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Mallwalkers learn to stay healthy

Mallwalkers learn to stay healthy

May 26, 2014 12:00 am
Come join the fun at a long-time Lowell tradition!

Come join the fun at a long-time Lowell tradition!

There will be prizes for the best costumes at Lowell’s 60th annual Labor Day Kiddie Parade Sunday, Sept. 1. The parade starts at 1 p.m. and runs from Old Towne Square, west on Commercial Avenue to Harding Drive to the Festival Grounds at the old Rieter Automotive Property, 101 W. Oakley Ave.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am

River Forest High band wins best of parade in Lake Station

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Chamber of Commerce named the River Forest High School Band best of parade in the city's recent holiday event.

July 11, 2013 12:05 am
Hobart seniors step off new year with walking club

Hobart seniors step off new year with walking club

HOBART | Judy Buncich wants to improve her health and lose weight this year.

February 25, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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MITCH BARLOGA: Encourage students to get back on their feet

MITCH BARLOGA: Encourage students to get back on their feet

National Walk to School Day, on Oct. 3, is a celebration of transportation independence for our youngest citizens. Schools around the world will participate in a variety of activities aimed at getting children to walk or bike to school.

September 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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A successful trek

A successful trek

Los Angeles actor Burt Culver left on foot from Munster on July 23 and arrived to Davenport, Iowa, on July 30 in time for a new film project.

July 31, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: L.A. actor arrives in Davenport, Iowa, after 8-day walk for film role

OFFBEAT: L.A. actor arrives in Davenport, Iowa, after 8-day walk for film role

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 31, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Dragons, family fun take over Chicago's United Center this weekend

OFFBEAT: Dragons, family fun take over Chicago's United Center this weekend

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 27, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: LA actor braving heat to walk from Munster to Davenport for film role prep

OFFBEAT: LA actor braving heat to walk from Munster to Davenport for film role prep

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 24, 2012 12:00 am
Walks in the park can nurture mental agility

Walks in the park can nurture mental agility

Taking time during your day to stroll amid the flowers and trees, trek along the lakefront or hike through the forest preserve could help boost memory and mental agility, a recent study says.

June 07, 2012 9:00 am
VIDEO: Remembering Chloe

VIDEO: Remembering Chloe

Friends build an impromptu memorial for Chloe Burks, a 15-year-old freshman at Hanover Central, who died along the tracks when she was struck by a Norfolk Southern train.

May 24, 2012 10:08 pm
Flip-flops

Flip-flops

Feet of person wearing sandals and walking on boardwalk

May 03, 2012 9:00 pm

Head to the Cedar Lake parks this Spring

Cedar Lake Parks and Recreation Department is busy this spring, having just wrapped up spring break and Easter activities. Soccer and other outdoor activities are slated:

April 13, 2012 12:00 am
Walking in the snow

Walking in the snow

Gary Gale of Crown Point and his dog "Lady" take their morning walk at the Lake County Fairgrounds on Thursday.

January 12, 2012 1:07 pm

American Heart Association launches new campaign to curb heart disease

In 2000, critics believed the American Heart Association couldn't decrease heart disease and stroke deaths by 20 percent by 2010.

November 02, 2011 12:00 am
Running takes the lead in burning calories

Running takes the lead in burning calories

With the weather getting cold, more and more people will be headed to the gym to use the treadmill.

October 27, 2011 12:00 am
MITCH BARLOGA: A 'Back to the Future' approach to healthier kids

MITCH BARLOGA: A 'Back to the Future' approach to healthier kids

Most of us know that in "Back to the Future," Michael J. Fox was transported to the year 1955. Interestingly, a vast majority of children either walked or biked to their local school then -- no matter what grade level.

September 01, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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New ways to stave off dementia

New ways to stave off dementia

Senior couple power walking

August 21, 2011 12:00 am
Late baby? Techniques moms are trying to bring on labor

Late baby? Techniques moms are trying to bring on labor

Late baby? Techniques moms are trying to bring on labor

August 01, 2011 11:00 am
Preferrable Communities

Preferrable Communities

Family walking on a sidewalk

April 30, 2011 12:00 am
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