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  • Grant grad Sean Wells wins Division II men's track title

    Grant grad Sean Wells wins Division II men's track title
    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...
  • Pi Day scholarships a memorial to Tinley Park woman

    Pi Day scholarships a memorial to Tinley Park woman
    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...
  • Boys and Girls Club of Dundee Township recognizes Youth of the Year

    Boys and Girls Club of Dundee Township recognizes Youth of the Year
    Korey Hughes of Carpentersville said life was difficult growing up in a home without a father, despite the strength of his grandmother, mother and sister. As he accepted the Youth of the Year Award from Boys and Girls Club of Dundee Township, he said...
  • Grant will aid Illinois State research on bisphenol

    The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $425,000 grant to a pair of Illinois State University researchers studying a chemical found in many food containers and other plastics. Biological sciences professor Rachel Bowden and post-doctoral...
  • Illinois State University names new provost

    Illinois State University has named one of its former deans as the school's next provost. Janet Krejci (KRECH'-ee) was named Monday as the university's provost and vice president of academic affairs. The provost is the chief academic officer and Number...
  • New Madison School principal named

    New Madison School principal named
    Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 has hired a Madison School principal to replace Melinda McMahon, who is retiring after 23 years in the position. Kimberley Rutan, who has been the assistant principal at Central Road School in Palatine...
  • U46 plan would call for ethnic diversity in staff, flexible approach

    U46 plan would call for ethnic diversity in staff, flexible approach
    Elgin District U46 schools need to hire a more ethnically diverse group of employees and give teachers some flexibility in teaching common districtwide curriculum, according a draft of a plan that would guide schools into the future. "There is a...
  • Fremd stops Huntley comeback streak in supersectional

    Fremd stops Huntley comeback streak in supersectional
    Huntley needed to look no further than last Thursday's comeback win over Rockford Boylan in the Class 4A Rockford Guilford Sectional finals to know that the Red Raiders could overcome a late deficit. They erased a seven-point deficit en route to the win...
  • U. of I., other universities brace for Rauner funding cuts

    U. of I., other universities brace for Rauner funding cuts
    Gov. Bruce Rauner drew big applause three weeks ago when he rolled out his vision of making the University of Illinois the best college in the country, but those cheers turned to jeers the other day when he proposed cutting public university spending by...
  • University officials have priorities out of whack

    Last week, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a 2015-16 state budget that trimmed funding for state universities. The reaction of university bigwigs? Jack up tuition and protect the bureaucracy at all costs. And I mean at all costs. Look no further than the...
  • Pleasantdale hires new superintendent

    Pleasantdale hires new superintendent
    Pleasantdale Elementary District 107 has a new leader. Dave Palzet, who has been an administrator in Wilmette District 39 for the past three years, has been chosen as the next superintendent. Pleasantdale School Board members Feb. 18 unanimously...