2020 Fittest Loser contestants hope to inspire others
The 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.
Eating less, with more purpose during the 2020 Fittest Loser contestAll the time, I feel like the old, fat guy. I know I can't do anything about the old part, but I should at least change the fat part. The Daily Herald and Push Fitness are giving me that chance by letting me participate in the 2020 Daily Herald Fittest Loser Challenge and writing about my experience.
Fittest Loser teams come up with creative names to stay motivatedThe Fittest Loser Team Challenge has returned for its eighth year with more than 230 participants, representing over 50 businesses, park districts and teams of individuals competing to lose the most weight.
'Free isn't enough': New DuPage Children's Museum CEO wants everyone to feel welcomeAndrea Wiles wants to bring the expertise about learning and play of the DuPage Children's Museum to more children and families.
Boy starts fundraising for pancreatic cancer research after grandmother diagnosedNaperville's Wes Selby decided he wanted to show that children can make a positive difference in the world, after learning his grandmother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
St. Charles Restaurant Week aims to bring foodies to local eateriesThe premise of St. Charles Restaurant Week is simple: Visit any participating eatery between Monday and Friday, Feb. 24-28, show them a coupon and receive 20% off your total bill.
Planting seeds produces plenty of annuals for the gardenIt's time to start annuals that get off to a slow start, such as pansies, violas and snapdragons. You should plan to replant the snapdragons a couple weeks or so later than the pansies and violas, which are more cold tolerant.
You're probably sitting on at least $167 of unused gift cardsMore than $20 billion in unredeemed gift cards and store credit is floating around the U.S. and there is a good chance some of it belongs to you.
Breast cancer survivors create own products to help othersWomen fighting breast cancer are increasingly seeing more options for bras as well as clean beauty treatments and other products that help them look and feel better.
Mardi Gras 2020 specials ready to roll at suburban restaurantsAfter all the cold, gray weather we've endured this winter, feting Fat Tuesday on Feb. 25 is certainly a welcome respite. And suburban restaurants are ready to celebrate with indulgent food, drinks and Mardi Gras specials.
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