| Jun 11, 2015
| 10:30 AM
Spelling bee to benefit Opera House Foundation
Eight elementary school students will match their spelling skills against eight community leaders and educators for the prize of Opera House Spelling Bee Champion at a fundraising event Saturday, July 11,...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 2:48 PM
In one of her first significant moves as Buffalo Grove village president, Beverly Sussman is going back to her political roots.
Sussman will ask the trustees to approve Joanne Johnson, currently a member of two Village Hall volunteer commissions, to...
| Jun 6, 2015
| 10:14 AM
For as long as human beings have banded together and built communities, we have worked to satisfy our craving for spectacle. Our DNA seems to demand it. Most ancient cities had a stadium where the populace gathered to witness feats of derring do....
| Jun 6, 2015
| 10:14 AM
A student once sat in my office and asked what courses would prepare him for admission to a seminary. He intended to become a minister. When I asked how he'd come to find this direction for his life, he explained that he hoped never to work for someone...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 8:01 PM
Notre Dame alumnus Richard Corbett has made a $35 million donation — $10 million of which will endow the school's head football coaching position.
"I'm honored and quite humbled to be a part of this incredible gift from Dick," coach Brian Kelly...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 3:44 PM
MUNSTER — The atmosphere, the competition, the energy.
Nikki Heiniger described participating in the individual state tournament as "one of the coolest experiences I've ever had."
As a sophomore, she and then-senior Paige Heuer placed third in...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 12:02 PM
A Lakes of the Four Seasons teen died after drowning in a pool at the Schererville, Ind., home of Family Christian Center Senior Pastor Steve Munsey.
According to a release from the Lake County coroner's office, Domonique Smith, 18, was pronounced...
| May 29, 2015
| 8:48 AM
"I had a series of childhood illnesses: scarlet fever, pneumonia, polio. I walked with braces until I was at least 9 years old."
— Wilma Rudolph
After she won three gold medals in track and field at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, the Italians...
| May 28, 2015
| 4:21 PM
Former Northern Illinois University defensive back Anthony Mason has been hired as Elgin's head football coach, according to Maroons athletic director Paul Pennington.
Mason, who is athletic director and boys basketball coach at the Noble Network's...
| May 25, 2015
| 11:09 AM
The Andy Warhol display at the Brauer Museum of Art began in the 1980s with only one piece — a large painting of a Campbell's soup can.
"Originally we only had a soup can," Gloria Ruff, the associate curator and registrar of the museum, said....
| May 21, 2015
| 6:29 PM
When Jay Swets returned to Valparaiso from deployment in Afghanistan in September 2012, he planned on college.
But his life took a detour and by the following September, Swets found himself facing a misdemeanor charge of drunken driving after he crashed...