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Gridiron Grub: Get The Party Poppin’ With Corn

You can do so much more than a cold vegetable tray with ranch dressing to fill out the menu for a tailgate party. Football season marks the tail end of fresh corn season, so get this on your menu soon.

11/23/2012

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Best Corn Mazes in Northern Illinois

Corn mazes don’t need to be Children of the Corn scary unless it’s at night. Then maybe it might be a little spooky… However, the corn mazes that are in Chicago are part of Corn Mazes America. Corn Mazes America offers corn maze designing and cutting services to help farms create for-profit mazes. Who knew designing corn mazes could be so profitable?

10/09/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Thanksgiving Food Is Your Favorite?

Turkey, cornbread or stuffing? Choose your favorites from this array of classic Thanksgiving foods.

11/21/2011

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Picking The Perfect Pumpkin Patch

Whether you’re in the mood for taking horse-drawn hayride, running through a twisty-turny corn maze, or maybe just holding some baby chicks, you’re sure to find a pumpkin patch that is the perfect match for you and your family.

10/07/2011

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Girls Electrocuted While De-Tasseling Corn In Northwest Illinois

Federal authorities are investigating the deaths of two 14-year-old girls, who were electrocuted in a wet field while de-tasseling corn in northwestern Illinois Monday.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

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Professor: Use More Grass, Less Corn For Biofuels

URBANA, Ill. (CBS) — Illinois’ environment would be better with more grass and less corn – in the opinion of a University of Illinois researcher. As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Dave Dahl reports, plant biologist Evan […]

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011