| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:09 AM
The small town of Paris, Ill., is the birthplace of Carl Switzer, the late actor who played the iconic Alfalfa in the “Little Rascals” series, and Brett Eldredge, the country music singer whose singles “Don’t Ya” and “...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Two tragic scenarios played out on the Elmhurst College campus this week when student nurses, firemen and paramedics participated in an exercise for college officials who wanted a safe way to transport the mock patients to a new home.
In one mock case,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:56 PM
For jazz lovers, it's the best week of the year: a riot of activity starting Monday, as a lead-up to the Chicago Jazz Festival, which runs Thursday through Aug. 31.
From a programming standpoint, the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival looks strong,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Think of it as a slower, two-wheeled version of NASCAR.
For the second year, Elmhurst hosted a day of bicycle racing last week as part of the Prairies State Cycling Series that draws professional and elite racers from as far away as New Zealand to...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Wheaton North took Fenwick's best shot before unleashing a big punch of its own Saturday.
After falling behind by 25 points, the Falcons scored 26 to stun host Fenwick 32-31 in the second round of the Class 7A playoffs at Elmhurst College's Langhorst...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The Rev. Henry W. Korinth, a retired United Church of Christ minister, died Sept. 24 of a massive heart attack at York Hospital in York, Pa. He was 83.
The son of a General Motors Corp. millwright and a homemaker, Henry William Korinth was born on...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:28 PM
On Wednesday, President Obama was in town for a fundraiser, and I headed down to the Hilton Chicago on South Michigan to cover the Keystone protest.
A couple things:
1) It’s telling that despite the supposed scandals engulfing the president, I...
| Nov 24, 2013
It started as a shipboard meeting between two people just doing their jobs.
It grew into a wonderful marriage and, beyond that, a wonderful partnership.
Tony and Helga Noice each have their own careers. He is a cognitive researcher, actor and director...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:43 AM
With the primary election a few days away, Republican governor candidates fanned out across Illinois to shake voters' hands and attempt to score some last-minute support.
State Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard hit the St. Patrick's parade in...
| Mar 17, 2014
During 12 years as an Elmhurst alderman, John E. Gow chaired the city's Development, Planning and Zoning Committee and worked to finalize a historic preservation ordinance proposal aimed at stemming the tear-down epidemic that hit Elmhurst and many...