| Apr 22, 2013
Peter McGuinness, an East Coast advertising wunderkind who took the helm at DDB Chicago less than two years ago, is competitive, passionate and driven to succeed. He also likes to stir things up.
Those qualities got him into and out of hot water growing...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:04 AM
Pat Brady’s resignation Tuesday as chairman of the state’s Republican Party was a move months in the making, an effort to leave on his own terms rather than being ousted for his support of gay marriage.
But in leaving the post, effective...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:37 PM
The Aberdeen Regional Airport will have backup de-icing equipment beginning next week.
The failure of a de-icing truck caused interruptions in Delta Airlines flight service in early February.
When conditions dictate it, ice must be removed from the...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Chicago appears to have dodged the worst of an early-spring snow system that is dumping six to 10 inches on Central Illinois, according to the National Weather Service.
But according to State Police Sunday night, motorists traveling in Kankakee,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford said Monday a decision on whether to run for the 2014 Republican nomination for governor is more a matter of when than if.
Speaking to reporters after appearing at the City Club of Chicago, the first-term treasurer said...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:30 PM
(Bloomington, IL) – Despite scoring more than two regulation goals in a game for the first time in nine games, the Rapid City Rush were unable to pick up their first win streak of the season on Saturday night. Bloomington Blaze stars Jon Booras and...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:53 PM
(Bloomington, IL) – With an opportunity to jump up two spots in the CHL’s Berry Conference, the Rapid City Rush clipped the Bloomington Blaze 2-1 on Wednesday night. The Rush were able to hold the league’s top offense to one goal and...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Drew Peterson’s new life as an Illinois Department of Corrections inmate has begun.
Peterson was transferred this morning to the Stateville Correctional Center near Crest Hill, where he was evaluated for placement based upon factors such as his...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:18 AM
To say The Last Bison have a lot of irons in the fire is a flaming understatement. The band's major-label debut album, "Inheritance," is set for a March 5 release. A new video is in progress. On Tuesday, the band heads back out on the road.
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:09 PM
(Editor's Note: A letter to the editor published Jan. 26 regarding the vegan diet and the flu epidemic is a form letter that was published in many newspapers across the country. The version that was sent to the Daily American listed it was by Walt...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:07 PM
(Moline, IL) – For the fifth time in their last ten contests, the Rapid City Rush needed more than 60 minutes to decide the winner of the game on Friday night. Powered by goals from Damian Surma and Rusty Masters, along with eight shootout saves...