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  • More than 2,100 graduate from Neuqua, Waubonsie and Metea

     More than 2,100 graduate from Neuqua, Waubonsie and Metea
    More than 2,100 seniors headed to DeKalb Sunday and returned home as District 204 alumni following three commencement ceremonies at Northern Illinois University Convocation Center. On May 24, Neuqua Valley High School kicked off the festivities at 10 a.m....
  • Fewer students study botany, more plant collections closing

    The teeming plant world could become a virtual mystery in the coming decades as college students increasingly shy away from studying botany and universities across the U.S. shutter their long-standing herbaria. Since 1988, the number of research...
  • Leyden students look to future at graduations

    Leyden students look to future at graduations
    Robbie Boyte of River Grove had mixed emotions as he graduated from East Leyden High School May 19. He was excited to begin a new chapter in his life, yet sad to leave behind the friends and memories that he had at Leyden. "Leyden was great," he said....
  • Health workers violated privacy of Iowa athlete, girlfriend

    The University of Iowa fired one student health clinic worker and disciplined another for breaching the privacy of an athlete and his girlfriend by immediately discussing the results of their pregnancy test, according to records obtained by The Associated...
  • Former Highland schools chief dead at 68

    Former Highland schools chief dead at 68
    Former Highland School Superintendent Renner "Chip" Ventling, 68, is remembered as a caring educator and a dedicated family man. He died May 7 in Austin, Texas. A memorial service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday at Boman Funeral Home in Webster City,...
  • Rekha Basu: More abortion controversy in Iowa

    Compromise is essential in politics, especially when legislative bodies and the communities they represent are as divided as ours are today. But there are compromises forged mostly to flaunt a principle with little regard to their practical impact,...
  • Newcomers outline priorities for District 95 board

    Newcomers outline priorities for District 95 board
    The Community Unit School District 95 School Board of Education has welcomed two new board members, Chris Ketcham and Tony Schneider, who aim to use their unique talents to help sustain the positive momentum started by the existing and former members of...
  • Valley View board chooses its officers

    Valley View school board members re-elected Steve Quigley to serve as their president. He's been a board member since 2007, having been re-elected in April, and president since 2009. Quigley, former executive director of the Will County Governmental...
  • Current Lehigh Valley high school standouts took a bow along with Hall of Famers at banquet

    Saturday night's sixth annual Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet at the Northampton Community Center honored legendary local sports figures like James Mungro, Jimmie Schaffer, Bob Oplinger, George Kazakos, Bobbie Jo Powell and the...
  • Correction: Preemie Survival story

    In a story May 6 about extremely premature babies, The Associated Press reported erroneously that 5½-year-old Dexter Brandy needs oxygen when he sleeps. He stopped needing oxygen at 10 months, his mother said. A corrected version of the story is below:...
  • Q&A: Why have rural hospitals been closing?

    There are more than 4,700 hospitals in the U.S, spread about evenly between urban and rural areas. But that number has been dwindling. More than 100 hospitals have closed since 2010, and the pace has quickened in the past couple of years. Hospitals are...