| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:17 PM
The Northern State University trumpet and rhythm group Dominant 7 is having a reunion and a concert on Saturday.
The concert will be in the Ward Hotel ballroom, with the music beginning at 9 p.m. The doors open at 8 p.m. Admission is aimed at...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The Hinsdale Township High School Board has named the acting superintendent Bruce Law as its permanent leader.
The board voted 6-1 in favor of the appointment. The vote came Monday after the board met in closed session for a short time.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Dear Liz: What are your thoughts on charitable giving? I hear about tithing (giving 10% of income) but would have real problems trying to maintain that commitment. That said, I'd like to become a regular donor to a reputable charity.
Answer: Most U.S....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:10 PM
The Highland Park campus of Christ Church, 1713 Green Bay Road, will be the setting for a homegrown CD release party on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
"Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs" is a musical collaboration between...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Could the oldest profession be losing its customers?
Fewer men say they have ever paid for sex — or been paid for it — than a few decades ago, according to a nationally representative survey. But scholars and activists are divided over...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:51 PM
— Last year, as the U.S. Olympic swimming trials drew record crowds in Omaha, the popular refrain was Michael Phelps had created a wave of general interest in the sport that would keep rolling.
Last week, as the first U.S. Championships or...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:52 AM
As immigration legislation grinds through Congress — and as immigrants are branded “illegals,” “criminals,” “anchor babies” and worse — perhaps it's time to think of this population in another light.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Two Lyons Township High School seniors earned top scores on the ACT college admission and placement exam, placing them among the top one-tenth of 1 percent of test-takers in the nation, Lyons Township High School announced.
Marko Kostich, of Burr Ridge,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:04 PM
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Dustin Reichard, a graduate of Clear Spring High School Class of 2003, recently completed his doctorate in ecological and evolutionary biology with a minor in animal behavior at Indiana University.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:26 AM
SOUTH BEND -- The University of Notre Dame is considering establishing a School of International Affairs.
The idea has been discussed among some top administrators for about three years, according to R. Scott Appleby, director of the university's Kroc...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:59 AM
A gizmo that can immediately tell if a school visitor is a sex offender. An agri-science curriculum. IPad tablets for each student.
These and other changes await students at various local school districts as they return to classes in the next two weeks....
| Aug 3, 2013
| 6:38 PM
When the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center women’s club swimming team took to the National Club Swimming Assn. Summer Championships, it relied on five locals to guide them near the top of the standings Saturday.
Three Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and two...