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  • Weekend picks: Natalie Cole unforgettable at NCC Feb 7, 2015 6:30 AM
    Grammy Award-winner Natalie Cole performs her hits and some of her latest forays into Latin music at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall in Naperville. See actor Todd Bridges draw from his memoir, “Killing Willis,” for his standup comedy routine when he performs at the Comedy Shrine in Aurora. There's plenty of racing and free-wheelin' stunts in the Monster Jam at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

  • Weekend picks: Todd Bridges sheds his 'Strokes' Feb 6, 2015 6:10 AM
    See actor Todd Bridges draw from his memoir, “Killing Willis,” for his standup comedy routine when he performs at the Comedy Shrine in Aurora. There's plenty of racing and free-wheelin' stunts in the Monster Jam at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont. Visitors can cross-country ski by candlelight at the Sportsman's Country Club as the glow of candles illuminates a trail along the golf course in Northbrook.

  • Wild weekend? Bullriders, Monster Jam coming to 'burbs Feb 7, 2015 8:25 AM
    Make it a wild weekend with bucking broncos at the Sears Centre or Monster Jam at the Allstate. Or, check out a classical concert, a winter wonder event or a musical look at marriage. These are just a few of the events this weekend in the suburbs.

  • Presidents’ Issue New Report on Granting Baccalaureate Degrees for Various Fields Feb 5, 2015 4:17 PM
    Illinois Council of Community College Presidents NORMAL Illinois community college presidents approved a recommendation urging the community college system be allowed to grant four-year baccalaureate degrees for nursing and other applied career areas at their meeting on Friday, January 30. “This recommendation, which took nearly one year to study and prepare, shows our community colleges can be the place where students can earn the degrees close to home which is important to their families and communities,” said Thomas Choice, the president of the Illinois Council of Community College Presidents. The study recommends community colleges be authorized to grant four-year degrees for applied careers and nursing degrees. Illinois would join 21 others states already offering these four-year degrees. Illinois officials have discussed the concept and experiences for families in other states for several years. “Our study indicates many employers across the state need a workforce with a higher level of education. Community colleges are uniquely positioned with their strong industry and workforce relationships to provide these programs” said Carl Sandberg College President Lori Sundberg. Sundberg chaired the committee that wrote the report. The Council will work with the Illinois Community College Trustees Association, the Illinois Community College Board, the Illinois Board of Higher Education and the legislature to ensure the necessary steps to move forward. Choice, who is president of Kishwaukee College in Malta Illinois, noted the report recommends the addition of these programs be managed without any additional state funding. It is anticipated that the variable tuition program already used by many community colleges for career and technical degrees would be used for these four-year degrees. The applied baccalaureate degrees would cover fields like automotive, respiratory therapy and dental hygiene among others.

  • GLMV Chamber Names 2015 board of directors Feb 16, 2015 1:41 PM
    The Green Oaks, Libertyville, Mundelein, Vernon Hills (GLMV) Chamber of Commerce named its 2015 board of directors.

  • Take a trip around the world at the 4-H International Festival Feb 12, 2015 1:26 PM
    Each year, the Lake County 4-H Clubs choose countries to learn about and create in-depth displays.

  • D214 Community Education Travel Talks! is Feb. 13 Feb 5, 2015 7:02 AM
    D214 Community Education Travel Talks! is Feb. 13

  • PM Prime Steakhouse Hosts Supper Club Events Feb 5, 2015 9:46 AM
    Don your fedora or your pill box hat and get ready for the PM Prime Supper Club. Guests will step back in time to an era of straight-up martinis, silk suits and the sounds of Sinatra crooning in the background.

  • LifeSource calls for blood donation awareness during Black History Month Feb 3, 2015 10:48 AM
    In honor of Black History Month, LifeSource is highlighting the importance of blood donation among African-Americans. Thirty-seven percent of the population is eligible to donate blood, yet fewer than 10 percent actually donate. Less than one percent of these blood donations are from African-Americans.

  • Weekend picks: Monster Jam revs up at Allstate Feb 3, 2015 1:32 PM
    There’s plenty of racing and free-wheelin’ stunts in the Monster Jam, starting on Thursday at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont. Broadway vet Jenny Lee Stern stars in the revue "Patsy Cline: She's Got You," celebrating the late country music legend Thursday at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights.

  • Redhawks Registration is Now Open Feb 5, 2015 7:21 AM
    - Open to residents of ALL Northwest suburbs - Practice starts August 1st - All coaches are ASEP certified - All kids welcome - NO tryouts, NO cuts! - Feeder program for all District 211 High schools - Mandatory play time - Little Scholars Program rewards for academic success - Payment plans available - Free camps on Sundays in June and July - Games on Saturdays and Sundays

  • New documentary tells untold story of ‘85 Chicago Bears Feb 2, 2015 5:11 PM
    Filming is currently under way for a new feature-length documentary on the 1985 Super Bowl-Champion Chicago Bears. “’85: The Untold Story of the Greatest Team in Pro Football History” is slated for release this fall, coinciding with the 30th anniversary of this iconic team’s lone Super Bowl winning season.

  • St Stephen Culinaires present the 4th Dinner in the series; Oriental Dinner Feb 2, 2015 9:23 AM
    .St Stephen Culinaires present the 4th Dinner in the series; Oriental Dinner

  • Gina Kimmel expands vintage lingerie lines Feb 3, 2015 9:06 AM
    Kukec's People features Gina Kimmel, ex-wife of Jimmy Kimmel and Hoffman Estates native, who has returned to the Chicago area to establish her own line of lingerie modeled after vintage lingerie of 1920s through 1960s.

  • Sunday picks: See 'Groundhog Day' in Woodstock Feb 1, 2015 6:00 AM
    Screenings of the 1993 film “Groundhog Day,” starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell, at the Woodstock Theatre are part of Woodstock's annual Groundhog Day activities.

  • Weekend picks: Giordano Dance premieres 'Shirt' Jan 31, 2015 6:00 AM
    The Windy City's own internationally famous Giordano Dance Chicago performs a repertory concert featuring the world premiere of Ray Mercer's “Shirt Off My Back,” Autumn Eckman's revised “Moving Sidewalks” and revivals of other works on Saturday at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago.

  • Entertainment venues side with Rosemont on not releasing show records Jan 30, 2015 9:40 AM
    Suburban governments that run entertainment venues admit that like Rosemont they might not be forthcoming with all the financial details about the shows they book. That's despite an Illinois attorney general's office decision that Rosemont violated the Freedom of Information Act when it denied a request for details about incentives given to Garth Brooks' concert promoter.

  • Kohl’s Cares to award nearly $400,000 in scholarships Jan 30, 2015 5:36 PM
    Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program recently announced it will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to more than 2,500 students who have made a positive impact on their communities. Nominations for kids, age 6 to 18, will be accepted Jan. 30 to March 13 at “Children around the country are doing inspiring work in their communities every day and Kohl's is proud to reward these future leaders through the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program,” said Bevin Bailis.

  • Weekend picks: Uncle Lar plays Zanies Rosemont Jan 30, 2015 6:00 AM
    Chicago-area comedian Larry Reeb, informally known as “Uncle Lar,” sarcastically expounds on all kinds of controversial topics this weekend at Zanies at MB Financial Park in Rosemont.

  • High school students can Explore ACES March 13-14 Jan 30, 2015 10:24 PM
    High school students can learn more about the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at “Explore ACES” on March 13-14. This student-run event introduces both prospective and admitted students to ACES faculty, academic offerings, and student organizations. More than 100 exhibits showcase academics, research, and student development opportunities. Students can also learn about study-abroad programs, how ACES graduates are using their degrees, and tips on applying for more than $2.5 million in scholarships within the College of ACES.

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