The Many Benefits of Self-Powered GPS Trackers

In today’s fast-paced world, keeping track of valuable assets, loved ones, or even pets is essential for peace of mind and security. A self-powered GPS tracker offers a versatile and reliable …

5 Things to Consider When Buying Gooseneck Livestock Trailers

When purchasing a gooseneck livestock trailer, there are several key considerations to ensure that you select a suitable option for safely transporting your animals. Here are five essential factors to keep …

What Can a Crane Rental Be Used For?

Crane rentals are an integral part of many construction projects and industrial operations. These powerful machines are not just about lifting heavy loads but also about providing flexibility and efficiency in …

League of Women Voters Educates Chicago Residents on Flood-Fighting Options

Throughout the metropolitan Chicago area, homeowners are plagued with chronic flooding throughout the summer months. In 2014, the city’s storm water management system was almost always overwhelmed by an increasing number …

After 66 Years of Trying to Remove the Species From the Great Lakes, Biologists Are Trying to Save the Alewives

Camping is a huge business in the United States, with 81% of participants in one study reporting that they planned to go on three or more excursions in the next year. …

Weight Concerns May Be Keeping More Female Smokers From Quitting, University of Chicago Research Finds

National surveys indicate that more than 50% of American adults want to lose weight, but it’s not surprising that women are dedicated to the cause much more than men — and …

Chicago Market Research Firm Says That Seafood is the New Frontier for Fast Food

  Fast food and other popular American dining options have begun to shift in recent years, with many consumers paying greater attention to healthier options — and a number of brands …

Chicago Company Facing Over $170K in Fines for Workplace Safety Violations

A Northwest Side Chicago manufacturer of industrial dryers is facing $171,000 in fines after an inspection last year revealed “multiple serious violations” at the Chicago Dryer Co., the Occupational Safety and …

Chicago-Area Resident Wants Kids to Literally Try On Better Attitudes

Paul Dolan, a resident of Chicago’s Roger’s Park neighborhood, was tired of kids having bad attitudes. So he came up with a unique solution: T-shirts banning bad behavior every school day, …

Smoking Doesn’t Aid Weight Control, but Believing It Does Makes It Harder to Quit, Say Chicago Researchers

For years now, a myth has persisted that smoking helps people, especially women, control their weight. But a new study out of the University of Illinois at Chicago is busting that …

Chicago Mobile App Company Moves to New Office

A mobile app development firm specializing in business apps has recently moved to an office near Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports that Lextech, formerly in Lisle, has now moved into a …

Draft Town Coming to Chicago

There’s a tiny, temporary suburb coming to Chicago. The National Football League is taking over Roosevelt College’s Auditorium Theatre and part of the Windy City’s Grant Park to build a 900,00-square …

Chicago-Area Groups Sending Military Care Packages Honored with Gift from Military Base

Beyond helping others, donating food, clothing, and other necessities to the needy can have its rewards — as one Chicago-area grocery store found out recently. The Fairplay store in Worth, IL, …