| May 6, 2014
| 10:26 AM
First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to present the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to 10 institutions, including the Chicago Public Library, at a White House ceremony on Thursday.
In an announcement today, the White House described...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Annapolis skipper John White, whose USA 1162 team won the only race of the day in the J/80 class, earned North Sails Local Boat of the Day at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay.
“Off the starting line, we were...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Bolstered by a busy season that saw an uptick in senior golfers taking advantage of discounted rates, Glencoe Golf Course was able to make significant improvements to the public greens, officials said.
Stella Nanos, director of the circa-1921 public...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Officials in Glencoe have paid a civil engineering firm close to $70,000 to conduct a study of the village's water system – a task officials said is necessary before they can begin talking to residents about details of an estimated $35 million...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:16 PM
A bus experiencing mechanical difficulties burst into flames along the Edens Expressway in Glencoe on Monday night, but not before all occupants escaped unscathed, police said.
The bus became fully engulfed by fire near Tower Road about 10:30 p.m.,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Sun-Times reports that, starting Saturday, visitors to the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe will be asked to pay $5 extra to park if they're not residents of Cook County -- so $25 for a passenger car instead of the......
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:24 AM
In a week in which beleaguered Fisker Automotive failed to make a $10-million loan payment, owners are looking to unload their cars. In some cases, they are seeing some very low offers.
There were 48 listings for the high-end, hybrid electric Fisker...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 9:20 AM
Amy Stewart will discuss "Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army and Other Diabolical Insects" at 7 p.m. at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe; $12.
Brian Schultz, a professor at Northeastern...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:12 PM
In the last year of his life, Chase Beh's parents had enlisted a drug counselor to help the 20-year-old deal with his increasingly self-destructive behavior.
He died in 2009 of a heroin overdose while being counseled by Kimberly Even — a woman...
| Nov 19, 2010
The trowels and shovels have been cleaned and stowed, and the summer garden is now just a memory. In this quiet time of autumn, with Thanksgiving about to usher in the winter holidays, we asked gardeners, plant breeders, horticulturists and designers to...
| 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...