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  • Hernandez: State needs more than 'business approach'

    Gov. Bruce Rauner and some leaders in the state have argued that we need to approach the financial challenges facing the state of Illinois “like a bus ...
    July 20, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • White: Sidewalk Sale Celebration brings great savings to shoppers

    Everyone loves a deal, let’s be honest. There are not many things better than finding that perfect something while spending less. And, to really make ...
    July 20, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Letter: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community celebrates Independence Day in Glen Ellyn

    To the editor,"Love of one's homeland is part of Muslim faith" - saying of Holy Prophet Muhammad.Th ...
    July 19, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Letter: Downers Grove Rotary works to keep GroveFest vendors local

    To the editor,In response to [the] July 1 "More affordable, local flavor needed at GroveFest" [Sound ...
    July 18, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Good Natured: Extraterrestrial bug? No, it's a dobsonfly

    Editor’s note: This column is an update of a piece that originally ran in July 2009.I still can reme ...
    July 17, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Lipinski: Celebrating freedom and honoring those who make it possible

    Almost 240 years ago, a small group of brave individuals stood up to their powerful oppressors and declared themselves an independent nation, changing ...
    July 17, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Letter: Depending on blood donors and giving back

    To the editor:A large plurality of the American populous has no idea why hospitals in this country d ...
    July 16, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Law: District 86 takes summer to work on master facilities plan

    What does the word summer mean? Well, it depends on whom you ask.Ask students about their thoughts o ...
    July 16, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Before the Diploma: My college plans

    It’s accurate to say I have officially reached the halfway point of summer break. The butterflies ar ...
    July 15, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Beyond the Bookshelves: Sensory Storytime offers opportunities for special needs children

    While library storytimes provide a fun and welcoming environment where children build early literacy skills through reading, talking, singing and play ...
    July 15, 2015 - 6:52 pm
  • Otter Cove and splash-tastic special events

    Summer fun heats up with an almost never-ending stream of cool events and activities at Otter Cove Aquatic Park in St. Charles. Along with the park’s ...
    July 15, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • Reeder: High court case could end 'fair share' fees

    The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case last week that has union bosses worried. Very worried.I ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: Waubonsee programs train and serve first responders

    Duty, pride, tradition – Jake Pruski of Sandwich, a fire science instructor at Waubonsee Community College, grew up with these values, so his career c ...
    July 14, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Park Perspectives: Get personal with art instructor Peg Boehm

    The Geneva Park District offers a wide variety of art programs for both children and adults. The success of the park district’s art program has strong ...
    July 14, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Vietnam vets to be honored at Sugar Grove Corn Boil

    SUGAR GROVE – Veterans of the Vietnam War will be honored next weekend at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.
    July 14, 2015 - 8:00 pm
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