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  • Helton: District 88 shares 2014 highlights

    As 2014 comes to an end, it’s a great time to reflect on the successes that have taken place in District 88 this year.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Quigley: Who benefits from minimum wage hike?

    Aside from the most obvious answer, who do you think will benefit most from minimum wage increases in the city of Chicago and across the state of Illi ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Domeracki: Data dialogue with feeder districts

    Recently, the Community High School District 94 Board of Education has been meeting with our feeder school districts' boards of education to share dat ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Lemont Park District aims to put safety first

    Lemont Park District’s commitment to the agency’s values is at the center of all operations; I am grateful to be part of an organization with such imp ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • FAGAN: Help is on hand for eReaders at the La Grange Park library

    Are you hoping to find a new eReader in your stocking this year? Do you have one that you’d like to use more? Did you know that La Grange Park library ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Topper: Looking back at 2014 at the McCook Public Library

    As I reflect back over my first year as library director at the McCook Public Library, I am delighted at the progress made this past year, and the vis ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Dominick: Cicero’s commitment to help animals is unshakable

    Recently, a few critics asserted that the town of Cicero does not properly care for animals.The accu ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Ringing bells to brighten the holiday season

    ELBURN – The woman was leaving Jewel in Elburn, smiling and wishing me a merry Christmas. I was wearing a red smock identifying me as collecting for T ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • Park District Dish: Batavia Park District receives Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency Award

    The Batavia Park District has been recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency by the Illinois Association of Park Districts and the Ill ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 6:55 pm
  • Letter: No need for pool referendum survey

    To the Editor:What am I missing? The Glen Ellyn Park District director, Dave Harris, is quoted in th ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • Batavia Business Beat: A chat with Ruth Burnham

    Each year, the Batavia Chamber of Commerce hosts an awards ceremony to honor the Citizen of the Year and recognize many local businesses for their con ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 8:06 pm
  • Larson: Law enforcement, District 87 share important partnership

    In leading a high school district, ensuring a comprehensive safety and security plan is "job one." While academic achievement is central to Glenbard D ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Crawford: Nonprofits light up the holiday season

    Is it just me or have you also wondered how in the world Christmas become so materialistic?I realize ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Letter: Roskam prioritizes Wall Street over Main Street

    To the Editor:There is a Main Street but no Wall Street in my Congressman Peter Roskam's DuPage Coun ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • Radogno: Bipartisan budget support critical to phase out tax increase as planned

    Each year, the governor is required to present an annual budget address by an established date. But this year, political posturing has taken precedenc ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:54 am
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