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Senior citizens walk the halls of HF High  The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

Homewood-Flossmoor High School guests at an Oct. 10 senior breakfast and tour listen as teacher Mark Ciesielski, left, explains the training and projects



Girls Sports Month: A look back at Candace Parker in high school  USA TODAY High School Sports

WNBA superstar Candace Parker was throwing down dunks in games in high school and even doubled as the water girl.



Blondean Davis  Jackson Free Press

Tougaloo College named Blondean Davis, chief executive officer of Southland College Prep Charter High School in Chicago, to its board of trustees in June.



Cook County Board 3rd District Democratic candidate: Bill Lowry  Chicago Sun-Times

Bill Lowry is a Democratic candidate for the Cook County Board of Commissioners in the 3rd District. Read his responses to a Sun-Times' questionnaire.



Marilyn Diane Reinders  Gazettextra

September 18, 1932 - October 23, 2018. Lisle, IL/Stoughton/Janesville, WI -- Marilyn Diane (Lukes) Reinders, age 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, ...



Dennis Stanley (Maves) Hess  Gazettextra

December 21, 2018. Milton, WI -- Dennis Stanley (Maves) Hess of Milton, passed away after a brief illness Friday December 21, 2018, at home surrounded by ...



Daniel E. Austin | Obituaries  Gazettextra

March 16, 1962 - January 8, 2019. West Chicago, IL -- Daniel E. Austin, 56, of West Chicago IL, passed away on January 8, 2019, following a battle with cancer.



Engagement: Stephanie Zipp and Will Clanfield | Engagements  Gazettextra

Stephanie Zipp and Will Clanfield are engaged and planning a June 29 wedding at Old St. Patrick's Church in Chicago.



Public record for Jan. 17, 2019  Gazettextra

Rock County. Intoxicated driving arrest. RANDY P. MAIZONET, 62, of 306 West Centre St., village of Footville, at 11:40 p.m. Monday at 9 North County H, town of ...



James "Jim" Weiner  Gazettextra

June 5, 1950 - September 27, 2018. La Grange, WI -- James "Jim" L. Weiner, 68 of La Grange, WI formerly of Chicago, IL, died on Thursday, September 27, 2018 ...



Margaret Tomaso | Obituaries  Gazettextra

June 19, 1944 - December 3, 2018. Lake Geneva area -- Margaret Tomaso, 74, of the Lake Geneva area, died at The Gardens of Ridgestone in Elkhorn, WI.



Ronald S. Staben  Gazettextra

February 11, 1930 - February 6, 2019. Janesville, WI -- Ronald S. Staben, age 88, of Janesville died on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Mercyhealth Hospital ...



Roland Glen Lettman | Obituaries  Gazettextra

July 26, 1952 - January 18, 2019. Milton, WI -- Roland Glen Lettman, age 66, of Milton, WI, passed away on, Friday, January 18, 2019. He was born on July 26, ...



Charles "Chuck" Nolan  Gazettextra

March 11, 1951 - October 8, 2018. Orfordville, WI -- Charles "Chuck" D. Nolan, age 67, of Orfordville, WI, died on Monday, October 8, 2018 surrounded by his ...



The Whigs' Parker Gispert embarks on solo career  Greenville Journal

For more than a decade, the Athens, Georgia, trio The Whigs (singer/guitarist Parker Gispert, drummer Julian Dorio, and bassist Timothy Deaux) played loud and ...



Joyce Elizabeth (Rieser) Atkinson | Obituaries  Gazettextra

July 3, 1943 - October 12, 2018. Delavan Lake, WI -- Joyce Elizabeth (Rieser) Atkinson, 75, of Delavan Lake died at Golden Years Retirement Home on Friday, ...



Wedding: Kristin Pospeschil and Andrew Leibfried, Feb. 23 | Weddings  Gazettextra

Kristin Pospeschil & Andrew Leibfried. Kristin Pospeschil and Andrew Leibfried were married Feb. 23 on a beach in Riviera Maya, Mexico. The reception was ...



Woodmont High briefly locked down after reported threat  Greenville Journal

Woodmont High School was briefly on a partial lockdown today, according to Greenville County Schools. During a partial lockdown, no one is allowed to enter or ...



In between study hall and bedtime, local teens plan March for Our Lives Chicago rally  Chicago Tribune

As teens flock to similar rallies in other major cities including a national rally led by survivors of the Parkland shooting in Washington. D.C., here's a look at the ...



Josephine "Jo" Miller | Obituaries  Gazettextra

December 7, 1927 - September 12, 2018. Footville, WI -- Josephine (Jo) Miller, 90, of Janesville, WI, passed away on September 12, 2018, at Agrace Hospice ...



Jerry W. Petrone | Obituaries  Gazettextra

November 29, 2018. Janesville, WI -- Jerry W. Petrone, 75, of Janesville, WI passed away November 29, 2018. Formerly of Chicago, IL, where he was a ...



Death notices for Feb. 19, 2019 | Death Notices  Gazettextra

Donald F. Anderson, 84, Janesville, died Sunday at home. Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Faith Lutheran Church, Janesville. Visitation will be from 10 ...



Janet I. Bladow  Gazettextra

January 5, 1942 - February 11, 2019. Elkhorn, WI -- Janet I. Bladow, 77 of Elkhorn, WI, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Golden Years ...



Donald J. Bice | Obituaries  Gazettextra

February 4, 1948 - January 12, 2019. Edgerton, WI -- Donald J. Bice, age 70, of Edgerton, passed away suddenly on January 12, 2019. Born in La Crosse, ...



Diane M. Brauer  Gazettextra

August 2, 1941 - February 7, 2019. Delavan, WI -- Diane M. Brauer, age 77, of Delavan passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at West Allis Memorial ...



Former tennis standout accused in opioid robberies | Crime  Gazettextra

A woman who immigrated to the United States to play tennis ended up with a gun in her hand at a Janesville drugstore last June.



Edgerton Police Commission narrows chief candidates to four  Gazettextra

The Edgerton Police Commission has identified four finalists under consideration to be the city's new police chief.



Jeffrey "Jeff" Luengen | Obituaries  Gazettextra

January 31, 1941 - January 31, 2019. Elkhorn, WI -- Jeffrey "Jeff" K. Luengen, 78, of Elkhorn, WI, died Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Aurora St. Luke's Medical ...



Dr. John F. Kozlowicz | Obituaries  Gazettextra

June 1, 1941 - December 19, 2018. Elkhorn, WI -- Dr. John F. Kozlowicz, 77, of Elkhorn, WI, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2018. He was born June 1, ...



13 Illinois Private Schools That Could Cost You an Arm and a Leg  Huffington Post

In 2013, Illinois public schools spent an average of $11842 per student in total expenses ($7000 if measured strictly for classroom expenses), accordin...



John "Jack" Carlson  Gazettextra

November 4, 1934 - October 14, 2018. Janesville, WI -- John E. "Jack" Carlson, 83, of Janesville, WI, died Sunday, October 14, 2018 in his home. He was born ...



Nike Gave Jabari Parker's High School Branded Apparel And That's OK  Deadspin

Grid, a weekly magazine in Chicago, noticed that the best public high schools for basketball in Chicago—a city where high school basketball gets foldout ...



Jeanette and George Taylor | Obituaries  Gazettextra

August 26 and September 1, 2018. Janesville, WI -- Janesville, WI - At 87 years, Jeanette B. Taylor, of Janesville, WI from her home, went to be with her Lord and ...



UW-Whitewater selects interim chancellor in wake of Kopper's resignation  Gazettextra

UW-Whitewater has a new interim chancellor following the resignation of Beverly Kopper, according to a Friday announcement by UW System President Ray ...



Voices From Inauguration Weekend: Who Is Going to Washington and Why  NBC4 Washington

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the country's 45th president on Friday and thousands of his supporters from across the country will attend to witness the ...



Harold "Slip" Dickman  Gazettextra

April 4, 1936 - October 21, 2018. Lake Geneva, WI -- It is with great sadness that the Dickman family announce the passing of their father, Harold R. Dickman, Jr., ...



Restaurant review: Tastes take flight at Beloit's Butterfly Club  Gazettextra

Since 1924, locals have considered Beloit's Butterfly Club a favorite spot for fine dining. The Gazette's restaurant review team The Four Dishes decided to check ...



Joan M. Pancratz  Gazettextra

1957 - February 6, 2019. Delavan, WI -- Joan M. Pancratz, age 61, of Delavan, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Janesville.



Parker H.S. Senior Helps Organize Benefit For Planned Parenthood  DNAinfo

LINCOLN PARK — A Francis Parker High School senior suddenly finds herself a concert impresaria after a Planned Parenthood benefit she was trying to ...



Fourth Ward residents fight against neighborhood stigma | Local News  Gazettextra

Some Fourth Ward residents are working to improve the neighborhood that has historically had higher rates of crime and poverty than the rest of Janesville.



Peninsula Players Announces Scholarship Opportunities for Local Students  Broadway World

Peninsula Players Theatre is pleased to announce the launch of a scholarship for Door County high school seniors pursuing a major or minor in arts ...



Anniversary: Mike and Patty O'Brien, 40 years | Anniversaries  Gazettextra

40 years. Mike and Patty O'Brien. JANESVILLE—Mike and Patty O'Brien will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a marriage blessing during Mass at ...



Still in middle of senior season, Jabari Parker’s high school jersey is already retired  Yahoo! Sports

Chicago (Ill.) Simeon High senior Jabari Parker is extremely talented at basketball. This is not news. He has been the top ranked recruit in the Class of 2013 for ...



A native journey: Janesville man sings for NASCAR  Gazettextra

Janesville resident and Native American Billy Bob Grahn recently sang in his native language for NASCAR fans.



National Signing Day 2018: Local high school athletes decide where they are going to college  First Coast News

National Signing Day is underway on the First Coast. Dozens of talented high school athletes are set to announce where they plan to begin their college careers ...



A Legendary Coach Says Goodbye to His Team After 57 Years  Runner's World

Joe Newton, 87, who coached high school cross country for 62 years, celebrated the end of his coaching career with a party on November 6 in Elmurst, Illinois, ...



Here are candidates for mayor, city council and board of education on Tuesday's ballot  Birmingham Times

Mayoral Candidates. Patricia Bell. Patricia Bell worked with Dr. Richard Arrington on his historic 1979 mayoral campaign, as well as Rev. Jesse Jackson's ...



State ad campaign aims to lure Chicago workers to Wisconsin  Gazettextra

The state's top economic development group plans to spend $1 million to try to lure Chicago area millennials to leave their long commutes behind—and move to ...



Legacy Early College update: Council approves sale of old Berea Elementary  Greenville Journal

The Greenville County Council approved the sale of the old Berea Elementary School property to the nonprofit Campbell Young Leaders, a move that could ...



Made Men Basketball AAU Tryouts | Articles | News | OakPark.com  Wednesday Journal

MADE MEN is the official AAU/grassroots basketball club of NBA player Iman Shumpert (Cleveland Cavaliers). Additional programs include camps, clinics and ...



2018 Rock County Board of Supervisors, District 26 | No Meter  Gazettextra

Incumbent Dave Homan is facing two challengers in the primary race for the Rock County Board in District 26.



Analyst: Janesville Mall could need to get creative amid loss of Boston Store  Gazettextra

An analyst said the Janesville Mall's owners will need to get creative in how they fill vacant space opened by the expected closure of Boston Store.



Raffle of AR-15 by police raises questions | Government  Gazettextra

The union representing Janesville police officers is raising money for cancer sufferers by raffling off an AR-15. Some question whether that's a good idea.



Schaumburg's Beard finds a home with Chicago Mustangs  Chicago Daily Herald

He grew up in the suburbs, but everything about Ephraim "Easy" Beard, a 27-year-old defender for the Chicago Mustangs indoor soccer club, screams Windy ...



Legendary York cross-country coach Joe Newton dies at age 88  Chicago Sun-Times High School Sports

Legendary York cross-country coach Joe Newton died Saturday at his home in Arizona. Newton, 88, began teaching at York in 1956 and became the cross ...



JUF News | Jewish teens present 'The Revenge of Dinah: A Feminist Rape Culture Seder' on May 21  Jewish United Fund

The Passover seder is a complex, ancient tradition steeped in values and meaning. Using the Haggadah as a guide, Jews around the world reflect on events set ...



Byron Trott's BDT buys stake in Athletico Physical Therapy  Crain's Chicago Business

BDT Capital Partners, the Chicago investment firm led by Byron Trott, bought an ownership stake in Oak Brook-based Athletico Physical Therapy and plans to ...



Newton, legendary US cross country coach, dies  International Association of Athletics Federations

Joe Newton, one of the most successful high school cross country coaches in US history, died on Saturday (09). He was 88.



Polling place to remain at Janesville City Hall  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. After pushback from the community, a polling place won't move out of City Hall after all. The fourth-floor City Hall council chambers, which is a ...



Jabari Parker takes you inside his Gatorade commercial debut  OnMilwaukee.com

Jabari Parker makes his commercial debut for Gatorade this morning in a spot called 'Building Jabari Parker' and the Milwaukee Bucks rookie spoke with ...



Northeast Florida athletes seal college futures on Signing Day  WJXT Jacksonville

Dozens of local high school athletes will put pen to paper Wednesday and sign their National Letters of Intent to play collegiate athletics.



Where is the Oldest High School Radio Station in the United States?  Radio Survivor

Happy High School Radio Day! Because of my fascination with radio history, it seems like a great day to delve into the history of high school radio. As is the case ...



This week's Chicagoan: Kelwin Harris, DJ and former assistant to Mayor Daley  Chicago Reader

A first-person account from off the beaten track, as told to Anne Ford. "I was born and raised on the south side, in Auburn-Gresham. I went to high school, ...



Robservations: After 25 years, Catalyst folds into Chicago Reporter  Robert Feder

It's the end of an era for Catalyst Chicago: The influential journal on school reform and urban education has ceased its run as a print publication.



Eric Ferguson: Chicago Native and U.S. Naval Officer Gone Too Soon  Chicago Defender

For parents, no matter how old your children are—even into adulthood—they will forever remain your children. From the first breath that is taken when the baby ...



Boston activist says tax the rich, no apologies to Dad  NewBostonPost

BOSTON – Northeastern University undergraduate Keely Mullen, the social-justice activist who spearheaded a series of marches Wednesday as part of a ...



Sing For Me! Incredible Video Of High School Production Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA  Broadway World

A high school excels with THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA!



Innovative ‘co-working’ spaces planned in old West Greenville mill  WYFF Greenville

A company that provides flexible workplace options is taking over one of Greenville County's old mill buildings.



141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...



Robert W. Farquhar, 83, a retired astrodynamicist, has died  Baltimore Sun

Robert W. Farquhar, a retired NASA astrodynamicist who was an expert in halo orbits, died Oct. 18 of cardiomyopathy at his home in Burke, Va. The former ...



Irish Announce Cross Country Class of 2021  Notre Dame Official Athletic Site

July 18, 2017 By Megan GoldenNOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The University of Notre Dame cross country team announced on Monday that it has added 16 ...



Elmer Douglass Ellis Sr., Washington D.C. lawyer with ties to Birmingham, dies  Birmingham Times

By Monique Jones. The Birmingham Times. Elmer Douglass Ellis Sr. died at the age of 59. Elmer Douglass Ellis Sr, a prominent Washington D.C. lawyer and ...



Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1993 | Marshall's Kim Williams  Chicago Tribune

The people of Englewood Terrace knew long before the rest of Illinois that Ms. Basketball lived in their South Side apartment building. Her picture, clipped out ...



New study identifies Evansville and Delavan as hubs for young adults, families  Gazettextra

A study by UW-Madison shows Evansville is one of 12 municipalities in Wisconsin that remain attractive to young adults.



Huskie Hall of Famer Tom Jorgensen Passes Away  Northern Illinois University Athletics

Dec. 2, 2013 DEKALB, Ill. -- Former Northern Illinois University men’s basketball head coach, and NIU Athletics Hall of Famer, Tom Jorgensen passed.



Milwaukee Bucks acquire draft rights to Brown; Proviso West hires 3 new coaches  West Suburban Journal

By MIKE SANDROLINI. PROVISO | Sterling Brown indicated during his senior year at SMU that he wanted to play pro ball. It appears as if the Milwaukee Bucks ...



Who Is Laura Harrier? Meet Spider-Man's Liz!  Just Jared

Laura Harrier has a starring role in the new Marvel film, Spider-Man: Homecoming, out in theaters at midnight. The 27-year-old actress plays the role of Liz in the ...



A Rare Look Inside The Byron Power Plant  MyStateline.com

It's one of the most recognizable sights in the stateline: the two towers that shoot steam high in the sky can been seen from miles away. Many know the Byron ...



'His legacy is through every runner that puts on the green and white'  Suburban Life Publications

Legendary York cross country coach Joe Newton passes away at age 88.



Are Jabari Parker And Andrew Wiggins The Next Carmelo And LeBron?  Neon Tommy

Both pairs were the most highly-touted duos from deep draft classes.



UW-Milwaukee Undocumented Students Supported By Task Force  UWM Post

UW-Milwaukee's undocumented and DACA students can find support through the task force and DREAMER initiative at places like the Inclusive Excellence ...



Prep Profile: Morgan McCulloch, Janesville Parker | Madison and Wisconsin Sports  Madison.com

Morgan McCulloch is a 10-time letterwinner competing in basketball, cross country and track and field and has compiled a 3.7 GPA. A member of member of ...



Maya Romanoff, wallcovering king, dies at 72 | Chicago Business & Financial News & Analysis  Crain's Chicago Business

Maya Romanoff, who made tie-dyed shirts after a visit to Woodstock and then constructed a wallcovering empire and artistic career, luring such luxury clients as ...



The Fox Cities PAC Announces 2018-19 Season  Broadway World

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has unveiled the 2018-19 Season featuring engaging performances that will delight audiences of all ages and interests.



ATN: February 2016  Gazette Chicago

By William S. Bike. ARMOUR SQUARE PARK PROGRAMS Armour Square Park, located at 3309 S. Shields, has begun registration for winter programs online ...



A final farewell to some of the notable Northwest suburbanites  Chicago Daily Herald

From the "father" of Northwest suburban paramedic *service* to the man whose detective team caught John Wayne Gacy to groundbreaking women in politics, the ...



Sports News, Knights roll over Wildcats  Beloit Daily News

JANESVILLE, Wis. — Three words would best describe Beloit Memorial's win over Verona in the WIAA Division 1 re.



Gun shop burglary suspect mailed manifesto to Trump, police say  CNN

Joseph Jakubowski, the man suspected of burglary at a Wisconsin gun shop, is on the run after allegedly mailing a manifesto to President Donald Trump ...



Interview: Laura Harrier, star of BlacKkKlansman, is set to be the breakout actress of 2018  The Times

What's most striking about Laura Harrier when she stands to shake my hand in Soho House, on Manhattan's Lower East Side, is her delicacy. She's slender as a ...



Perspectives on gang violence in Janesville  Janesville Gazette

The city so far has been spared the murders, turf wars and organized criminal structures that for decades have plagued cities such as Chicago, Milwaukee, Los ...



Vic Law Jr. goes from savior to sidelined to scripting history  Inside NU

How a kid from South Holland jump-started the new era of Northwestern basketball.



'S Wonderful! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is Coming to Fox Cities Performing Arts Center  Broadway World

This February will have you saying 's wonderful' over and over again! The hit musical An American in Paris will be at Thrivent Financial Hall starting February ...



7243 - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson Toward the end of 1982, Mitch Laks noticed posters on the lamp posts near ...



Packer fans bear Bear fans  Janesville Gazette

“When the Bears start getting beat, those Packers fans will start calling me,” he said. Of course, when the Bears are kicking butt, he hears nothing. Kory is a Bear ...



Homeless like me: Local men tell of their own paths to homelessness  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE — "I am the I Am, made in the image of the almighty.



Pepsi leaving Beloit for Janesville site | Archives  Janesville Gazette

Pepsi Beverages has signed a 10-year lease for a 35000-square-foot building on Conde Street owned by Helgesen Development.



Montini Catholic Announces Soccer Captains — Lombard news, photos and events  TribLocal

The Montini Catholic High School Varsity Boys Soccer Team has chosen their 2011 Team Captains. The three captains include seniors Kyle Samas (#9) and ...



Cougar sightings reported, but proof is rare  Janesville Gazette

The friends paddled along an open hillside near the edge of the small lake north of Edgerton, past a Sandhill crane that was by the water. Startled, the bird flew.



F&F Tire & Service opens two new stores  Janesville Gazette

F&F Tire & *Service*, which since 1973 has been based in Janesville, has opened new stores in the Milwaukee suburb of Greenfield and Delavan.



Deteriorating Delavan landmark faces likely July 1 demolition  Janesville Gazette

The construction of the structure itself has fallen to a point where it is no longer safe in the community,” Flood said. “The fire load is very unsafe. I w.



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