| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Rock Cats Win In Shutout
Starter Virgil Vasquez (5-5, 3.63) pitched a complete game, five-hit shutout to lead the Rock Cats to a 4-0 win over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats in Manchester, N.H. Thursday night. The Rock Cats' offense was led by Mike...
| 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 29, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Young adulthood is so very, very hard to capture honestly on screen, in all its lurches and false starts and weird little moments of truth. Compress those experiences into the weeks spent rehearsing a college play, and there's an almost absurd degree of...
| 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 25, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Retiring Plainfield school district Superintendent John Harper will be returning to his alma mater when he takes over as principal at Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox on July 1.
The 1977 graduate of Providence Catholic recently was...
| 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 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Illinois State University President Timothy Flanagan started in August 2013, resigned in March 2014 and departed with a $480,418 golden parachute.
Upon Flanagan’s being hired, Michael McCuskey, chairman of the board of trustees said, “We...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Timothy Flanagan, the former Illinois State University president who resigned shortly after a police investigation of an alleged confrontation with a school employee, has been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct, officials said Tuesday....