What the state is doing about coronavirus
The Illinois state health department says it is taking proactive steps against the spread of novel coronavirus as federal authorities warn that a spread of the virus in the U.S. is imminent.
How to use gluten-free flour blends in your everyday bakingOne of the most common questions I get about my baking recipes is: Can I make this with gluten-free flour? It's the kind of conundrum home bakers face when trying to accommodate friends or family who don't eat wheat.
Constable: Growing up on the farm, some March lambs had the chops to be lionsThe idea of March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb is no comfort to people with traumatic lamb memories.
Find out how to distinguish suburban wildlife tracksAmong local mammals that often leave their footprints in suburban snow are cottontail rabbits, raccoons and tree squirrels. Here are some tips on distinguishing their tracks.
Glen Ellyn's Two Hound Red serves up craft beer and classic fareHearty burgers, creative wood-fired pizzas and more pair with housemade craft brews at Glen Ellyn's Two Hound Red, which opened last summer.
Photo provides glimpse of woman Elgin park is named afterFor more than four decades, Clara Howard Park in Elgin has had the distinction of being the only park in the city named after an African American woman. A photo offers a rare glimpse at what Howard looked like.
'Coins for Koalas' draws hefty donations at Palatine schoolThird-graders at Virginia Lake Elementary School in Palatine surpassed their fundraising goal to help animals affected by the recent wildfires in Australia.
Dining out: Eat well during Rosemont, St. Charles & Lake County Restaurant WeeksSavor the flavors during Restaurant Weeks in Lake County, Rosemont, St. Charles and McHenry County, plus take advantage of fish fry Fridays through Lent and Olive Garden's Leap Day birthday giveaway, this week on the suburban restaurant scene.
Ash Wednesday: Getting ashes on the go, in a car and even in jailWith crosses smudged on foreheads, suburban Christians marked Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the penitential season of Lent.
Ex-champs, brother linked to Smollett highlight boxing fundraiser in Elk Grove VillageTwo former boxing world champions will highlight the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame's Night at the Fights fundraiser Thursday in Elk Grove Village, but they may have to share the spotlight with an amateur fighter better known for his connection to actor Jussie Smollett.
2020 Fittest Loser contestants hope to inspire othersThe newest Fittest Loser contestants are role models within their families and communities. Now, they will serve as role models for anyone looking to challenge themselves to adopt a healthier lifestyle.
My Child's Life Matters helps those dealing with opioid addictionsKathy and Robb Zander lost their son, John Allen, to fentanyl poisoning almost three years ago -- four days before his 23rd birthday. Now they're doing what they can to keep other parents from having to experience that same kind of pain.
Through the Film Magnifer: William H Macy, Illinois Bell Strike, Montgomery Wards sking, 1979 blizard and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Dallas Green, Tony LaRussa, The Lone Ranger, electric cars, a war protest and more