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  • Editor's Note: Don't let others decide for you

    Hypothetical situation: let’s say half a dozen friends are going to order a pizza. Before placing the order, Mary asks what everyone wants.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Support Sycamore parks referendum

    On Nov. 4, we will have the unique opportunity to positively shape the future of our community by supporting the Sycamore Park District referendum.  F ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Editor's Note: Who will you be this Halloween?

    This time of year, I’m thankful I have boys.There are some times when I think it would be nice to ha ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: Effects of stress – one more thing to stress me out

    Ebola. ISIS. Enterovirus. Economic uncertainty. Over-the-top partisan verbal attacks about pretty much everything.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thanks for good-news story

    Kudos to Hy-Vee for training and employing the two autistic young men that were featured in the Midweek.  Kudos also to Camelot for their job training ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Letter: In defense of township government

    Several Illinois politicians and members of the media argue that township government is superfluous today, and that doing away with township governmen ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Editor's Note: Sleeping like a baby? I'd rather sleep like an 8-year-old

    The tired simile “sleeping like a baby” may have met its match.What you really want to be sleeping l ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:38 am
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