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  • Larson: Adults must deliver consistent message opposing underage drinking

    Recently, Glenbard parent Doug Petit shared the heartbreaking story of his teenage son's death after attending an underage drinking party in the commu ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Johns: Students benefit from community collaboration model

    West Chicago Elementary District 33 has been expanding its use of a community schools model for the past 11 years. The foundation of the community sch ...
    May 3, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Letter: A farewell to those who've made Berwyn a great place to live

    To the editor:As I prepare to depart from Berwyn and head down to Kentucky, I want to thank a few fo ...
    May 3, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Quigley: Small businesses make U.S. economy great

    As the longest-tenured Chamber of Commerce executive in DuPage County, I can firmly attest to what makes our economy in the United States great: small ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Bates: Pricing tips for local innovators developing new products

    Developing a new product that will change the world? Congratulations, you innovator, you!Those who h ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • McCaleb: Stevenson synonymous with McHenry County sports

    “Everyone knows Joe.”Northwest Herald sportswriter Mike DeFabo wrote those words in a Saturday story ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Letter: Kudos to actors in DG South's 'Hello, Dolly' production

    To the editor:My wife and I would like to thank Downers Grove South High School for the spectacular ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Letter: Time to stop fighting against park land sale

    To the editor:This is in response to the comments made by Orlando Coryell in the “La Grange approves ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 18-24, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Valle: Shining light on York Township's myriad services

    America's richest blessing is her people. They are the real strength in her grass roots, and that is what township government is all about. It is ofte ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Maule: Crystal Lake Chamber teams with School District 155 on intern program

    The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce is participating in the launch of an exciting new community partnership with District 155 that brings student int ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Letter: Donation makes a big difference for children with disabilities

    To the editor:The Downers Grove North High School Special Services Multi-needs Program would like to ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Letter: Former Speaker Hastert belongs in prison cell

    To the editor:There is only one place for [former U.S. House Speaker Dennis] Hastert, and that is pr ...
    April 25, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 11-17, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    April 23, 2016 - 6:03 am
  • Letter: Officials betray public sector employees who vote them in

    To the editor:I find it curious that public sector employees continue to vote in the very same peopl ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:20 pm
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