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  • Letter: Doubting Durbin's election pitch

    I have two kids; one of whom is still in college accumulating his share of student loans and the other having graduated and [is] in process of paying ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Letter: Calling for action to stop early morning train horns

    I live in Brookfield, south of Ogden Avenue. It amazes me the amount of train horns that blast throughout the night, without complaint.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Scodius: Librarians have been providing you with ad-free answers since 1200 B.C.E.

    My insides cringe whenever people ask me what I do for a living, because I’m prepared for the skeptical looks I get when I tell people I’m a librarian ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Milani: Big fall events in Brookfield

    I hope everyone had a fun summer!Brookfield celebrated the Grand Re-opening of Kiwanis Park on Satur ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Shlah: Fall's bounty at the Stickney library

    Every season has a defining characteristic which conjures up a unique sentiment and nostalgia for each of us. When I think of our seasons, I think abo ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • The Write Place: Who am I?

    When I was a preschooler and writing my first bestseller at the “writer’s workshop” table, I never dreamed that I’d one day discover a true passion fo ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Lengemann: How to better the odds preventing prostate cancer

    As any man who's had early stage prostate cancer knows, the diagnosis often requires decisions that can be difficult.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Doyle: Sleep Out Saturday to return to DuPage County

    For the 2013-14 school year, there were 1,633 children in DuPage County schools identified as homeless – a 26-percent jump from the previous school ye ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 7:44 pm
  • Our view: Village of Downers Grove should take action to help out business

    The village of Downers Grove is adamant that all businesses must comply with a new sign ordinance, or else face possible fines.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Rager: Local students test their 'mettle' at Irons Oaks

    Middle and high school students from Burr Ridge and unincorporated Willowbrook joined adult leaders for outdoor activities this summer at Irons Oaks E ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Cooper: Carol Stream police focus on traffic safety

    The Carol Stream Police Department has a long-standing reputation for being a traffic safety-oriented department. Just Google "Carol Stream Speed Trap ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Letter: Term limits are a must

    To the Editor:When you think about it, the lack of term limits for political office is probably the ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 6:56 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to Westmont High School for officially reporting a 99 percent graduation rate for the 2013-14 school year, the highest in school history, an ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Gestautas: Fall programs and annual bowling fundraiser approach

    Tri County SRA has an action-packed fall program guide with programs for everyone. We have three gre ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: It's always good see young people taking initiative and accepting leadership roles. Bianca Spalla, 15, spearheaded last weekend's fundraise ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
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