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  • Easter Seals teams up with USA Network's “Playing House” to raise early screening awareness

    VILLA PARK – More than 1 million U.S. children begin kindergarten with an undiagnosed developmental delay, so Easter Seals has teamed up with producer ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 chosen to offer AP Capstone course

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Over the course of the school year, more than 200 students in Community High School District 155 will take part in a new Advanced Place ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • McHenry High School District 156 teachers union approve call to strike

    McHENRY – The teachers union for McHenry Community High School District 156 has authorized a call to strike in October after contract negotiations hav ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 6:37 pm
  • Midwestern University hosts dental program for veterans

    Katie Riesenberg, a dental student at Midwestern University, provides care for a veteran at the DuPage County Health Department’s dental facility earl ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Wheaton Public Library eyes potential revamp of building

    WHEATON – As the world changes its consumption of information, the local library, one of the oldest institutions of learning, will look to follow suit ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • St. Charles East teen continues family tradition with Mr. Orange and Black win

    ST. CHARLES – Keith Dwyer had a decade of family history to live up to Friday morning when he entered his last Mr. and Mrs. Orange and Black competiti ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • New St. Peter School principal brings vision, mission

    GENEVA – After years of declining enrollment and leadership turnover, St. Peter School in Geneva is starting anew with Principal Tricia Weis.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Morton College announces president finalists

    CICERO – Morton College has narrowed the list of presidential nominees to four.Morton College’s Pres ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Lincoln-Way hires interim consultant, hears auditing recommendations

    NEW LENOX – The Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board decided to hire a retired educator to review daily school district operations as it moves f ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Crystal Lake District 47 school board approves union contract for support staff

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Longtime support staff of Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 could be eligible for new loyalty bonuses under the union contract ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Huntley School District 158 teachers union, board finalize 2-year contract

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Education Association and the Huntley Community School District 158 Board have finalized a two-year contract, the district annou ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Larson: Two-year property tax freeze would harm students

    A key centerpiece of the budget wrangling in Springfield focuses on the governor's proposal of a two-year freeze on property taxes. While advocating f ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Lemont High School hosting parent seminar Sept. 15

    LEMONT – Counselor Claudia Evenson will lead a program for parents of middle school and high school students titled, Raising Kids Who Can Say No, at 7 ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Algonquin-based District 300 looks at rezoning Carpentersville schools

    ALGONQUIN – The Community Unit School District 300 Board on Tuesday saw options detailing how a section of the district could be rezoned and reconfigu ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • McHenry County College seeks to reinvigorate alumni program, overhaul website

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College wants to reach out to its alumni.Plans are in the works for th ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:18 am
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