Ross Shellenberger’s ability to see the beauty in anything is what many people say made him a good art teacher, and an even better mentor at Libertyville High School.
Students from throughout his 37-year career traveled from around the country last week to join neighbors and family to celebrate the beauty that was his life.
Sept. 16 9:16 a.m. |
A crowd surrounding Major League Baseball legend and outfielder Lou Brock hung on his every word at the Field House Sports and Fitness Center in Waukegan on Saturday, Sept 13.
Sept. 14 2:31 p.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
For Seattle resident Nate Yaccino, Barrington will always be a special place. When he was 18, the Hoffman Estates native moved into a run-down house on Route 59 in Barrington. There he built a recording studio and began working with local bands.
Sept. 12 6 a.m. |
It was a quite a birthday for former Gurnee Mayor Richard Welton on Saturday as friends, family and politicians came out to honor him at a ground breaking for a new park in his name on Old Grand Avenue on the east side of Gurnee.
Sept. 7 6:09 p.m. |
Ashley Reid finished third overall (second runner-up) out of 62 contestants in the Miss Illinois USA pageant
Sept. 7 10:50 a.m. |
News-sun staff report
As community activists and public officials struggle to prevent the spread of heroin in suburban Chicago, a Hawthorn Woods family has taken matters into its own hands in a more discrete way.
By the end of the day Monday, with help from the Labor Day parade crowd, it is estimated that several thousand people will have visited the half-scale traveling Vietnam Wall Memorial along Shiloh Boulevard in Zion.
Sept. 1 8:08 p.m. |
Everyone seemed to have had a dobar provod (good time) on Saturday and Sunday at The Taste of Serbia Festival. The festival isn’t just the biggest annual fundraiser for the St. Basil of Ostrog Serbian Orthodox Church in Lake Forest.
Aug. 31 3:14 p.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
Lake Forest’s Daniel Jasica has been selected the next associate judge of the 19th Judicial Circuit in Lake County. Jasica, 48, said he regards his appointment to the bench as “a tremendous honor.”
Aug. 27 2 p.m. |