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  • What's your best choice at the snack stand? Here's some help from The Doctors

    Some sushi during the seventh-inning stretch? You could get that at Yankee Stadi ...
    April 16, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Pub at The MAX open for business

    McCOOK – The McCook Athletic & Exposition Center, 4750 Vernon Ave. in McCook, already offers a wide assortment of activities, sports and event opportu ...
    April 10, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • McCook officials: Mulch fire is out, residents can breathe easy

    McCOOK – Residents of McCook and Lyons who have complained in recent months about the smell and smoke from a mulch fire at the McCook-based yard of Pe ...
    March 20, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • Just Irish Enough event raises over $80K, shaves nearly 200 heads for St. Baldrick's

    MCCOOK – Almost 200 shavees embraced the beauty of being bald at the 2014 Just Irish Enough benefit for St. Baldrick's on Friday.
    March 17, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • McCook Quarry to resume blasting March 17

    COUNTRYSIDE – Four months after November's earthquake, blasting activities will resume at the Hanson Material Service Federal Quarry in McCook on Marc ...
    March 17, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars to hold open tryouts Thursday and Friday

    MCCOOK – Aspiring female soccer players have a chance to earn a place in the top women's league in the United States.
    Feb. 26, 2014 - 6:03 pm
  • McCook mulch fire still burning, fire chief says no more smoke

    McCOOK – A fire that ignited over two weeks ago is still burning – but barely – at a outdoor yard that holds mulch in the village of McCook.
    Jan. 13, 2014 - 2:41 pm
  • Mulch fire still burning in McCook, likely out this weekend

    McCOOK – A mulch fire that ignited almost two weeks ago is still buring at a outdoor yard that holds mulch in the village of McCook.
    Jan. 8, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • New device at McCook quarry could help explain Nov. 4 earthquake

    MCCOOK – Northwestern University scientists have installed a device at McCook’s Federal Quarry that will record seismic activity 24/7 and possibly lea ...
    Dec. 11, 2013 - 5:03 pm
  • Lipinski: Installing monitoring equipment next step in earthquake investigation

    Nobody knows how a 3.2-magnitude earthquake was triggered Nov. 4 near McCook’s Federal Quarry, nor is it known who’s in charge of figuring that out.
    Nov. 20, 2013 - 9:01 pm
  • Lipinski to meet with Hanson official Wednesday about Nov. 4 earthquake

    U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski will meet with a senior official from Lehigh Hanson on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., to discuss the company’s role in a Nov. 4 ...
    Nov. 21, 2013 - 11:34 am
  • USGS decides that Nov. 4 tremor was an earthquake

    The tremor that shook the western suburbs Nov. 4 seven seconds after a routine explosion at McCook’s Federal Quarry was an earthquake, not a quarry bl ...
    Nov. 18, 2013 - 8:46 am
  • Experts have more questions than answers about McCook quarry 'blast'

    McCOOK – How could a 3.2 magnitude tremor felt as far as south suburban Milwaukee have nothing to do with a quarry blast 7 seconds earlier at almost t ...
    Nov. 14, 2013 - 8:58 am
  • La Grange resident noticed change in quarry blasts before Nov. 4 tremor

    LA GRANGE – Linda Lauterbach had been noticing a difference lately in the stone blasting at the Federal Quarry, a few hundred yards from the home in t ...
    Nov. 11, 2013 - 10:59 am
  • State investigators: No wrongdoing in Monday quarry blast in McCook

    McCOOK – A two-day investigation by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources found no wrongdoing by the company at Federal Quarry that conducted a ...
    Nov. 7, 2013 - 6:14 am
  • U.S. Rep. Lipinski requests federal investigation of McCook quarry blast

    WESTERN SPRINGS – After experiencing Monday's quarry blast at his Western Springs home, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski has requested a federal investigation i ...
    Nov. 6, 2013 - 4:28 pm
  • Report: Tremor felt across Chicago area was a quarry blast, not earthquake

    McCOOK – An official from Hanson Material Service said a blast occurred at its quarry in McCook shortly after 12:30 p.m. Monday.
    Nov. 5, 2013 - 2:24 pm
  • Stroller Derby: Workout program for moms hits western suburbs

    MCCOOK – A caravan of black yoga pants, ponytails and strollers trots around an indoor soccer field. 
    Nov. 5, 2013 - 11:26 am
  • Men say promised jobs disappeared after they each paid $600 to UCS Auto representative

    It was summer, and Alex Hernandez was looking for a new job.A college student, Hernandez, 20, of Als ...
    Oct. 11, 2013 - 9:40 am
  • County officials offer help to flood victims seeking property assessment relief

    Residents who sustained substantial damage to their homes during the April 18 flooding may be eligible for some relief.
    May 6, 2013 - 4:55 pm
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