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  • Revolutionary War re-enactment brings history to life

    Revolutionary War re-enactment brings history to life
    There won't be live ammunition fired at the Revolutionary War re-enactment at Cantigny Park, but simulated rounds from cannons, howitzers and mortars will pack plenty of punch.
  • Wheaton museum replicated in LEGOs

    Wheaton museum replicated in LEGOs
    A new, colorful replica of the DuPage County Historical Museum and grounds may look simple, but is made up of roughly 5,000 LEGO parts and took countless hours to construct. The Wheaton museum asked the Northern Illinois LEGO Train Club to construct the...

    Confessions of houseplant killers

    Confessions of houseplant killers
    I confess and hang my trowel in shame: I am a killer. An executioner of foliage. A poisoner of potter plants. A slayer of sprigs. And so, probably, are you, judging from the responses when I admitted my plant crime on Facebook and invited my friends...

    Woman dies after tree limb falls on her in Cantigny Park

    Woman dies after tree limb falls on her in Cantigny Park
    An elderly woman has died after she was struck by a tree branch that fell in Cantigny Park last week, officials said today. Mildred Hetmanski, 83, of Crete, died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital of multiple injuries, officials with the Cook County...

    Tree limb falls, injures 3 in Wheaton

    Tree limb falls, injures 3 in Wheaton
    Three people were injured after a branch fell from one of the oldest and largest trees near the McCormick Museum at Cantigny Park in Wheaton on Sunday. Two people were taken to Central DuPage Hospital and the third refused treatment, said Phil Zepeda,...