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  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Author, historical impersonator visits Crystal Lake

     
    Author and historical impersonator Clay Jenkinson debut his newest work at the Crystal Lake Public Library Friday before two weekend performances at the Raue Center …...
  • Thursday's Highlights: 'California's Gold' on KCET.

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be......
  • I'll Have Another wins 138th Kentucky Derby

    I'll Have Another wins 138th Kentucky Derby
    I'll Have Another cut loose down the home stretch to run down favorite Bodemeister and win the 138th Kentucky Derby on Saturday. The winner, with a finish of 2:01:83, took in nearly $1.5 million of the $2.2 million purse. Dullahan, with 12-1 odds,...
  • Leafing Through the Pages at the Morton Arboretum

    Leafing Through the Pages at the Morton Arboretum
    Our book club reads a wide range of titles, frequently about nature. We meet in the Sterling Morton Library, which contains 28,000 books, 12,000 artworks and several hundred nursery catalogs. "Walden" by Henry David Thoreau brought on one of our best...
  • An Evening with Meriwether Lewis and John Williams

    An Evening with Meriwether Lewis and WGN's John Williams - Thursday - June 25 - click here for details.
  • Bird-watching in Nevada's Ruby Mountains

    Lamoille Canyon in northeastern Nevada's Ruby Mountains doesn't attract many tourists. But I didn't come seeking crowds, neon lights or fine dining. I came here for something that's increasingly rare in America: a dash of mountain vistas mixed with a...
  • Alton: A town of tall men, explorers and ghosts

    The first thing you notice when you approach this Mississippi River city from the Missouri side is the 4,620-foot Clark Bridge, a span whose breathtaking design has made it an architectural tour de force. The second is the Argosy Casino, a complex of...
  • Missouri lawmakers say yes to horse slaughterhouses but no to honoring Lewis and Clark's dog

     
    It may be the Show-Me state but Missouri representatives apparently saw too much email from activist Brenda Shoss and the group Kinship Circle. The animal activists were responsible for hundreds of emails, the Associated Press reports, that urged the...
  • Sacagawea's legacy

    We broke camp early and headed south, following the Yellowstone River. Then, taking a quick jaunt through western Wyoming we tacked our ship, pointed it west and followed the Pacific sun. This is my last write chronicling this Montana adventure, a...
  • In the footsteps of Lewis and Clark

    I am drawn to the captains. My relationship with Lewis and Clark began years earlier when I first read their journals. I gained a measure of these men and came to like them as people. I am continuously compelled to walk in their footsteps, so once again...