LANSING | The village may hire a Rolling Meadows-based company to do a thorough scan of the condition of its nearly 89 miles of streets to get detailed information about what repairs will be needed.
SPRINGFIELD | For a generation of central Illinoisans, the names "Bill Brady" and "Dan Rutherford" have been a mainstay on the ballot at election time, each of the men running for one state governmental post or another.
Students looking to begin college have a new option to consider — Governors State University is converting into a four-year university.
SPRINGFIELD | A federal lawsuit challenging Illinois' 2009 campaign finance law is unlikely to be settled before the end of the 2014 election season.
LANSING | Village officials are preparing to renew a contract with a Norwalk, Conn.-based company that helped to negotiate a lower rate for residents' electricity service.
CALUMET CITY | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, hosted a health insurance enrollment event Friday at his offices, 1910 Sibley Blvd.
SPRINGFIELD | Boat renters in Illinois could soon be required to watch a boating safety video before they can get on the water, under a proposal endorsed by a House panel this week.
SOUTH HOLLAND | State Rep. Will Davis, D-East Hazel Crest, will host an Affordable Care Act enrollment event from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Thornton Township Hall, 333 E. 162nd St.
CHICAGO | A website that offers Illinois consumers more information about insurance costs could help address widespread confusion about choosing a plan on the government sites that are a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care law.
SPRINGFIELD | A plan to require special permits for most all-terrain vehicles in Illinois has been scuttled amid concerns the program wasn't ready for prime time.
OLYMPIA FIELDS | James Hrabak, chief investment officer for MB Financial Bank’s Wealth Management Group, will be the guest speaker at the Prairie State College Foundation economic forecast breakfast, at 7:30 a.m. March 14, at the Olympia Fields Country Club, at 2800 Country Club Drive. MB Fi…
CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional North Mock Trial team won second place at the sixth Municipal District’s Mock Trial Competition on Feb. 15 at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights.
Chiara Barbato, 17, is challenging her world view as a foreign exchange student from Rome, Italy.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council delayed approval of payments related to last year’s purchase and installation of a data backup solution for the city’s computer server.
SPRINGFIELD | While a child advocacy group's report shows that more Illinois kids now have health insurance, it also warns that health disparities related to income and race could intensify if there are program cuts to Medicaid and social services as the state faces a large dip in revenues n…
CHICAGO | Mayors of some of America's biggest cities said Thursday that cities, not Washington, D.C., are driving the country's economic growth.
UNIVERSITY PARK | The College of Business and Public Administration at Governors State University is hosting a virtual graduate programs information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 24.
SOUTH HOLLAND | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, visited South Suburban College last week to tour the adult education areas of the college, according to a news release.
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CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School is hosting its 12th annual Marian Madness NCAA Tournament celebration on April 5 in the Sister M. Paul McCaughey, O.P. Leadership Center.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Students from several south suburban area high schools will have their art work on display at the Prairie State College High School Juried Art Exhibit from March 17 through April 3. The exhibit is being hosted at the Christopher Art Gallery, on the PSC campus at 202 S. Halsted St.
MERRILLVILLE | Indiana Parenting Institute will conduct a free Cultural Competence Workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in Meeting Room B of the Merrillville branch of the Lake County Public Library, 1919 W. U.S. 30.
Third-grade teacher Kailey Arrivo was recently chosen as a recipient of the Back to School Bonanza classroom stock-up promotion sponsored by Peapod in partnership with Reckitt and Kimberly-Clark.
LANSING | St. Ann Catholic Church celebrated Ash Wednesday Mass with the school's students at 9 a.m.
TINLEY PARK | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., invites the public to a panel discussion about the critical role of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at DeVry University, 18624 W. Creek Drive.
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