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  Just when we think plant breeders will tire of the genus Heuchera, they surprise us with a whole new crop of beauties that we want to include in our shade borders. Here are some of the best new varieties of Heuchera that were recently introduced.

Coral bells keep getting better

Updated: 4/27/2014 02:12 PM

  It still is not too late to remove garden debris from beds and cut back perennials if you are running late with your garden cleanup.

Time to clean up your garden

Updated: 4/27/2014 02:11 PM

  Before spring truly arrives, I wanted to squeeze in just one more recipe for roasted butternut squash. It's because roasting does such wonderful things to squash. It caramelizes the natural sugars, making the vegetable deliciously sweet.

Egg-topped roasted squash bridges winter to summer

Updated: 4/24/2014 12:23 PM

  There's an important message Pearl Gannon hopes to get across to every person she meets in the next year: “I am just as human as you are.” The 27-year-old Lombard native is using her new title as Ms. Wheelchair Illinois to fulfill two...

Lombard native to use Ms. Wheelchair Illinois title to advocate for disability education

Updated: 4/23/2014 01:51 PM

  A Cook County judge's ruling Wednesday put the Forest Preserve District of Cook County one step closer to taking over the 400-acre Barrington Hills horse farm and estate known as Horizon Farms. Judge Thomas R. Allen ruled against the four...

Cook forest preserve closer to taking over Barrington Hills farm

Updated: 4/24/2014 10:37 AM

  Buffalo Grove Village President Jeffrey Braiman has joined the chorus of municipal leaders opposing state legislation that could subject firefighter staffing levels to arbitration. Braiman this week said House Bill 5485, otherwise known as the...

Buffalo Grove unhappy with firefighter legislation

Updated: 4/23/2014 06:50 PM

  The village of Wheeling has lost one of its best ambassadors. Ida “Dolly” Hein served on multiple village commissions and was known to a generation of children at the Wheeling Historical Society's Lollipop Lane celebration each December...

No matter her age, 'Dolly' Hein never quit working for Wheeling

Updated: 4/24/2014 12:05 AM

  Inside a dusty, dimly lit chamber of steel catwalks, Darryl Wilson peers out a square hole and into one of baseball’s most revered shrines. For 23 years, Wilson has been a scoreboard operator at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs.

Scorekeeper at Wrigley practices dying art

Updated: 4/23/2014 09:13 AM

  New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar. He said he won’t appeal the penalty that will cost him two starts.

Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won’t appeal

Updated: 4/24/2014 05:31 PM

  First it was Bryan Bickell and then it was Patrick Kane. They saved the game and the Blackhawks’ chance to repeat. It is the hallmark of this championship team that it does nothing easy, that it must seemingly be pushed to the brink before it...

Blackhawks dig deep, live to see another day

Updated: 4/24/2014 01:05 AM

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