| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Thanksgiving is still three weeks away, but guess what: If you want your first choice of a great specialty turkey, you'd better get your order in soon. The best birds fly off the shelves, particularly at the smaller butcher shops and markets. A couple...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Looking for organic craft beer to go along with the biodynamic veggies, organic farmhouse cheese and grass-fed organic beef on your shopping list? A few years ago there were only a few certified organic brews, but more brewers are tackling the challenge...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:43 PM
In a major turnaround that argues for strong fisheries management, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s trusted Seafood Watch program has upgraded the status of 21 commercially important fish, including most species of Pacific rockfish in a report released...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:55 PM
A $2.7 million investment in new laboratories at Deerfield Public Schools District 109 is already generating enhanced creativity a few weeks into the new term.
Six new labs, four for science, one for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:06 PM
People around the world celebrate the upcoming holiday season in myriad ways. The Museum of Science and Industry salutes that diversity with its colorful dual celebration, "Christmas Around the World" and "Holidays of Light."
The festivities open with a...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 6:15 PM
The following items were taken from Lake Forest police records.
A 31-year-old Lake Forest man was arrested at 9:49 p.m. Oct. 13 on Route 41 at Westleigh Road. He was served with a Cook County warrant for driving on a suspended license and transported to...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 8:59 PM
The following incidents were taken from Lake Forest police reports:
A riding lawn mower was stolen from a residence in the 700 block of Washington Road sometime during the weekend of Oct. 1-2.
A 75-year-old Lake Forest woman was arrested at 10:14 p.m....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:08 PM
When European buckthorn and other nonnative invasive plants were removed from Forest Park in Lake Forest this spring, people driving along Deerpath Road or walking on the park's lawn could see Lake Michigan. The view had been obscured for many years as...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Lake Forest's Public Works Committee directed engineering consultant Strand & Associates to evaluate four company proposals for a costly retrofitting of the city water plant with 10-inch membrane filters, now the industry standard.
The city will chose...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The following items were taken from Lake Forest police reports:
A 48-year-old Lake Forest man was arrested at 1:22 a.m. Sept. 28 in the 1100 block of Ashley Road. He was charged with battery and theft of services for non-payment of a cab ride.
| Oct 17, 2014
| 12:19 PM
A 59-year-old Lake Bluff man was arrested at 5:54 p.m. Oct. 1 at the scene of an accident on Waukegan Road at Deerpath Road. He was charged with DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
A 22-year-old Chicago man was arrested at 11:39 p.m....