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  • Life at East: Hardly normal college food

    I hate college food. I have to walk a few blocks to the dining center, which inevitably is always crowded due to the dramatically larger student body ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Finding a college that’s the right fit

    As a kid, going school-supply shopping was always something I looked forward to. Picking out a new backpack and lunchbox made me a happy girl. The nig ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland prepares to start superintendent search

    With hopes of having the district’s next permanent superintendent named by January, the Kaneland School District 302 Board tonight is set to hire a se ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Fall fun to be had at Autumn Fair, Harvest Hustle 5K

    Autumn marks my favorite season to enjoy all that Geneva’s parks have to offer. With the forthcoming beautiful tide of changing colors and cozy sweate ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • McGuire: Family Shelter Service helps kids in need go back to school

    At Family Shelter Service, emergency shelter requests often rise in the summer. The main reason? Kids are out of school.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter for awarding keys to the village to longtime residents Marcel and Theresa Levesque and Bill and Jo Wavak. The W ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to Downers Grove South senior Elizabeth Kazmierczak for participating in a Earth Watch teen expedition in Belize this summer, getting a firs ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to Union Church of Hinsdale Senior Pastor Mike Solberg for competing in the Wisconsin Ironman this past Sunday in Madison, Wis. A triathlon ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Langton: Addison District 4 preschool program sees success

    The Addison Elementary School District 4 Preschool for All program achieved excellence for attaining the highest standards for preschool programs in I ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • Letter: Is Quinn's speed limit veto clueless or corrupt?

    To the Editor:A bill that would raise speed limits to 70 mph on all Illinois tollways passed by “vet ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to the Hinsdale Central varsity football team for capturing their first win in as many games over a highly touted Bolingbrook squad. The Red ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: Willowbrook High School graduate Michael Crawford, who has cerebral palsy, is determined to not let anything get in his way. The 26-year-ol ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: Check out this tremendous act of human compassion. Armando Olmos and Wade Sutherland met a year ago as co-workers at Comet Neon Inc., a sig ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Competing in a triathlon is one of those things people put on their bucket list but often never actually do. Only 11 years old, Kennedy Cal ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Adult and child classes mean double the fun

    Parents of pre-preschoolers know that the littlest children can be the biggest sponges for any experiences or entertainment adults bring their way. Ev ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 8:53 pm
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