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  • Dual credit courses give teens a head start on college Mar 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    Technology Center of DuPage offers dual credit courses, allowing high school students to earn high school and college credit at the same time. Students can explore career interests in depth while working ahead on degree programs and possibly saving significantly on tuition, says Jim Thorne, director of the association that runs the Technology Center of DuPage.

     
  • Meet Easter Bunny (and his friends) at Great Egg Scramble Mar 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    To make the Great Egg Scramble at Cosley Zoo extra special, the Easter Bunny gets a little help from his friends. Children who participate can hunt for eggs, join activities, and meet the bunny himself from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28. But the Easter Bunny also has two furry friends at the zoo who also will make time for a visit: a French lop rabbit named Cadbury and a Dutch rabbit named Petey.

     
  • Therapy dog is ‘special friend’ in West Chicago District 33 Mar 27, 2015 9:41 AM
    Students -- especially those with special education needs -- at Leman Middle School in West Chicago are benefitting from reading aloud to Churchill, a therapy dog. Students practice their reading skills with Churchill and his owner, volunteer Jeanine Schueman, and can build their confidence without the pressure of reading in front of peers.

     
  • Naperville charity fueling good through stories Mar 27, 2015 9:41 AM
    Marion Ruthig’s first career revolved around numbers, but in her second career leading the nonprofit I Support Community, she’s learned never to underestimate the power of words, especially when arranged into stories.

     
  • Mundelein/Vernon Hills Rotary Club offers scholarships Mar 27, 2015 12:35 PM
    The Mundelein/Vernon Hills Rotary Club is accepting applications from high school seniors at Mundelein High School and Vernon Hills High School for its 2015 academic scholarships.

     
  • ‘Restaurant: Impossible’ chef Robert Irvine brings stage show to Naperville Mar 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    “Robert Irvine Live,” a stage show featuring the Food Network celebrity chef, is anything but predictable. The show is coming Friday, March 27, to North Central College in Naperville, and Irvine says fans looking for a traditional cooking show should just stay home. So what is the show, exactly? The Daily Herald spoke with Irvine to get a taste of what the 49-year-old has cooking.

     
  • Images: See the winning images from our weekly photo contest Mar 27, 2015 8:58 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 March 23.

     
  • Audubon program examines wetlands and climate change Mar 25, 2015 12:47 PM
    Gary Sullivan, senior restoration ecologist of The Wetlands Initiative, will discuss reducing fossil fuel use at the Lake County Audbubon Society’s meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 6, at the Libertyville village hall.

     
  • Two Round Lake Park officers recognized for achievements Mar 24, 2015 1:54 PM
    Two Round Lake Park police officers were recognized for achievement at the March 17 village board meeting. Officer Randy Reuter was named Officer of the Year and Officer Matthew Lyons was presented the Medal of Life.

     
  • Stevenson senior’s entrepreneurial spirit helps other students achieve success Mar 24, 2015 1:55 PM
    Though he was operating on only four hours of sleep, Matthew Zalewski showed no signs of slowing down. The Stevenson High School senior has been working in high gear since last fall, when he launched Epiphamatics, a tutoring company specializing in math support for elementary and middle school students.

     
  • Mundelein elementary school student artists have new gallery,Studio 75 Mar 23, 2015 12:54 PM
    There is a new addition to the Mundelein art scene, thanks to the hard work and talent of Mundelein Elementary District 75 students and staff. Studio 75 is the name given to the newly renovated student art gallery and professional development center in the district’s administrative offices.

     
  • Waukegan citizens group evaluates suggestions for Ray Bradbury Memorial Mar 23, 2015 1:41 PM
    Moving forward with plans to honor Waukegan’s Ray Bradbury, a citizens committee is sifting through close to 100 proposals and suggestions from sculptors, artists and fans of the legendary author.

     
  • Images: See the winning entries from our weekly photo contest Mar 20, 2015 7:00 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 March 16.

     
  • Colors will fly during first Holi Mela at DuPage fairgrounds Mar 20, 2015 1:53 PM
    This year in DuPage County, spring will arrive with flying colors — literally. The Federation of Indian Associations is hosting Holi Mela: Festival of Color on Saturday, March 21, at the DuPage County Fairgrounds.

     
  • School districts meet to outline Vision 20/20 Mar 18, 2015 10:33 AM
    The school boards and administrators from Benjamin Elementary District 25, West Chicago Elementary District 33, Winfield Elementary District 34, and Community High School District 94 recently met to discuss common vision, leadership and direction. Here's what happened ...

     
  • Rotary Club of Gurnee, Six Flags Great America team up to host ‘Devil Dash’ Mar 18, 2015 1:11 PM
    The Rotary Club of Gurnee is teaming up with Six Flags Great America to sponsor a 5K fun run through Six Flags this spring.

     
  • Job fair gives students skills for summer jobs and beyond Mar 18, 2015 2:03 PM
    The KidsMatter Student Job Fair on Wednesday, March 25, at North Central College in Naperville aims to do more than connect teens and young adults with potential employers. It also works to arm them with skills like resume building and interviewing techniques that will serve them for life.

     
  • Youth lacrosse is fast, fun and growing in popularity Mar 17, 2015 8:49 AM
    “How is the lacrosse community growing?,” asked a young patron attending a Fremont Public Library youth program.

     
  • Round Lake Area Exchange Club announces its March Hometown Hero Mar 17, 2015 1:56 PM
    The Round Lake Area Exchange Club has announced the March Hometown Hero is U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Derek Horn, a 19-year resident of Trevor, Wisconsin. Horn was registered for this honor by his grandmother, Patricia Horn of Round Lake Beach.

     
  • Improv Playhouse to perform ‘The Gathering’ Mar 16, 2015 4:03 PM
    The Improv Playhouse will produce "The Gathering," the late-Josephine Raciti Forsberg's contemporary adaptation of the last hour of the Last Supper, directed by David Brian Stuart.

     
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