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  • 2014 in review: Downers Grove

    2014 in review: Downers Grove
    With an ongoing debate about flooding, a community fight to save a 19th-century home, a drunk driving investigation, and yes—chickens—Downers Grove was ripe with controversial, provocative and intriguing news in 2014. Here's are some of the...
  • Feed the Dream founder Sandy Haggart works to end hunger in Guatemala

     Feed the Dream founder Sandy Haggart works to end hunger in Guatemala
    Most people would be slowing down at age 71, but not Sandy Haggart. "The hardest part is trying not to work too hard (because) then I feel like I'm out of balance," says Haggart, who founded the nonprofit Feed the Dream (feedthedream.org), a nutrition...
  • Police escorts for sports teams a 'troubling' privilege, critics say

    Police escorts for sports teams a 'troubling' privilege, critics say
    Evanston's Central Street was already sluggish on a recent Saturday afternoon when a wailing siren brought traffic on the two-lane road to a halt. An Illinois State Police cruiser sailed up from behind, lights blazing, and led a line of westbound buses...
  • Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry

    Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry
    Cecilia Corrigan, a 2013 Lake Forest College writer-in-residence, is receiving national accolades for the poetry she wrote during her stay on the North Shore. Corrigan's book, "Titanic," contains poems whose central figure is Alan Turing, the British...
  • New Trier alumnus manages inaugural Chicago Artists Chorale

    New Trier alumnus manages inaugural Chicago Artists Chorale
    Stephen Schellhardt, who was raised in Winnetka and has appeared in the Glencoe Writers Theatre production of “Days Like Today,” is company manager of the newly formed Chicago Artists Chorale. Schellhardt, a 2001 New Trier Township High...
  • Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67

    Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67
    Michael Wynn, a star football player at Evanston Township High School during the mid-1960s, played defensive end at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1970 NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders. Injuries derailed his dreams...
  • Exercise is the best medicine for getting a good night's sleep

    Exercise is the best medicine for getting a good night's sleep
    Since my wife and I moved in together 23 years ago, I've been waking up on the wrong side of the bed, because she took my side! Nevertheless, for 21 of those years, I've been a regular exerciser and rarely make it past three pages in a novel before my...
  • Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally

     Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally
    The president of Chicago-based Roosevelt University was paid nearly $1.8 million in 2012, making him the fifth highest-paid private university president in the country that year, according to an annual survey of college presidents' compensation. The...
  • 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’...
  • Northwestern's Jane Raley was passionate advocate for the falsely accused

    Northwestern's Jane Raley was passionate advocate for the falsely accused
    A passionate advocate for the falsely accused and an attorney dedicated to fighting injustice, Jane Raley helped overturn convictions of men and women who had spent years behind bars for crimes they did not commit. During 14 years at Northwestern...
  • Oak Forest teen is thinking green

    Oak Forest teen is thinking green
    Some people talk about being green, and they maybe make it a point to recycle their plastics. Then there is John Rosales. The Oak Forest High School senior actually is doing something about our environment on a regular basis. As president of the school&...