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Sweet fundraiser at Dunkin’ benefits Orland Jr. High School

April 16, 2019 by Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News, School

Blue and gold accented the walls, ceiling and even the doughnuts during Orland Jr. High Day at Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins.

The April 10 fundraiser found the coffee company and ice cream shop at 11309 W. 143rd St....

UPDATED: D135 superintendent quitting in June but still on leave

by Bill Jones, Editor News, Local Government, School

The Orland School District 135 Board of Education this week accepted the resignation of Superintendent DJ Skogsberg, but it does not take effect until June 30, and he remains on leave for unspecified reasons and for an undetermined length of time...

UPDATED - Election 2019: Lutz, Strand, Augustyniak win D140

by Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor News, Local Government, School

In a six-way race for three four-year terms with the Kirby School District 140 Board of Education, John Lutz led the race with 3,242 votes, with 30 out of 30 precincts reporting, according to unofficial results from the Cook County...

UPDATED - Election 2019: Incumbent Okon appears to be the odd man out in D135 race

by Bill Jones, Editor News, Local Government, School

In a four-way race for three four-year terms on the Orland School D135 Board of Education, incumbent Gregory Okon was the odd man out on election night.

Incumbent Linda Peckham-Dodge led all vote-getters with 4,730,...