school year is the perfect time to reflect on the successes of la ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland may have interim superintendent soon

    MAPLE PARK – By next week, the Kaneland School District 302 Board is expected to name an interim superintendent.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Park Perspectives: Some opportunities to play

    Once again, we’re back to school! Geneva School District 304 will begin its 2014-15 school year this morning. Today also marks the first time kinderga ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Brown: When seconds count, safety first

    Valley View School District 365U has put in place strong security measures to make sure our students are given every chance to succeed in a positive, ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • Reeder: Examples of government waste abound in Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD – My daughter tugged on my hand and said, “Come on Dad, let’s see the Butter Cow.”So we ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to all the volunteers who have made this year's summer events possible – from the more than 100 individuals who volunteered at the Taste of ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to the Village of Downers Grove for taking the initiative and being prepared for the upcoming winter season. While nearly 200 Illinois munic ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Simler: DuPagePads 10th Annual Run 4 Home upcoming

    Join us on Sept. 6 for this CARA certified 5K and 10K run and 5K walk.Gather your friends, family an ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • This and That: Carol Stream supports military through summer events

    Regardless of the cause, you can count on the Carol Stream community to support those in need. This was especially obvious at the fifth annual Support ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Letter: Seatbelt enforcement a waste of officers' time

    To the editorI frequently drive through the West and Wesley streets intersection of Wheaton. On occa ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:46 pm
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