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  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland middle school student acquires skills at conference

    SUGAR GROVE – When he learned of an opportunity to help students build their leadership skills, Kaneland Harter Middle School teacher Kyle Ahlmann sai ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 6:59 pm
  • Breen: Time to have a debate on future of Illinois

    "I've never seen anything like this. It's two different worldviews." – State Sen. Toi Hutchinson, D-Olympia Fields
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Chamber Chat: Play with a purpose

    For the past five months, a portion of this column has been dedicated to informing readers about the 50/50 Community Raffle. You may know about it. Yo ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Caforio and Morrissey: Elmhurst District 205 teams with residents to launch Community Engagement project

    In early September, Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 will launch Focus 205, a collaborative community engagement process between the school ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Letter: Peter Roskam, GOP not helping endangered species

    To the editor:My congressman, Peter Roskam, is nothing if not loyal to GOP tenants opposing every go ...
    Aug. 9, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Letter: Wheaton College insurance decision could cause students to leave

    To the editor:The Wheaton College Board has decided to drop their student insurance program because ...
    Aug. 8, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • Real solutions for Cook County have to come from Springfield

    Now that the votes are counted and the sales tax hike is set to go into effect Jan. 1, the next step will be to monitor what effect it has on Cook Cou ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Wrzesinski: Cemeteries offer a walk through our local history

    It may sound strange, but one day, you should take some time and visit a cemetery. I’m not talking about just any cemetery. There are two located in u ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Tobolski: County sales tax hike tough but necessary

    Last week the Cook County Board made the difficult, but necessary decision to increase the County’s portion of the sales tax by 1 percent. I voted in ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • ​Guest Views: What will be your legacy?

    It’s August, and that means the end of summer, the start of the new school year and time to reflect on your legacy. What Will Be Your Legacy Month is ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn trustees OK deal with Batavia Park District

    ELBURN – Village residents will be able to buy a household membership with the Batavia Park District.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Letter: Obama Iran deal 'kicking the can down the road'

    To the editor,I don't think that the treaty President Obama wants to make with Iran is a good deal a ...
    July 2, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Letter: Concerned about crime in north Downers Grove

    To the editor,I live in Downers Grove in a section that is usually quiet. Unfortunately, kids with p ...
    July 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Bove: Now's the time to dine outside in Wheaton

    When the bitter cold temperatures become something of the past and the warm breeze blows in, we get an opportunity to do something special; get outsid ...
    July 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Good Natured: Duct tape and a family of hummingbirds

    “Mythbusters,” the TV show that debunks rumors, legends and pseudo-scientific claims, once did an episode on the many uses of duct tape. To summarize ...
    July 31, 2015 - 7:13 pm
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    At a pumpkin farm or festival
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