Latest Northern Illinois University Stories

2008-06-24 02:30:14

By Dennis Bartlow, Commercial-News, Danville, Ill. Jun. 23--WILLIAMSPORT, Ind. -- Terry and Dee Roderick have pleasant memories of their time in Warren County. Technically, Terry is superintendent of the Metropolitan School District of Warren County until the end of the month, but the Rodericks already have left the Hoosier state. They have moved to Florida to a home they built in a retirement community south of Orlando. The Rodericks never regretted the moved from northern...

2007-04-19 21:00:27

Each year, the Club Guadalupano of Elgin honors outstanding graduating Hispanic students and two adults who have contributed to the community. Its 13th Annual Latino Awards Banquet was Saturday night. All of these students rank in the high percentages of their high school classes, but also excel in community service. Zoilo Santiago Memorial Awards - Micaela Shawlee, Bartlett High School Service, activities: Coordinated volunteer group of students to work at local pet store to help...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'