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Nolan McClelland and Pete Stadalsky are taking a 1,000-mile canoe trip to raise money for diabetes research. Both their fathers have Type 1 diabetes. (Credit: Paddle To Cure Diabetes)

Suburban Duo Paddling 1,000 Miles For Diabetes Research

Two young men from the suburbs have embarked on a 1,000-mile canoe trip from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Gulf of Mexico, to benefit diabetes research.

07/03/2014

Canoe Paddle

Man Dies After Canoe Capsizes In Wilmington

A 20-year-old man died in far southwest suburban Wilmington overnight, after a canoe capsized on the Kankakee River. Three other people from the boat made it to safety

06/04/2014

Water generic

Police Officer Rescues Teens From Des Plaines River

A west suburban police officer rescued some teens from an overturned canoe last week.

03/31/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

12-Year-Old Drowns In Canoe Accident In Harvard, Ill. Pond

A 12-year-old northwest suburban boy died Monday night after the canoe he was in with two friends capsized in a Harvard retention pond.

07/08/2013

Rowboat Capsized

Missing Canoeist’s Body Found In DuPage County Pond

The body of a missing canoeist has been found, two days after he vanished when his boat flipped over in a retention pond near Lemont.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2011

Rowboat Capsized

Search Suspended After Canoe Tips Over In Retention Pond

Emergency crews were sent to a retention pond in southwest suburban Lemont early Tuesday to rescue a man from a capsized rowboat.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

(credit: ChicagoRiver.org)

Guide To: Exploring The Chicago River

The Chicago River flows 156 miles, backwards, right through the Loop; it turns vibrant green on St. Patrick’s Day and has its own troupe of water taxis – what’s not to love? Here are three ways to get better acquainted with our beloved river.

07/23/2011

Canoe Paddle

Former State Senator Still Racing Canoe At 91

This weekend marks the 50th year for the annual Mid-American Canoe and Kayak Race on the Fox River, and one former state senator isn’t letting age stop him from continuing to compete.

WBBM Newsradio–06/02/2011