I'm truly a national park junky and frequently haul my family along for the ride, perhaps sometimes as hostages.
Under-appreciated and even unheralded historical and natural treasures abound in Northwest Indiana and the southern Chicago region — assets that possess the ability to teach us valuable lessons from our past while also attracting tourism and the local revenue that follows.
CHICAGO | It has been 50 years since Freedom Summer — the effort in Mississippi to ensure that the newly-enacted Civil Rights Act was properly implemented by authorities.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Entries are being taken for the Second Congressional District Regional High School Art Awards, being held April 26 at South Suburban College.
In May 2024, I will be celebrating my 76th birthday, surrounded by friends and family and commemorating having just shot my age at Lost Marsh. This is my fantasy; write your own.
Each year the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association develops its legislative priorities for the federal, state and county levels.
“The stories are in these faces,” I said out loud while walking through the Historic Pullman Foundation Visitors Center. Looking at the historic images of the proud Pullman Porters and mustached Hotel Florence workers and guests, I saw stories waiting to be told.
CALUMET CITY| U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly on Friday delivered nearly 50 books to Creative Communications Academy in Calumet City as part of the Library of Congress Surplus Book Program.
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U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, has introduced two gun bills: H.R. 2464, The Improving Gun Safety Standards Act, and H.R. 2465, The Recognizing Gun Violence as a Public Health Emergency Act.
TINLEY PARK | Newly elected U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., said Monday she sees the proposed airport near Peotone and Illiana Expressway as projects to create economic benefits -- and she wants those benefits stay in the area.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly
LANSING | U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-IL, and U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, D-IL, announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, part of the Department of Homeland Security, has made a $123,287 investment in the Lansing Fire Department in Lansing, Illinois. Today’s funding wil…
South Holland Deputy Village Administrator Patricia Mahon has been honored with the 2013 Fair Housing Achievement Award for her work on regional housing and employment, along with social, economic and cultural programs and activities.
There’s always something in Howey Politics Indiana polling that raises at least one eyebrow, and sometimes both.
WASHINGTON | Former Illinois state Rep. Robin Kelly was sworn in Thursday as the newest member of the House, taking over the seat held for 17 years by scandal-tarnished Jesse Jackson Jr.
Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., center, participates in a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with House Speaker John Boehner, of Ohio, on Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington. Earlier Kelly was officially sworn in on the House floor. She takes over the seat held for 17 years by scandal-tarnished Je…
CHICAGO | Former Illinois state Rep. Robin Kelly, whose campaign received a $2 million boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, easily captured Tuesday's special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.
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