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  • Mo'ne Davis: Is she great only by defeating boys?

    Mo'ne Davis: Is she great only by defeating boys?
    In five days, Mo'ne Davis has gone from a statistical footnote in Little League history to the title character in the most captivating U.S. sports story of the summer -- maybe the entire year. The 18th girl to play in the Little League World Series...
  • James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014

     James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014
    In war, as a combat aviator during World War II, and in peace, as a businessman, civic leader and powerful player in local politics, James Alter was always fighting the good fight. Mr. Alter, 92, died of congestive heart failure Thursday, Aug. 14, in...
  • World Cup showcases national anthems

     World Cup showcases national anthems
    Chicagoan Roxanne Spruance has heard "The Star-Spangled Banner" countless times before sporting events, but this week, as she stood among thousands of red, white and blue-cloaked fans at Soldier Field to watch the U.S. play Belgium in a World Cup match,...
  • Different lists can help you pick a school

    Different lists can help you pick a school
    It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
  • Lake Forest gives lease extension to housing program

    Lake Forest gives lease extension to housing program
    Lake Forest opted to give a lease extension to a nonprofit housing program in the city after hearing from officials at a recent City Council meeting. The city authorized spending up to $250,000 in fiscal year 2015 to work with Community Partners for...
  • Lake Forest, Libertyville, Vernon Hills police blotter: April 18

    Lake Forest, Libertyville, Vernon Hills police blotter: April 18
    The following items were taken from police reports. Lake Forest: A 62-year-old Highwood man was arrested at 3:23 p.m. April 5, on Western Avenue at Westminster Avenue after being seen driving over a sidewalk. Officials charged him with driving on a...
  • Ready, set, go: It's 'Rummage'

     Ready, set, go: It's 'Rummage'
    First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest's spring rummage sale, the 64th version of which is Saturday, has grossed close to $180,000 annually over the past decade for mission programs. A smaller fall sale, set for Sept. 27, will typically gross another...
  • Interview: Chicagoan wins NBC's 'American Dream Builders'

    Interview: Chicagoan wins NBC's 'American Dream Builders'
    Sunday night's finale of NBC's "American Dream Builders" pitted "The General" against the "Bad Boy." And in the end, the "Bad Boy" won. Chicagoan Lukas "the Bad Boy of Design" Machnik beat fellow Chicagoan Jay "The General" Riordan in the final...
  • Remembering Ted Schaefer

    Remembering Ted Schaefer
    Forever cursed, that shabby little Lincolnwood Mall on Touhy. The day before Halloween, 2012: Planted ankle-deep in a heap of scattered shoes while my daughters ransacked Payless for potential costume footwear. "Hurry up and pick, girls. No one's going to...
  • Educator promoted Park Ridge artistic heritage

    Educator promoted Park Ridge artistic heritage
      She was ill, and friends and colleagues could hear it in her voice. But even as her health failed, those who knew Betsy Foxwell said the longtime educator and Park Ridge resident never stopped promoting and preserving her city's artistic heritage....
  • Highland Park 'life savers,' handyman rescued 10

    Highland Park 'life savers,' handyman rescued 10
    Lake Michigan appeared frozen solid along the North Shore in the winter of 1899. The lake's frozen appearance masked the fact that ice thickness ranged from as deep as three feet to razor thin. The lake's waves pulsed under those who ventured on the ice...
  • Lake Forest, Libertyville, Vernon Hills police blotter: Feb. 23

    Lake Forest, Libertyville, Vernon Hills police blotter: Feb. 23
    The following items were taken from police reports. Lake Forest An 18-year-old Chicago man was arrested on Feb. 1 at 12:25 a.m. in the 500 block of North Sheridan Road and charged with illegal possession of cannabis and illegal possession of alcohol...