After leading the Concordia-Chicago football team to its best finish in the 87-year history of the program this fall season, Lonnie Pries recently resigned as head coach of the Cougars and accepted the athletic director and head football coach positions at Concordia Ann Arbor, Mich.
Forty-eight hours after a severe storm swept over the area Sunday afternoon over 1,000 are still without power in Oak Park and River Forest. As of 12:30 p.m. Tuesday ComEd reported 797 customers without power in Oak Park and 233 in River Forest.
A few extra police officers were present at Oak Park and River Forest High School and staff have limited student movement around the building during classes on Thursday, the day after a bomb threat was discovered written on the wall inside a bathroom stall. Attendance at the school was also substantially reduced as many parents chose to hold their kids back from classes Thursday.