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  • Letter: Consolidate all elections to increase voter turnout

    To the Editor:At a March 14 League of Women Voters candidate forum, I made this plea to the audience ...
    April 20, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Letter: Protect parental rights with HB 306

    To the Editor:March 25 was Springfield lobby day for the opt-out bill, HB 306. HB 306 would allow pa ...
    April 20, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Letter: Support the HEAL Act

    To the editor:The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recently recognized for the first time ...
    April 20, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Letter: There must be angels

    To the Editor:A few weeks ago I was out doing errands in Wheaton/Glen Ellyn. Being in a big rush, I ...
    April 18, 2015 - 10:09 am
  • Letter: Celebrate National Library Week

    To the Editor:During the week of April 12 through 18, I’d like our community to join me, the Board o ...
    April 17, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Letter: Junior Volunteers to host walk for those in need

    To the Editor:This year a group of 37 high school students that attend Glenbard West, Benet Academy, ...
    April 17, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • Lipinski: Train crashes prompt railroad safety action

    As the most senior member from Illinois on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the representative of a district that is home to ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Quigley: Election results reveal truths about us

    Results from the April 7 Consolidated Elections revealed two truths about us as an electorate.First, ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Helton: District 88's intergovernmental meeting brings community together

    At DuPage High School District 88, our mission is to work for the continuous improvement of student achievement.
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gordon: Community may join the District 41 facilities conversation

    District 41 is in the process of exploring facilities plans options in hopes of creating space to support full-day kindergarten and improving the phys ...
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Let's get Railroad Days back on track to recovery in 2016

    No carnival. Check.No live music. Check.No food vendors. Check.Sadly, the checklist is longer for hi ...
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Johns: D33 supports early learning with award-winning program

    Beginning the week of April 13, the elementary schools of West Chicago Elementary School District 33 will begin the annual process of kindergarten reg ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • McGuire: Family Shelter Service strengthens bond between mothers, children

    Even before she was born, Mia was familiar with the sound of angry voices. The violence in her home continued for the next three years until a Family ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • Hernandez: Important state services must be protected

    One of the biggest challenges we face in Illinois is the looming budget crisis. The financial challenges have always been around, and in today’s world ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 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
  • Reader Poll

    At what outdoor temperature do you turn on your air conditioning?
    70 degrees
    75 to 85 degrees
    90 or above
    Never or I don't have air conditioning