When you think of whitewater rafting, places like Idaho or Colorado might first come to mind.
Because of high and fast-running water caused by last week’s storms, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and its Conservation Police have banned boating along the Fox River between the dam at McHenry and the dam at Montgomery.
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Residents dealing with record flooding in Lake County are keeping a close eye on the Fox River on Monday.
As wet as it has been in the Chicago area, Lake County Emergency Management Coordinator Kent McKenzie said it has been drier than anticipated in Wisconsin, where both rivers originate.
The latest round of storms, and those of the past few weeks, are prompting flood warnings.
The lack of rain this summer might be killing your garden, but it’s actually good news for people studying the health of the Fox River.
Extreme heat and low water levels in area rivers are creating a dangerous combination.
A 52-year-old Aurora man drowned Friday evening after he jumped into the Fox River to cool off from the heat.
Police said the man, identified only as a 46-year-old white male, suffered injuries. But the cause of the injuries is unknown.
A new restaurant opened recently in a long-vacant space that once housed the popular Gandhi India on Devon Avenue. But in St. Charles, a famed steakhouse has gone dark after 38 years.
Cleanup continues in Aurora Thursday, following a diesel fuel spill in the Fox River.
Approximately 1,500 gallons of diesel fuel leaked from the Federal Aviation Administration facility in west suburban Aurora Wednesday morning.
A Naperville man has died after jumping into Fox River in Geneva Friday morning to save his girlfriend’s son, who was pulled into the current under the dam.
A boating accident in the Fox River near northwest suburban Algonquin has left one person dead early Sunday in McHenry County, according to fire department authorities.
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.
An off-duty paramedic saves a child after deciding to stay along river a while longer to fish.
Flood warnings are up in Lake County but the county’s emergency management agency says it’s not cause for concern for those along the Fox and Des Plaines rivers at this point.
The cold weather that plagued last week is behind us at last, but a wet and rainy week lies ahead.
A man’s body has been found along a suburban bike path.