| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Mitch Fick joined FOX 17 News in September of 2012 as a general assignment reporter.
Mitch is "riding the rapids" so far in his TV news career, coming to GRAND Rapids from CEDAR Rapids, Iowa - his hometown.
Mitch spent his first two years in the...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 1:01 PM
The literary events at the Chicago Humanities Festival are illustrative of the festival's sprawling theme, “America.” A diverse array of voices, perspectives and characters will illuminate the American experience. And for those whose passion...
| Nov 30, 2012
— Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area.
There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:44 PM
David Plowden's second-floor office in his Winnetka home is not the sanctuary that was his now-shuttered basement darkroom. It is more prone to distractions, but that is just one of the allowances that the celebrated 80-year-old photographer has made to...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
On Sunday afternoon, Northern State University will present a winter concert featuring NSU low brass instructor Jessica Perkins.
The concert begins at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors. There is no...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 2:26 PM
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas Debate Team has been ranked first in Texas and 95th in the world by the International Debate Education Association. UNT’s team was placed ahead of the debate teams from the University of...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Clint Eastwood's appearance last month at the Republican National Convention will undoubtedly go down as one of the more amusing moments in the 2012 presidential campaign. His performance-art speech with an empty chair also qualifies as one of the most...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:21 PM
Chelsea Chavez is leaving it all on the court her senior season.
The senior middle blocker for the Northern State volleyball team is off to a solid start for the Wolves this season. She has started all 13 matches and this season. She leads the team with...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Visionaries. Blake had a special name for them: "Mental Travellers." Their bodies might be enslaved, but not their minds, which roamed and saw things "cold earth wanderers never knew."
If you consider yourself one of these travelers, you're in good...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 5:03 PM
When Shepherd University dean Virginia Hicks saw Jennifer Penland’s application for a teaching post, she knew a common bond connected them — a passion for studying indigenous peoples.
Deeper even was the passion the experienced educators...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The annual shipment of cadavers to Presentation College arrived July 6.
The cadavers, used by the college's allied health department for dissection and learning about human anatomy, were purchased from the University of Iowa, said Trisha Waldman,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:50 AM
AURORA, Colo. -- Prosecutors in the Colorado movie theater shooting on Thursday abruptly dropped their effort to gain access to a notebook written by suspect James Holmes, who appeared in court looking engaged and without the orange hair he had in...