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Know Your Neighbors: Mike Caplan

You might recognize him as a longtime television meteorologist, but these days, you’re more likely to spy this Waukegan native on the other side of the camera, capturing everything from landscapes to fashion.

10 Things to Grow this Spring

It’s finally time to get outside and exercise those green thumbs. Stephanie N. Grimoldby discovers some of the best new plants and reliable old favorites that will brighten up your garden this year.

Hit the Trail: Top Recreation Paths

Ditch the car and explore our region on some of the top trails that wind through our region. Set on several abandoned railways, these paths are popular destinations for both short adventures and long treks.

1865: The War’s Last Year

It’s been 150 years since the bloodiest war on American soil came to an end, with the final battle staged at Appomattox. Jon McGinty explains how the Civil War wound down and how our region’s war heroes are celebrated.

Know Your Neighbors: Robin Doeden

Philanthropy has always been a priority for this professional fundraiser, who’s helping donations to have a lasting impact. Meet the dynamic director of the McHenry County Foundation.