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  • Doctor group seeks to clear confusion in cancer screening

    WASHINGTON — Mammograms at 40 or 50? Every year or every other year? What's the best colon check?Scr ...
    May 18, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Tips will reduce allergies while gardening

    Allergies can put a serious crimp in gardening: A runny nose, itchy eyes, or a wheezing and persistent cough can drive allergy sufferers indoors durin ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • MCDH: Protect yourself against tick-borne illness

    As the weather warms and we start to enjoy our outdoor activities, we must remember to protect ourselves from ticks.
    May 15, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • Spring pastels can fill homes with elegance

    After a long winter, the pastel colors of spring look pretty appealing right now. Cheerful pastel pinks, yellows, greens and blues can seriously brigh ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Atwater: Support available for adult children of alcoholics

    “Bob” rarely finished anything. He needed to clean the garage, but he would start and get sidetracked organizing the tools or going through old boxes ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • Cheap Headlight Bulbs Can Be A Hassle

    Q. We have a 2004 Buick Ranier on which I have had to replace the low beam headlamps a total of five times -- three on right and two on left -- over t ...
    May 15, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Fair Diddley, Railway Days, mom comedy and more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) 47TH ANNUAL FAIR DIDDLEY WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Woodstock's Orson Welles' Centennial to feature one-man 'Rosebud' play

    There’s only one Orson Welles, and Erik Van Beuzekom has never considered himself an impersonator of the legendary filmmaker, actor and innovator.
    May 14, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Gary Lang Auto Group turns 32

    A trip to the gas station would only cost you $1.24 per gallon. E-mail didn’t exist, but y ...
    May 13, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Atwater: True sobriety needs time, work to take hold

    Mr. Atwater: I’ve proved to myself and my family several times over that drinking and drugging is not something I can do without a whole lot of troubl ...
    May 8, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Review: Genesis takes aim at European sedans

    Hyundai has rolled out an all-new Genesis this year with the hope of convincing luxury sedan buyers there is an alternative to spending big bucks on a ...
    May 8, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • Pregnancy can be culprit of varicose veins

    Women’s bodies go through a number of changes during pregnancy, and their venous systems are not immune.
    May 8, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • Seniors dig gardening

    Velvety purple petunias. Juicy red cherry tomatoes. Sweetly fragrant lilacs. Gardening yields a harvest for the senses. It’s also therapeutic, as i ...
    May 8, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • Planit 10: Things to do May 7 to May 14

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) ORSON WELLES' CENTENNIAL FESTIVAL WHEN: Ma ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Sun City brings more entertainment options to Huntley like 'Four Strong Women'

    Sun City in Huntley might not be thought of as an entertainment venue, but perhaps it’s time to take a closer look.
    May 6, 2015 - 11:37 pm
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