| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Oil Painters of America member and award-winning figurative painter Kevin Beilfuss will offer a four-day figurative workshop from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 22-25.
After graduation from Illinois State University and the American...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:54 AM
One of these runners was not like the others.
The 23rd Tinley Park Stars and Stripes 5K Run/Walk event took place on the Fourth of July and nine of the top 10 finishers were ages of 24 or younger. The first three finishers were all 21, as was the fifth-...
| Jul 10, 2013
For more than 40 years, Tinley Park resident Charley Smith has worked to help people who have disabilities.
While still a young teacher in 1971, he used a $10,000 loan from a childhood friend to build a statewide program of 26 sites dedicated to helping...
| Jul 3, 2013
One of the old newspapers my sister Louise recently gave me had a wonderful letter to the editor of the Holtville Tribune, dated Sept. 7, 1995. The letter was a tribute to the late Paul Morrow, by one of his students, Daniel L. Everett. Mr. Morrow died in...
| Jul 2, 2013
The newest member of the Batavia school board will bring the "passion of a mom and the detachment of a legal mind," according to the District 101 school board president.
Melanie Impastato was appointed last week to fill the board vacancy left by...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Three parents of high school seniors have been honored by Maine Township High School District 207.
For the third year, a parent from each of its high schools who has demonstrated a commitment to education and the well-being of students was honored as...
| Jan 27, 2013
You could always count on Kathy Church. When friends called to vent, she would pick up the phone. When there was a crisis at work, she'd dig in. When family members got together, she'd show up no matter how much she didn't want to.
Church was always...
| 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...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:51 PM
M. Jeanne Bartelt, a physical education teacher who was instrumental in efforts to revise statewide PE standards for California schoolchildren, died May 22 in Sacramento. She was 89.
The cause was a heart attack, said her partner, Sandra Archer.
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:20 PM
A Chicago man was being questioned after a female student reported he attacked her at Illinois State University, officials said.
The incident triggered a series of alerts warning students of a man with a weapon. The incident caused officials to briefly...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:31 AM
NORMAL - Nerida Ellerton trembled as she held a page from a "ciphering book" written by a teenage Abraham Lincoln as she did research in the archives of Houghton Library at Harvard University.
However, the Illinois State University mathematics professor...