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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.



Student athletes donate thousands of sweatshirts to shelter as winter approaches  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — On Chicago's West Side, a warm mission arrived by semi truck Sunday as more than a dozen student athletes from around the Chicago area ...



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.



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



Kathleen A. (Frain) Talenco  nwitimes.com

HIGHLAND, IN - Kathleen A. (Frain) Talenco, of Highland, IN, born on April 8, 1924 in Lowell, MA, passed away at age 94 on September 2, 2018. Kathleen grew ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



Craig's Campbell drafted by Cubs in 36th round  Gazettextra

Leading up to the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft, Janesville Craig standout catcher Jacob Campbell worked out for a number of organizations.



Mary Josephine Canik | Obituaries  Gazettextra

April 11, 1923 - November 11, 2018. Beloit, WI -- Mary Josephine Erbach Canik, 95, of Beloit, WI. died Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Premier Rehabilitation ...



Marilyn Diane Reinders | Obituaries  Gazettextra

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



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 ...



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...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Karen A. Ledger | Obituaries  Gazettextra

September 30, 2018. Chicago, IL -- Karen A. Ledger, 65, of Chicago and formerly of Elkhorn, WI, passed away September 30, 2018. Longtime employee of ...



Robert Eugene Fritz | Obituaries  Gazettextra

January 29, 1929 - December 17, 2018. Harvard, IL -- Robert Eugene Fritz, Harvard, IL, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on December ...



Charles "Chuck" Nolan | Obituaries  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 ...



Wedding: Sarah Ekblad and Matthew Messner | Weddings  Gazettextra

Sarah Ekblad and Matthew Messner were married June 9, in Porticello, Sicily, Italy.



Frank Jerry Ontl | Obituaries  Gazettextra

March 26, 1921 - November 14, 2018. Walworth, WI -- Frank Jerry Ontl a resident of Walworth, WI, for 66 years, died November 14, 2018, at the Wisconsin ...



Memorial Planned For Former York Cross Country Coach  Patch.com

York Cross Country Coach Passes Away - Elmhurst, IL - A memorial celebration of Newton's life is tentatively planned for January at York High School.



James "Jim" Weiner | Obituaries  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 ...



Craig's Benton expects target on his back as a Wisconsin commit  Gazettextra

Janesville Craig senior Keeanu Benton was largely flying under the football radar a year ago, but he turned heads during his junior year and has verbally ...



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 ...



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 ...



Patricia A. Otto | Obituaries  Gazettextra

July 25, 1929 - November 3, 2018. Janesville, WI -- Patricia A. Otto, age 89, of Janesville, WI, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 3, ...



Front Page Slider, At Preservation Park, fun for the family  Beloit Daily News

TOWN OF BELOIT - Cool winds and cloudy skies prevailed over Preservation Park on Saturday, but no one seemed t.



John "Jack" Carlson | Obituaries  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 ...



James "Mike" Baker | Obituaries  Gazettextra

September 14, 1945 - October 8, 2018. Edgerton, WI -- James "Mike" Baker, age 73, of Edgerton, WI passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018, at his home.



Wilhelm "Opa" Hauer | Obituaries  Gazettextra

March 24, 1923 - December 13, 2018. Delavan, WI -- Wilhelm Oskar Hauer was born in Germany on March 24, 1923. He was born to Edward and Emma Hauer.



Death notices for Nov. 29, 2018 | Death Notices  Gazettextra

Kevin L. Alwin, 62, Janesville, died Tuesday at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville. Services will be at noon Saturday at Schneider Funeral ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



Josephine Shafer | Obituaries  Gazettextra

August 18, 1920 - November 8, 2018. Beloit, WI -- Josephine Shafer, age 98, of Beloit, WI died Thursday, November 08, 2018 at the Department of Veteran ...



It's a slow, painful recovery for this former manufacturing town  PBS NewsHour

Once a proud industrial town, Janesville, Wisconsin, was knocked for a loop in 2008 when General Motors idled its assembly plant, the area's long-time largest ...



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 ...



Brenda Ford, teacher who helped kids see the world, dead at 72  Chicago Sun-Times

Brenda Ford, a longtime Chicago teacher and union activist who took her students on life-changing trips, has died at 72.



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Edgerton arts booster remembered for generosity, passion | Local News  Gazettextra

Friends and colleagues remember William Wartmann as generous and passionate. He died Sunday at Agrace Hospice in Janesville.



Harold "Slip" Dickman | Obituaries  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., ...



Wisconsin Hitmen down Rock County Rage in MSFL opener  Gazettextra

Defending Mid-State Football League champions Wisconsin Hitmen defeated league-newcomer Rock County 19-7 in the league opener Saturday night.



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.



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 ...



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, ...



Delavan-Darien's Speth shows competitive side, leadership as three-sport athlete  Gazettextra

Delavan-Darien's Jaida Speth was a first-team all-Southern Lakes Conference selection as the lone senior on her basketball team and is now the lone senior for ...



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 ...



Town of Delavan man faces five counts of arson  Gazettextra

Walworth County prosecutors Tuesday charged a town of Delavan man with five counts of arson in connection with fires two years ago, four months ago and last ...



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 ...



Evanston High School grad spins romantic web for Spidey in 'Homecoming'  Chicago Daily Herald

Laura Harrier remembers the moment she received The Call. "I was in total shock!" the former Evanston resident said. "I had all these calls from my agent.



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 ...



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.



20Q: Catching up with percussionist extraordinaire Wally Ingram  Gazettextra

Editor's note: Kicks presents 20Q, a feature that introduces readers to people involved in the area's arts and entertainment community. Compiled by kicks Editor ...



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 ...



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 ...



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!



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Bullets over Janesville: Gunfire figures in four recent incidents  Gazettextra

Janesville Police Chief Dave Moore said Monday the number of guns available to people could have played a role in a spate of gunfire incidents in recent days.



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 ...



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

Eleven years ago, the National Basketball Association was blessed with one of the deepest and most talented draft classes in the history of league. Led by the ...



'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.



Cash bond set for 'felony lane gang' suspect  Gazettextra

A woman suspected of being a member of the nationwide felony lane gang was held on $20000 cash bond after her appearance in Rock County Court on ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Sue Conway, versatile singer who performed worldwide, dies at 67  Chicago Tribune

Sue Conway, a singer who performed in a variety of styles on stage, in films and in music halls worldwide, has died at 67.



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.



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



Farm & Fleet to expand into Michigan | Business  Gazettextra

Blain's Farm & Fleet has announced it's expanding into Michigan.



Bucks complete draft-night trade for second-round guard Sterling Brown  OnMilwaukee.com

The wait is over, and guard Sterling Brown is officially a member of the Bucks. Milwaukee finalized its trade with the Philadelphia 76ers to acquire the draft rights ...



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 ...



Sisters doin' it for themselves: Show unites Catholics, comedy  Gazettextra

EDGERTON—DeShawn Christiansen was watching auditions when Kory Friend made her bid for a lead role in “Sister Act.” Christiansen knew Friend as a solid ...



Chicago Windsurfer Hopes To Catch Good Air At London Olympics  CBS Local

LONDON (CBS) – With opening ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Games just hours away, the full impact of being in the Olympics has hit Bob Willis like a gale ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



227 Sitcom Creater, Christine Houston to Release Sensational Debut Novel  Guardian Express

Award winning playwright Christine Houston, creator of hit sitcom “227,” and staff writer for “Punky Brewster,” and “The Jeffersons,” has done it again, with her ...



7095 - 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 ...



Location drives Mecum to pick Walworth | Archives  Janesville Gazette

An additional 24 jobs will be created through 2014, which would double the full-time staff in three years, company president and CEO Dana Mecum said in a ...



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.



Owners foreclose on downtown Delavan hotel | Archives  Janesville Gazette

Midwest Hotels, Inc., last week foreclosed on the mortgage for the former Delavan House Hotel, 215 W. Walworth Ave., Delavan. The company owed $4.7 million ...



Perspectives on gang violence in Janesville | Archives  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 ...



Janesville heater manufacturer sold | Archives  Janesville Gazette

Barry Brandt recently bought the assets of Lenan Corp. from Les and Nancy Marzahl, who founded the company in 1976 and fueled its growth as a manufacturer ...



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