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  • Easy Overnight Ham and Cheese Casserole Aug 20, 2014 7:01 AM
    Overnight Ham and Cheese Cassrole takes just 20 minutes of active time and leaves you with a weeknight dinner everyone will want to sit down for.

     
  • Visually impaired veterans tackle DuPage links Aug 20, 2014 5:39 PM
    More than 46 years have passed since a mortar blast in Leroy Bailey’s tent took his vision and destroyed his face in Vietnam. Despite the debilitating injury, Bailey still can enjoy some of the finer things in life, such as sinking two 20-foot putts on a sunny August afternoon. Bailey, 68, of LaCrosse, Indiana, was one of 10 visually impaired and blind veterans participating in Wednesday’s golf outing at the Hilton’s Willow Crest Golf Course in Oak Brook.

     
  • Constable: National Guard recruiting, roles evolving Aug 20, 2014 4:42 PM
    Surburban students heading off to college get a pitch from the National Guard, telling teens how they can "graduate from college with a degree, not debt." With the Guard having served in Afghanistan and Iraq, and now trying to keep the peace in Missouri, how is recruiting going?

     
  • Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection Aug 20, 2014 5:45 AM
    Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people were added to the Smithsonian Institution’s collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show “Will and Grace.” Show creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick along with NBC donated objects to the National Museum of American History.

     
  • Plant waters grow into hot beverage market trend Aug 20, 2014 6:00 AM
    Soda and non-fresh juice sales are flat or slipping slightly, but plant-based products like coconut water — along with other alternative beverages such as kombucha and tea-based drinks — are growing, particularly those sold alongside your fruits and veggies, according to data compiled by market research firm Nielsen. “The one area of the store where we are just seeing phenomenal growth is the produce department,” says Sherry Frey, health and wellness expert for Nielsen.

     
  • For parents, back to school means back on lunch duty Aug 20, 2014 6:13 AM
    Ready for another 180? Sure, you’ve braced your kids for the early mornings. You’ve bought them their shoes and shirts and binders and book covers. You’ve even scheduled their haircuts and made sure their backpacks can handle another year of abuse. But have you prepared yourself for another 180 school days of packed lunches?

     
  • From the Food Editor: College cuisine from food service and beyond Aug 20, 2014 11:13 AM
    Food editor Deborah Pankey didn't think the dorm food at University of Illinois was half bad, but granted that was a few decades ago before she developed a food critic's palette. Still, she was surprised that her alma mater didn't land on The Daily Meal's list of the 75 Best Colleges for Food in America for 2014. Only two Big 10 schools made the list — Northwestern and Purdue. University of Chicago and Wheaton College also got a nod.

     
  • Keep hostas ‘in the blue’ by controlling a few factors Aug 20, 2014 6:00 AM
    Blue hostas are fascinating types. Imposters all, their leaves are really green! A waxy coating, called cutin, is responsible for the blue color we see — the thicker the coating, the bluer the hosta. You can keep your hostas ‘in the blue’ as long as possible by controlling some environmental and cultural factors.

     
  • Emerald ash borer to cost Bartlett up to $1.4 million next year Aug 20, 2014 5:44 PM
    Bartlett trustees have agreed to pay a Wauconda contractor up to $1.4 million next year as the village speeds up work to remove trees destroyed by the emerald ash borer. "(W)e need to spend more and pick up the pace because our residents would really like to get those dead trees out of their front yards," Village Administrator Valerie Salmons said.

     
  • Archdiocese clears former Schaumburg pastor of abuse allegation Aug 21, 2014 1:23 PM
    New information has cleared a former pastor of St. Matthew Catholic Church in Schaumburg of allegations he sexually abused a young parishioner, leading to his reinstatement as a priest in good standing, the Archdiocese of Chicago confirmed Wednesday. An independent review board on July 24 removed the Rev. Joseph Wilk from a list of clergy with a substantiated allegations of abuse against them. Wilk had been placed on the list Feb. 5.

     
  • Volunteers sought to share skills: Aug 21, 2014 4:30 PM
    The Community Action Partnership of Lake County is seeking volunteers for its Retired & Senior Volunteer Program, a “placement service” for people 55 and older to share their experience, skills and talent.

     
  • School supplies drives ease back-to-school costs for needy families Aug 20, 2014 2:07 PM
    School supply drives at College of Lake County and Elgin Community College are among the many events and efforts across the suburbs aimed at easing some of the rising back-to-school costs for low-income families.

     
  • Times that test us help build character Aug 20, 2014 2:10 PM
    Although none of us likes going through these tests, God uses them as a valuable tool to build character in us.

     
  • Vernon Hills skunks: Aug 20, 2014 5:21 PM
    Skunks are not an issue this season in Vernon Hills, according to Police Chief Mark Fleischhauer.

     
  • Children celebrate ‘weirdness’ at Palatine church Aug 20, 2014 3:31 PM
    God filled the world with lots of crazy creatures. And during the week of July 14-18, 93 kids, 16 junior leaders, four high school leaders, and 36 adults from the Palatine community showed their wild side and discovered that Jesus’ love is one-of-a-kind!

     
  • Buy rare fruits, veggies and plants at Heirloom Garden Show Aug 20, 2014 4:42 PM
    “Love Lies Bleeding” and “Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate” may sound like titles of books or songs, but in the plant world, they are vintage flowers. See them in person when Garfield Farm Museum holds its 25th annual Heirloom Garden Show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, in Campton Hills.

     
  • Watercress wrapped in nutritious glory Aug 22, 2014 6:41 AM
    A recent study at William Paterson University in New Jersey ranked the top “powerhouse fruits and vegetables,” based on the nutrients they provide per calorie. What topped the list? No, not kale or spinach (though they didn’t do too badly). The most powerful of the powerhouses was watercress.

     
  • Do-ahead dinner makes back-to-school smoother Aug 20, 2014 7:01 AM
    A do-ahead dinner can be a lifesaver as families get accustomed to their new school routines. So we created this easy, kid-friendly ham and cheese casserole that can be prepped and refrigerated the night before, then just popped in the oven the next evening.

     
  • Culinary adventures: Eating, preserving, sharing vegetables from the garden Aug 20, 2014 8:00 AM
    Penny Kazmier's desire to consume and preserve her precious summer produce has driven her to pickle cucumbers, jalapenos and even green tomatoes. Cucumber, tomato and onion salad has been on her dinner table almost every night; and she has zucchini shredded, measured and frozen for future zucchini bread recipes. Her favorite was to use up her garden's bounty has been Lynda’s Garden Vegetable Casserole. The hearty casserole won “two-thumbs up” from even the veggie-adverse around the table.

     
  • Geneva Concours d’Elegance celebrates ‘the art of the car’ Aug 20, 2014 8:01 AM
    This Sunday, the streets of downtown Geneva will be filled with cars and car lovers, when the 10th annual Concours d’Elegance rolls into town. The event will showcase 175 invitational cars from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and admission is free. Car clubs are expected to display about 100 more cars in the Kane County Courthouse parking area as well.

     
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