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  • Larson: Challenging courses prepare teens for college, careers

    Equipping and preparing all students for their college and career experience is central to any high school's mission. Along with the student's grade-p ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Letter: Stormwater referendum promotes expanded government, homeowner complacency

    To the editor:Dear voters (and good consumers), if you are unaware of the upcoming [Downers Grove] S ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Letter: Vote yes on District 102 referendum

    To the editor:School District 102 has a $3 million tax increase referendum on the November ballot. W ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Helfers: Credibility among reasons to be a chamber member

    Someone asked me the other day, why should they be a chamber member? My response was simple – why no ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Letter: Paid sick leave ordinance raises concerns

    To the editor:The Cook County Board of Commissioners passed a major regulation establishing mandator ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Letter: Join the fight to end Alzheimer’s

    To the editor: Recent decades have seen an extraordinary shift in our expectations when we are confr ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Letter: Sen. Tom Cullerton assists in fight against autoimmune disorder

    To the editor:I am the parent of a child with a misunderstood autoimmune disorder that impacts both ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:02 am
  • Quigley: Time for voters to exercise rights

    With the 2016 presidential general election weeks away, it’s time once again for citizens across DuPage County to exercise one of their greatest right ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Maule: The best response to a problem is to be transparent

    As business leaders in Crystal Lake, we are on the precipice of tremendous change – new leadership at the state level, the county level, the national ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Letter: In support of Helen Plum Library referendum

    To the editor:Recent concern about a new Helen Plum Library’s impact on Lilacia Park shows our commu ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • Letter: 'Women Empowering Women' a worthwhile event

    To the editor: On Sept. 7, I had the pleasure of attending the “Women Empowering Women” event hosted ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Care4 Breast Cancer 5K is less than 2 weeks away

    This year’s big Care4 Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk is right around the corner, with a lofty goal of raising $150,000 to help battle breast cancer for und ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Lengemann: Improve your physical and mental health with exercise

    Losing weight, building strong muscles and keeping a strong heart are common reasons to work out.But ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Westmont's Hanbun showcases innovative takes on Korean classics

    WESTMONT – Grandmas the world over have left culinary memories in the minds of their families for hundreds of years. If you have a mindset regarding K ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 1:32 pm
  • Thanks for community support of Baton Rouge flood relief effort

    First of all, I want to thank you for the paper's wonderful coverage of my Baton Rouge flood relief effort!
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 3:02 pm
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