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Special Olympics

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  • Skokie resident wins $100,000 in state lottery

    Skokie resident wins $100,000 in state lottery
    It may not be enough money to live financially worry-free for the rest of your life, but winning $100,000 makes life a whole lot easier.
  • Special Olympics campaign focuses on respect

    Special Olympics campaign focuses on respect
    The Special Olympics is hosting its seventh annual Spread the Word to End the Word Day on Wednesday. This year's theme: "Got Respect." "It's like the 'Got Milk' campaign," said Jennifer Marcello, director of young athletes for Special Olympics...

    Full court press results in top cop honor in Round Lake Beach

    Full court press results in top cop honor in Round Lake Beach
    When Kariann Hill is patrolling Round Lake Beach and spots a pick-up basketball game in progress, she's likely to join in. It's that level of connection with the community's youth that helped her earn the title of Officer of the Year of the Round Lake...

    Special Olympics 'life-changing' for Frankfort family

    Special Olympics 'life-changing' for Frankfort family
    When Brook and Dave Klawitter were expecting their first child nine years ago, the Frankfort residents were like many other young couples — ecstatic and full of plans for the future. A sports theme would dominate the nursery, they decided. "Date...

    Irish fun is calling

    Irish fun is calling
    Wondering where to enjoy a boxty or green beer, buy some Irish sausage or grab parade paraphernalia? From parades, pub crawls and tent parties to concerts and Irish meals, sit down or to go, here we offer a guide to craic, a Gaelic word pronounced...