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  • McMaken: Outdoor spring fun is coming to Wheaton

    Although it may not feel like it, spring is right around the corner. We’ll slowly emerge from our houses to talk to our neighbors for possibly the fir ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Collecting coats and promoting tolerance

    SUGAR GROVE – When Kaneland High School junior Andy McFarlin decided to put together a coat drive to benefit Aurora-based Hesed House, he said he saw ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 5:50 pm
  • Everett: Learn how to be a life-saving superhero

    Have you ever dreamed of having a super power? It’s actually easier than you think; all it takes is a CPR class – no capes or tights required.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Rauner's bipartisan leadership could turn Illinois around

    Following years of fiscal mismanagement that has led to a crippling state budget, rising unemployment and record-high outmigration rates, Gov. Bruce R ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Buckson: Resident feedback leads to positive change at library

    In December, Westmont residents were given the opportunity to provide feedback about their library experience through a print survey distributed in ou ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Older women at risk for heart problems

    To the Editor:Five decades after February was declared American Heart Month one group remains especi ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 1:50 pm
  • Letter: Support HB0306

    To the Editor:Bill HB0306 has been filed with the Illinois General Assembly. Bill HB0306 would amend ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Letter: COD board only economical with the truth

    To the Editor:The president of our public two-year junior college and trade school, the College of D ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 6:53 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lemont

    THUMBS UP: Not many things connect us together like music does. That’s why this seems like a fitting way for a new Lemont family to continue honoring ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Breuder failed to leave on a high note

    To the Editor:College of DuPage President Robert Breuder must have missed "Seinfeld" episode number ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • Hays: Take your library with you

    The Carol Stream Library now provides a variety of downloadable collections for patrons to enjoy. Access to e-books, audiobooks, music, magazines, mov ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Wheaton council votes against preventable accidents

    To the Editor:This letter is in response to your article dated Jan. 29 concerning the city council a ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 8:19 pm
  • Lengemann: Being a man can be hazardous to your health

    When it comes to health and overall lifespan – the news is not good for men. Women live longer by five years on average. All but one of the top 10 cau ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hewitt: Grove Children’s Preschool offers exceptional experience

    Downers Grove Grade School District 58’s popular Grove Children’s Preschool program will open its 2015-16 enrollment this month. The Grove’s certified ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn fire officials tout improved rating

    ELBURN – Insurance agent Justin Smitherman said the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District already had a good score on the “ISO ratings” scal ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:06 am
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