| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Police in north suburban Winnetka are investigating a possible cougar sighting near the Erickson Forest Preserve.
The unconfirmed sighting Monday night near the 1300 Block of Willow Road follows reliable reports of a cougar in suburban Glencoe just a...
| Sep 13, 2012
The 10-month project that uses native plants to knit the soil surrounding the garden's North Lake into a firm, erosion-resistant mixture that also enhances the habitat for animal life.
The Chicago Botanic Garden recently unveiled the largest perennial...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Keehn Landis died quietly at his home on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013.
Keehn was born on June 17, 1922, and grew up in Glencoe, Ill. He enlisted in the Air Force right after the Japanese invasion of Pearl Harbor. As he waited to be called up, he was able to...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The thermometer is slowly inching up, and there's a little more sunlight every day, and that means one thing to gardeners: It's time to think about seed sowing.
With a little planning you can stretch your food budget for an ongoing harvest of fresh,...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Second City has been smart enough over the years to let its impressive roster of alumni speak for itself. Old photos of recognizable faces may line the lobby, but you'll never see one of the theater's shows advertised under a banner touting, "From the...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Patch.com reports: For Peter ten Brink, the best part of acting is not the glamour, it's the practice. The 19-year-old Glencoe resident has working hard …...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Add Glencoe to the north suburban communities reporting an increase in residential burglaries over the holidays. Three homes in Cook County’s northernmost lakefront community have …...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Northbrook residents will be asked in March whether a new company should deliver electricity to the community. The Village Board recently voted to place a …...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A discussion 32 years in the making about affordable housing in Winnetka came to what advocates call a premature end when village trustees adopted a …...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) presented its fifth Trashy Fashion Show on Thursday, November 17, 2011, in recognition of America Recycles …...