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Golfers take a photo break from their appearance on the WGN Morning News at last year's Tee-It-Up.
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Opportunity Knocks prepares to launch Daylong Event

The fundraising forces behind the local non-profit Opportunity Knocks are nearing the brink of their first of their two big summer events. On Saturday, June … Read more ›

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E-Friendly Way to Rid Your Home of E-Waste

Delta Institute, Cook County, and Forest Preserve District Partner To Collect E-Waste RecyclablesPilot Collection Events Will Test Locations as Possible Permanent Sites CHICAGO (May 31, … Read more ›

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Spoken word poet and comedian, Joe Hernandez-Kolski will perform at Concordia-Chicago March 20

Joe Hernandez-Kolski will perform some of his award-winning poetry at Concordia University Chicago March 20. The events are free and open to the public. Hernandez-Kolski … Read more ›

This furry ermine showed off its snow-white winter coat during a hike through the woods in Wisconsin. Photo submitted by Jim Lennon.

‘Ermine’ wins photo contest

Jim Lennon’s photo of a furry ermine peeking out from behind a log won this week’s photo contest. As the winner, Lennon’s photograph will appear in … Read more ›

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5 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day More Thoughtful and Less Expensive

Although Valentine’s Day is dedicated to showing the significant other in your life how much you mean to them, expensive long stem red roses, lavish … Read more ›

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Marquette Bank Participates in “Welcome Home Heroes Finance” Package to help Military Families

Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, is proud to announce its participation in the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s (IHDA) “Welcome Home Heroes Finance” package, offering … Read more ›

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America Saves Week

Marquette Bank will be celebrating America Saves Week, a national campaign to promote good savings behavior. The Bank will celebrate with their own "Chicago Saves … Read more ›

(Photo submitted by Ken Derry)

‘Owl’ wins photo contest

Ken Derry, of Tinley Park, snapped this photo of a snowy owl while at work as a crane operator at Chicago’s 31st Street Harbor. As … Read more ›

I-PASS glitch messes up some user accounts

The Illinois Tollway is asking customers to check their I-PASS accounts today after discovery of a software problem that erroneously began a cycle of account … Read more ›

Starlights Senior Team performs a lift in the long program. Photo submitted by Starlights Synchronized Skating Team.

Stellar skaters wins photo contest

Stellar skaters, a photo showing the Starlights Senior Team perform a lift, is the winner of this week’s contest.  Photo submitted by Starlights Synchronized Skating … Read more ›