How candy moved from luxury good to cheap everyday snack...and why a few jellybeans can be a good thing-
Prof. Samira Kawash has written a fascinating cultural history of candy: "Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure." Dick spoke with her Feb. 21 to learn more about how candy has evolved from a rare treat to integral part of our diets, and why people have such mixed feelings about sugar and candy. Check out her website and read more at candyprofessor.com
Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.
Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.
Martha started as a volunteer at WTIP in 2013 as the creator and producer of Lake County Journal, and occasional host for Tuesday Classics.
From daily lunches to bus tours to computer access, the Senior Center is always a hub of activity. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Bill Shaffer and Kristen Anderson of the Cook County Cou
Laura and Anna report the latest school news.
Annie and Emma share the latest School News.
How can we prepare ourselves to be in community? How do we show up as our best selves in tense situations?
Help is available locally for sorting through financial aid for higher education. North Shore Morning host Julie Carlson learns more in this interview with Kirstin van den Berg of Cook Coun