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  • Homecoming in District 94 makes memories and preserves traditions Oct 27, 2014 1:41 PM
    Community High School in West Chicago celebrated homecoming with activities that brought students, staff, alumni and community members together. The celebrations are important, Superintendent Doug Domeracki said, because they carry on traditions and are part of the school's 110-year history.

  • Answering questions about Round Lake Area Unit District 116 referendum question Oct 24, 2014 4:44 PM
    Round Lake Area Unit District 116 next month will try for a second time to gain voter permission to borrow $29 million for a high school expansion and renovation. We provide answers to questions about the measure on the Nov. 4 ballot.

  • Woodlands to perform ‘Anon(ymous)’ in November Oct 24, 2014 4:33 PM
    The Theatre Program at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart presents its fall play, “Anon(ymous),” in the Susan Saint James Performing Arts Center at the school, 760 E. Westleigh Road, Lake Forest, Nov. 6-8 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m.

  • Images: Photo Contest Finalists Oct 24, 2014 1:01 AM
    Each week, you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of October 20.

  • Illinois Brass Band joins Veterans Celebration Concert at St. Charles North Oct 23, 2014 12:41 PM
    St. Charles North High School will present the eighth annual Veterans Celebration Concert saluting the men and women of the armed services at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11. This year’s concert will also feature special guests, the Illinois Brass Band, under the direction of Stephen Squires.

  • Discover ways to reduce your carbon footprint at Green Living Expo Oct 23, 2014 12:53 PM
    Discover how to create a more energy efficient household and make your daily routine more earth-friendly at the seventh annual Green Living Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake.

  • Fall fashion show to aid CASA Kane County Oct 23, 2014 12:57 PM
    On Wednesday, Oct. 29, join CASA Kane County for a fall fashion show, featuring Jane Pabon Boutique’s models showing the newest trends, at Wildwood Restaurant in Geneva. All proceeds benefit CASA Kane County and the nearly 600 abused and neglected children they serve.

  • Rock out, zombie style, at Elgin's Nightmare on Chicago Street Oct 24, 2014 6:14 AM
    Get ready to rock out, zombie style, at Elgin's fourth annual Nightmare on Chicago Street. The event takes place from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, and features a variety of creepy and bizarre acts, along with horror-themed music and costume contest.

  • How bad will our winter be? A caterpillar can tell you. Oct 22, 2014 3:28 PM
    Memories of last year's icy winter are etched in our minds. Many are wondering what's in store this winter. Look no farther than the woolly bear caterpillar. Like Punxsutawney Phil, the renowned groundhog who predicts the coming of spring, the woolly bear caterpillar is said to predict the winter ahead.

  • ‘CEO Unplugged’ a personal look at a leader, Michael Brown of Presence St. Joseph Hospital Oct 23, 2014 1:39 PM
    What led this leader to his transition from a health care clinician to a hospital CEO? What is the secret to sustaining positive relationships with hospital physicians, leadership, staff, and volunteers? Find out how Michael L. Brown, CEO of Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin, defines his leadership style at the popular series, “CEO Unplugged,” sponsored by the Grand Victoria Casino.

  • Dealership employees to help out at Habitat site; auto dealer to donate 2014 car Oct 23, 2014 1:44 PM
    On Sunday, Oct. 26, a dozen volunteers from Fox Valley Auto Group will join in demolishing a fire-damaged home in Aurora for the Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers from dealerships in St. Charles, West Chicago and Schaumburg are expected for the first of two consecutive Sundays of deconstruction at the 911 W. Galena Blvd. site from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Judson welcomes audience participation for ‘Altar-ed: Scenes in a Bridal Shop’ Oct 22, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Judson University Theater Program invites the community to join them for “Altar-ed: Scenes in a Bridal Shop” at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 24 to Nov. 1, in the Performance Hall at Thompson Center, 1151 N. State St., Elgin.

  • New board member for WRLR-FM Oct 21, 2014 8:48 PM
    WRLR-FM in the Round Lake area has a new board member.

  • District 200’s strengths threatened by SB16 Oct 20, 2014 10:43 AM
    Wheaton Warrenville Unit District 200 Superintendent Jeff Schuler has spent his first few weeks on the job getting to know the students, staff, parents and community. He's learned the district's strong points and what the community values about education. But he says District 200's strengths could be in danger if Senate Bill 16 passes the house and changes school funding.

  • Naperville Central teacher aims to create awareness of faith traditions Oct 20, 2014 11:01 AM
    Naperville Central High School social studies teacher Seth Brady is using his platform as a finalist for Illinois Teacher of the Year to promote an idea he has to increase global awareness among students. “I think what the Global Scholar Certificate would do would be to coalesce classes around this common concept, allowing people to make those connections between science, social studies, politics and art, and giving them really a congealed skill set that they can take into another context,” Brady said.

  • The healing process: How the body responds to scrapes and cuts Oct 20, 2014 2:27 PM
    “When you get a cut, how does the body heal? How does your skin heal?,” asked fifth-graders in Elise Diaz and Caroline Dicentio’s classes at Prairie Trail School in Gurnee. 

  • What’s holding young adults back these days? Oct 19, 2014 1:01 AM
    Our Ken Potts says he's increasingly dealing with families facing challenges with their young adult children who seem to be stuck in neutral. Here are a few tips ...

  • Images: Photo Contest Finalists Oct 17, 2014 1:01 AM
    Each week, you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of October 13.

  • Lakes High freshman preparing to compete in baton twirling world championship Oct 16, 2014 8:46 AM

    By Abby Scalf

    Troy Kraly was 4 years old when he held his first baton that was given to him by his older sister, Tess. Now the Lake Villa teen will be twirling and tossing this baton before a worldwide audience. The 14-year-old will represent the United States' junior men's team at the World Twirling Championship next April in Italy.

  • Pumpkin Trolley ready to roll from museum Oct 15, 2014 1:48 PM
    The Fox River Trolley Museum’s Pumpkin Trolley will take be taking families to the “Ole Pumpkin Patch” starting Saturday morning in South Elgin.

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