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Survivor Spotlight: Angie Dimit

Survivor Spotlight: Angie Dimit

By Declan Harty

October 9, 2014

It was a Monday when Angie Dimit found the lump.Overwhelmed by the possibility of what it could be and a cousin’s recent death, she didn’t tell her husband, her two sons, her mother or her siblings.Instead, she remained “neutral.” Refusing to self-diagnose, Angie underwent a biopsy and an ult...

Natural areas you need to see

May 28, 2014

Here’s a staggering statistic for you courtesy of the Illinois Natural History Survey: Before the settlers arrived in Illinois, more than 60 percent of the state was covered in prairie — that’s about 22 million acres. Today, just over 2,000 acres of that remain. That’s crazy, right? The good...