GENOA – The teachers at Genoa-Kingston Middle School usually don’t condone a room full of shouting students.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois University has named Dan Gebo in anthropology, Paul Kelter in literacy education and Zhili Xiao in physics as its 2013 Board of Trustees Professors – a top university honor that recognizes faculty members for international renown in their research and excellence in all facets of teaching.
SYCAMORE – Spanish speakers who would like to learn to speak English, or who would like to take the GED or Illinois driver’s license tests, can find help at Esperanza en Unidad (Hope in Unity).
The American Cancer Society is urgently looking for volunteer drivers in all of its Chicagoland offices. Volunteers drive cancer patients to and from treatments for the Road to Recovery program.
Mold, clean well water and contractors with integrity are all issues homeowners should consider as they rehabilitate their homes after a flood.
Teens aren’t getting a popular high from shady dealers on street corners: they’re finding it in their medicine cabinet.
SYCAMORE – Art Attack Artist Co-op Gallery is seeking new artists. Interested artists will be juried by co-op members and should bring three to four pieces best representative of their work.
Sycamore’s Cinco de Mayo festival marks 16th year
Well-wishers for moms, dads and grads may have to find an alternative to giving helium balloons this year as a global helium shortage worsens.
HINCKLEY – Prom and God. According to Jerry Reingardt of Hinckley, that’s what brought him and his second wife, Janice, together after more than four decades.
DeKALB – If you walk down the Nature Trail, you might see the yellow tags still on the hundreds of shrubs crews planted May 2.