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  • 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
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Good luck to Steve Hipskind, who has stepped down from his role as an Elmhurst alderman to focus on his business. For nearly 10 years, Hips ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    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
  • Leibforth: On drug corridors and conversations

    As my daughter left home the first day of her freshman year in high school, she couldn’t stop me from standing outside to wave goodbye. She walked awa ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Hernandez: Fall events help bring communities together

    Every fall, we are blessed to watch as residents from neighboring communities in the suburbs and in Chicago come together to celebrate important festi ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Helton: National awards reflect District 88's success

    I’m proud to share exciting news from DuPage High School District 88. Addison Trail and Willowbrook have been named as “Top High Schools” by Newsweek ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Smith: York to honor more Dukes of Distinction

    Last fall, the York Distinguished Alumni Program was launched, recognizing and honoring alumni who have distinguished themselves through significant a ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • Park district programs provide valuable resources for area troops

    Is your child a Daisy or a Wolf? A Brownie or a Bear? Notice the use of initial capital letters. We’re not talking about personality traits or favorit ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • McMaken: Light the Torch Night Run 5K to come to Wheaton

    As I was out jogging on the Prairie Path last weekend, the first hint of autumn’s chill in the air, I passed many other runners, walkers, joggers and ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 7:42 pm
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