| May 19, 2009
(WGN-AM) - A Kane County jury found a 24-year-old nun not guilty of running a red light moments before a fatal crash at an Elgin intersection in 2007.
The jury acquitted Sister Marie Marot, a member of the Fraternite Notre Dame order, after a two-day...
| Dec 4, 2009
Geneva is the kind of place that teenagers long to leave when they are grown. Sooo boring, they whine, that the sidewalks roll up at 9 p.m. So, they go away to college, then maybe get an apartment in Chicago.
Then they come back.
The same cocoon that...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 1:17 PM
February 21--Garfield Farm Museum is having Maureen Little of Pigeon Hollow Farm speak on commercial signs that are now valuable relics of cultural history. The lecture titled, "Collecting Folk-Art; The Trade Sign" will explore the history and different...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 1:29 PM
February 28--Garfield Farm Museum is having Virginia and John Larsen of Sign of the Whale Antiques talk about the 19th century spongeware. The 2pm lecture is titled, "Homespun Ceramics: Stick Spatter." Although originally intended for household use,...
| Aug 30, 2009
Like many shopping for a lakefront vacation home these days, Duane Nolte is hoping to snag a bargain.
His first effort, however, was received about as enthusiastically as a glass of soured milk.
Nolte recently made a low-ball offer on a waterfront...
| Mar 7, 2009
| 8:36 PM
The inspiration for Janelle Cannon's decision to launch a couple of three-pointers early in the third quarter of Wheeling's Class 4A third-place game Saturday evening was a bit unusual.
"Wiegel (coach Shelly) had been yelling at me for not shooting, so I...
| Dec 7, 2008
There is something about winning a championship that bestows a sense of majesty upon those who reach such a pinnacle of success.
No matter what happens in life, nothing can take away that moment when you were the absolute best.Such a regal thread...
| Aug 18, 2010
| 7:55 AM
August 29-Garfield Farm Museum near Geneva, IL presents the 21st Annual Heirloom Garden Show from 11am to 4 pm. Visitors can see, taste and purchase endangered varieties of vegetables, fruits, and antique flowers.
The museum is located 5 miles west of...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 10:02 AM
May 16--The Feets of Strength 5K Run/Walk for Child Abuse Awareness will be held at the Kane County Government Center in Geneva, IL. It is a family event that will include a 5K Run/Walk, a Youth Mile Run, and a Kids Fun Run. There will be live music, free...
| Apr 27, 2010
| 12:34 PM
This Letters column first appeared when something was needed to fill a last-minute hole on the auto page (succeeded by Transportation and, now, Rides). Meant as a one-time filler, readers saw it as an invitation to write more, and that they did, including...
| Jul 18, 2004
A Winnetka podiatrist selected by Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a serve on a powerful state health-care oversight panel is a partner in a real estate venture with a top Blagojevich fundraiser and counselor who recommended her appointment.