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  • Penrod: Youth can make a difference in the world

    I have been actively involved with The LeaderShop in La Grange since my freshman year in high school. The LeaderShop means a lot to me because it has ...
    June 17, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Program offers quick entry to a science career

    What do I want to be when I grow up? For many young adults, this is a daunting question. But for those who have an interest in science, an innovative ...
    June 16, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kane forest preserve district takes step toward buying Elburn parcel

    ELBURN – The Forest Preserve District of Kane County’s effort to buy a building on Route 47 in Elburn appeared to take a step forward Monday night at ...
    June 16, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Letter: Scott Reeder's recent column has a few holes

    Reeder’s recent [opinion column published June 3] offers a succinct, if incomplete, perspective of the current budget crisis.
    June 16, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Chamber Exchanger: Classic cars to come out for Cruise Nites

    Cruise down to St. Charles from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday nights for a blast from the past.The summer mont ...
    June 15, 2015 - 6:48 pm
  • Letter: Bobcat trophy hunting bill must be vetoed

    To the Editor:I am saddened that the Illinois legislature passed legislation that would allow for tr ...
    June 14, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • Marchetti: Tourism funding makes fiscal sense for Illinois

    When visitors come to Illinois, they fill our hotels, meeting centers, restaurants, shops and attractions. Most importantly, they create economic impa ...
    June 11, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • In Focus: A trip down memory trail

    The sound of rushing water, bikers and runners greeting each other, and the masses of geese honking at one another. Few people would think of these so ...
    June 11, 2015 - 6:32 pm
  • Karpiel: Children can benefit from the summer reading advantage

    With summer right around the corner, we’re gearing up at Elmhurst Public Library for our annual summer reading program. The Kids’ Library will be busy ...
    June 11, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • The Write Place: Lots of summer fun in store

    The sun is shining, birds are chirping and the temperature is finally staying above 70 degrees on a regular basis. School’s out and the pool is open. ...
    June 10, 2015 - 7:50 pm
  • Letter: Edwards House demolition an affront, officials should be ashamed

    To the Editor:Shame on all of the Downers Grove officials willing to trade the historical gem of the ...
    June 10, 2015 - 6:04 pm
  • McGuire: Advocates help break cycle of violence

    Ten-year-old Aaron didn't know why he wet the bed at night; but he was terrified of what his father would do if he found out. 
    June 10, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Folks on Spokes event targets bike riders in Elburn

    ELBURN – Ben Westfall said when he thinks of the benefits of living and working in Elburn, a big plus is the ability to get around without a car.
    June 9, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Domeracki: District 94 students driven to succeed

    I am so proud of our students; they constantly surprise me with how they rise to the challenge when stretched by our faculty and staff. Here are some ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Larson: Be wary; education cuts never heal

    Want to know how legislators get through the gridlock of state budget woes and policy reform proposals? Visit a local meat factory and watch sausage b ...
    June 9, 2015 - 8:48 pm
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