| Dec 17, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Connie R. Curran started out as a nurse before moving into consulting and executive positions during a career focused on health care and education.
"Connie was such a strong voice for nursing and for board governance," said Daniel Hamburger, president...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Of all the activities he is involved with at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Travis Christner’s favorite, by far, is helping his peers.
That’s saying a lot, because the junior is involved with a long list of activities.
He is on the...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Rumors of the death of the Rose Bowl game are, once again, greatly exaggerated. The old girl hasn't lost a step.
That's true, even though college football will play for the big title elsewhere to end this season. And probably elsewhere for seasons to...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 8:42 AM
If only people would take their meds as prescribed, a multitude of ailments would disappear. Non-compliance with doctors' orders is one of the major issues in medical care.
January marks the launch of the fourth annual Medication Adherence Team...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:38 PM
As Washington welcomes the 114th Congress, the capacity of our national legislature to address the nation's problems is in doubt.
Public approval of Congress hovers near historic lows. The contrast between Congress' bare ability to pass routine...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 3:05 PM
You have to sell your business idea to a group of strangers in the time it takes to ride an elevator. Ready?
Matt Aguilar was. The Franklin Park resident won the fifth annual Elevator Pitch Competition held at the University of Wisconsin —...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:25 AM
As a budding food scientist, northwest suburban native Amy DeJong is used to lab coats, beakers and goggles.
But, for one month last summer, DeJong embarked on a new experiment while dashing around the world with her lab partner as contestants on CBS'...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Northwest suburban native Amy DeJong and teammate Maya Warren — the “Sweet Scientists” — won a sweet victory on CBS’ reality television show “The Amazing Race” on Friday.
After a 26,000-mile journey through...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:39 PM
On Nov. 4, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner won more than an election. He won the opportunity to change our state's kleptocratic political culture and make Illinois once again a hospitable place to raise a family and grow a business.
Rauner campaigned as a...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:54 PM
Young shooting phenom Sarah Osborn of Hampton has earned a ticket to the World Cup season opener in Changwon, South Korea, in early April.
Osborn, 15, will be representing USA Shooting in the women's 10-meter air rifle competition. It will be her...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Lemont faces tough task against Peoria Notre Dame
Lemont coach Bret Kooi is impressed with what he has seen from Peoria Notre Dame, Saturday’s Class 6A semifinal opponent.
“I know they execute as good as you’re going to...