| Jan 26, 2012
| 2:26 PM
When people think of Baltimore, things such as the aquarium, Camden Yards, the Ravens, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Chesapeake Bay, blue crabs and perhaps past crime shows immediately come to mind. But I believe we have another asset that is unappreciated...
| Jul 21, 2014
Nearly every day in the last years of his life, Casimir Paugys drove to Thatcher Woods Forest Preserve in River Forest, sat in his car, read the paper and enjoyed the placid pond and nature center there.
He often remarked on his visits when talking to...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:35 AM
Bolstered by a $2 million grant from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, officials in Winnetka said Tuesday that they are moving ahead with a $4 million stormwater management project aiming to prevent flooding on the northwest side of the...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The following items were taken from Glenview police reports:
A wedding ring, valued at $1,000, was stolen from a resident on the 2400 block of Indigo Lane while he or she was at a rehabilitation center on the 1500 block of Greenwood Road between April...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:33 PM
As drivers top the crest of Algonquin Road in Barrington Hills, they’re treated to a rare sight in the Chicago area: a sweeping vista of horses grazing on rolling hills, groves of trees lining the horizon.
The verdant expanse of land that makes up...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Letter to Editor
This is in response to “Improved bike routes coming to Chicago suburbs” (News, May 25).
We appreciated this article bringing attention to the connection of trails and bike routes across the region. However, it failed to...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:06 PM
A long-ago decision by the board of governors at Exmoor Country Club launched a tradition of winter sports at one of Chicagoland's oldest golf clubs.
Founded in 1896 as Illinois' third golf club, Exmoor was recognized last year by Mayor Nancy Rotering...
| Jan 29, 2014
A revised Army Corps of Engineers study of possible flood-control projects along the Des Plaines River scrapped a controversial reservoir project near Buffalo Grove in exchange for two smaller reservoirs on Cook County Forest Preserve land.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Police were investigating the circumstances of the death of a man whose body was found in a Cook County Forest Preserve near Rosemont late this morning, authorities said.
The body of a man, believed to be in his 60s, was found in the 6200 block of North...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:44 AM
The much-discussed government worker pension debt in Chicago now has a price tag: $18,596 for every man, woman and child living in the city.
That per-person figure is the highest among the nation’s 25 largest cities. It’s nearly double that...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Authorities are trying to find out more about an accident last week in which a dog’s leash got entangled with a bicycle in a Cook County Forest Preserve, sending the bicyclist, 68, crashing to the ground.
Wladyslaw “Walter” Bujak, of...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Metropolitan Chicago can have a robust economy long into the 21st century because of its freshwater assets and its transit infrastructure, should we invest in them. As urban sprawl imperils freshwater supplies elsewhere and climate change threatens...