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  • 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
  • Valle: York Township steps in to help feed seniors; starts campaign

    I have written in this column many times about our York Township Senior Nutrition Program, which we have operated for many years in conjunction with t ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Palzet: A lifelong relationship with technology

    Here is a fact: There is not a single child in our school district who remembers a world where cellphones didn’t exist.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Quigley: Elmhurst Chamber speaks up for local businesses

    During my 15-plus years as Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry President and CEO (the longest tenure of any chamber executive in DuPage), our Cham ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 1-7, 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 - 10:47 am
  • Formento: Glen Ellyn chamber seeks nominations for Community Awards

    The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce and the Village Fair Committee have joined together to present the annual Community Awards. These awards are the mo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Local organizations help children cope with illness

    To the editor:The mission of the Pediatric Oncology Treasure Chest Foundation is to provide comfort ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:00 am
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