| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:07 PM
On Colleen Smith's right shoulder, just about the level of her collarbone, is tattoo of Roman numerals, VI• IV• MMXII. They signify a date, June 4, 2012, one of several over the last 27 months that Smith either wants to remember or knows she...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:17 PM
American teenagers have been branded as "lazy" and "disengaged from the world."
Society views them as uninvolved and not focused on making an impact on their community and environment. This social stigma has persisted for some time, but a study by the...
| 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.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:10 PM
It was evident in June that the Bellarmine-Jefferson High football program was in trouble. With new Coach Lance Fauria on the job for just one month and the team suffering from a low turnout, Bell-Jeff didn't participate in spring practices.
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Many people pursue careers in sales after they graduate from college because of the wide range of opportunities available. It’s also a promising field because of the growth it’s experiencing post-recession. According to Economic Modeling...
| 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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Oh, where have the aliens gone?
Once a staple of summer, as familiar as humidity, the classic flying saucer Roswell types have vanished from pop culture. Instead, we've had different staples: Iron Man, Adam Sandler, Stephen King. We've been brought 31...
| 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,...
| 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 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 13, 2013
This is a story about a blue crab killed for no good reason.
It is a story about birth and rebirth, law and life, nature and nurture, cooperation and connection, cultivation and civilization, production and destruction, seed and greed, Adam and Eve....