Why Lake County has delayed its annual release of Blanding's turtles into the wild
The annual release of the distinctive Blanding's turtles in Lake County is being delayed and egg collection temporarily suspended due to the discovery of a fungus associated with turtle shell disease.
Artist's passion evolves into booming business with Amdur Productions' summer art festivalsNothing says summer like a relaxed stroll through an art festival. But your brief cultural escape is serious business for the professionals at Amdur Productions Inc. who are planning 2023's art festivals as the 2022 season rolls out.
Suburban Mosaic: Former Reflejos editor was 'terrific team member'We begin today's column recognizing the life and legacy of Marco Ortiz of Lake in the Hills -- a poet, a loving father and husband, an avid community volunteer and a trusted colleague. Ortiz was diagnosed in December with cholangiocarcinoma -- a rare and aggressive bile-duct cancer -- and died May 6 at age 60.
Hip resurfacing is a type of replacement surgeryQ: My older brother worked construction his whole life, and now he has bad arthritis in his left hip. Instead of a hip replacement, his doctors want to do hip resurfacing. What is that?
Fantastical displays, major retrospectives on tap at suburban, Chicago museums this summerMore than a dozen Chicago-area museums offer exhibitions devoted to Mexican folklore-inspired creatures, Lego sculptures, tribal treasures and up-close encounters with Beluga whales.
Constable: Fast reaction to headache saves Lindenhurst girl's lifeNot even getting a full day to recuperate from the physical and emotional strain of seeing their baby undergo a late-night surgery, James and Lisa Peters of Lindenhurst rushed back to Advocate Children's Hospital the next day for their 3-year-old's brain tumor.
Back down to earth: Lucy Westlake returns from top of Everest to Naperville home, graduationNaperville 18-year-old Lucy Westlake is happy to be back home -- even if it's just for a few days -- after becoming the youngest American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Gardening where there's little sunGardening in the shade is often thought of as a Sisyphean endeavor, swimming upstream against all odds with limited plant choices and no hope for color.
Suburban Skyview: Trained arborists trim vegetation to prevent potential power outagesIn this week's Suburban Skyview column, trained arborists trim vegetation around power lines to prevent potential outages
COVID-19 hospitalizations up nearly 87% from one month ago, back over 1,000COVID-19 hospitalizations are up 16.6% from last week in Illinois, with the highest number of COVID-19 patients in ICU beds since March 9.
Where to find National Hamburger Month specials in the suburbsDid you realize that May is National Hamburger Month? A whole month dedicated to this barbecue staple had us searching for specials in the suburbs.