'Pigeons saved my life': 96-year-old featured in pigeoneer documentary

Ninety-six-year-old Ed Schmidt is much like the homing pigeons he has built his life around.

Event in Spring Grove to honor legacy of Holocaust survivor

SPRING GROVE – It's time to tell stories again.

The Listening Room: a small space with big ambitions

"You’d never know this was in this building,” Roger Reupert said as he swung open two doors and headed down about a dozen well-worn stairs.

Planit 10: Things to do April 17 to April 24

Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions.

Friends of Chilama effort to aid town in El Salvador

Entries for an art and photography contest are needed to raise money for delegations headed to Chilama, a village in El Salvador where art i ...

Begalka: Author takes next step with Dick Tracy strip

UNION – Jim Doherty has been stuck on good gumshoe stories since he was a kid growing up in San Francisco.

Begalka: Century-old school celebrated

A century isn’t an average, everyday milestone.

Comedy Central regular performs at Lucy's Café

Tim Cavanagh went from teaching at a Chicago Catholic school to performing on Comedy Central.

Riverwood students record musical

It’s tough to say whether the actual studio or the studio’s lounge created the biggest impression, but a group of Riverwood Elementary Schoo ...

‘Annie’ breathes life into a classic

Note to readers: This is the first in an occasional theater column. Reviews of productions throughout McHenry County will be written by vari ...

'Bears' is engaging; vividly shot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Keenly following the scent of "African Cats" and "Chimpanzees," Disneynature's "Bears" combines sweeping vistas and rem ...


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