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  • Vatican defends naming of bishop that caused Chilean outcry Mar 31, 2015 7:41 AM
    Vatican: pope's choice of Chilean bishop, contested by abuse victims, was 'carefully' vetted

  • Taco Casserole Mar 31, 2015 5:00 AM
    Rolled tortillas simmer in creamed corn in Karyn Lunsford's taco casserole.

  • Enjoy Easter breakfast with Grace Lutheran April 5 Mar 31, 2015 8:16 PM
    On Easter Sunday, April 5, Grace Lutheran Church of Lily Lake invites you to join in the annual Easter breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. A wide selection of casseroles, bacon, sausage, fresh fruit, and so much more will be served.

  • Dundee preschoolers give a hand to quilt project Mar 31, 2015 7:54 PM
    The Dundee Township Park District has four preschool classes — two with 20 students, one with 13 students and one with six students. The teacher traced the hand of each student and printed the students name on the block. Then she had the student color the traced hand.

  • Israeli ambassador in Skokie passionate in defense of Netanyahu Mar 31, 2015 4:39 PM
    Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer, recently under fire in some quarters for arranging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress without first informing the Obama administration, received an enthusiastic reception from an audience of 500 at an event Monday night in Skokie. “Israel should never be afraid to speak up; Israel must speak up,” he said.

  • CFC native plant sale set for May 2-3 Mar 31, 2015 5:47 PM
    Citizens for Conservation will hold its 19th annual Native Plant, Shrub and Tree Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3. The sale will feature a huge selection of robust, hardy native plants, and knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to answer questions.

  • Students at Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center fill Easter baskets for needy kids Mar 31, 2015 9:01 PM
    About 200 children ages 3 to 12 at the Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center made spring Easter baskets for needy kids in residential, foster and hospital care in coordination with Open Arms Mission and PLAN Food Pantry.

  • Gluten-free Chicken Marsala Mar 31, 2015 6:00 AM
    Crushed Chex cereal makes a crunchy coating for Cook of the week Karyn Lunsford's gluten-free chicken Marsala.

  • Italian Stuffed Meatloaf Cordon Bleu Mar 31, 2015 6:00 AM
    Karyn Lunsford rolls ham, Italian sausage and cheese into meatloaf for a hearty, protein-powered dinner.

  • Vatican hopes to avoid financial scandal during Jubilee year Mar 31, 2015 12:35 PM
    Vatican hopes to avoid financial scandals during Jubilee following massive spending in 2000

  • Why has Honda built a house? Mar 31, 2015 6:00 AM
    There are no flying cars in Susan O’Hara and Stuart Bennett’s garage, nor robotic servants waiting to fetch their slippers and a martini when they arrive home. But the experimental house where O’Hara, Bennett and their 9-year-old twin daughters live is designed to give researchers an opportunity to flash forward several years.

  • Cook of the Week: Restricted food plan doesn't stump former military wife Apr 1, 2015 7:07 AM
    For the first time in decades, Karyn Lunsford of Elgin, can finally get a good night's sleep. Her husband, a veteran who served two tours in Korea and three in Afghanistan has finally retired. Add to that the recent retirement of her son, also a veteran (three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan) and Karyn feels like celebrating. For that means cooking up a storm.

  • Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Announces “Miniature Artwork -Enormous Appeal” Exhibit Opening Saturday, April 4 Apr 1, 2015 7:23 AM
    Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Announces “Miniature Artwork -Enormous Appeal” Exhibit Opening Saturday, April 4

  • Budget-friendly fun: Elmhurst hosts Easter weekend 'Hop' screening Apr 1, 2015 12:30 PM
    Whether you've had a chance to meet with the Easter bunny or not yet, you have another opportunity at Elmhurst's screening of the 2011 family film, "Hop." Or attend an Easter egg hunt at the Lake County Fairgrounds or at Wheaton's Cantigny Park.

  • From the food editor: Chefs cook up fundraiser in Aurora Mar 31, 2015 6:00 AM
    Food Editor Deborah Pankey invites you to join her April 11 at the Family Counseling Service's Food Fight fundraiser in Aurora where eight chefs will compete for bragging rights and a vacation prize. She also tells you how to sign up for a Taco Takedown coming to Chicago later this month.

  • For some, it’s not Easter without the (butter) lamb Mar 31, 2015 5:00 AM
    Popular in pockets throughout the country, butter lambs — usually about the size of a stick of butter — are an Easter tradition for families of eastern European descent. They originally were made by hand at home, and later by companies using much the same production method. Today, they mostly are produced by machine at creameries like Danish Maid in Chicago, where 155,000 butter lambs were made for this Easter season.

  • Believe Project: $100 for someone who tends to the homeless and now her ill husband and sister Mar 30, 2015 5:31 AM
    The daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Ann Zwolski of Bartlett, who will give it to Diane, a woman who helps feed the homeless and takes care of her ill husband and sister, so that she may pamper herself.

  • Exercising critically ill patients may help speed recovery Mar 30, 2015 10:31 AM
    HEALTHBEAT: Exercise may help speed recovery for some ICU patients medically able to try

  • St. Mary’s Services Fundraising: A Change in Scenery Mar 31, 2015 7:21 AM
    St. Mary’s Services Fundraising: A Change in Scenery

  • Stress Management 101 Mar 30, 2015 5:45 AM
    If you have too much stress in your life, it can lead to health problems such as heart disease, chest pain, high blood pressure and even hair loss. Try using some of these ways to reduce stress.

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