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  • Carl Sandburg athletic director dies in single-car crash

    Carl Sandburg athletic director dies in single-car crash
    Carl Sandburg High School officials are mourning the loss of the high school's athletic director who was found dead Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident in Carroll County. Bruce Scheidegger, 54, had been reported missing at 11:07 p.m....
  • Simeon in the '90s | The all-decade team

    Simeon in the '90s | The all-decade team
    Cameron Echols, 6-8, F, 2000 A second-team All-State selection in his senior season, he averaged at least 20 points and 12 rebounds in each of his junior and senior seasons. He moved on to Ball State, where he averaged 12 points and 7.4 rebounds per...
  • Remarkable Woman: Amy Thomas Elder

    Remarkable Woman: Amy Thomas Elder
    Amy Thomas Elder lives and breathes education. Has been doing so for most of her 49 years. Her parents were teachers. Dad taught history; mom was a math instructor. Her kindergarten was held in an antique house at Greenfield Village next to the Henry...
  • Flickering of hope in local asking prices

    Flickering of hope in local asking prices
    An asking price on a home, particularly in the current market, can be far different from the price it ultimately sells for, but trends in asking prices offer insight into a home seller's confidence and the market's direction. On a national level,...
  • Simeon All Access | Transfers don't come without scrutiny at high-profile program

    Simeon All Access | Transfers don't come without scrutiny at high-profile program
    The four boys basketball players who transferred to Simeon this season were far from the only student-athletes to forge a path to a new school, but their moves have not come without scrutiny. According to Chicago Public Schools administrators, the...
  • Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology

    Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology
    Dr. William J. Weiner, a professor and chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who was nationally known for his work with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, died Dec. 29 of multiple myeloma...
  • Trial date set for Woodridge man accused of killing dad with weed trimmer

    Trial date set for Woodridge man accused of killing dad with weed trimmer
    A Woodridge man is scheduled to stand trial next month on charges that he allegedly beat his father to death with a weed trimmer. DuPage County Judge Robert Kleeman on Thursday set Jan. 14 as the trial date for Yashesh Desai, 22, charged with the August...
  • Live Christmas tree: Use a plantable tree indoors for only a few days, then enjoy it for years to come outdoors

    Live Christmas tree: Use a plantable tree indoors for only a few days, then enjoy it for years to come outdoors
    Still haven't selected your tree for the holidays? Prefer to wait and display your tree closer to Christmas? Then you should consider a live Christmas tree, suggests the International Society of Arboriculture in a news release. Live Christmas trees...
  • Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.

    Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.
    Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week. But despite the university's...
  • Veterinary Ophthalmologist uses speciality to positively touch the lives of pets and their caretakers

    Veterinary Ophthalmologist uses speciality to positively touch the lives of pets and their caretakers
    Who: Robert Swinger, 35, Fort Lauderdale Title: Owner and Chief Veterinary Ophthalmologist, Animal Eye Guys of South Florida, within the Hollywood Animal Hospital in addition to locations in Miami Beach and South Miami. Started: January 1 From:...
  • Geneva's Kanute takes collegiate triathlons

    Geneva's Kanute takes collegiate triathlons
    Geneva's Ben Kanute won both the Olympic distance and sprint races at the Collegiate Triathlon Championships this weekend in Tempe, Arizona. Kanute, 20, a sophomore at the University of Arizona, also had the fastest leg in the mixed team relay. Former...