| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:53 PM
The Republican candidates for governor spent the final Sunday before the primary election taking aim at Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn as they sought to bolster support from their supporters and returned to the themes that launched their campaigns.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner will make their first joint-appearance of the fall election campaign on Friday before the Illinois Education Association, the teachers’ union announced today.
The two are scheduled...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Chicago Lockdown finishes second
Four players from Hinsdale Central are on the Chicago Lockdown 17U basketball squad that finished second in the silver division of the NY2LA Swish 'N Dish Spring Warm-Up in Milwaukee over the weekend.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner will make their first joint-appearance of the fall election campaign today before the Illinois Education Association.
The two are scheduled to appear before the union group’s...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Officials at Hinsdale Township High School District 86 are concerned that a longstanding problem of sewage mixing with stormwater from pipes at Hinsdale Central High School could impede school construction projects and is bad for the environment....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:06 PM
SPRINGFIELD — House Speaker Michael Madigan played a little role reversal Thursday, proposing to cut in half the state income tax on corporations, a move that could further frame this year’s elections along economic lines as Democrats try to...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Lincoln-Way East senior Nick Allegretti already was an all-state football player. He wanted another title to add to his list of accomplishments.
One of the top contenders for the Class 3A 285-pound state wrestling title, Allegretti was motivated for a...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:33 AM
U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, who cites his successful push to raise Illinois' speed limit as the top accomplishment of his first year as a state lawmaker, has been ticketed for speeding 11 times since 1988, according to public records.
Two of the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Updated Illinois Observer: A We Ask America survey, taken on Tuesday February 25, says (Bruce) Rauner is still way ahead of his opponents at 35.6%, followed by (Hinsdale state Sen. Kirk) Dillard at 17.2%. Trailing in third and fourth place......
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The Illinois Education Association, one of the state’s major public teachers’ unions, is scheduled to endorse state Sen. Kirk Dillard for the Republican nomination for governor, sources familiar with the endorsement said Thursday.
| Mar 2, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The Illinois Federation of Teachers endorsed Republican governor candidate Kirk Dillard on Sunday, giving the state senator from Hinsdale the backing of the state's two major — and politically active — teachers unions.
The move by the IFT,...