Daily Jefferson County Union
Supervisors hire Wehmeier as new administrator
By Lydia Statz Union staff writer JEFFERSON - The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved hiring Benjamin Wehmeier as the next county administrator, finalizing his appointment.
Healthy companies and healthy regions: Connecting the dots
In today's virtual world, it's easy to downplay the significance of place. Yet when it comes to regional prosperity, geography matters.
Notable Lake County Resident to be CLC Commencement Speaker
Lake Forest resident Dean DeBiase , a former College of Lake County student who gained distinction as a Silicon Valley and Chicago business leader, will be the keynote speaker at the college's commencement ceremony on Saturday.. DeBiase, who transferred from CLC a few credits short of earning a degree, will also receive an honorary associate degree ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
NIU Kicks Off National Search For New AD
Northern Illinois University announced Tuesday it has kicked off a national search for the position of associate vice president and director of athletics.
Karen Baker Taught 19 Years in District 308 Mainly as a Fifth Teacher at Long Beach Elementary
The following retirement profile was provided by Oswego 308 . Leading up to the end of the school year, Patch will be posting these profiles for all retiring teachers, administration and staff in the district.
Mon May 13, 2013
Herrera hired as new WNMU dean
Western New Mexico University has named Dr. Jose Herrera as the founding dean for the new College of Arts and Sciences.
Second career a serendipitous fit for Geneva art teacher
But in the early 2000s, he was also a single father to two boys, and needed more cash.
Sat May 11, 2013
New Wheeling HS principal named
Wheeling High School will be headed by a new principal next year, according to a news release issued by Northwest Suburban High School District 214.
Fri May 10, 2013
Goodwill Forms Partnership with Northern Illinois University
Director of Northern Illinois Media and Public Relations Paul Palian says "it's a great idea for recycling and getting items that are still useful into people's hands that need them.
Thu May 09, 2013
Madigan pushes ahead with talks on shifting public pension costs
By Meredith Colias Representatives from public schools, higher education and community colleges testifying before a House committee today warned Speaker Michael Madigan that gradually picking up the cost for their pensions would burden their already strained budgets.
Joliet attorney named to head state bar association
Vincent Cornelius has been elected third vice president of the Illinois State Bar Association, according to a news release issued by the association.
911 operators deal with high stress, low pay
Officials in Cleveland are reviewing the conduct of the 911 operator who handled the call from kidnapping victim Amanda Berry for displaying what they considered to be a "lack of empathy," according to The Cleveland Plain Dealer .
Tue May 07, 2013
Advice for Upcoming Graduates from Lisle Residents, Leaders
A number of Lisle adult leaders and residents, ranging from local high school authorities to the Village's business owners and writers, offered their advice to students who will graduate this month in a Daily Herald article published on Monday.
NIU to begin search for new police chief
Northern Illinois University announced a national search to find a new police chief.
NIU Searches For New Police Chief
Northern Illinois University announced Tuesday a national search will soon be underway to find a police chief for its DeKalb campus.
The Daily Gazette
NIU bids farewell to departing leader
Julie Konczyk is the credit coordinator within the College of Liberal Arts and Science who was a student in 2003 when she met Peters.
Mon May 06, 2013
Quilters Guild ready to inspire at Naperville exhibition
Members of the Riverwalk Quilters Guild plans to share their talents with the community when they host Naperville Quilts! 2013 A - Be Inspired at Northern Illinois University's Naperville campus this weekend.
Allen E. Botimer: Army Veteran, Loved Music
Allen E. Botimer, 81, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2013 in Park Ridge. He was born April 27, 1932 in Defiance, Ohio and had been a resident of Libertyville since 1961.
Joan Broz Lisle leaders offer advice for new graduates
As graduates count down the days that remain to the end of school, former graduates respond to two imminent questions: What is the best advice you ever received as a graduate? What is the best advice you offer graduates?" For Peter Sullivan, principal of Lisle High School, his replies to both questions are identical.