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MSE honors listNicholas Gottlieb of Somonauk was named to the honors list at the Milwaukee School of Engineering for the 2013-14 winter quarter. Honors students have a grade-p ... Read More »

High schoolers raising money to study abroad

Anne Marie Sales of Plano dreams of one day singing in the Sydney Opera House. The Plano High School student will at least see the famous opera house as a student ambassador t ... Read More »


Valley West earns top rating from Consumer Reports

SANDWICH – It’s not every day one’s workplace makes national news.So it’s no wonder Dave Proulx did a double-take March 27, when he learned Valley West Hospital in Sandwich wa ... Read More »


Editor's Note: Tell me my fortune...or lack thereof

Ihad an oddly unsettling experience at a Chinese restaurant.At the end of the meal, the waitress brought us our check and the obligatory set of plastic-wrapped fortune cookies ... Read More »

Waubonsee Voices: Sometimes tutors are the ones who learn

Articles on adult literacy typically cite statistics like this, from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy: 45 percent of adults in the United States are English-language ... Read More »


Ii thanks supporters

Thank you to all that cast their vote for me in the Democratic primary for DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder. I appreciated the vote of confidence and the many kind words of su ... Read More »

Some heroes drive snow plows

Some heroes wear capes. Some do not. Some drive trucks with snow plows.For the past 12 years since my husband died, this hero has made the snow disappear from my driveway ever ... Read More »


4-Hers address local hunger

In February and March, Kendall County 4-H Federation members gave back to their community by supporting local food bank organizations.Federation members, their families and Un ... Read More »

Planit DeKalb Co.

Music Review: Cage The Elephant, "Melophobia"

Kentucky-based Cage The Elephant has perfected their own, Americanized version of Brit rock. Their albums dip into the genre while bringing a heavy dose of ’90s-era alternative. ... Read More »

Real Estate

30-year fixed mortgage rate declines slightly

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace 4.18 percent. ... Read More »

Q & A with America’s real estate professor: Home warranties

I'm glad to see that you are a rental property owner now! I've been hearing more and more investors that use home warranties, which is quite a turnaround from a few years ago. ... Read More »

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