| May 21, 2015
| 5:19 PM
The bleachers at the stadiums at Naperville Central and Naperville North on Wednesday were filled with people who looked like they were belonged at a chilly football game. Instead family and friends of the Class of 2015 huddled under umbrellas and wore...
| May 21, 2015
| 11:51 AM
The Elmwood Park Woman's Club celebrated its spring luncheon by looking back on the year and looking forward to the future of four local students.
The May 14 event at Elmcrest in Elmwood Park recognized Carolline Raczynski, Barbara Galinska, Krystal...
| May 12, 2015
| 12:46 PM
In the 15 years he's been teaching, Lee Parrott has had little doubt he is in the right profession.
Simply put, teaching is in his "core."
His passion for education earned the Wesmere Elementary School teacher one of the profession's highest honors --...
| May 7, 2015
| 7:13 AM
The West Aurora School Board looked within the district to name a new director of assessment for the next school year.
Elizabeth Wendel, who has served as assistant principal for operations at West Aurora High School for the past three years, was...
| May 6, 2015
| 2:29 PM
A La Grange entrepreneur decided one way to stand out in the online marketplace is to include elegant gift wrapping, no-hassle, returns and free shipping.
"We're trying to sincerely build relationships for life," said Christine Clark, who launched Perry...
| May 5, 2015
| 2:31 PM
When the curtain fell on Maine South's "Shrek, the Musical" this past weekend, it was also the curtain call of director John Muszynski's last production at the Park Ridge high school.
Muszynski is retiring after 25 years as a drama teacher and...
| May 1, 2015
| 12:34 PM
The fantasy goes like this:
Shaylin falls hard for a Chicago Blackhawk, and there's no going back to ordinary life! She had never dreamed she would meet a professional hockey player, let alone date a professional hockey player!! Now her world would...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 2:10 PM
Nobody will hang any nets to replace the ones Duke cut down Monday night for several months, giving the Blue Devils plenty of time to celebrate their fifth national championship.
That doesn't mean everyone else isn't thinking about the future.
| Apr 23, 2015
| 11:03 AM
Two years ago, board members who oversaw Metra ousted their executive director but handed him a severance package worth up to $871,000. They tried to keep the details secret.
We see that a lot in Illinois, particularly in higher education. University of...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 4:00 AM
The plane that crashed near Bloomington last week, killing seven people, climbed away from the runway, turned and began a short series of descents and climbs before crashing into a farm field, according to a preliminary report from the National...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 12:27 PM
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field on Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University's associate head basketball...