• Lincoln-Way East senior Nick Mihajlovich stands on the podium Saturday, Feb. 16, after receiving his 182-pound state metal at the IHSA individual state wrestling final in Champaign. Clark Brooks/PhotoNews Media

    Mihajlovich ends wrestling career at East with a state medal

    February 18, 2019 By Steve Millar, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Lincoln-Way East senior Nick Mihajlovich (49-5) earned his first state medal Saturday, Feb. 16, with a fifth-place finish at 182 at the State Farm Center in Champaign.

  • Kaley Sheehan (left) was the top scorer for the Griffins on Friday, Feb. 15, in the title game of the Class 4A Thornton Regional in Harvey. Lincoln-Way East ultimately fell to Thornwood 56-51. 22nd Century Media file photo

    Thunderbirds edge Griffins for regional championship

    February 17, 2019 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
  • Frank Radochonski, Pop’s Italian Beef & Sausage founder, stands next to a sign announcing the franchise’s new “no antibiotics ever” chicken. Max Lapthorne/22nd Century Media

    Pop’s embraces healthy trend with new antibiotic-free chicken

    February 16, 2019 By Max Lapthorne, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    When Pop’s Italian Beef & Sausage founder Frank Radochonski makes decisions about the restaurant chain, he does his best to think like a customer.

  • Lincoln-Way Central German teacher Aaron Raatjes works with students in his class. Raatjes is one of 32 finalists for the Golden Apple Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo submitted

    Lincoln-Way teacher named finalist for Golden Apple award

    February 15, 2019 By Megan Schuller, Assistant Editor News

    In 2003 Aaron Raatjes was a student roaming the halls and preparing to graduate from Lincoln-Way East.

  • Pictured are some of the 33 entries local children submitted to The Frankfort Station’s 2019 Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest. Megan Schuller/22nd Century Media

    Love, creativity, vibrancy claim crown in Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest

    February 14, 2019 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts

    The glitter has settled on the 2019 Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest. And it’s hard not to feel the love right now.