Suburban students collect technology to help others with remote learning
A pair of local high school students are working toward a shared dream: to make digital devices accessible to more students.
How to make a well-stocked first-aid kitAssembling a basic supply of medicines and treatments in one organized place -- along with instructions for how to use them -- will prepare you to care for yourself and others, particularly as the coronavirus pandemic continues and flu season approaches.
Pedaling through the pandemic: Forest preserves report more riders on the bike trailsYou weren't imagining it -- bike trails were crowded during the shutdown. Five county forest preserves confirmed double and even triple trail usage April through August.
Cervical surgery relieves mystery itchQ: A friend had to get one of his cervical discs replaced because it got damaged from surfing. He was surprised when his doctor said that getting a new disc is also why a constant itch along his right forearm finally went away. What's the connection?
Coming to the Raue Center in 2021: 'MasterChef Junior'The live version of "MasterChef Junior" makes at stop at Crystal Lake's Raue Center for the Arts in April 2021.
Why We Walk: Virtual CROP walk aims to help less fortunate both locally and globallyIn the 37-year history of Barrington Area CROP Hunger Walk, more than 13,270 walkers have raised over $1.56 million. Organizers are hoping to build on that total with this year's event, which takes place virtually on Oct. 11.
Devastating diagnosis sparks a singular mission for Hawthorn Woods womanA Hawthorn Woods woman who received a devastating breast cancer diagnosis three years ago fights so others don't suffer the same outcome.
Private schools have made in-person learning a priority. Here's why.Officials at suburban private schools that have offered in-person learning from the start of the academic year say they're driven by the social-emotional health of their students.
With small steps, couple hope to make big strides in fight against brain aneurysmsJanet Sutherland-Madden took small steps Sunday during a walk down the Illinois Prairie Path in DuPage County, but she also was making huge strides for a cause that means much to her.
In the time of COVID, local haunts adopt 'scary safe' precautionsWhile the COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered several Chicago-area haunted houses, Aurora, Elgin and Zion haunts will open in time for the season, with safety precautions in place including temperature checks, enforced social distancing and mandatory face coverings.
How to know when your dog's itch is more than just an itchI always knew when our dog was scratching her ears even if she wasn't in the same room. I would hear the jingling of the tags on her collar as her back paw scratched her ear or her head shook to relieve the itch. Sometimes an itch is just an itch, but many times an itch requires professional treatment from a vet.
Images; Through the Film Magnifier: Carlton Fisk, The Kingston Trio, Dudley Moore, a beard contest and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Bill Veeck, George Hamilton, Bridge Club, Stateville Prison riot and more