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  • OPRF student's engineering project gets national recognition

    OPRF student's engineering project gets national recognition
    As a child, Maya Breitenstein would go on nature hikes with her aunt, an experience that awakened her interest in environmental science. As a senior at Oak Park and River Forest High School, she put that interest to work in teacher Allison Hennings'...
  • South Elgin High teacher/coach remembered as jack of all trades

    South Elgin High teacher/coach remembered as jack of all trades
    An estimated three-fourths of the students at South Elgin High School dressed in red Monday in honor of a tutor, coach and mentor who had died of a heart attack over the weekend at age 38. Principal James Edwards announced in an email to the school's...
  • College Graduates

    The following students have recently graduated from their respective colleges and/or universities: Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis. Bannockburn: Ryan Bisceglia. Barrington: Alex Campbell, Claire Karon, Tessa Kasmar. Deerfield: Andrew Peters,...
  • Would you want a college drop-out in the White House?

    OK, here goes. I've no doubt that this column will probably generate more hate mail than any other I've written, much of it from my own friends. Maybe even my wife. But I'll say it right up front: I would not vote for any candidate for president, Democrat...
  • As Scott Walker mulls White House bid, questions linger over college exit

    As Scott Walker mulls White House bid, questions linger over college exit
    Scott Walker was gone. Dropped out. And in the spring of his senior year. In 1990, that news stunned his friends at Marquette University. Walker, the campus' suit-wearing, Reagan-loving politico — who enjoyed the place so much that he had run...
  • Methodist Hospitals names NorthShore exec as new CEO

    Methodist Hospitals' board of directors on Monday named Raymond Grady as new president and CEO. Grady will assume the post on Feb. 23. Previously, it had been filled on an interim basis by Dr. Michael Davenport since November 2013, when Ian McFadden...
  • College degree unneeded for political success

    College degree unneeded for political success
    Americans care too little about education and too much about diplomas. Here in Springfield, we extol the virtues of Abraham Lincoln, our state's native son, who despite having little formal schooling was able to teach himself. This nation has never...
  • Michael Koehler, Deerfield teacher and Jim Thorpe's grandson, dies at 76

    Michael Koehler, Deerfield teacher and Jim Thorpe's grandson, dies at 76
    Michael D. Koehler was the grandson of one of America's greatest athletes, Jim Thorpe, and as a high school football star faced the inevitable comparisons. As an All-American fullback for Mount Carmel High School who later played for the University of...
  • Injured West Aurora High grad working to recover after hospital release

    Injured West Aurora High grad working to recover after hospital release
    A 2012 West Aurora High School graduate who was seriously injured while studying abroad in Spain last month has been released from the hospital and is now working to recover in outpatient physical therapy. Jennifer Waters, a junior at Marquette...
  • Foley was fearless, former colleagues recall

     Foley was fearless, former colleagues recall
    James Foley was determined to tell the stories of people suffering in war-ravaged countries, and he risked his life to cover conflicts in the Middle East. But Foley, a journalist trained at Northwestern University who willingly went to countries beset...
  • Harold Gerstein, dentist, 1922-2014

    Harold Gerstein, dentist, 1922-2014
    Dr. Harold Gerstein created programs at Northwestern University Dental School and Marquette University School of Dentistry, and he invented several instruments used in the practice of endodontics. He never applied for patents for those devices, his...