| Mar 27, 2015
| 8:36 AM
The District 220 Board of Education recently welcomed three new administrators, set to begin in fall of 2015 at Barrington High School and at Lines and Sunny Hill elementary schools.
Ken Hyllberg, Health McFaul and Leticia Valadez, who were officially...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 12:19 PM
Financial challenges and improving communication are the top concerns among five candidates seeking four seats on the La Grange Elementary School District 102 Board in the April 7 election.
Candidates said they are alarmed by two proposals in...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 7:51 AM
As Deerfield Police Sgt. Oliver Cachola became more and more immersed in the culture the United States, his adopted homeland, the greater his desire to serve his fellow citizens became.
Cachola was recognized for that service when he received Deerfield'...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 7:00 PM
PEORIA — Maintaining the status quo made the city of Peoria a winner Saturday.
The Illinois High School Association Board of Directors unanimously voted to keep the boys basketball state tournament at Carver Arena inside the Peoria Civic Center for...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 2:05 PM
With three seats up for election April 7 on the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board, six candidates have divided themselves into two slates.
"Experience matters" is the slogan of one slate. The other promotes itself as "the conservative slate."...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 1:44 PM
When Kendall Rudolph of Bartlett was two, she lost her hair from chemotherapy treating her lymphoblastic leukemia. Recently, the sophomore at Bartlett High School chose to have her long locks and full head of healthy hair shaved, to raise money for The...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 3:02 PM
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...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 1:24 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 9:21 AM
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...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:51 PM
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...