| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois
Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier
Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron
Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State
Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
| Jan 9, 2014
When Bruce Rauner initially came onto the political scene as a Republican candidate for governor, I was interested in what he had to say. As a registered Democrat, I consider myself to be a moderate. Springfield really does need new leadership, and at...
| Dec 25, 2013
It didn't matter how many times Elaine Cornett walked in and out of Leighton Criminal Court Building without saying hello. The volunteers for Courtside Ministries Chicago who prayed outside every day would not give up.
Sure enough, one day Cornett...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:12 PM
What will happen to the DuPage County fairgrounds? Will voters approve money to renovate Glenbard high schools? Who will replace a retiring Glen Ellyn trustee? These are some of the questions that will be answered in 2014 as Wheaton and Glen Ellyn gear up...
| Jan 6, 2014
The public libraries for both Glen Ellyn and Wheaton closed their doors early Monday because of the frigid weather.
The libraries, which are listed by DuPage County as a warming center, closed at 5 p.m. That left the police station lobbies as the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA CVM), from 2010 through Dec. 17, 2012, a reported 2,674 dogs were sickened as a result of eating chicken jerky treats made in China. A reported 501 dogs died as a...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:48 PM
A panel of contractors, real estate professionals, finance experts and others appointed to find new uses for the DuPage County fairgrounds in Wheaton kicked off its efforts Wednesday, starting a process that could change the future of the land and the...
| Oct 7, 2013
For years, Rosie and June have greeted visitors at Wheaton's Danada Equestrian Center, pulling families on hay rides, leading sleighs and posing for countless pictures with smiling children.
The Percheron draft horses, each the mother to two foals...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Thursday, Oct. 10
Chicago Public, Big Shoulders
Lincoln Park at Taft, at Lane
Steinmetz at Roosevelt, 4:15 at Lane
Chicago Public, Illini Heartland
Harper at Marshall, 4:15 at Rockne
Chicago Public, Illini Land of Lincoln
Harlan at Julian,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:08 PM
When Brian Harris, superintendent of Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200, recently visited a third-grade math class, he noticed the teacher juggling three different types of instruction.
It was clear, he said, that the students had...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Changes in state testing have made it challenging to compare a child's progress from year to year, leaders in Wheaton Warrenville District 200 said.
According to data released this week, test scores have dropped at schools in the district, like many...