| Aug 10, 2011
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene:
Toluca player takes first in Golden Arm competition: The Fightin' Titans, a Toluca Baseball Pony League team, enjoyed modest success recently at a Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament.
During the event in New...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:55 PM
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park has placed the legendary author’s boyhood home in Oak Park up for sale for $525,000.
Plans by the foundation to convert the house from its current use as a three-unit apartment house to a learning...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway's home is up for sale.
Hemingway's childhood home is in Oak Park, and is going for $525,000. It's now being used as a three-unit apartment.
Plans to convert the house into a learning center fell through when...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 7:58 AM
Your ears are in for a treat at the Illinois Storytelling Festival, Saturday September 24th at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. Tellers from many cultures will share their talents with family audiences in the afternoon & adult audiences...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Former Newport Harbor High standout Kirby Burnham and UC Irvine starters Aly Squires and Kristin Winkler are among 48 players selected to participate in the U.S women's national A2 volleyball team program this summer.
Burnham, a 6-foot-3 outside hitter...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:00 PM
A $200,000 bail was set today for a Lakeview school teacher charged with punching his dog to death in anger when it refused to get into a bathtub after it “ate every piece of paper” in the man's apartment and soiled itself.
Derek Fierro, 25,...
| Mar 7, 2010
Garrard McClendon describes it as a "divine" moment.
Last October, moments before he was to go on air to host his CLTV show, "Garrard McClendon Live," his wife, Quanica, called him at his desk. She was frantic.
"Leave the office," she said, before...
| Sep 16, 2010
Michael Barnett sold his business to stay home and take care of his wife when she was diagnosed with terminal cancer. He realized that some of the people that made the most difference in his wife's life were caregivers and nurses and after she died he...
| Jan 21, 2010
Residents of the northern suburbs don't have to travel to downtown Chicago or move to a far-flung location to attend top Illinois colleges and universities, thanks to the University Center of Lake County.
As a consortium of institutions, the University...
| Jan 21, 2010
The lecture was entitled "How I Made $300,000 My Senior Year," and the house was packed. Dominican University alumnus Chad Scott gave this talk last spring at the school's biennial Entrepreneur's Boot Camp, a popular event that helps budding entrepreneurs...
| Sep 17, 2009
Business is the hottest degree on campuses right now. Health care is the hottest job sector. Culinary careers are just plain hot. How can these work together?
Starting this fall at Kendall College, business majors can earn a concentration in food service...
| Dec 26, 2007
| 8:21 AM
One would think being ranked No. 1 in the nation would be cause for celebration.
That's not the case for Illinois junior wrestler Mike Poeta (Highland Park) -- at least not yet.
The 157-pounder finds himself atop the national rankings thanks to his...