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  • Letter: Legislators need to support students' education

    To the editor:I’m excited to return to the University of Illinois at the start of this new semester. ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Valle: York Township here to serve residents

    Township government is the oldest form of government in our country; yet it is probably the one people are most unfamiliar with.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Larson: High school parenting is gardening, not carpentry

    Effective parenting takes courage, wisdom and lots of prayers! This is particularly true for parents of high school students. Instead of thinking of p ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Ross: How not to raise a bully

    Bullying is unwanted aggressive behavior that involves an imbalance of power. It’s not just physical. Bullying can be verbal, such as teasing or name ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Pineda: Move with the Mayor – a challenge that could save your life

    In the minute or so that it will take you to read this piece, one American will have died from heart disease.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Letter: Roskam not elected to schedule tours

    To the editor:In my mail recently was a glossy flier, paid for by us taxpayers, from my U.S. congres ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Letter: Term limits unfairly limit voters' choices

    To the editor:In the Suburban Life issue of Sept. 1, Mike Simon’s letter tells us that term limits a ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 3:08 pm
  • Benioff : Event helps keep older adults safe on the road

    Older adults often notice subtle changes in their driving ability. This is natural because as we age, changes in our bodies may affect our driving ski ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Editor's Desk: Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's death anniversary coverage was buried

    This anniversary came and went, and I’m glad it’s gone.News outlets sometimes commemorate the annive ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Palzet: Great changes coming for Pleasantdale D-107

    Over the past year, we have made some huge strides in Pleasantdale School District 107.In the last t ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Quigley: 15 years of challenges mark 9/11 anniversary

    ELMHURST – Has it really been 15 years since 9/11?I was nearing the end of my second year as Preside ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Letter: Term limits essential to preventing corruption

    To the editor:There’s no doubt people are frustrated, scared, irritated and generally divided over p ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • Peterson: 4-lane Route 14 between Crystal Lake, Woodstock should have 55 mph speed limit

    Construction work has been going on for more than a year on the six miles of Route 14 between Woodstock and Crystal Lake, and the highway is going to ...
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Letter: Don't stop flossing because of a few articles

    To the Editor:A series of recent articles have Americans buzzing over whether or not flossing is a w ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 3:03 pm
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