13 hrs ago
The Modesto Bee
Emulating and passing along a parent's legacy of happiness
She recalled the first time she saw her dad truly happy - well into her adulthood, after he'd moved a continent away and built a boat for himself.
17 hrs ago
West Dundee preserve getting new trail, fishing access
Long-awaited improvements that will make Brunner Forest Preserve more accessible to the public are coming later this year, with the construction of the longest single trail ever built by the Kane County Forest Preserve District.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Attorney general talks scams at Elgin roundtable
Attorney General Lisa Madigan and her staff discussed how to identify and avoid major consumer scams, including identity theft and home repair fraud, as well as schemes that target seniors.
Northwest suburban police blotter
Damage was estimated at $130. • Vandals punctured the rear passenger's-side tire between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. July 5 on a 2005 Pontiac GTO on the 700 block of West Rand Road.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Congregation Kneseth Israel to hold annual picnic Aug. 3
Congregation Kneseth Israel in Elgin will hold its annual picnic from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Randall Oaks Park, off Randall Road in West Dundee.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Summer twilight: an enchanting time
The long, hot day melts in the dimming light. Faintly, the evening star appears in the sky.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Fox Valley police reports
He was stopped by police while traveling west on Main Street. At the time, he also had two active warrants charging him with traffic offenses in Kane County.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Family escapes house fire in East Dundee
Firefighters called about 1:28 a.m. to 6 Summit St., saw flames showing from the rear of the two-story single family home.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Des Plaines aldermen are debating whether to allow residents to raise chickens in the city.
Des Plaines aldermen appear willing to let the Historic Methodist CampGround raise up to six chickens on site as part of a 4-H program, but whether chickens would be permitted throughout the rest of the city is undetermined.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
First black judge in Kane County set to retire
F. Keith Brown, the first black judge and chief judge in the 16th Judicial Circuit, is stepping down after nearly 23 years on the bench.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
10 stories you may have missed this weekend
2. When Tiffany DeYoung's 5-year-old daughters became interested in scouting, the Vernon Hills mom wasn't sure there would be a place for them because they are deaf.