| Mar 2, 2015
| 10:10 AM
The River Grove Elementary School Board has picked a new superintendent.
Joseph Simpkins, who's currently principal of an elementary school in Plainfield, was offered a three-year contract by the River Grove School Board on Feb. 24. He will be replacing...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 3:13 AM
They are the muckrakers of the farm fields, bloodhounds for small-town waste and corruption, self-appointed guardians of taxpayer money who comb through the books of municipal governments all across Illinois in search of misconduct and misspending.
| Feb 12, 2015
| 8:44 AM
Some Lake Zurich High School students made the most of the extra time they had before starting class later on Feb. 9 by doing a little "Career Scene Investigation."
The students — mostly juniors — weaved their way through the tables of...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:38 AM
The following students have recently graduated from their respective colleges and/or universities:
Bowling Green State University, Ohio
Gurnee: Michelle Gauer.
Clemson University, S.C.
Lake Bluff: Katherine Breen.
Eastern Illinois University,...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:40 PM
Please tell us something about yourself that would surprise us.
That question has become something of a tradition here when the Editorial Board seeks out the views of candidates in each election cycle. We ask them what they think about the hot issues of...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:50 AM
An Oak Brook couple is among three alumni and longtime supporters of Eastern Illinois University chosen as honorary lifetime members of the institution’s foundation.
Sandra Senkbile Pine and Jack Pine of Oak Brook were inducted into this class when...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:33 PM
The NCAA would embrace a new protocol to handle athlete concussions and would spend millions of dollars to monitor former players as long as those athletes are barred from filing class-action claims in the future, under a proposed settlement announced...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Najeeb Ghauri is the founder and chief executive of NetSol Technologies Inc., a Calabasas software company that makes a lot of its money from a program widely used in automobile leasing. Its customers include automakers Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:35 PM
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Twelve years ago, the Chicago Bears staged a statewide hunt for their new summer home.
They traveled to Charleston, site of Eastern Illinois University, to meet with the mayor. They drove five hours south to Carbondale to check...
| Jul 21, 2013
Sometimes it takes a phone call goodbye to realize that it's the last thing you want to say.
Dan Navarro and Tamrin Roscoe met at a party while they were students at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston in 2001.
"I thought he was cute," says...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:14 PM
If you can't get in — or can't afford — a top business school, is an MBA from a lesser-known school worth it?
The answer depends largely on the student.
Those gunning for the top of the organizational chart, and without the networking...