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  • Waubonsee Voices: Encouraging women in STEM

    Why is it important to get more women into science, technology, engineering and mathematics – or STEM?
    March 17, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Road maintenance plans get green light in Elburn

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board on Monday night unanimously approved a plan for significant roadwork projects to get underway.
    March 17, 2015 - 8:02 pm
  • Park Perspectives: Geneva Park District offers new teen programs

    Do you remember what it was like to be a teenager?Looking back, I can confidently say my adolescent ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Lengemann: Six ways to beat spring allergies

    Spring means baseball, blooming flowers and, for about 35 million Americans, the sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes of seasonal allergies that are ca ...
    March 17, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Hewitt: District 58 announces kindergarten enrichment program

    Downers Grove Grade School District 58 will pilot an Optional Kindergarten Enrichment and Enhancement Program this fall in the District’s Title 1 scho ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Smith: Westmont library to add enhanced online services this spring

    The library will upgrade to a new online catalog April 14 that will provide library users with easier access to materials. The catalog connects Westmo ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Chamber Exchanger: Expo to feature mascots, magic show and more

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day!Green clothing, drinks, food and hopefully starting to see some green grass, ...
    March 16, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Letter: Hold Roskam accountable on homeland security

    To the Editor:Attention residents of Illinois’ 6th Congressional District: Wake up! On March 3, your ...
    March 13, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Durkin: 'Year of the Budget' requires bi-partisan effort in Illinois

    The spring legislative session is underway in Springfield. A new governor is at the helm and optimism is abound in the capitol. The legislature’s sing ...
    March 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Drumbeat of bad news vindicates COD faculty

    When a union can’t see eye to eye with the leadership of the organization that employs its members, there could be any number of factors at play. Some ...
    March 12, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Our view: Don't balance budget by taking from towns

    If Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to get local government officials on board with his state budget proposal, he's got a long way to go.
    March 12, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Our view: Don't balance budget by taking from towns

    If Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to get local government officials on board with his state budget proposal, he’s got a long way to go.
    March 12, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Westmont

    THUMBS UP: Once again, the community is rallying around Westmont resident Stacey Ledwon, who will host a third annual St. Baldrick’s event Sunday at P ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Woodridge, Lisle

    THUMBS UP: There’s a yoga class in Lisle dedicated to helping cancer survivors navigate life after treatment. Every Wednesday at Prairie Yoga Studio, ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Downers Grove

    THUMBS UP: Typically, the games students play at school don’t come with the lure of a big-time cash prize. O’Neill Middle School librarian Tasha Squir ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should all workers get paid sick and/or vacation leave?
    Paid sick leave only
    Paid vacation leave only
    Both
    Workers should not be entitled to either