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Patients grade their local hospital

By Trudy Lieberman   The government has just announced its first-ever star ratings, available at cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Press-releases/2015-Press-releases-items/2015-04-16.html, of […]

Township government includes an annual meeting

By Norm Semrock Guest Columnist The Illinois Compiled Statues chapter 60-1 contains the Township Code. It requires […]

Making reading an everyday habit

Many of you agree that reading every day is important. As a member of The Write Team, […]

Let’s stop ISIS’s attempt at genocide

We all remember Alan Jackson’s famous line from 2001 about not knowing the difference between Iraq and […]

Actions speak louder than words this Lenten season

It is getting close to the time of the year when we celebrate the resurrection of our […]

Sage advice on reading for parents and educators

Many readers of The Write Team column know that I am passionate about sharing the importance literacy. […]

What I am resolving not to do in

It is that time of the year again, though a little late: time to make New Year’s […]

Hula hoop spurs recent life lesson

Have you ever had a thought that suddenly put things in a clear light? That proverbial light […]

Celebrating Festivus as my holiday of choice

While many people choose to celebrate the holiday season with lighted Christmas trees, elaborate decorations, and hours […]

Keep to a regular routine for school, kids

By Sue Leopold The first semester of school is nearing conclusion, and that includes a busy and […]