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  • Off the Deep End: How to ruin a relationship in one song

    Back when I was a geeky poodle-skirted high school girl, a cool college guy liked me!Unlike my usual ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Letter: Property taxes are cause for concern

    To the editor:I would like to know what has happened to make our real estate taxes in Glen Ellyn go ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Editorial: A discussion for the whole town

    A recent meeting of the Round Lake Beach village board attracted just one resident without any official business before the village. That's out of a p ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to the new Westmont Post Office Post Master Shenita Robinson-Hodge, who was officially inducted into her new position Aug. 6. Robinson-Hodge ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to Lyman Woods for expanding its honeybee populations. A growing apiary managed by the Downers Grove Park District, five hives were built in ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • The Voice of Lake County: A true teenage tragedy

    In recent editions of local newspapers, we were informed that several of our north and northwest suburban police departments will be equipped with a d ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: David Cooke of Elmhurst used his Eagle Scout project to help out the Elmhurst Park District as well as the native bee population. The 15-ye ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: A new law sponsored by Sen. Tom Cullerton, D-Villa Park, will make it easier for Illinois veterans with permanent disabilities to renew the ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Flowers: Sport of the future?

    My column last month dealt with the perfection of the sport of golf: the beauty of the course, the internal competition of hitting the perfect shot an ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to Hinsdale teenagers Paden Guido and Meghan Callahan for performing with the Lollapalooza on Aug. 1 with the School of Rock AllStars. Guido ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Bagus: District 100 welcomes students back school

    The beginning of the 2014-2015 school year is approaching and I would like to welcome you to visit our website, www.bsd100.org, to obtain information ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 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 - 1:31 pm
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