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  • Daniel Wright science bowl team to go to D.C.

    The government-funded trip to Washington, D.C. has become a regular thing at Daniel Wright Junior High School. For the fourth time in five years, DWJH's National Science Bowl team won the regional championship, and will soon represent this area in the...
  • School Notes for Feb. 17

    School events and honors throughout Lake County. Antioch Fun Night: Family Fun Night will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at Emmons School, 24226 W. Beach Grove Road. It will include many games and surprises. Details, (847) 395-1105 Screening:...
  • Chicago transit to be evaluated in emergency response study

    A $2.9 million federal grant is funding a study to determine the best way to evacuate Chicago in the event of an emergency. Argonne National Laboratory will work with Pace and Metra as public transit planners run disaster and emergency simulations to...
  • Argonne wins grant to help transit agencies cope with emergencies

    Argonne wins grant to help transit agencies cope with emergencies
    Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory near Lemont have been awarded a $2.9 million federal grant to determine how transit systems in Chicago and other major cities can best cope with emergencies like massive snowstorms or flooding, officials...
  • As the world warms, where is the best snow to make Frosty?

     As the world warms, where is the best snow to make Frosty?
    It seemed like an easy question: Has climate change made it harder to find snow for making snowmen? As I grew up in Connecticut, every time it snowed, it seemed, quality snowman-making snow — deep and thick, the kind that sticks to itself like...
  • Blotter: Driver hits mailbox and tree in Burr Ridge

    The following incidents were listed among area police reports. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court can make that determination. Burr Ridge ALCOHOL Babu Kamalesh, 61, of 6988 Fieldstone Drive, Burr...
  • Columnist: Location key to luring business to Lake County, region

    Cutting-edge technologies surmount enormous distances and other barriers, yet immediate location remains important. Developments in Lake County and just to the north in Wisconsin demonstrate the point. AKHAN Semiconductor has reached an important...
  • Glenview teen breaking down barriers for women in computing

    Glenview teen breaking down barriers for women in computing
    Lauren Ribordy has several theories as to why women are not better represented in the field of computer science. But the 18-year-old senior at Glenbrook South High School is fully committed to changing that. In mid-November, Ribordy, a Glenview...
  • Chicago City Council ethanol bill has been a bounty for lobbyists

     Chicago City Council ethanol bill has been a bounty for lobbyists
    Major U.S. industries have lined up heavy hitting lobbyists over influential Ald. Ed Burke's proposal to require scores of Chicago gas stations to offer fuel with higher levels of ethanol. The battle has been brewing for months, pitting big...
  • For water's sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel

    For water's sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel
    The Arava desert, a salty wasteland dotted with tufts of scrub, gets only about an inch of rain each year. And yet cows lazily low at dairy farms that collectively produce nearly 8 million gallons of milk annually. Orange bell peppers flourish in a long...
  • Warming up your engine by idling does not help your car

    Warming up your engine by idling does not help your car
    We've all heard the idea: In winter, your car needs a little time to warm up before you can drive it. And that's why across the United States, people who live in cold and snowy places and especially those whose cars have remote starters often fire up...