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  Students and parents attended a back-to-school open house Sunday at Mechanics Grove School, which will now take in students from Lincoln School. The open house, which stressed unity between the two schools, featured two large murals created by the...

Unity stressed as Mundelein reconfigures schools

Updated: 8/14/2011 08:35 PM

  As the clay grew taller and then wider, then developed a lip along the upper edge, 5-year-old Nicholas Maskell of Batavia glanced up, eyes glowing, and said, "Mom, look!" The boy was learning how to use a pottery wheel in the kids activities section...

Batavia art fest draws crowds for 7th year

Updated: 8/14/2011 06:28 PM

  Visitors to Wheaton's Cantigny Park on Sunday were treated to an open-air market, wine-tasting events and live music as part of French Connection Day, the park's annual celebration of founder Robert McCormick's ties to France.

Cantigny celebrates founder's love for France

Updated: 8/14/2011 06:25 PM

  Despite a first-place finish in the percussion division, the Rosemont Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps finished 3rd in this weekend's national championship in Indianapolis.

Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps finish 3rd

Updated: 8/14/2011 06:39 PM

  Some students in Naperville Unit District 203 spent a portion of their summer refurbishing computers that the district will give to students who otherwise could not afford them. The recipients can keep the computers, and get tech support, as long as...

District 203 refurbishes computers for students

Updated: 8/15/2011 06:31 AM

  A North Aurora man recently lost his bid to have an armed violence conviction and a 12-year prison sentence overturned by an appellate court.

Court denies North Aurora man's weapons appeal

Updated: 8/14/2011 06:14 PM

  Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty dropped out of the race for the GOP presidential nomination on Sunday, hours after finishing a disappointing third in the Iowa straw poll.

Pawlenty drops out of GOP race after Iowa straw poll

Updated: 8/14/2011 12:05 PM

  When two airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center almost 10 years ago, Peg Mulhall of Huntley felt the need to do something. Almost 10 years later she, along with four of her friends from the Sun City subdivision, are arranging a flag memorial...

Huntley women planning 9/11 memorial in Sun City

Updated: 8/14/2011 07:18 AM

  Tony Petrillo celebrating his first Million as general manager of Arlington Park, enjoys bringing the world to Arlington Heights. "To get a horse population with international connections increases the competitiveness of horses here in the United...

Arlington Park boss expands track's reach, stature

Updated: 8/14/2011 07:16 AM

  Versatile Indian actor Shammi Kapoor has died after a long career in Bollywood. He was 79.

Popular Indian actor Shammi Kapoor dies at 79

Updated: 8/14/2011 06:26 AM

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