| May 8, 2013
| 5:04 AM
Pat Brady’s resignation Tuesday as chairman of the state’s Republican Party was a move months in the making, an effort to leave on his own terms rather than being ousted for his support of gay marriage.
But in leaving the post, effective...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Midway Airport has received a reprieve from possible overnight closures of its air-traffic control tower, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski said Tuesday.
The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce on Wednesday that 72 airports, including Midway,...
| Apr 22, 2013
Peter McGuinness, an East Coast advertising wunderkind who took the helm at DDB Chicago less than two years ago, is competitive, passionate and driven to succeed. He also likes to stir things up.
Those qualities got him into and out of hot water growing...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Bloomington, Ill., (AgPR) - Heidi Kalb of Oelwein, Iowa, has been named the Iowa state winner of the 2013 GROWMARK essay contest for FFA members. The theme of this year's contest was Fighting Domestic and Global Hunger.
In her contest entry, Kalb...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:37 PM
The Aberdeen Regional Airport will have backup de-icing equipment beginning next week.
The failure of a de-icing truck caused interruptions in Delta Airlines flight service in early February.
When conditions dictate it, ice must be removed from the...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Rick Pearson reports: Wealthy venture capitalist Bruce Rauner says he’s been on a listening tour to decide whether to seek the Republican nomination for governor, but his exploratory committee indicated Tuesday it already has raised $1.3 million.......
| Apr 2, 2013
Q: Since milk and cream are ultra-pasteurized I am having a hard time making ricotta and Greek cheese. Do you have any suggestions or do you know where I can purchase pasteurized (not ultra) milk or cream? I know raw milk is not sold in the U.S. I hope...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Herreid: Donald Weisbeck, 80, of Herreid died Friday, March 29, 2013, at a hospital in Eureka.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Herreid, with Fr. Thomas Clement officiating....
| Mar 24, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Chicago appears to have dodged the worst of an early-spring snow system that is dumping six to 10 inches on Central Illinois, according to the National Weather Service.
But according to State Police Sunday night, motorists traveling in Kankakee,...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:31 PM
For her final season on Deerfield’s track and field team, Hayley Dorfman has high expectations. After narrowly missing out on a trip to the state meet last season with a third place sectionals finish, the sprinter and high jumper has already added...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford said Monday a decision on whether to run for the 2014 Republican nomination for governor is more a matter of when than if.
Speaking to reporters after appearing at the City Club of Chicago, the first-term treasurer said...