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Lisa Matich of Plainfield, Program Coordinator for the Northwestern College School of Legal Studies in Naperville, was recently admitted to the Bar of the US Supreme Court. Lisa is pictured here in front of the US Supreme Court with her husband Ben, her father Ned and her oldest son Ian.
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Northwestern College’s School of Legal Studies Coordinator Lisa Matich Admitted to the Bar of the US Supreme Court!

[Naperville, IL] Northwestern College President Lawrence Schumacher is pleased to announce that Lisa Matich, the Program Coordinator for the School of Legal Studies at the … Read more ›

Annette Borcky, RN, Administrator of Alden Estates of Shorewood, presents David P. Koniecnzy with his new iPad. Koniecnzy entered an online raffle sponsored by Alden Estates of Shorewood, which specializes in short-term orthopedic recovery and post-acute services.
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Man Wins iPad Raffle

David P. Koniecnzy of Plainfield won an iPad as part of an online raffle sponsored by the new Alden Estates of Shorewood. Koniecnzy was searching … Read more ›

Kim and Khloe Kardashian blow kisses to the crowd at Sears April 20. (Heather Leszczewicz/TribLocal)

Kim and Khloe Kardashian come to town

It was a madhouse at the Woodfield Mall Sears April 20 when reality TV stars Kim and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, … Read more ›

Susan Mammosser is seen with her son Matt Mammosser, right, who is being treated for brain cancer. ( Terrence Antonio James, Chicago Tribune / April 13, 2012 )

Sunday Special | Football: Joliet Catholic’s Matt Mammosser fights cancer with help from friends, family

brightcove.createExperiences(); Matt Mammosser felt like a relative to Lexie Dames before she knew he really was. They went to different grammar schools but played in … Read more ›

The Greater Joliet Area YMCA has announced the hiring of James Watts as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer.
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Greater Joliet Area YMCA Names James Watts as New President and CEO

The Board of Directors of the Greater Joliet Area YMCA has announced the hiring of James Watts as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive … Read more ›

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All You Need is Love and a Financial Plan

Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, reminds couples that taking the next step is not only a marriage of hearts but also a marriage of … Read more ›

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Slovenian Union of America member Paula Bajda Mavec set to climb Mt. Triglav

It’s not often that the adventure of a lifetime is determined at the young age of 70. In a few months, Slovenian born Paula Mavec, … Read more ›

Kimberly Brown wipes away tears after being named Ms. Wheelchair Illinois on Saturday. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

A ‘real surprise’: Teacher wins both Ms. Congeniality and Ms. Wheelchair Illinois

After winning the Ms. Congeniality Award, Kimberly Brown figured she had no shot at winning Ms. Wheelchair Illinois. Most contests use that award as a … Read more ›

Wendy Settles, the 2011 Ms. Wheelchair Illinois winner, will crown the 2012 champion Saturday in Tinley Park. (Photo submitted)

Tinley Park to host Ms. Wheelchair Illinois contest Saturday

For those unfamiliar with the Ms. Wheelchair Illinois/Ms. Wheelchair America competitions, this is not a traditional beauty contest. The Ms. Illinois finals takes place at … Read more ›

James Zimmerman with a new Illinois state record walleye.  Photo courtesy IL DNR
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Pecatonica gives up 2nd state record Walleye

It wasn’t that long ago when there was a lot of talk about a new state record walleye being caught. On January 7th of this … Read more ›