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  • Larson: Senate Bill 16 could impact Glenbard District 87 schools and students

    Senate Bill 16, which would radically redistribute state funding for education, is under review by the State of Illinois legislature. The bill, as wri ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Dominick: National group recognizes Cicero’s budget and finances for 5th year in a row

    For the fifth year in a row, the town of Cicero was recognized for its budget and financial reporting. The town of Cicero’s budget and financial repor ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Coughran: Celebrating a century and preparing for the next at the Brookfield library

    As we wind our way through 2014 – the Brookfield Public Library’s centennial – it has been a good exercise to pause and realize what an integral role ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Farruggia: It's "game on" at the La Grange Park library

    You can often anticipate a reaction when you tell someone what your profession is. When people hear that I'm a librarian, their standard response is, ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Perez: A new home for People's Resource Center Southeast

    Almost six years ago, People’s Resource Center opened its doors in Westmont to better serve an increasing number of neighbors in need who reside in th ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • This and That: Fall is filled with fundraisers in Carol Stream

    Carol Stream’s Brittany Valene was a vibrant 8-year-old when she died in February 2005 from a congenital heart condition known as Long QT Syndrome. Wi ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Haney: Addison District 4 prepares for new state test

    Addison School District 4 elementary and middle school students are preparing to take a new state test this school year. With the implementation of th ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Inspiring students to become effective learners

    Student life today can be a challenge. Many students, whether traditional or those returning to college seeking new skills, face the same struggles. T ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Letter: What kind of patriot is Peter Breen?

    To the Editor: Peter Breen is a bizarre candidate for representative in Illinois' 48th legislative d ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Celebrating Kindness in Kaneland Month

    With its bright green shirts, a logo that features a smile, and a growing list of events, the Kindness Campaign has succeeded in raising awareness for ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 6:30 pm
  • Ziccardi: New standards serve the common good in D-99

    As the curriculum leader for District 99, I spend a lot of time in meetings. I plan teacher trainings, I brainstorm with department chairs about new c ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Hanson: Happy 'Lemontster' Days, Lemont

    It’s been nearly two years since I graduated college and kick-started my career here at the Lemont Park District as a Recreation Supervisor.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Our View: D-101 referendum difficult to back

    In the Nov. 4 election, Batavia School District 101 is seeking voter approval on the issuance of $15 million in alternate revenue bonds to fund capita ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Fire district residents should make educated vote

    Some residents currently serviced by the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District will vote on a referendum in the Nov. 4 election – approximat ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: Kramer for Kane County sheriff

    Two excellent candidates are facing off for the right to become the next Kane County sheriff.Willie ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
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