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Rock 'n' roll bash for couple who met at stoplight

A crew of Glory Fingers performers, one of many Sheri Brubeck has coached in her 20 years of puppetry at Kingswood United Methodist Church. | Ronnie Wachter/Sun-Times Media

Buffalo Grove church puppetry group uses ‘fingers to glorify God’

Glory Fingers will celebrate its 20th anniversary on May 4 with performances of “Finding Jesus!” at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the church sanctuary, 401 W. Dundee Road in Buffalo Grove.

In April 2013, James Ensign of Barrington had his Make-A-Wish request granted. Then 9, he got to skate with his favorite sports team, the Chicago Blackhawks, during one of their final practices before heading into the playoffs. | Provided

Ambassadors to honor Blackhawks, White Sox at Make-A-Wish gala

When James Ensign lost his appetite, exhibited little desire to play and had swollen lymph nodes under his jaw and at the base of his skull, the toddler’s mother sensed...

Buffalo Grove High School ranks 18th in U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has released its state and national rankings of the best U.S. high schools, including Buffalo Grove High School at 18th.

Buffalo Grove's Skylar Groth (left) and Plainfield North's Sam Elster look on after Elster headed a ball late in the championship game of the Pepsi Showdown at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Sunday, April 21, 2013.  | J.Geil ~ For Sun-Times Media

Buffalo Grove maintains top spot in Patrick Z. McGavin's girls soccer rankings

Buffalo Grove maintains the top spot in Patrick Z. McGavin's girls soccer rankings.

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Modern cabinet designs for a more efficient kitchen

Your kitchen is one of the most functional spaces in your home. When you are remodeling your kitchen, it is essential to consider both form and fun...

Former Buffalo Grove Village President Elliott Hartstein challenges state Reps. Carol Sente and Elaine Nekritz with questions on the state's pension crisis. | Ronnie Wachter/Sun-Times Media

Sente, Nekritz pressed on pension crisis at town hall meeting

State pension reform proved the hot topic when two local legislators and Buffalo Grove’s village president got together Tuesday for a town hall meeting.

During the first Stevenson High School Board session in district's new meeting room, history and government teachers Dan Larsen (standing left), Michelle Stone (behind Larsen) and David Elbaum (standing right), along with social studies department director Brad Smith (sitting) present their findings about how new uses of existing software can help students who struggle in the reading portion of the ACT. | Ronnie Wachter/Sun-Times Media

Stevenson teachers take ‘Shaq Attaq’ approach to improving ACT scores

Three Stevenson High School teachers have figured out a way to use old software to improve their students’ ACT performance.

Emma Hardin, 20, of Mundelein, Mike Glans, 23, of Richmond and Kara Cimmarusti, 19, of Vernon Hills touch the growing medium on the green roof of CLC's Southlake Campus in Vernon Hills. It is not made of dirt, but porous rock. | Frank Abderholden/Sun-Times Media

College of Lake County students learn the benefits of green roofs

Sure there was some extra credit involved, and a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Chicago’s Uncommon Ground, the country’s first certified organic rooftop farm, but Karly...

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Simple changes to help you prevent varicose veins

Varicose veins are enlarged or damaged veins that occur near the surface of your skin. Typically, this vein disease appears most frequently in the ...

Stevenson earns top 5 ranking in U.S. News & World Report

Stevenson takes the fifth spot in U.S. News & World Report's list of Best High Schools in Illinois.

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