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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 ›

Darnya’ Jamerson accepts a $1,000 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship
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Plainfield South High School Student wins $1,000 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

Darnya’ Jamerson of Plainfield South High School is among 170 Illinois students who have been named the Comcast Foundation’s 2012 Leaders and Achievers. As such, … 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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Plainfield Resident Wins an iPad from Alden

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 ›

Sisters Pamela Kuykendall, Prescillia Spencer and Patricia Jones to graduate together from Benedictine University.
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Sisters complete academic hat trick – all three graduate on the same day

Lisle, Illinois ~ Patricia Jones has a keen eye for uncovering the truth. One day, a woman carrying a particularly suspicious tray of cookies passed … 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 ›

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 ›

Walker's Grove 5th grader Hunter Kiger, with his certificate and special
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Plainfield 5th grader becomes first Super Achiever

When Hunter Kiger joined Cub Scouts as a 1st grader, he said he wanted to earn “all the Scout patches there are.” He came pretty … Read more ›

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UPS Honors Illinois Drivers For 25 Years Of Safe Driving

CHICAGO, Feb. 23, 2012 — UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced 56 elite drivers from Illinois are among 1,235 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, … Read more ›

A memorial to Melissa Lech, killed by a hit-and-run driver in Joliet in 2008. Inset: Melissa Lech (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune. Inset: Family photo)

Man confesses 4 years later: ‘I was the one who hit your sister’

Michelle Lech spent four years contemplating the identity of the nameless, faceless hit-and-run driver who killed her sister as she walked along a Joliet street. … Read more ›

Investigator drops lawsuit against parents of Riley Fox

A private investigator suing Kevin and Melissa Fox for unpaid bills dropped the suit Thursday. An attorney for National Investigators and Security declined comment about … Read more ›