Boating Resumes On Chain O'Lakes, Upper Fox River After FloodingOne Chain O'Lakes business owner estimated July's flooding caused $30 million to $40 million in lost business for the local economy.
Agency Seeks Private Funds To Dredge Chain O'Lakes, Fox RiverFox Waterway Agency executive director Joe Keller said growing levels of sediment have been clogging the system, which has the most recreational boats per mile in the country.
Best Bodies Of Water To Visit Near ChicagoUnless you're talking theater or food, it's hard not to mention Chicago as a destination without also mentioning Lake Michigan. It's where many visitors and Chicagoans go to cool off, run on park trails and relax on a bench or blanket when needing to escape urban bustle.
Two Injured In Separate Snowmobile Crashes In AntiochBoth crashes occurred after 7 p.m. at Blarney Island, which is part of the Chain O’Lakes waterway system and located one mile off shore, according to the island’s website.
After Nearly 4 Years On The Market, Mineola Hotel Still Seeking BuyerA north suburban resort once frequented by Al Capone has not yet found a buyer, after nearly four years of efforts to sell the 130-year-old building, and that has preservationists concerned about the historic hotel’s fate.
Teen Drowns While Swimming With Friends In Lake CountyThe drowning of a teenager in Lake County has authorities stressing safety ahead of one of the hottest days of the year.
Subzero Temps Ideal For Ice Fishing BusinessSubzero is tough for most except for those willing to wait out the fish on Northern Illinois' Chain O’Lakes.
Crews Searching For Man In Lake Near AntiochEmergency crews are searching for a man who went into the water in Lake Marie near north suburban Antioch Tuesday night but never surfaced after the boat he and his daughter were on had engine problems.
Winter Camping Guide For ChicagoReady to brave the great outdoors this winter? This list will get you prepared for some serious camping.
Former NFL Players Help Build House For Wounded VeteranA few former NFL players will be in Antioch Friday, helping to put up siding on a home destined to be given free-of-charge to a military veteran wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan.