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  • Orland Township awards $16,500 in scholarships to 22 local students

    Orland Township awards $16,500 in scholarships to 22 local students
    The accomplishments of 22 students from Andrew, Sandburg, Marist and Providence Catholic high schools and Benet Academy recently were celebrated at a scholarship awards dinner, according to a release from Orland Township. The township residents were...
  • 4 tips for surviving your first college roommate

    4 tips for surviving your first college roommate
    When I was going into my freshman year at the University of Missouri, there were a few options for finding a roommate. I'm the nervous type, so I opted out of going random. At the same time, I'm not terribly picky (my only requirement: must not be basic),...
  • 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....
  • 'Cinderella' a fun introduction to ballet

    'Cinderella' a fun introduction to ballet
    A favorite children's story can get new audiences to appreciate ballet. "A family is more likely to see 'Cinderella' and then say, 'Wow. We like ballet.' That's the biggest satisfaction for me," said Ken Von Heidecke, founder and director of Von...
  • Naperville Central grad Kai Reed now a TV news reporter

    Naperville Central grad Kai Reed now a TV news reporter
    When violence broke out in Baltimore following the police shooting death of Freddy Gray, Naperville native Kai Reed was in the midst of it. A news anchor for WBAL television station in Baltimore, Reed was given the tasked with reporting the events as they...
  • Winnetka Club honors students with college scholarships

    Winnetka Club honors students with college scholarships
    As their senior years come to a close, eight high school students from New Trier Township were rewarded with scholarships from The Winnetka Club at a special ceremony on May 17. Taking place at The Hadley School for the Blind, The Winnetka Club...
  • 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,...
  • Highlands alums return to open time capsules

    Highlands alums return to open time capsules
    When Kyle Crement was in fifth grade in 2008 he was 4-foot 9-inches tall and weighed 91 pounds. He dreamed of playing baseball and basketball in high school and later attending North Central College to become a stockbroker someday. Now a senior in...
  • Nerves, Obstacles, Mountain Can't Halt His Proposal

    The closer Jonathan Williams drove to Mount Mitchell in North Carolina, the more obstacles were thrown in his path. Within a few miles of the mountain, his girlfriend had an asthma attack, and he was pulled over for speeding and issued a ticket. As he...
  • Amid Baltimore unrest, new film challenges a popular police weapon

    Amid Baltimore unrest, new film challenges a popular police weapon
    When Nick Berardini was a senior at the University of Missouri, he learned of the story of Stanley Harlan. Harlan, 23, had been shocked with a Taser by police for more than 30 seconds after a routine traffic stop outside his home in Moberly, Mo., in 2008....
  • Can high school couples make the jump to college?

    Can high school couples make the jump to college?
    College is the time to discover passions, develop independence and experience new opportunities. While many teens see college as their chance to start anew, they also face an uncomfortable reality when it comes to relationships after graduation. Should...