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  • 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’...
  • Glendale Community College's Keoshian takes defensive at Illinois State

    Glendale Community College's Keoshian takes defensive at Illinois State
    Perhaps it’s accurate to say that an excess of talent is responsible for the most recent success of Glendale Community College product Collin Keoshian. The Santa Clarita Valley resident and one-time Vaqueros standout has enjoyed a breakthrough...
  • New law allows Illinois universities to conduct hemp research

    New law allows Illinois universities to conduct hemp research
    Illinois universities can legally grow industrial hemp now, but it may be a while before seeds are planted. A new law, effective Jan. 1, allows state institutions with four-year agriculture degrees to research hemp with a license from the Illinois...
  • Moran: 'Tis the season for unexplained travel nightmares

    The news out of Chicago’s Midway Airport — known to our grandparents as The World’s Busiest Airport — was that the lines to get through security stretched more than a mile on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The news out of central...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1989 | Marshall's LaTonia Foster

    It was just a matter of time. When LaTonia Foster first set foot on the Assembly Hall basketball court in Champaign as a freshman for Marshall High School, she caught the attention of fans, coaches and media by grabbing 12 rebounds against Lake Zurich in...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1992 | Limestone's Tammy Van Oppen

    When informed by her coach that she had been selected Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1992, the first words out of Tammy Van Oppen`s mouth were, ``No way, man!`` It is unclear whether the Limestone High School senior used her own voice or imitated that of...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...