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Lac-Megantic mayor seeks rail safety upgrades in Washington
A coalition of cross-border officials from Quebec, New Brunswick and the United States that includes the mayor of Lac-Megantic is in Washington, D.C., today to press the case for stricter rail safety regulations in North America.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
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Former UI Student Sues to Overturn Conviction in Pentacrest Sexual Assault Case
Former UI Student Sues to Overturn Conviction in Pentacrest Sexual Assault Case Lang 2-16-13 A former University of Iowa student sentenced to ten years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman on the Pentacrest is suing the state of Iowa to have the conviction overturned.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The tragic story of animals found dead and neglected on a pair of farms in western Kane County this week reminds us that there are places to turn when you can no longer care for your animals.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Weekend picks: Jim Belushi opens COD's McAninch Arts Center
The Fox River Shiver features costumed divers for chairity at Broken Oar Beach in Port Barrington on Sunday, March 9. See a wide variety of glassware and more at the 42nd Annual Antique American Glass and Pottery Show and Sale.
DCFS: Barrington parents neglected dead baby, twin
A Department of Children and Family Services investigation has determined the parents of a 7-month-old Barrington girl reported dead Jan. 8 neglected that baby and her surviving twin sister.
Being Intelligent About Your Assets
The business world is about to pass through a one-way door that leads to a far more complex and sophisticated world of intelligent assets.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Build a wren house at Stillman Nature Center
If you are unfamiliar with house wrens, here are a few fun facts. This diminutive bird is only 4.75 inches from stem to stern with a 6-inch wingspan.
Saving downtown theaters: Wheaton Grand headlines a long list
James Atten, left, and Rick Erickson hope to present a plan to renovate the Wheaton Grand Theater to the city council this year.
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Most county businesses refuse tobacco sales to minors
Tobacco checks by police from Lake Barrington to Vernon Hills and Gurnee this month showed that most establishments do not sell tobacco products to minors.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Proposal eyes downtown West Dundee sites
West Dundee Village President Chris Nelson calls a proposal to redevelop the southwest corner of Main and First streets one he "couldn't be more excited about."
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Weekend picks: Cristela Alonzo cracks up Rosemont
This Oct. 7, 2013 file photo shows Miley Cyrus performing on NBC's “Today” show in New York.
Historical Vignettes: Reuben and Margaret Frazier, pioneers
This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com - To appreciate pioneer life in the late 1800s in the region of what would be Martin County, contemplate the situation of moving to this unfamiliar, remote, essentially uninhabited region with little more than a few personal ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Citizens for Conservation hosting kids astronomy class
Citizens for Conservation will present a “Leave No Child Inside” class focusing on astronomy from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the Flint Creek Savanna, 459 W. Route 22, in Barrington.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Church design a labor of love for East Dundee architect
Before he became known for designing houses of worship, David Schultz was known for designing houses for the neighborhood kids.
Good Shepherd to host blood drive March 5
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital will hold a blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 5 in the Prairie Room at the hospital, 450 W. Route 22 in Barrington.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
HUGE Schedule to Herald Daylight Savings Weekend
If it's daylight savings time, can the Spring thaw be far behind? Whatever, there's lots of live music from which to choose.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Smart Farm of Barrington Set for Spring Vegetable Seedling Sale
As the calendar creeps towards spring, having braved a much longer, colder, and snowier winter than usual, it's time to start thinking about the 2014 vegetable growing season.
Jury deliberating in 2011 Waukegan murder trial
The fate of a Beach Park man accused of assisting in the torture and murder of a 27-year-old Waukegan man is in the hands of a jury.
Wes Anderson graces 'Grand Budapest' screening
Odd Thomas , right, confronts a very irate dead person in Stephen Sommers' “Odd Thomas,” based on a Dean Koontz novel.