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Ask an expert - Mike Stone ordained minister

What is the goal or your new evening prayer group? Mike Stone of Hinsdale is a chaplain and an ordained minister. But he doesn't believe that worship has to take place inside a church. As far as he's...

 

New theater group happy result of referendum's success

Kari Galassi has spent far more time on a soccer field than a stage. Yet somehow she has found herself at the helm of YES! Productions, a new theater program for young people in and around Hinsdale...

 

Ask an expert - Jaydn Chipman, oncology exercise specialist

What role does relaxation play in fighting cancer? A battle against cancer involves so much more than a patient's body, doctors and drugs. It also affects the person's mind, emotions, family and...

 

Adventure of travel hasn't lost its allure

The Klinger family's annual excursions to destinations far and wide began when Sylvia and Bob's children, David and Katharine, were very young. "We started in the late '90s and we just kept going,"...

 

Huth enters final season as football mom

Football has never been just a game for Corey Huth. It's an experience that brings a whole community together. All three of Huth's children have been involved in the Hinsdale Central High School...

 

Central actors ready to tackle unknown

Hinsdale Central senior Tess Klygis isn't one to "just wing it." Whether it's a test, an audition or a performance, she likes to be prepared. And that's exactly why she decided to be part of the...

 

Teachers learn lessons in South Africa

While temperatures were hitting all-time highs in Illinois, a group of teachers and administrators from Hinsdale District 181 were wearing winter coats to ward off a winter chill. July is winter in...

 

Ask an expert - Jessica Schultz, elementary school teacher

How should families ready for the start of school? With just one week left before the first day of the new school year, many children might be tempted to cram as much summer as possible into their...

 

Curtains rise on fall shows

Whether you're looking for drama, mystery or an emotional musical experience, it can be found on a stage not far from home. New shows are opening at theaters throughout the area, offering Hinsdaleans...

 

Camp more than a vacation for family

A month without a phone, video games or a computer is a pretty harsh punishment by any American teenager's standards. But for Boone and Cooper Brackett of Hinsdale, it's the best part of summer....

 

Love of Porsche brings admirers together for good

"Time is money" is more than a cliché for Hinsdale resident Tim Olsen. It's the basis on which he built his business. After retiring from a career in the racing industry, Olsen created Olsen...

 

Lessons in science, history, God's love

Vacation Bible School at Grace Episcopal Church in Hinsdale is different things to different people. To 3-year-old Alex Tims, it's an introduction to what life will be like when he starts preschool...

 

Island ultimate getaway for Hinsdalean

Johanna Delaney always goes to her Maine vacation home with intentions of settling in for a long summer read. But she's quickly reminded that the beauty around her is far more captivating than the...

 

Agent profile - Carol Lee Cikanek

Carol Lee Cikanek learned the basics of the real estate business long before she even dreamed of selling her first house. Jobs selling floral arrangements, fine china and crystal, and photography equi...

 

Portrait paints picture of family's past

A long-forgotten painting provided Hinsdale resident Ginger White with far more than a picture to adorn her living room wall. It led to the discovery of her family’s very storied history. Years...

 

Indiana native feels at home at Hinsdale Park and Rec

She’s completed her classes and even donned her cap and gown, but Jilian Boger has one last thing to do before she officially graduates from Indiana University, and she’s doing it in Hinsdale....

 

Hinsdale woman loves every destination

The decision to take her career in a different direction 30-plus years ago opened up a whole new world for Hinsdale resident Diane Sarther. Along with her switch from hospital nurse to college...

 

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