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  • Leibforth: Prevention beats treatment when it comes to health

    I recently got an email from the U.S. Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy. I receive the occasional greeting from my friends at the White House, but this wa ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Eidukas: Lisle chamber events promise fast feet, vintage cars

    The Lisle Area Chamber hosted its 16th annual 5K/10K run March 22. Runners from all over the area and a few from Wisconsin enjoyed the beautiful Lisle ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ashton: Library technology inspires 13-year-old's inventions

    Colin Crilly makes me smile. He’s a budding Thomas Edison. He embodies the creativity, imagination, confidence, and persistence of a master inventor a ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Forssberg: Awards recognize Westmont leaders

    The annual Westmont Community Awards Banquet was held just a few weeks ago to recognize the many people who lead to help Westmont succeed. Participati ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland residents speak out on wrestling room, art cuts

    SUGAR GROVE – In the early stages of Monday night’s meeting of Kaneland School District 302’s school board, there was joy and applause for the recogni ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: 3-D printing builds possibilities and interest

    During the past few years, 3-D printing has been the technology buzzword in the news. But, in fact, it’s been around since the 1980s.
    April 14, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Chamber Chat: 50/50 raffle will benefit nonprofit groups

    Wednesday is the dreaded April 15 – also known as tax day. However, this year the Geneva Chamber or Commerce is putting a positive spin on tax day – i ...
    April 13, 2015 - 7:47 pm
  • Orzel: SB 1 will have catastrophic impact on Lemont schools

    Last fall, I issued a joint correspondence with Lemont High School District 210 Superintendent Dr. Mary Ticknor regarding Senate Bill 16, which recent ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:46 am
  • Perez: Generous neighbors provide 40 years of hope, opportunity

    This year, People’s Resource Center is celebrating its 40th anniversary. We are also celebrating another major milestone – our new building at 104 Che ...
    April 9, 2015 - 6:13 pm
  • Valle: York Township offers wealth of unique services

    Here is a preview of the York Township supervisor’s annual town hall meeting reports, highlighting programs and services available through our facilit ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Mondlock: Carol Stream Park District trains to keep you safe

    Park districts play an important role in the safety of the community. The police and fire departments, whose officers and firefighters may find themse ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Law: No lazy days of summer at District 86

    As we come back from spring break, the speed to the end of the school year can only be described as breakneck. So many exciting things happen during t ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:21 am
  • Park district facilities make getting older a blast

    If the key to success in real estate can be boiled down to three things – location! location! location! – then the same holds true for birthday partie ...
    April 8, 2015 - 6:23 pm
  • Before the Diploma: Yes to the dress

    After over a month’s search, I finally said yes to the dress! My prom dress, that is.In all honesty, ...
    April 8, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • Domeracki: Tech internship benefits students, high school

    The Board of Education of Community High School District 94 is committed to providing each and every student with a digital learning device for next s ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should all workers get paid sick and/or vacation leave?
    Paid sick leave only
    Paid vacation leave only
    Workers should not be entitled to either