| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For Karen and Mike Laspisa, every birthday, every holiday, every month is one more without Bryce.
This weekend they reached another milestone — one year since their son, a Naperville Central High School graduate, went missing in California....
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Erinn Hutkin
Program director of environmental health at Illinois State University, George Byrns calls the field a "discovery major." Many students don't even know it exists, then stumble upon it and end up switching to this intriguing field....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:05 PM
James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930.
Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Sikich, an accounting, advisory, investment banking, technology and managed services firm headquartered in Naperville., has named Jim Drumm the partner-in-charge of the firm’s technology practice. In his new role, Drumm will set the overall...
| Jul 11, 2014
Norman P. Sturm, who spent more than 30 years as an industrial arts teacher and administrator in DuPage County, created Addison Trail High School's first graphic arts program.
Mr. Sturm, 67, died Saturday, June 14, at Gibson Area Hospital in downstate...
| Jul 8, 2014
Jane C. Newman was a physical education teacher at Wiesbrook Elementary School in Wheaton at a time when budget cuts were prompting district administrators to consider reducing or eliminating gym classes.
Mrs. Newman held strong views about the value of...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
By Marcella Kreiter
As a pre-med student at the University of North Dakota, audiologist Marie Vetter was flipping through a course catalog when she came across the section on Communication Sciences and Disorders.
She spotted an introductory course on...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Village officials awarded six Tinley Park teenagers $1,000 scholarships "for providing outstanding community service while maintaining academic excellence."
The recipients were selected from 32 applications from eight schools, village officials said. It...
| May 8, 2014
Letters to the editor for the May 8 TribLocal print edition from Bourbonnais, Tinley Park and Bolingbrook.
Here we go again on another front. The federal government, tasked with very few responsibilities by the U.S. Constitution, is trying...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Plainfield East High School senior Jamal Bruce has studied his teachers from as early as the first and second grades, and knew he wanted to do what they do.
"Just watching them, and how willing they were to help with everything, it just seemed like it...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Dr. Matthew Barbini begins his new role as deputy superintendent of schools for Palatine's Community Consolidated School District 15 at the end of May.
The Buffalo Grove resident has been assistant superintendent of student services in North Shore...