Lake Michigan exacted a toll, as expected early in the 110th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, but a man overboard and unfound was not expected.
There are many options for outdoors-related side trips, mostly related to the Kankakee River, before or after Bears training camp in Bourbonnais.
A youth education event in Lake County, berries still going and an Eastland event are among the stuff for this Wild Weekend Wandering.
The EPA’s Office of Inspector General says the agency must act now to be able to react more quickly in times of public-health emergencies.
Wildlife advocates say the changes will speed extinctions in the name of furthering the administration’s anti-environment agenda.
The massive Sterling Bay proposal has been floated for months as one of the city’s top prospective sites in its bid for Amazon’s coveted HQ2.
Lucas Smeds catches a fish of a lifetime–a 50-inch northern pike–early in his life and earns just Fish of the Week honors.
The #BootPruitt resistance campaign offers an example of how we can beat back the broad agenda of an increasingly authoritarian federal government.
Charlie Zine and Chuck Roberts are in the middle of pulling off the feat of paddling the 200 miles of the Fox River, source to confluence.
A survey of school districts around the country finds that less than half test their water for lead.
Mid-summer patterns are well established around Chicago fishing for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
Genetic testing proves Ken Krumreich’s Illinois-record fish is a pure redear.
Starbucks plans to replace plastic straws with paper by 2020, but some people with disabilities say they need the sturdier option to be able to drink.
Bison have added to the draw of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, but there is much to be enjoyed in exploring and learning the prairie itself.