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  • Joliet motivational speaker wants seniors to embrace new experiences

    SHOREWOOD – Rufus Stephens has run seven 5Ks in the past nine months simply because one of his co-workers was looking for someone to join in.
    June 27, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Good Natured: Snack time for a fishing spider

    If you’ve ever traveled with teens or tweens (or me, for that matter) you know that food for the trip is a primary concern. Meals and snacks are plann ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Elmhurst summit tackles heroin use in community

    ELMHURST – Rob Baumgartner, 34, recently celebrated the first anniversary of his sobriety at a heroin summit organized by state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Vil ...
    June 26, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • Snapshot: Digging in at new Elmhurst Hospital facility to open in Hinsdale

    HINSDALE – Elmhurst Hospital personnel, project architects, developers and village of Hinsdale officials were on hand June 24 with shovels ready to br ...
    June 25, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • MacNeal Hospital names new vice president

    BERWYN – MacNeal Hospital named James R. Williams as the hospital’s new vice president of Ambulatory and Ancillary Services, according to a news relea ...
    June 25, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Crystal Lake Regal Showplace theater upgrades with king-sized recliners

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Moviegoers in Crystal Lake now can experience the big screen with their feet up.Regal ...
    June 25, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Old Towne Pub Wasco becoming popular music place

    CAMPTON HILLS – Old Towne Pub & Eatery Wasco is becoming a popular place to hear music, as well as a place to eat.
    June 23, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • Swedish Days’ 66th annual festival to begin

    GENEVA – The 66th annual Swedish Days Festival opens at 10 a.m. today, kicking off a week of music, food, activities, craft show and local sales.
    June 22, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Celebrating Swedish traditions at Swedish Day

    GENEVA – Dressed in blue and gold – the colors of the Swedish flag – Vayna Castle, of Hoffman Estates, was among those participating in traditional Ma ...
    June 21, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Good Natured: A path that can lead to a journey of discovery

    Editor’s note: This column originally ran in June 2011. When was the last time you got something mor ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Whitesnake concert moved to Vasa Park in South Elgin

    SOUTH ELGIN – The Whitesnake concert originally planned for Gunnar Anderson Forest Preserve in Geneva has been moved to Vasa Park near South Elgin aft ...
    June 18, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • Area still cleaning up after Monday’s heavy rains

    The area still is cleaning up after Monday’s heavy rains, which caused flooding through parts of Kane County.
    June 18, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • The mission: Saving lives

    GENEVA – The purple and yellow box of Evzio is barely the size of a deck of cards, yet it contains naloxone, a drug that can be the difference between ...
    June 18, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Otis Taylor to perform as part of Blues on the Fox Festival

    Otis Taylor has been called the most relevant blues musician of our time.Taylor will perform at 5 p. ...
    June 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High-flying hobby

    ST. CHARLES – Dave Murray has spent plenty of time in the air as a United Airlines international pilot.
    June 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
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