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  • Body tentatively I.D.'d as missing Glencoe man died of heart disease, cold exposure

    Body tentatively I.D.'d as missing Glencoe man died of heart disease, cold exposure
    A man whose body was found along the Edens spur ramp in Northbrook and tentatively identified as a missing Glencoe man died from heart disease and cold exposure, authorities determined Sunday. The Cook County medical examiner’s office...
  • Body found near Edens tentatively identified as missing Glencoe man

    Body found near Edens tentatively identified as missing Glencoe man
    The search for a Glencoe man reported missing in January may have come to an end Saturday morning with the discovery of a body along the Edens spur ramp in Northbrook, authorities said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office tentatively...
  • Cooking with flowers

    Cooking with flowers
    Q: How about the use of fresh flowers in cooking? Maybe some of the more exotic flowers like borage, calendula, lilac, dianthus, rose petals, hollyhock and tulips. Can you go to a florist to buy flowers you want to cook with or would you have to buy dried...
  • Chicago Public Library to receive national medal from first lady

    Chicago Public Library to receive national medal from first lady
    First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to present the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to 10 institutions, including the Chicago Public Library, at a White House ceremony on Thursday. In an announcement today, the White House described...
  • Could be coldest start to May since 1940

    Could be coldest start to May since 1940
    Chicago’s snow banks have finally melted, its temperature readings are firmly above freezing and the grass is even turning green. But the end of this historically nasty winter hasn’t meant a return to balmy beach weather. When May begins...
  • Search resumes for missing Glencoe man, 82

    Search resumes for missing Glencoe man, 82
    As the snow cover receded, Glencoe public safety officers continued their search Saturday for an 82-year-old village resident missing since January. Police had searched for days after Harvey Caplin walked away from his north suburban home near forest...
  • Chicago Botanic Garden hits 1-million visitor milestone

    Chicago Botanic Garden hits 1-million visitor milestone
    Betsy and Bob Sharp were living in Glencoe when the first bulldozers began clearing and shaping the sprawling tract that would open in 1972 as the Chicago Botanic Garden at the southeast juncture of Lake Cook Road and the Eden Expressway. "We used to...
  • Oakton Community College president to retire in 2015

    Oakton Community College president to retire in 2015
    Oakton Community College President Margaret Lee has spent the last 30 years building bridges for students. Now the time has come for her to cross her own bridge into retirement. "It's a rare privilege to be at a place for 30 years and get up in the...
  • 21 reasons to leave the house

    21 reasons to leave the house
    It's 2 degrees outside, and just the thought of wrestling into 17 layers of wool -- plus parka -- saps your will to live. But you've seen every episode of "Boardwalk Empire"(twice), your rations of last week's chili are depleted and restless leg...
  • Cook County Forest Preserves mulls major overhaul

    Cook County Forest Preserves mulls major overhaul
    Cook County Forest Preserve District leaders on Friday unveiled sweeping plans to overhaul the sprawling system, an ambitious program to restore 30,000 acres to a pristine state, buy more land and draw thousands of new people to the natural areas. But...
  • The art of storytelling

    The art of storytelling
    Parents may not spend much time thinking about their children’s “giggle level,” but professional storytellers do. The giggle level–a term some storytellers use to determine what children find funny at different ages–is just...
  • Defining the subtleties of grief

    Defining the subtleties of grief
    In the weeks after her mother's death, Gloria Ciaccio was steeped in grief. Numb and shocked, Ciaccio cried a lot, fought the urge to call her late mom on the phone, and felt like doing absolutely nothing. But though overwhelmingly sad, Ciaccio was...