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  • Bensenville woman fights for ALS cure in honor of late husband

    BENSENVILLE – Even after he was diagnosed with ALS in 2009, Bensenville resident Eric Queyquep always had a smile on his face and continued to crack j ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Country music legend Tanya Tucker coming to Arcada Theatre

    ST. CHARLES – After taking a four-year break from touring, country music legend Tanya Tucker is happy to be back on the road.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 'Voice' contestant from St. Charles performs at Haines Middle School

    Jeffery Austin, a contestant on "The Voice" and native of St. Charles, performs Wednesday for choir students at Haines Middle School. Austin, whose re ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 6:48 pm
  • Kaneland Conenction: An appreciation for the arts

    The first time I stepped into the Steel Beam Theatre in downtown St. Charles, I knew right away it was a special place.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • North alumnus Jeffrey Austin’s ‘Voice’ audition airs

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles North High School alumnus made his debut Monday on NBC’s “The Voice” singing competition.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • McHenry County's Lemonade Brigade to appear on 'Steve Harvey' today (with video)

    The McHenry County-based Lemonade Brigade will appear on "Steve Harvey" at 2 p.m. today on NBC 5 (WMAQ).
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • After brain surgery, Campton Hills woman becoming a competitive runner

    CAMPTON HILLS – A few years ago, Christie Gillespie suffered from up to 10 partial seizures a day, which limited her activities and reduced her energy ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 7:48 pm
  • America in Bloom praises St. Charles parks

    ST. CHARLES – The judges of a national contest praised St. Charles for its parks, according to a news release.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • Culver’s of Addison to host fundraiser to help girl in need of transplant

    ADDISON – Culver's of Addison will host a fundraiser and Be the Match bone marrow drive Sept. 29 to help a suburban girl in need of a potentially life ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Northern Illinois Hunting & Fishing Days the premier event of the year

    Ask me to pick just one event that is an absolute must to attend in northern Illinois each and every year and it will not take me long to come up with ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Cultivating beauty, joy, tranquility

    JOLIET – One day, a man approached one of the garden volunteers at Joliet Area Community Hospice with a request: could his father, who always loved to ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Good Natured: Two of my favorite words: Enormous spider

    “Let me show you something hideous!”My friend Mrs. Janet was pretty emphatic as she pulled her phone ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • New activities to join signature events at Scarecrow Fest

    ST. CHARLES – The 30th annual Scarecrow Fest is set for Oct. 9 to 11 in downtown St. Charles.Admissi ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Home Show all weekend at Pheasant Run

    ST. CHARLES – Residents can update, enhance and beautify their humble abodes by attending this weekend’s The Old House New House Home Show at Pheasant ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • St. Joseph Medical Center among 2 venues hosting Joliet artist's work

    JOLIET – Several months ago, Chris Zurales asked Morris artist Margie Glass Sula for suggestions for the Shirley Oberwortmann Community Art Wall at Pr ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 10:09 pm
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