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  • Maintenance and replacing in pairs

    You can take the repairman away from the auto shop, but you can’t take him away from repair ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Memory Care Softens Aging

    Fish, house, boat. Could you remember and repeat those words after a few minutes? That’s a simplistic explanation of one part of the “mini-mental st ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • New baby? Time to shop as trends in gear shifting

    NEW YORK – How new or expectant parents navigate the megaworld of baby gear and its precursor, the megaworld of pregnancy gear, is an individual quest ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Breast-feeding: Let’s make it work in the modern workplace

    Many mothers have a hard time returning to work after a new addition to the family. This can be especially true for breast-feeding mothers. It is beco ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kerth: You can have my place in the bubble-machine line

    I haven’t had a Coke in more than 10 years.Ditto for Pepsi, 7-Up, Dr Pepper, Mountain Dew or any oth ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Women find support celebrating Breastfeeding Promotion Month

    M oms and children in McHenry County celebrated Breastfeeding Promotion Month in August, starting with the Global Big Latch On on Aug. 1 and World Br ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • How 1 mom checked herself before she wrecked herself

    Ylonda Gault Caviness has no use for mommy groups, peeling the skins off peas for babies, wet-wipe warmers and the shelves and shelves of parenting bo ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Atwater: Many types of intervention available

    Mr. Atwater: My son has been a good student and a respectful kid all through his growing up years. He’s 22 years old now, and since he went away to co ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Review: 'No Escape' is taut but deeply troubled

    Not since Saigon in the 1970s has an American operation in Southeast Asia been as ill-conceived as "No Escape," a taut, well-made and entirely dubio ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 8:44 am
  • A quaint rite: Harvesting broadcast's fall crop of new shows

    NEW YORK – It's an exciting new fall season ahead on broadcast TV. We await the charming rom-com "Manhattan Love Story" ... the heart-tugging youth dr ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Water recreation at Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake

    People enjoy a beautiful day on Tuesday, August 18,2015 on the lake at Three Oaks Recreation Area with a variety of activities including boats, paddle ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Rock & Shop, comedy, art, magic and more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) ROCK & SHOP CONCERT EVENT WHEN: Aug. 28-30 ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Algonquin's Fox Tales Storytelling Festival draws nationally renowned performers

    Expect some of the nation’s best storytellers at Algonquin’s free Fox Tales Storytelling Festival.In ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Review: Queen Kwong delivers raw, unabashed emotion in ‘Get a Witness’ album

    Queen Kwong is the commanding female voice rock has been longing for. Don’t expect to hear a typical rock album when you start listening to “Get a Wit ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Review: 'We Are Your Friends' an entertaining musical romp

    Part electronic dance music tutorial and part love letter to Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, “We Are Your Friends” is a surprisingly accessible and ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:29 pm
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