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  • Letter: An offer of help for those considering a run for office

    Although the Consolidated Election will not be until April 7, 2015, candidates and petition filers can start passing petitions for local municipal ele ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: The best day of your life might still be ahead

    When I was a child, I remember adults telling me wistfully that one day, I would look back on the days I spent complaining of being bored as the best ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Chamber says thanks for golf outing success

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce recently held its Annual Golf Outing at Edgebrook Golf Club. This year’s competition was won by the foursome fro ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Metzger: Adopt-a-highway helps keep county clean

    County board appoints new membersTwo new DeKalb County Board members were approved and seated at our ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Family thankful for 5K support

    Matt and Jill Kuebrich would like to thank Ralph Torres and the Plano American Legion for sponsoring the third annual Andrew Kuebrich Hero 5K on Aug. ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: Life happens while you're making other plans

    ometimes the universe speaks to us in strange little ways. If you’re paying attention, you may stumble across just the message you needed.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman Lions Club thankful for support

    A major portion of the success of the Waterman Lions Club’s annual Summerfest is due to sponsors, donors and volunteers. It would not be possible hold ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Sponsors made kid's pull possible

    The Somonauk Education Foundation would like to thank the following sponsors of our Kid’s Pull in the Park during Summer Fest: Heartland Bank, Arends ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: Proud to be a geek

    This is arguably the best time in history to be a nerd.I’ve always identified as a nerd, and it hasn ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Opera house salutes retiring directors

    On behalf of the Sandwich Opera House Board of Directors, I’d like to personally express appreciation to two longtime board members who chose to step ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Letter: Schimpf will stem political corruption

    I am putting a name out that you probably haven’t heard much about: Paul Schimpf.Who is that? Paul S ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Letter: Krapausky family thankful for sympathy

    The family of Michael “Turk” Krapausky would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, cards, flowers, food, and memorial donations to TAILS Humane S ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Letter: Somonauk Summer Rec says thanks

    Somonauk Summer Recreation is pleased to announce the completion of one project and the onset of a second project.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • LoPresti: Working a few more years can make a big difference in benefits

    When people are educated and understand the long-term advantages of delaying Social Security benefits, they figure they might as well work a little lo ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Chef Darrel: Double delight with two zucchini recipes

    This time of summer is almost too good to be true. We have all kinds of local produce blossoming and blooming their way to our table.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you have a library card?
    Yes; I use it all the time
    Yes; I use it occasionally
    No, but I visit the library
    No, and I don't use the library