Gary R. Soper, wildlife photographer describes Comet Neowise in a story I wrote about the comet everyone is rushing to see in the night sky. Read more here.
Ted Wollert, who has been watching osprey raise chicks at Moraine Hills State Park. Read story here Photo below taken by Doug Reitz..
Dr. Michelle Cox talks about how the cancellation of the Lake County Fair is affecting 4-hers and the virtual competition planned for this season. Photo below of Lake County Fair by Sheryl DeVore. Read more.
From my column on irises and summer solstice. Photo below of blue flag iris by Steven D. Bailey.Read here.
Quote from Lake County historian Diana Dretske about creating a historical account of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Read the story here.
Read my outdoor column on the merry month of May. The photo below is of great white trillium taken by the author at Wright Woods in Vernon Hills.
This story explains why beaches are so important to us during the coronavirus pandemic and which shoreline parks and local beaches are open and which ones are not. Photo below by Sheryl DeVore taken at Diamond Lake Beach.
–Arthur Wyns, climate researcher for WHO: Read about Earth Day’s 50th anniversary related to the pandemic here in my column. Photo by Sheryl DeVore
Capt. James Lovell speaks on the 50th anniversary of the splashdown of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission and how it relates to the coronavirus. Photo below is a NASA photo showing Capt. Lovell in 1970 during the mission. pandemic. For the story, click here.
Greg Koeppen, executive director of the Lake County Farm Bureau, on how farmers are faring during the coronavirus epidemic. Read more here.