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  • Long way to the top: Warriors- caaaan yooouuuuu dig it?

    This is the second in a continued series documenting one man in one band’s journey to the halls of rock legend. Full disclosure: I am that man. Riff/Raff Chicago is that band. This installment takes us to Channahon, IL for the ‘craziest frickin' day of y
  • Check out these historic forest preserve structures built by the CCC

    The dismal economy has me thinking a cheerful outdoors thought: Bring back the CCC!The Civilian Conservation Corps was the silver lining of the dark cloud that was the Great Depression. Nicknamed "Roosevelt's Tree Army," it did double duty of...

    Adventures on the Illinois

    GRAFTON, Ill.--The Illinois River begins at the confluence of the Kankakee and Des Plaines Rivers near Channahon, which, as everyone knows, is near Minooka. As confluences go, this is not the Monongahela meets the Allegheny. Not much here. The river...

    Latest trucker crash puts logbooks under scrutiny

    Latest trucker crash puts logbooks under scrutiny
    An Indiana trucker whose semitrailer truck crashed into three vehicles Monday, killing four people, has been charged with falsifying duty logbooks used to verify that a driver is not spending too many hours on the road without rest. Francisco Espinal...

    Opening statements set to begin in trial of Christopher Vaughn

    Opening statements set to begin in trial of Christopher Vaughn
    It's been more than five years since the early summer morning when Christopher Vaughn flagged down a passing motorist on a dusty frontage road near Channahon, sparking one of the most horrific cases in Will County history. Prosecutors say Vaughn shot his...