| Jul 1, 2010
| 1:00 PM
Houston was more redemptive this time around. The traffic was not nearly as bad and the humidity decided to take a break. We have a lot of good friends in Houston so we got to experience a bit more in the city than we normally do. We had a great radio...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 12:04 PM
Tom Skilling, WGN chief meteorologist, appears on WGN-TV weekdays on WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News and WGN News at Nine and on WGN Radio during afternoon drive and special coverage. He celebrated his 30th anniversary with WGN in August 2008.
| Jun 1, 2010
| 3:51 PM
I'll tell you what Salt Lake City doesn't need! Pepper! That place is full of spice!
I recently went there and had a blast.
The city is very beautiful, and unlike most, it is surrounded by beautiful mountains. I was so inspired walking around...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 8:41 AM
I am in love with the Windy City! I have been there a few times now and every time I fall more in love with it. My first experience of Chicago was a surprise to me, not in the sense of awesomeness but one of freezing cold! I think the temperature during...
| Jun 6, 2010
Driving the lazy roller coaster of U.S. Highway 10 just west of Marshfield, Wis., I pass the usual stretches of cornfields and dairy farms on my way to The Highlands, a Vietnam veterans memorial in nearby Neillsville. But when I see a sign that says...
| Oct 28, 2010
The girl in the road didn't move as the headlights swept over her.
She wore a long blue dress that was soaked from the rain, and her feet were bare. The approaching driver slowed and reached for her cell phone, thinking the girl might have been in an...
| Jul 15, 2010
After 42 years in windowless weather offices issuing tornado warnings, Tom Skilling set out to chase storms in the Plains and ends up "Chased by Tornadoes!" It happened May 10 in northern Oklahoma near Wakita, ironically near where the movie "Twister" was...
| Jul 12, 2010
Rocklin is among one of the Top 100 places to live, according to CNNmoney.com.
The town ranks 65th because of its extensive recreational programs, many parks and strong school district.
Rocklin's Finn Hall, is a popular reception hall used for many...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 7:16 AM
The Monika Herzig Trio
Monika Herzig and Peter Kienle
A faculty member at Indiana University, Dr. Monika Herzig has also performed at many prestigious jazz clubs and festivals, such as the Indy Jazz...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 11:46 AM
On July 12, Kenneth and Beth Pollard sold their home at 474 McCormick Drive in Lake Forest, Ill., to Mark A. Pasquella. Pasquella bought the home for $2,050,000.
Ken G. Pollard is a managing director at Atlantic Trust's Chicago office. He received his...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 1:07 PM
Big Head Todd and The Monsters are celebrating the release their brand new studio album, Rocksteady (July 20, 2010/Big Records).
As the Denver Post reported in a recent feature story, Rocksteady finds the platinum selling artists "centered and...