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  • Sochi Olympics: Canada wins gold in men's curling

    Sochi Olympics: Canada wins gold in men's curling
    SOCHI, Russia — Canada won a third consecutive Olympic title in men's curling with an overwhelming 9-3 victory over Britain in eight ends Friday to complete the country's sweep of the gold medals at the Sochi Games. Canada beat Sweden in the...
  • 26 died from cold this year

     26 died from cold this year
    Chicago's third-coldest winter has contributed to the deaths of 26 people so far, nearly 50 percent more fatalities than the entire season's average in recent years, according to numbers provided by the Cook County medical examiner's office. Over the...
  • Naperville gets first peek at Activity Center plan

    Naperville gets first peek at Activity Center plan
    The detailed floor plan for the Naperville Park District's long-sought Activity Center features basketball courts, child care and play areas, multipurpose rooms and exercise space. But for planners, drawings unveiled last week to the Board of...
  • Local Voices Lake: March 20 edition

    Local Voices Lake: March 20 edition
    Letters to the editor from Lincolnshire, Mundelein and Highland Park. There oughta be a law! Whereas, unregulated snowfall is a health hazard if not removed from walkways; and Whereas, a large amount of snow leads to destruction of property when...
  • 3 options for indoor pool surface in Glen Ellyn

    3 options for indoor pool surface in Glen Ellyn
    With a study on the feasibility of an indoor swimming pool in Glen Ellyn concluding that either a smaller or larger version could be self-sustaining, the enthusiasts who raised the money for the document hope to persuade park district officials to put the...
  • Glen Ellyn parks officials to consider pool plan

     Glen Ellyn parks officials to consider pool plan
    With a vision for an aquatics facility in hand, board members from the Glen Ellyn Park District will now have to decide if the time is right to move forward with a plan to build a long-debated indoor pool. More than 60 residents attended a recent public...
  • District 225 considering new, better tech devices for future students

    District 225 considering new, better tech devices for future students
    New technological devices may be on the horizon for students and teachers at Glenbrook High School District 225 in the 2014-15 school year. District officials recently discussed buying more advanced, durable devices for its one-to-one technology...
  • North Suburban YMCA sees jump in membership

    North Suburban YMCA sees jump in membership
    Membership in the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook is up 37 percent and the executive director credits renovations and the array of programs. Membership grew from 2,150 households to about 2,950 households from January 2013 to January 2014, Howard...
  • Leggings stir controversy at Evanston school

    Leggings stir controversy at Evanston school
    An Evanston middle school principal sent a letter home to parents Tuesday seeking to calm controversy over a dress code that appears to ban girls from wearing leggings in certain cases — a rule that is under review after some parents complained that...
  • Residents get say in remaking Homer Glen park

    Residents get say in remaking Homer Glen park
    A newly renovated Edmond J. Sendra Park could have a rain garden, fitness stations or a splash pad, depending in part on what residents say they want. "It's just a really exciting community project," said Sheree Kozel-La Ha, Homer Township Public...
  • Singing bowls help cancer patients relax

    Singing bowls help cancer patients relax
    Listening to the Tibetan Singing Bowls transports Ed Susralski to a peaceful place, far from the terminal cancer that might otherwise cloud his thoughts. As Jayne Hayes played the rims of 17 different Tibetan Singing Bowls with a mallet during a...