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  • Ticknor: A memorable 2014 at Lemont HS

    Looking back on 2014, it’s clear that it was one of the best years ever for Lemont High School’s extra-curricular program – if not its best year ever!
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • In Your Court: Uncontested divorces

    Not every divorce is a knock-down, drag-out brawl costing tens of thousands of dollars. In fact, there are a fair amount of divorces that only cost a ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Letter: No financial long run for Illinois

    To the Editor:Regarding the Illinois financial crisis facing Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner, former governo ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Moran: Stay healthy this flu season

    Each year, up to 20 percent of the U.S. population gets hit with some form of the flu. That means one in five people – or more than 63 million people ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Wrzesinski: Investing in caring communities

    One of the things I love about this time of year is the extra generosity of heart that seems to overflow from the people around me – be it an extra pa ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn officials debate how to fill police records specialist position

    ELBURN – Village officials on Monday night explored several options for replacing a records specialist in the police department, and they ultimately p ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Simler: 'One less family that is homeless'

    2014 was an exciting year for DuPagePads: 392 people obtained permanent housing, 145,501 meals were served, 44,284 nights of shelter were provided and ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • This and That: Support Scouts, troops in January

    Happy New Year! I wish you and yours everything wonderful in 2015.As in past years there are many ev ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Lengemann: Know where to go for your medical treatment

    When your child has an unexplained fever in the middle of the night or when a loved one is hurt in an accident, most people’s first reaction is to go ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Ashton: Library speaks many languages

    What do you call a person who speaks three languages? Trilingual. What do you call a person who speaks two languages? Bilingual. What do you call a pe ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Orzel: What's new in District 113A

    Exciting things are happening in District 113A.  Communications has been a central focus for us this ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Jasinski: What a year for the LGBA

    2014 has been quite a year. I was starting to focus on the issues across the globe, from ISIS to the Ukraine to ebola. But then, I spotted a big red S ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 5:10 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Four candidates vie for 3 spots in Elburn Village Board race

    ELBURN – Four candidates – two incumbents and two newcomers – will be vying for three available seats on the Elburn Village Board in the April 7 elect ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Letter: West Suburban PADS looks back at the year and looks ahead

    I’m humbled when I walk through our daytime Support Center on the way to my office every morning. Most of the men, women and families who are here to ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Mackey: Deadline extended for 2015 banner project

    The West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission has announced an extension to the deadline for art submissions for the 2015 Community Banner Art Project. Th ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 1:09 pm
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