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  • Editorial cartoon

    April 7, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Reeder: State’s business climate contributes to closures

    SPRINGFIELD – Ever read a news story that gives you a sinking feeling because it just hits too close to home?
    April 7, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Dropka: Judy Baar Topinka's legacy lives on through Riverside Township Republicans

    It has been four months since the passing of our dear friend and trusted elected official Judy Baar Topinka, and yet in a way it is as if it was only ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Montoya: Congratulations to award-winning Berwyn businesses

    By all accounts, Berwyn’s business community has started off this year very busy and productive. I would like to begin by sending congratulations to t ...
    April 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Graziani: Celebrate Earth Day at Westmont library

    Each year, Earth Day honors the anniversary of what is considered the birth of the modern environmental movement which began in 1970. Appreciating nat ...
    April 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Support clean slate for College of DuPage board

    To the Editor: I am a former COD student, a DuPage resident and a taxpayer. I filed a FOIA request a ...
    April 6, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Letter: Vote Smentek for First Ward

    To the Editor:I'm writing in support of Susan Smentek for First Ward alderman. The First Ward alderm ...
    April 6, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Letter: Elect incumbents, DeLaRosa for D-87 board

    To the Editor:Oftentimes, change is good when it comes to local school boards, village boards, park ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Letter: Vote Brad Phillips for Villa Park trustee

    To the Editor:I have known Brad Phillips for about 15 years, and he is exactly the kind of represent ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Letter: Gambaiani’s actions don't align with stump speech

    To the Editor:I would like to remind citizens of CUSD 200 to do their research as we enter another e ...
    April 2, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • Letter: Creech backs incumbents, Wilson for Glen Ellyn park board

    To the Editor: Since election to the Glen Ellyn Park District board in 2009, I have advocated for mo ...
    April 2, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Letter: A case for the D-201 referendum

    To the Editor:I strongly encourage anyone interested in what the passing of the upcoming referendum ...
    April 2, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Medina: Park district events reinforce family traditions, values

    Spring marks the season of new beginnings and times of great family memories. The West Chicago Park District is committed to helping families create l ...
    April 1, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Tedrick: Café, new technology bring positive change to Wheaton library

    Here at Wheaton Public Library, we are very excited to welcome positive changes that will make the library the best it can be while allowing us to bet ...
    April 2, 2015 - 7:15 pm
  • O'Kray: Glen Ellyn partners work to save monarch butterfly

    Monarch butterflies strike out each spring from their wintering location in Mexico, beginning a 3,000 mile-long, four-generation journey that reaches ...
    April 1, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • 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