| Dec 16, 2013
Joseph Cloidt survived the Civil War battles of Bull Run and Gettysburg, serving at one point as bodyguard to President Abraham Lincoln.
Arthur Hinze fought in Germany and France in World War I. And Raymond John Bielfeldt died of tuberculosis contracted...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:08 PM
An 82-year-old woman died several days after the car she was driving was involved in an accident in Beecher that had earlier claimed the life of her 87-year-old passenger, officials said.
Betty Mulderink of Beecher was pronounced dead Monday at 7:02 p.m....
| Sep 14, 2013
| 11:33 AM
One person was killed Friday night in a crash involving a semi-truck on Illinois Route 1 in south suburban Beecher, police said this morning.
Shortly before 7 p.m., a person driving a 2000 Chevrolet was westbound on Eagle Lake Road at Illinois Route 1...
| Aug 20, 2013
According to radio hosts and news on the internet, our president has lavished a taxpayer-funded Obamacare subsidy to the House, the Senate and their staffers. The original Obamacare stated that these members of the “ruling class” were going to...
| Jul 15, 2013
Letters to the editor from Orland Park, Homer Glen and Joliet.
In the July 4 Local Voices South, letter writer Paul Breit said he would "oppose all efforts by conservative legislatures to limit voter access to the polls."
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:05 AM
CHICAGO - The four horses hadn't been visited in weeks. There was no water in their buckets, no hay in the stall. All of the animals looked dangerously thin.
The horses' caregiver apparently had stopped showing up. So even though the horses were not...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s presidential effort has launched its signature drive to put him and a slate of convention nominating delegates on Illinois’ primary ballot, but the state campaign shows no prominent Republican...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 9:42 PM
With last winter's blizzard still fresh in their minds, Chicago officials detoured all CTA buses off Lake Shore Drive as a snowstorm hunkered down over the area, crippling the evening commute and grounding more than 800 flights.
The storm began...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:45 AM
From Burbank to Peotone and from Joliet to Chicago Heights, these Southland suburbs offer a wide range of ethnic specialties, American classics, contemporary fare and one-of-a-kind offerings ready for the tasting. And, there's a bit of history thrown in...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:49 AM
This list is not all-inclusive.
Doubletree Hotel, 5000 W. 127th St., Alsip, 708-272-4223
Open all day to accommodate hotel patrons and the public, Allgauer's is casual yet sophisticated and with recent renovations it's...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Lead: The Rev. Robert Emil Utecht, 84, Lead, entered his eternal home on Nov. 23, 2012. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Dimock. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 at St. Paul...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 4:35 PM
The October issue of Cooking Light features the magazine's first-ever Taste Test Awards â âThe Tasties.â Editors tested 200 food products and came up with the best-tasting winners in 32 categories. Twenty-six of the categories feature groc...