| Apr 14, 2015
| 10:53 AM
Not many projections in life rank as certain as death and taxes, but future flooding in and around Skokie is awfully close.
There is only so much capacity in any stormwater management system, and with an increase in the number of heavy rainstorms, as...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 1:47 PM
On a morning that opened with frost on the ground while temperatures hovered around 30 degrees, signs of spring were literally in the air over the Almond Marsh in Grayslake for the Lake County Audubon Society's annual Rookery Watch.
On Saturday, great...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:23 PM
Officials from Elgin and the Forest Preserve District of Kane County are set to meet April 15 for a preliminary discussion about a potential deal that would have the district getting the city's portion of what was the Fox River Country Day School,...
| Mar 26, 2015
Is that cloying Disney tune "It’s a Small World" banging around endlessly in your cranium?
Here in Lake County, we can help you.
We also can assist if you’re feeling the urge to smother Harry Potter with his invisibility cloak and turn...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Check out festivals and events in February across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 4:24 PM
NEWINGTON — The 6-year-long battle of Cedar Mountain is over.
Mayor Stephen Woods announced Thursday that Toll Brothers is dropping its long-standing and controversial attempt to build luxury homes on the mountain and the town will seek to buy...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:40 PM
In a few months, a pair of small unmanned drones will soar over forests and swamps in southwestern Nigeria, their onboard cameras scanning the ground for the remains of a lost civilization.
They'll be sussing out the scars of large-scale ditches and...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Carolyn Moor and her husband were both 36 years old the night he was thrown from his vehicle in a hit-and-run accident that killed him.
It was Valentine's Day nearly 15 years ago. Suddenly a widow with two young children, Moor joined a support group for...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 10:47 AM
The Chicago region offers a multitude of places where families can discover the natural world. In his book, “How to Raise a Wild Child” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), paleontologist Scott Sampson offers advice on how parents can help kids...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 4:19 PM
Tall Southern tales, raging sawgrass fires and ambitious townsfolk living along the jagged coastline in the Ten Thousand Islands dwell in Jim Goldberg and Jordan Stein's new photography installation at the Norton Museum of Art. A spotlight on the...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 12:19 PM
County officials and the public joined together recently to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Green Cay Nature Center's opening in Boynton Beach.
The original owners of the land were on hand, Ted and Trudy Winsberg.
"We bought 300 acres of...