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  • Shields: District 93 seeks feedback from Illinois Performance Excellence

    The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Improvement Act was created in 1987 to boost the competitiveness of American businesses with ever-expanding glob ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 7:09 pm
  • Elburn board OKs $824K tax levy

    ELBURN – Members of the Elburn Village Board on Monday unanimously approved the village’s tax levy of $824,000.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 8:24 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: No more referendums in Westmont D-201

    No more referendumsIt seems some people do not know what the word no means.District 201 in Westmont ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Kolodziej: Envisioning the future of facilities in D-99

    The combined square footage of our facilities at Downers Grove North High and South High is more than one million square feet, which represents a lot ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Sprandel: D-205 shares 2013-14 achievements

    Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 developed a set of performance indicators three years ago as a way to monitor progress and improvement. Th ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Helton: D-88 celebrates culture of giving

    At District 88, our students and staff have truly demonstrated that giving back is part of the district’s culture.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • McMaken: Celebrate snow this season with the Wheaton Park District

    As an adult, it’s easy for me to develop a cynicism about the snow. It slows me down on my way to work. It lasts forever — or at least well into March ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Letter: District 86 community, not "union organizers," prevented the teachers strike

    Here is a tall tale making the rounds about our narrow escape from a teachers strike in Hinsdale High School District 86: “Non-taxpaying union organiz ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Montoya: The economic future looks bright in Berwyn

    By most economic standards, the city of Berwyn has enjoyed a very active and successful year. Throug ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Quigley: Minimum wage is midterm winner

    Before you get too euphoric or too depressed over the 2014 midterm general election results, keep in mind the voting on Nov. 4 nationally mirrored the ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Flowers: Celebrate family traditions this Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is about coming together as families, watching football games and enjoying food traditions.
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • Donation of sculpture embodies international spirit of volunteerism

    From his home, Mike Dixon can look down into Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles and the “Sculpture in the Park” exhibit where this year’s entries engage ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • The Write Place: Thanksgiving is a time to cherish blessings

    It’s Thanksgiving Day, and there are many things I could do with this column. I could reflect upon my childhood memories of this holiday, from the exc ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 7:01 pm
  • Gunter: Projects, activities aplenty in Westmont

    I want to wish all the citizens of Westmont a joyous and safe holiday season. We have a lot to be thankful for in Westmont, and I’d like to share with ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Our view: Shop Lombard on Small Business Saturday

    We often pass up our local merchants in lieu of national chain stores. Maybe it’s the lure of lower prices.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:29 am
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