Archive | March, 2016

Spring break staycation plans in Chicago

No tropical spring break plans this year? No sweat! Savor your time together in our wonderful Windy City. We’ve broken spring break down into exciting activities that will maximize family bonding and beat the boredom.

Lincoln Prairie’s Amanda Stochl named Illinois PTA’s Outstanding Principal

Lincoln Prairie School Principal Amanda Stochl was chosen as the Illinois PTA Outstanding Principal of the Year. Stochl was nominated by the Lincoln Prairie PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association). “I cannot express how honored I feel to have been chosen for this award,” Stochl said. “Strong parent-school partnerships are the foundation of student success. I […]

GBC Reports Profitable 2015

Global Brass and Copper, Schaumburg, Ill., reported 2015 net earnings of $35.6 million, up 12.3 percent from the previous year, defying industry trends. Full-year sales of $1.5 billion were down 12.0 percent from 2014.

Live Results: Illinois’ 8th Congressional District

Three Democratic candidates are battling in Tuesday’s primary to see who will be their party’s chance to keep control of the state’s 8th Congressional District with incumbent Tammy Duckworth making a U.S. Senate run . The winner of Tuesday’s primary wi…

as it is: No lacrosse team to cut

Kim England, a Woodland Unit District teacher, protested layoffs at a recent school board meeting. Local districts are cutting staff while a suburban district recently lamented having to eliminate its lacrosse team.

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