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CHARLESTON, Ill. — Several 1,600-meter runners emerged from the check-in tent at O'Brien Stadium on Thursday and were hit with cool, rainy gusts of wind as they took their starting positions during the Class 1A boys track and field state...
Paul Rowan Weiler, 56, of Science Hill, passed away Sunday, April 28, at his residence. Born Sept. 24, 1956, in Harlan, Paul was a son of the late Sandford Logan Weiler Sr., M.D. and Betty Fulton Weiler. He attended Frankliin County High School and...
If you can't get in — or can't afford — a top business school, is an MBA from a lesser-known school worth it? The answer depends largely on the student. Those gunning for the top of the organizational chart, and without the networking...
The District 95 school board has hired a principal for Lake Zurich High School who is a familiar face around the district. Kent Nightlinger, who lives in Palatine, will rejoin the district July 1. He served as assistant principal for student services at...
— 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....
Thanksgiving is all about football, right? OK, OK, it's about giving thanks. I know that. I do. Giving thanks for all of those wonderful folks in your life that can be described with words that begin with the letter F. Like family. And friends....
Reader Denise Wells Palfy speaks for the lot of us, or at least a lot of us, when she laments the beleaguered state of our discourse—and not just the political kind. "Aren't the English teachers appalled at the frequent ungrammatical speech?" she...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Burnham, Teachers, Education, Students
Firsts come up a lot in conversations about Ann E. Smith. She was the first African-American woman to win a statewide election in Illinois, for a spot on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Years before, she was the first African-American to be...
Tags: Slavery, Insurance, Barack Obama, Republican Party, Back Pain
Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program. She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
Dorene Wiese isn't afraid of going against tradition — even though tradition means everything to her. She was one of seven American Indians in the state of Minnesota to ever graduate high school in 1967. She went on to get her bachelor's degree and...
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