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Cook County Forest Preserve

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  • Preserves and parks offering memorial trees and benches — for a price

    Preserves and parks offering memorial trees and benches — for a price
    Nearly every day in the last years of his life, Casimir Paugys drove to Thatcher Woods Forest Preserve in River Forest, sat in his car, read the paper and enjoyed the placid pond and nature center there.
  • Winnetka receives grant for flood control work

     Winnetka receives grant for flood control work
    Bolstered by a $2 million grant from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, officials in Winnetka said Tuesday that they are moving ahead with a $4 million stormwater management project aiming to prevent flooding on the northwest side of the...

    Glenview police reports: Wedding ring stolen from rehab resident

    Glenview police reports: Wedding ring stolen from rehab resident
    The following items were taken from Glenview police reports: A wedding ring, valued at $1,000, was stolen from a resident on the 2400 block of Indigo Lane while he or she was at a rehabilitation center on the 1500 block of Greenwood Road between April...

    Controversial Cook County forest preserve buy is largest in 45 years

    Controversial Cook County forest preserve buy is largest in 45 years
    As drivers top the crest of Algonquin Road in Barrington Hills, they’re treated to a rare sight in the Chicago area: a sweeping vista of horses grazing on rolling hills, groves of trees lining the horizon. The verdant expanse of land that makes up...

    A network of biking trails winds through Lake County

    Letter to Editor This is in response to “Improved bike routes coming to Chicago suburbs” (News, May 25).  We appreciated this article bringing attention to the connection of trails and bike routes across the region. However, it failed to...