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  • Radogno: Don’t hold our schools hostage to bail out Chicago Public Schools

    In an interview earlier this [month, Illinois] Senate President John Cullerton gave school districts around the state ample reason to be nervous when ...
    Feb. 23, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Letter: Impact Aid helps Lemont offer quality education

    To the editor:I would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank Sen. Mark Kirk and Sen. Dick D ...
    Feb. 22, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Smith: Clarendon Hills Park District offers ways to keep fit this winter

    The frigid weather, shorter days and longer nights of winter can seem endless and dreary, but a regular fitness plan can ensure better health while ch ...
    Feb. 22, 2016 - 2:18 pm
  • Wordinger and Works: Darien library stacks up creative get-togethers

    Are you new to the area, recently retired, or just looking for some new ways to meet others with similar interests? The Indian Prairie Public Library ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Letter: Civil discourse can lead to solutions

    To the editor:As writer Dave Lemery points out from his experience of handling letters from the gene ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Letter: Roskam does good job listening to voters

    To the editor:The 6th Congressional District of Illinois is blessed to have U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam a ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Letter: Important for candidates to visit voters' homes

    To the editor:The March 15 primary election is nearly here, with the November general election comin ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Letter: Scalia's death prompts effort to empower unions

    To the editor:U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, an honorable, dedicated public servant who ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • Letter: Who'll fight for the dwindling middle class?

    To the editor:I am so sick of subsidizing everyone else’s housing, food and health care! It seems a ...
    Feb. 17, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Letter: Village wrong to rule against business sign

    To the editor:I am incensed that the village of Downers Grove forced the owner of Leibundguth Storag ...
    Feb. 17, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Letter: Opposition to BEDS Plus needs to stop

    To the editor:It is extremely unfortunate that legal issues still delay groundbreaking for the new p ...
    Feb. 17, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Letter: Innovative app helping first responders

    To the editor:Rail safety is a major issue in our area with a growing number of trains carrying oil ...
    Feb. 17, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 8-14, 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 ...
    Feb. 17, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Lengemann: Eat right, move often to reduce cancer risk

    Nothing can guarantee we won’t get cancer. The good news, however, is that you do have two weapons to reduce your risk: diet and physical activity.
    Feb. 16, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Benioff: Let’s stay safe on the road

    We all want to drive our cars for as long as possible. As we age, our abilities to drive a car often change.
    Feb. 15, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
    I'm the mom, and I just want to see/hear from family
    Mom's no longer with us, but it's a day to remember her
    I don't mark Mother's Day