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  • Kaneland on parade

    ELBURN – Spectators lined both sides of Prairie Valley Street on Wednesday night in Elburn, eager to get a glimpse at the inaugural Kaneland High Scho ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Wheaton District 200's Whittier Elementary students enjoy new library tech space

    WHEATON – Historically a bastion of quiet study – even in an elementary school – the library at Whittier Elementary School in Wheaton recently has bee ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • McHenry County College seeking literacy volunteers for tutoring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College's Adult Education Department is looking for volunteers to tutor adult students in various subjects, according to ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • MCC's Voices wins 3rd in national literary magazine competition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The student magazine at McHenry County College won third place in a national literary magazine competition, the college announced this ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Crystal Lake-based Prairie Grove School District 46 receives $10,000 from PTO

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A monetary gift from the parent-teacher organization will help Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 put new interactive teachi ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Award-winning author to speak at Elmhurst College

    ELMHURST – As part of Elmhurst College's Cesar Chavez Intercultural Lecture, award-winning author and journalist Miriam Pawel will host "Cesar Chavez: ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Kaneland hopes bonus helps to bring in new bus drivers

    SUGAR GROVE – Officials at Kaneland School District 302 said bus drivers desperately are needed. In an effort to draw drivers who already have the pro ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • North alumnus Jeffrey Austin’s ‘Voice’ audition airs

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles North High School alumnus made his debut Monday on NBC’s “The Voice” singing competition.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Showing Spirit

    Batavia High School junior Addie Bobosky appeared ready for battle during the school’s homecoming week in September.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Wheaton District 200 kicks off facilities-centered engagement with state of the district address

    WHEATON – For years, Community Unit School District 200 has been discussing publicly and internally what needed to be done to address its facility pro ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Cary School District 26 audit results in high financial score

    CARY – For the first time, auditors have estimated the highest level of financial soundness in the annual financial report for Cary Community Consolid ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Salt Creek School District 48 begins strategic planning process

    VILLA PARK – Board of Education members, administrators, teachers, parents and students began the task this month of setting the goals and laying the ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Community rallies to support reopening Buffalo Theater Ensemble at College of DuPage

    Members of the College of DuPage and the District 502 community are asking the school's Board of Trustees to reverse yet another decision by disgraced ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • College of DuPage passes 2016 budget filled with $7.5 million in cuts

    The College of DuPage will shave a few million dollars off of what college staff has called a "bloated budget" and will cut back on what it asks from ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • ‘Batavia Dream Team’ to take on Harlem Ambassadors

    BATAVIA – The “Batavia Dream Team” will take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketball show that starts at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Batavia Hig ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:25 pm
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