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Teachers Of Our Past:

MR. KANTER With retirement ahead at the end of the year, Howard Kanter has taught art at Algonquin Middle School...
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Hidden Gems

T he story of the History Center starts in the 1960s. “We were founded in 1967 as the Des Plaines...
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Hidden Gems
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The River That Never Sleeps

T he ancient Egyptians used flooding to their advantage, relying on floods to create fertile soil to fertilize their crops....
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Working Local & Giving Back

From growing up spending summers playing in the parks and pools, going to summer camp, and attending their annual community...
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The Fall Golden Of The Arches

A peculiar 50’s style neon sign held by a single golden arch stood out among the surrounding buildings, capturing the...
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Branches of Forgotten History

All forests have their mysteries. To most residents, a Des Plaines mystery might mean the century-old United Methodist Campground situated...
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Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Ceramics and culinary students will join forces to host their second annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Nov. 16 from 3:30-5...
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Dimensions Concert

Who am I? All throughout high school, this question rattles in the back of students’ heads as they walk down...
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Homestead House renovation

The white clapboard Homestead house received some much-needed attention as veterans and their families came together as part of the...
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Homestead House renovation
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THEFT IN THE RISE

In the past few years, large retail chains have experienced an increase in theft, severely cutting into profits. Target, for...
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THEFT IN THE RISE
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Teachers Of Our Past:
Special

Teachers Of Our Past:

MR. KANTER With retirement ahead at the end of the year, Howard Kanter has taught art at Algonquin Middle School...
Read More
Hidden Gems
Special

Hidden Gems

T he story of the History Center starts in the 1960s. “We were founded in 1967 as the Des Plaines...
Read More
The River That Never Sleeps
Special

The River That Never Sleeps

T he ancient Egyptians used flooding to their advantage, relying on floods to create fertile soil to fertilize their crops....
Read More
Working Local & Giving Back
Special

Working Local & Giving Back

From growing up spending summers playing in the parks and pools, going to summer camp, and attending their annual community...
Read More
The Fall Golden Of The Arches
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The Fall Golden Of The Arches

A peculiar 50’s style neon sign held by a single golden arch stood out among the surrounding buildings, capturing the...
Read More
Branches of Forgotten History
Special

Branches of Forgotten History

All forests have their mysteries. To most residents, a Des Plaines mystery might mean the century-old United Methodist Campground situated...
Read More
Empty Bowls Fundraiser
Entertainment

Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Ceramics and culinary students will join forces to host their second annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Nov. 16 from 3:30-5...
Read More
Dimensions Concert
Entertainment

Dimensions Concert

Who am I? All throughout high school, this question rattles in the back of students’ heads as they walk down...
Read More
Homestead House renovation
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Homestead House renovation

The white clapboard Homestead house received some much-needed attention as veterans and their families came together as part of the...
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THEFT IN THE RISE
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THEFT IN THE RISE

In the past few years, large retail chains have experienced an increase in theft, severely cutting into profits. Target, for...
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The Ways of West
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The Ways of West

The crowd observed the stage as soloists sang under the beaming lights, the Choraliers harmonized to the beat, and the...
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Government shutdown?
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Government shutdown?

To postpone the looming government shutdown for another 45 days, Congress signed a bill on Oct. 1 that would temporarily...
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Trump Indictment
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Trump Indictment

For the first time in American history, a past president has been indicted on felony charges – with charges coming...
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Bears Article

The Chicago Bears started their season 0-4, before finally beating the Washington Commanders on Thursday Night Football. That win was...
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How to: Speak Up for Yourself

If each year’s new additions to the Merriam-Webster dictionary — such as “pumpkin spice” and “oat milk” –  tell us...
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How to: Embrace your Identity
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How to: Embrace your Identity

A person’s “identity” is a blend of many factors – some factors that are a matter of chance or choice...
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How to: Avoid Car Accidents
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How to: Avoid Car Accidents

The excitement of receiving a license and being granted the ability to now drive yourself anywhere is hard to beat....
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How to: Shop Responsibly

Finding your own style while trying to be environmentally friendly can be frustrating. With the rise of fast fashion and...
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How to: Find Good Music

Although music is considered to be a “universal language,” the most universal aspect of music is that it has no...
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How to: Relax without Screens

Instead of turning to their phones as a way to de-stress, creative hobbies – even simple ones – can provide...
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