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  • Community events: Spelling bee to benefit Opera House Foundation

    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,...
  • Joanne Johnson called to replace Sussman on Village Board

    Joanne Johnson called to replace Sussman on Village Board
    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...
  • Niedner: Plenty of spectacle around for our entertainment

    Niedner: Plenty of spectacle around for our entertainment
    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....
  • Pastors and police officers better as servants than warriors

    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...
  • Local Roundup: Alum's $10 million gift to support ND coaching job

    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...
  • With experience and family background, Nikki Heiniger leads Munster into state tournament

    With experience and family background, Nikki Heiniger leads Munster into state tournament
    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...
  • Teen drowns in pool at church pastor's Schererville home

    Teen drowns in pool at church pastor's Schererville home
    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...
  • Gary man dedicated to law, teaching kids about the game of life

    Gary man dedicated to law, teaching kids about the game of life
    "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...
  • Local Roundup: Elgin hires Anthony Mason as head football coach

    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...
  • Brauer Museum of Art displays Andy Warhol's artwork

    Brauer Museum of Art displays Andy Warhol's artwork
    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....
  • Program offers veterans in trouble with the law a fighting chance

    Program offers veterans in trouble with the law a fighting chance
    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...