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  • Keefe: Your library card is your ticket to free movies, music and more

    A couple of weeks ago I decided to fix some cereal and snuggle up with my 4-year-old daughter to watch some Saturday morning cartoons. Turns out, that ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • The Write Place: I’m all about that treble

    “I’m all about that bass, ’bout that bass, no treble. I’m all about that bass, ’bout that bass, no treble … ”
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Higgins: Westmont Library focuses on literacy for youth, adults

    Developing residents’ literacy skills is a top priority at the Westmont Public Library.Along with ot ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Our view: We owe our veterans more

    Tuesday was Veterans Day, when we honor those who have served in America’s armed forces. It’s wonderful to honor our veterans. For all they have done, ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Our view: We owe our veterans more

    Tuesday was Veterans Day, when we honor those who have served in America’s armed forces. It’s wonderful to honor our veterans. For all they have done, ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Kaneland fall play features 2 casts

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School freshman Grayson Bilskey is ready for his first theatrical performance at the high school, but the presentation of “ ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Park district memorial program allows loved ones to leave legacy

    On any given day, I welcome you to take a stroll along the Riverwalk in the heart of beautiful downtown Batavia. Throughout the area, you’ll notice a ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 8:42 pm
  • Palmisano: Middle schoolers 'explore' new topics

    Education continues to change not only at the elementary level in School District 45, but at the middle-school level as well. Peeking into the classro ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Mills: Fall fun in store at Fountaindale Library

    Fall is my favorite season, and November has my favorite holiday – Thanksgiving.For me, Thanksgiving ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Chamber Chat: 'A festive spirit is sure to abound'

    ‘Twas the first Friday in December and all through the cityThe lights were twinkling and the childre ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 8:30 pm
  • In Your Court: Legal stay helps service members in active military service

    Our Congress recognized decades ago that a service member in active military service should be able to solely focus on his or her duty to protect this ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Benages: Arthritis is a pain in the joints

    The pain and stiffness you feel in your knees, shoulders, fingers and other areas could be arthritis, an inflammation of the tissue that lines the bod ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Havis: Common Core explained

    The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are new academic standards for students in kindergarten through high school in English language arts/literacy ( ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • Weitzel: Collaboration works – here's how to begin

    Communication is the foundation for cooperation, coordination, collaboration and change. Police agencies that start communicating early and often with ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • Long: Enjoy reading more – join a group!

    I used to wish I read more books. As a young adult, I was advised to set a goal of reading at least one book per month. I didn’t come anywhere close t ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 1:47 pm
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