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  • Hockey community honors ISU student killed in alleged hit and run

    Hockey community honors ISU student killed in alleged hit and run
    Funeral arrangements have been made for Benjamin Allison, the Illinois State University student from Crystal Lake who was killed in what police said was a hit-and-run accident near the campus in central Illinois. The memorial service will cap a week...
  • College of DuPage trustees largely silent on president's big buyout

    College of DuPage trustees largely silent on president's big buyout
    Erin Birt had just voted for one of the biggest severance packages for a public employee in Illinois history, but she couldn't — or wouldn't — explain it. The chairwoman of the College of DuPage board of trustees, Birt repeatedly declined to...
  • College of DuPage: 'Taxpayers do not count. Insiders do.'

    College of DuPage: 'Taxpayers do not count. Insiders do.'
    Trustees at the College of DuPage moved last week to catapult President Robert Breuder a few years before his contract expires. But don't feel bad for him. He will float pleasantly to Earth with a golden parachute worth more than $750,000 in severance....
  • Rhonda Burke, teacher to hearing impaired, dies

     Rhonda Burke, teacher to hearing impaired, dies
    While walking her dog in a park near O'Hare International Airport years ago, Rhonda Burke noticed a group of girls lying on their stomachs in the grass, their heads turned sideways and their bodies still. "She stood there for a few moments, watching and...
  • Illinois State gives football coach Brock Spack raise, contract extension

    Illinois State gives football coach Brock Spack raise, contract extension
    Brock Spack is being rewarded for a historic Illinois State football season. The Redbirds head coach on Tuesday landed a contract extension through 2021 and a raise that puts his salary at $300,000 beginning with the 2015 season. Illinois State went...
  • Mark Johnson, Villa Park cop and school district president, dies

     Mark Johnson, Villa Park cop and school district president, dies
    Mark W. Johnson was a Villa Park police officer and deputy chief who spent 15 years as a board member and board president of DuPage High School District 88. He was the west suburban department's first officer for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or...
  • GBS graduate wins Girl Scouts' highest national honor

    GBS graduate wins Girl Scouts' highest national honor
    A Glenview teenager was among 83 winners of this year’s Girl Scout Gold Award in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana area. The award is the most prestigious national honor for the Girl Scouts. Alyson Ford, 18, of Troop 4362, received the award...
  • Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship

    Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship
    Robin Redmond, Executive Director of the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation, announces that two students from the Oak Park/River Forest area are among the 161 Pullman Foundation Scholarships awarded for the 2014-2015 school year: River Forest’...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1985 | Springfield Lanphier's Ed Horton

    Lincoln High School basketball coach Loren Wallace hurled the challenge at Springfield Lanphier’s Ed Horton.  “He’s a great player, but he’s no Superman,” Wallace said of Horton before Lincoln played Lanphier in a Class...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1992 | Glenbrook North's Chris Collins

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1992 | Glenbrook North's Chris Collins
    Chris Collins adjusts the weighted vest snugly around his 6-foot-3-inch, 175-pound frame and heads for the front door of his family's Northbrook home. Collins is about to go through a series of agility drills, including skipping rope. He already has...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1994 | St. Martin de Porres' Jerry Gee

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1994 | St. Martin de Porres' Jerry Gee
    Jerry Gee sits behind the athletic director's desk at St. Martin de Porres, filling it out rather impressively with his 6-foot-7-inch, 215-pound frame and a solemn face that bears the maturity of a college upperclassman. If he seems at ease in this...