| Mar 29, 2015
| 8:13 AM
With her advanced degrees, Amanda Hopkins could make a lot more money as a practicing nurse rather than as an assistant professor of nursing at Illinois Wesleyan University.
But Hopkins, in her second year at IWU, says, "For right now, this fits for me ....
| Mar 28, 2015
Followers of high school girls basketball in Lake County know that Class 3A was where things were happening in 2014-2015.
And clearly, the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association agreed, as it selected the coaches of the area's three best 3A teams as...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 8:36 AM
The District 220 Board of Education recently welcomed three new administrators, set to begin in fall of 2015 at Barrington High School and at Lines and Sunny Hill elementary schools.
Ken Hyllberg, Health McFaul and Leticia Valadez, who were officially...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 12:19 PM
Financial challenges and improving communication are the top concerns among five candidates seeking four seats on the La Grange Elementary School District 102 Board in the April 7 election.
Candidates said they are alarmed by two proposals in...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 7:51 AM
As Deerfield Police Sgt. Oliver Cachola became more and more immersed in the culture the United States, his adopted homeland, the greater his desire to serve his fellow citizens became.
Cachola was recognized for that service when he received Deerfield'...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 11:16 AM
The boys state basketball finals will remain in Peoria and the girls tournaments will stay in Normal at least through 2020.
The Journal Star reports that (http://bit.ly/1OmNW51 ) the Illinois High School Association board of directors voted renewed five-...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 7:00 PM
PEORIA — Maintaining the status quo made the city of Peoria a winner Saturday.
The Illinois High School Association Board of Directors unanimously voted to keep the boys basketball state tournament at Carver Arena inside the Peoria Civic Center for...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 2:05 PM
With three seats up for election April 7 on the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board, six candidates have divided themselves into two slates.
"Experience matters" is the slogan of one slate. The other promotes itself as "the conservative slate."...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 1:44 PM
When Kendall Rudolph of Bartlett was two, she lost her hair from chemotherapy treating her lymphoblastic leukemia. Recently, the sophomore at Bartlett High School chose to have her long locks and full head of healthy hair shaved, to raise money for The...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Several talented track athletes have graduated from Grant in recent years, and one of them just won an NCAA Division II national championship for the indoor season.
Sean Wells, a junior at Grand Valley State in Michigan, won the 60-meter hurdles in...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:30 PM
For years before her recent death from complications from treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma, Lee Ann Murray had been looking forward to celebrating Pi Day on Saturday.
The 24-year-old Tinley Park native was fascinated with pi, which is an infinite number...