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  The Mississippi River is fed by the third-largest watershed in the world — a large chunk of the U.S. and part of Canada — and drought in that area means lower water along the river.

Dredge operators fight to keep Mississippi open

Updated: 8/25/2012 02:39 PM

  On May 17, 1837, Joseph G. Stolp set out from his home in Marcellus, N.Y., to seek his fortune in "the West" — Illinois. Stolp, just short of 25 years old, had completed an apprenticeship, learning the wool manufacturing trade. He had invested...

Stolp brought Aurora together on common ground

Updated: 8/25/2012 11:08 AM

  Smut. Drought. Wind. Ravenous insects. I've fought them all this summer in my plot at the Geneva Community Gardens, and still find the experiment worthwhile.

Corn smut, drought and insects: tales from a community garden

Updated: 8/25/2012 11:04 AM

  Over the last few years, the Cary-Grove girls haven't had the individual standouts Capable of finishing in the Top 10 in big invitational meets.That might change this season.

Cary-Grove has strong showing at county meet

Updated: 8/25/2012 11:35 PM

  Bartlett HawksCoach: Michele Ehrlich (first season)Conference: Upstate Eight (Valley)Last year: 15-20, 2-4 FVC Valley

Girls volleyball/Scouting the Fox Valley

Updated: 8/26/2012 12:35 AM

  St. Edward at Chicago Christian tournament: The Green Wave went 3-2 on the day, taking ninth place. Katie Swanson (31 kills, 7 aces, 51 digs) was named to the all-tournament team. Rena Ranallo (32 kills, 55 digs, 6 aces), Shannon Igelski (24 kills,...

Girls volleyball/Fox Valley roundup

Updated: 8/25/2012 11:30 PM

  Sheila Doyle is proof that more than size matters on the volleyball court.Benet opponents will soon find that out.

Doyle, Benet stand tall at invite

Updated: 8/25/2012 10:54 PM

  She speaks English, German and a little bit of French. Her golf game spoke volumes on Saturday at the Arlington Lakes Golf Course in Arlington Heights.Junior Flo Eitelbach, a foreign exchange student from Germany, wrote a new chapter in Hersey girls...

Eitelbach shoots record 75 for Hersey

Updated: 8/25/2012 10:51 PM

  Tyler Flowers hit a tying homer and Dewayne Wise delivered a go-ahead RBI single in the Sox' two-run sixth inning, lifting the White Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.

Fill-in Flowers leads Sox to fifth straight win

Updated: 8/25/2012 11:27 PM

  Dundee-Crown 3, Deerfield 1: Jose Angeles, Eduardo Arellano and Malik Washington scored goals as the Chargers (2-1) took fifth place at the North Shore Shootout. Christian Martinez had 4 saves in goal for Dundee-Crown.

Boys soccer/Fox Valley roundup

Updated: 8/25/2012 10:47 PM

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