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  • Kiwanis Club donates ‘Gift of Play’ to YMCA’s Camp Independence

    VOLO – The completion of a new state-of-the-art playground built for special needs children was celebrated with a ribbon cutting at Volo’s Camp Indepe ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Natural area fires cut close to homes

    LAKE COUNTY – Natural area fires seem to be breaking out frequently in Lake County this spring.Rolli ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Grant wins North Sectional for bass fishing

    FOX LAKE – Several Lake County schools competed in the Chain O’ Lakes North Sectional for bass fishing at Ben Watts Marina in Fox Lake Friday. Grant w ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • McCann Industries, Inc. names new CEO

    WAUCONDA – McCann Industries, Inc. has announced that Jim McCann has been named the chief executive officer of the company as of Jan. 1. The ownership ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Critic's Choice: Drury Lane's 'Billy Elliot' packs a punch

    OAKBROOK TERRACE – An impressive regional production of “Billy Elliot,” the musical based on a book by Lee Hall that's pulsing with music by Elton Joh ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Critic’s Choice: Latest Second City e.t.c. revue full of surprises

    CHICAGO – As much as I wanted to praise to the sky “Soul Brother, Where Art Thou?”, the newest Second City e.t.c. revue, I came away with reservations ...
    May 1, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • Gurnee man recognized for sustainable landscaping success

    GURNEE – Geoff Deigan of Gurnee has received the Garth A. Conrad Memorial Award from the Midwest Ecological Landscaping Alliance (MELA). He was recogn ...
    April 29, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Grayslake North lacrosse, football player Donnellan strives to win

    GRAYSLAKE – Grayslake North is once again having a pretty successful lacrosse season.Lake County Jou ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Lake County Sports: Boys and girls roundup

    SOFTBALLLakes 11, Grayslake Central 8Lakes and Grayslake Central stepped out of conference play Satu ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Mickey Finn's to host first Spring Indie Faire

    LIBERTYVILLE – Local artisans will be displaying their wares from 6 to 9 p.m. May 1 at the Spring Indie Faire in the Amber Room of Mickey Finn's Brewe ...
    April 28, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • New dishes hit Timothy O'Tooles Pub

    GURNEE – Timothy O'Toole's Pub, at 5572 Grand Ave., in Gurnee, has expanded its menu by adding new salads, appetizers, sandwhices and entrees, accordi ...
    April 28, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Kites take flight for Lindenhurst's Earth-Arbor Day Celebration

    LINDENHURST – An Earth-Arbor Day Celebration was held Saturday at the Lindenhurst Village Hall, 2301 Sand Lake Road, in Lindenhurst. The day's festivi ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Lake Villa teen Kraly places high at world baton twirling championship

    LAKE VILLA – Lake Villa resident Troy Kraly received his first baton from his sister when he was four.
    April 28, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Home State Bank opens loan center in Vernon Hills

    VERNON HILLS – Home State Bank is opening a home loan center at 300 Center Drive, Suite 109, in Vernon Hills. This is the group's first office in Lake ...
    April 27, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • A day dedicated to outer space

    GRAYSLAKE – The Lake County Astronomical Society (LCAS) hosted its annual Astronomy Day Saturday at the College of Lake County in Grayslake. The free ...
    April 27, 2015 - 3:51 pm
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