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  • Plainfield superintendent to become principal at Providence Catholic

    Plainfield superintendent to become principal at Providence Catholic
    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...
  • New teacher licensing system full of glitches, hitches

    New teacher licensing system full of glitches, hitches
    Just hours after the state launched a new, multimillion-dollar teacher licensing system last year, an educator logging in was shocked to find a serious security breach. "I discovered that by doing a public search using any educator's name, ALL of our...
  • Days after resignation, ex-ISU president charged with disorderly conduct

    Days after resignation, ex-ISU president charged with disorderly conduct
    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....
  • ISU president abruptly resigns

    ISU president abruptly resigns
    The president of Illinois State University has resigned, the school announced Saturday, following a police investigation into claims that he assaulted a former ISU employee late last year. Timothy Flanagan, who was appointed president by the school's...
  • 5 Questions with Treasurer Dan Rutherford

     5 Questions with Treasurer Dan Rutherford
    5 Questions with Treasurer Dan Rutherford First job? Washing dishes and waiting tables at his parents' restaurant, Carol's Pizza Pan, age 8. Favorite song? Depends on mood. The Doors, Grand Funk Railroad and Lynyrd Skynyrd are favorites. Last...
  • Kiara Lewis helps carry Young to second title in three years

    Kiara Lewis helps carry Young to second title in three years
    NORMAL, Ill. — Kiara Lewis carried Young for most of this season, so it was fitting that her teammates lifted her up moments after the Dolphins secured the Class 4A girls basketball state championship Saturday. After missing all of last season...
  • Illinois State wastes tax dollars

    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...
  • Poet J.J. Tindall finds freedom in guiding boat tours

    Poet J.J. Tindall finds freedom in guiding boat tours
    The poet is on vacation until April, that “cruelest month” of T.S. Eliot’s, and so was to be found one afternoon in early December sitting at the bar at the Billy Goat Tavern and drinking a beer. His name is J.J. Tindall (James Joseph)...
  • Biographer D.T. Max on David Foster Wallace and Chicago

     Biographer D.T. Max on  David Foster Wallace and Chicago
    David Foster Wallace was no fan of cities. He used to complain to friends that they left him riled up. Being in New York City, he once wrote to the then-fiction editor of Playboy, Alice Turner, “My whole nervous system seems to be on the outside...
  • Not fielding a candidate, the Silly Party

     
    Bernie Schoenberg: It was 37 years ago next week that I wrote a story about the three candidates running for Illinois State University’s Student Association president. The winner of that 1977 race? It was Dan Rutherford, then a fourth-year student.....
  • Virginia Tubbs, defense worker

    Virginia Tubbs, defense worker
    Virginia Beckett "Becky" Tubbs, a retired Department of Defense worker, died of cancer Sunday at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was 89 and lived in Severna Park's Ben Oaks community. Born Virginia Beckett in Shelbina, Mo., and raised in...