| Apr 22, 2015
It's not going to happen this year or next, and it may not ever take place. But on a table in the office of Rob Gunther, Park Forest's recreation and parks director, is a mind-boggling concept sketch of what the village's Somonauk Park could become.
| Apr 21, 2015
| 8:38 AM
Celebration of Life
COLCHESTER - There will be a Celebration of Life for former Culinary Arts teacher Donna Kaik at Bacon Academy, 611 Norwich Ave., on Saturday, April 25, at 1 p.m. All family, friends and members of the community are welcome to join...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 4:09 AM
The clue was pretty simple: A short hike to the Indian Rock Shelters trailhead, then look for an ink stamp under a rock near a large oak tree. One down, 21 more to go.
The search was part of Madison Land Conservation Trust's 2015 "Trail Hike Challenge."...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:03 PM
There are several reasons for leaving the City Farm open:
• Preservation of the beautiful historic land in order to keep developers from destroying it;
• The city-calculated $740,000 value of the inmate service through grass-cutting,...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:51 AM
As Americans, we like to believe the rule of law in our country is respected and fairly applied, and that only those who commit crimes of fraud or violence are punished and imprisoned. But the reality is often different. It is surprisingly easy for...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:42 PM
Residents fighting to preserve the Pullman neighborhood cheered President Barack Obama in Chicago on Thursday as he designated the factory district a national monument after an announcement of nearly $8 million in local donations to support site projects....
| Feb 15, 2015
| 3:55 AM
It's a BOGO!
This long weekend we're celebrating two holidays with Valentine's Day on Saturday and Presidents Day on Monday.
For a change, I'm suggesting we forgo shopping and sales and get out and enjoy some free fun in the South Florida sun.
| Apr 3, 2015
| 6:25 PM
WASHINGTON — Oil and gas drillers ran afoul of regulators on average 2.5 times a day in three energy-intensive states for mistakes such as wastewater spills, well leaks or pipeline ruptures during the boom in hydraulic fracturing.
Online records in...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 1:20 PM
Broward County's largest park is the 1,500-acre Anne Kolb Nature Center in Hollywood (number two is the Markham Park & Target Range in Sunrise, with 669 acres).
Anne Kolb was an award-winning journalist who in 1974 became the first woman elected to...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 2:11 PM
Nineteen Naperville residents are actively vying for eight open positions on the City Council on April 7. Some are incumbents, some former council members, others currently serve on boards and commissions in the city and the broader community. Some are...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 8:20 AM
The Virginia Living Museum in Newport News and the brand new Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach are among the three winners of this year's Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards.
The Living Museum on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard won kudos for...