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  • Jasinski: Community involvement gives big lift to small businesses

    The saying “we are stronger together than we are alone” is true for many types of community groups, but it’s especially true for the independent busin ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 5:58 am
  • Grove: Morton College and its debt to the community

    On September 15, 1924, Morton Junior College (as it was then known) opened its doors to students for the first time.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Vote 'yes' for indoor pool

    To the Editor:I want to reach out to those Glen Ellyn families who don’t see the need for an indoor ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 6:27 pm
  • Letter: Urge Sen. Kirk to support palliative care

    To the Editor:Recently, 50 Illinois hospitals joined together, urging Sen. Mark Kirk to support legi ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 6:07 pm
  • Papierski: Make hunger history this holiday season

    This is a busy time of year for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. The holiday season is approaching, children are back at school and families are experienci ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Letter: No need for another pool in Glen Ellyn

    To the Editor:Why do the people working for the Glen Ellyn Park District feel the need to dream up n ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:54 pm
  • In Your Court: Divorce and retirement plans

    Last week, attorney Veronica Silva was a guest speaker for the Kane County Bar Association's Family Law Committee on the topic of qualified domestic r ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Beckley: Holiday events begin at Downers Grove Park District

    We’ve all heard the many ghost stories associated with Downers Grove.With the rich history of this t ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Waters: 'Treat yo self' to these events at the Bolingbrook Park District

    Wake up, drop your kids off at school, go to work, pick up your kids, make dinner, clean dinner, watch your shows, sleep, repeat
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland celebrates students' accomplishments

    SUGAR GROVE – Anticipating a large crowd, the Kaneland School Board moved its meeting to the cafeteria of Harter Middle School last week, as officials ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:33 pm
  • Phalen: West Chicago City Museum research library going digital

    For almost 40 years, the West Chicago City Museum has been helping those interested in West Chicago history through our large archive and collection. ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • Oberhelman: Wheaton chamber to Stuff-A-Truck for Make a Difference Day

    Make a Difference Day, a national day of doing good, started over 20 years ago as a partnership between Points of Light Foundation and USA Weekend mag ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Letter: A case for the pool referendum

    To the Editor:When I moved to this area, I was shocked that Ackerman, a brand new facility, did not ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Letter: Concerned about SB16

    To the Editor:As a retired school principal, a grandparent of a 2-year-old who will attend public sc ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • Chamber Exchanger: St. Charles Chamber reports 160 new members this year

    Chamber of Commerce Week was celebrated all over Illinois last month from Sept. 8 through 12. Here at the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce, we had a bu ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 7:11 pm
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