Looking southeast, lights brighten Milwaukee Avenue in downtown Libertyville after dark on Thursday..

‘I want people to care about the night’: Advocates are working to fix light pollution in Chicago area

When you flip on your bright porch lights each night, you could be doing more than muddying your view of the Milky Way: Unnecessary light disrupts wildlife, affects human...

Jerry Evans, Susan Hathaway-Altman and Kent Mercado are the Republican candidates for Illinois’ 11th Congressional District seat.

GOP House candidate: Free Jan. 6 defendants

A Republican running for Illinois’ 11th Congressional District seat denied that the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol was an act of insurrection and called for man...

Elgin Area School District U-46 is trying to expose students to college life by paying to take them on visits to campuses around the country.

From Elgin to historically Black colleges: U-46 seeks to cultivate college dreams

When Teresa Lance took a look at the colleges that came to recruit Elgin Area Unit District U-46 students, it was what she didn’t see that left the most lasting impressio...

Outback Steakhouse has closed its Randhurst Village location in Mount Prospect after more than eight years. Despite the closing, village officials say there are positive developments at Randhurst.

Outback Steakhouse closes Mount Prospect location

Outback Steakhouse has served its last meal after an eight-year run at Randhurst Village in Mount Prospect. But despite the restaurant’s closing, the shopping center is ...

This image of Ruth Miller, “Rosie,” at the Douglas Aircraft Company taken around 1943, is part of the Elmhurst History Museum's new exhibit “Victory at Home: 1941-1945” examining Americans’ sacrifice, service and patriotism during World War II.

Best Bets: Elmhurst History Museum opens new World War II exhibit

The Elmhurst History Museum examines Americans on the homefront during World War II, Monster Jam rolls into Rosemont, and Robbie Fulks headlines Aurora’s Venue this week.

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Making a tough job tougher: Endorsements coming for March 19 primaries

A recent conversation between Daily Herald Editorial Board members about a particular political race was timely and telling. In order to manage the large number of candid...

Fremd dominates on the glass to topple Batavia and advance to state

Dave Yates knew his team had to be better defensively if it was going to end up where it wanted at the end of the season. Coming off back-to-back losses in late December ...

The Federal Trade Commission on Monday sued to block a proposed merger between grocery giants Kroger and Albertsons, saying the $24.6 billion deal would eliminate competition and lead to higher prices for millions of Americans.

Why does the US government think a Kroger-Albertsons merger would be bad for grocery shoppers?

Kroger and Albertsons — two of the biggest grocery chains in the United States — had hoped to complete the largest supermarket merger in the country's history this year. ...


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