Saving the monarchy: How an Elk Grove Village man is working to help struggling butterflies
Retired carpenter Ned Bruns of Elk Grove Village has made it his mission to help grow the dwindling population of monarch butterflies. It's a daily task that led him to turn his backyard into a garden for the instantaly recognizable orange-and-black insect.
Why masks are again advised for everyone indoorsNEW YORK -- Wait, we're supposed to wear masks again? Even if we are vaccinated? For a large part of the U.S., that's the latest advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC this week revisited and revised its guidance for wearing masks indoors to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Dining events: Donate bottled water to get a free sub at Firehouse SubsTo help those in need, Firehouse Subs is holding its H2O For Heroes drive Saturday when a donation of bottled water equals a free sub. Plus, WhirlyBall serves new custom beer flights and three of Scorched Earth Brewing Co.'s brews recently won accolades.
Have fun outdoors with your pup, but be aware of potential dangersAh, summer. Time for you and your dog to spend more time outside. Who knew the potential dangers that lie in wait for Fido in your own backyard?
Feder: Steve Dolinsky makes reservation with NBC 5 as 'The Food Guy'Steve Dolinsky, whose savvy restaurant reviews have been tantalizing viewers for more than 25 years, is about to become a weekly special on the menu of NBC-owned WMAQ-Channel 5.
Kane, Lake counties now at 'substantial' COVID-19 risk, rounding out surge in all suburbsKane and Lake counties on Saturday joined the rest of the suburbs and Chicago in having a "substantial" risk of COVID-19 transmission, and health department officials in those counties joined in recommending wearing masks in public indoor settings.
New theory: Earth's longer days kick-started oxygen growthScientists have a new idea for how Earth got its oxygen: It's because the planet slowed down and days got longer
For US teen Buddhist lama, it's faith, school, footballIn most ways, Jalue Dorje is a typical American teen - he grew up in a suburb of Minneapolis, loving football, PokÃ©mon and rap music
Without the crowd's roar, Tokyo Olympians search for spiritThe stretches of wooden benches meant to seat thousands sat mostly empty, an eerie quiet hanging over the pandemic Olympic venue. In arenas across Tokyo, athletes accustomed to feeding off the deafening roar of the crowd are searching for new ways to feel Olympic enthusiasm.
Suburban Skyview: BMX rider jumps out of his shadowIn this installment of the Daily Herald's drone photo column, a lone rider at The Hill BMX in Elgin casts a long shadow as the late afternoon sun races across the track.
Healthy diet could help with healthy sleepQ: I know you recently talked about sleep problems, but I'm having trouble and hope another question is OK. I read that some foods make it harder to for you to sleep well. What are they? If you cut them out of your diet, will you start sleeping better?
Through the Film Magnifer, Walter Payton, Shadow Traffic, Danny Thomas at Woodfield Mall, Julia Child and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Bob Collins, Jack Nicklaus, Richard Daley, Woodfield Mall Ice Arena and more
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Bobby Hull, Peter O'Toole, Ted Nugent, aerobics classes for kids and more