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  • Ziccardi: New standards serve the common good in D-99

    As the curriculum leader for District 99, I spend a lot of time in meetings. I plan teacher trainings, I brainstorm with department chairs about new c ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Hanson: Happy 'Lemontster' Days, Lemont

    It’s been nearly two years since I graduated college and kick-started my career here at the Lemont Park District as a Recreation Supervisor.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Our View: D-101 referendum difficult to back

    In the Nov. 4 election, Batavia School District 101 is seeking voter approval on the issuance of $15 million in alternate revenue bonds to fund capita ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Fire district residents should make educated vote

    Some residents currently serviced by the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District will vote on a referendum in the Nov. 4 election – approximat ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: Kramer for Kane County sheriff

    Two excellent candidates are facing off for the right to become the next Kane County sheriff.Willie ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber Chat: Geneva embraces autumn

    It is official, autumn is here. The calendar indicates it; the weather signifies it; and Geneva embraces it.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 7:42 pm
  • Letter: Let the Export-Import Bank expire

    To the Editor:President Obama has been pushing for reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank, which ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to DuPage County for hosting the Career Connect program Sept. 25 at Hope's Front Door in Downers Grove. In conjunction with Hope's Front Doo ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to Westmont resident Nichole Yunger for starting Saturn Soap Co. out a her basement this spring and debuting her products at local farmers a ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Woolly bear caterpillar quite the child star

    Note to readers – the following column originally ran in 2008. Some updates have been added.“Where a ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • In Your Court: The phases of litigation

    One of the most common questions I receive at the consultation is, “How long will my case take?”Ther ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: An iconic piece of Elmhurst architecture has earned a second lease on life. The cupola – the white, steeple-looking structure on top of the ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: Children will have more room to play, sing and explore once the Helen Plum Memorial Library finishes converting a 500-square-foot staff roo ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Domeracki: Homecoming brings community together

    There is nothing like a Homecoming week to excite our students and staff and invigorate our school. Community High School District 94 celebrated Homec ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • LaRocca: Addison offers opportunities in manufacturing

    Summer is officially over. Students are back in school here at home or settled and attending class in college, and schedules have returned to normal. ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 1:53 pm
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