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  • Farewell to a beater

     
    We owned our 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan for 5,268 days -- just a bit shy of 14 and a half years -- before trading it in this week. And of the 128,915 miles we put on it, I was behind......
  • The X factor of healing

    The X factor of healing
    For decades, Dick Hattan, of Geneva, suffered survivor guilt as a result of his tour in the Vietnam War. After members of his church prayed for his psychological healing, he said, he was able to move on. "I've seen prayers help heal physical illnesses...
  • Bubbles in a box?

    Bubbles in a box?
    Q: If they can put wine in a box, why isn't there sparkling wine in a box? To me it would be a perfect container; the air doesn't go into the bag to lessen the bubbles. —Elizabeth Dewey, Crystal Lake, Ill. A: An excellent question, particularly as...
  • Thunderstorm warning expires; more rain possible

    A severe thunderstorm warning issued for the Chicago area expired Sunday night, and more rain is in the forecast, the National Weather Service said. The warning covering southern Cook County, southern DuPage County and northwestern Will County expired...
  • Maine East High School Class of 1969 Reunion

    Maine East Class of 1969 turns 60 Bash Date: Saturday, July 16, 2011 Time: 7pm Location: Marriott Lincolnshire Resort, 10 Marriot Drive, Lincolnshire, IL Price $69 (cover food, DJ and a super time of finding your old friends) Reserve and pay for your...
  • Injured ComEd lineman dies

    The 29-year ComEd worker struck by a piece of a utility pole Tuesday while working in Crystal Lake has died, a utility spokeswoman said this morning. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a man identified by the...
  • Smoke from Minnesota wildfire reaches Illinois

    Smoke from Minnesota wildfire reaches Illinois
    Smoke from a forest fire in northeastern Minnesota carried south by wind is entering Illinois, filling the sky over parts of northeastern of the state with a gray, smoggy haze. "The whole sky is kind of a film of clouds over it," said Lake Villa resident...
  • Storms roll in after another summerlike day

    The Chicago area basked today in its second summerlike day in row, but severe thunderstorms hit parts of the Chicago area as the National Weather Service warned of storms with hail and with winds of more than 60 mph. The storms had moved east out of the...
  • Disabled woman dies in Crystal Lake house fire

    A handicapped woman died this morning after she was unable to escape her Crystal Lake home during a fire, according to the Nunda Rural Fire Protection District. Margaret Komperda, 64, died of smoke inhalation in a first-floor bedroom, McHenry County...
  • Co-worker friending and cubicle dancing

    Co-worker friending and cubicle dancing
    If you're mad it's Monday, remember: Tuesday is just a Monday that has had an extra day to practice. (I'll give you a moment to think about that.) OK. As much as I'd like to be a philosopher, I remain a newspapery question-answerer. So, on to the...
  • 2 McHenry County hospital plans up for votes Tuesday

    A state regulatory panel is expected to vote later today in Joliet on two McHenry County hospital proposals.   The 128-bed hospitals would serve similar needs and be less than 10 miles apart, creating a rare situation for the Illinois Health Facilities...