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  • Otto named D70 director of special services

    LIBERTYVILLE – Christian J. Otto joins Libertyville School District 70 this school year as director of special services, overseeing both the gifted pr ...
    July 31, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • Round Lake man killed in Route 176 motorcycle crash

    ROUND LAKE – The Lake County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash in unincorporated Fremont Township as 36-year-old Ro ...
    July 31, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Volo Auto Museum loans car to Stephen King

    VOLO – Executives at the Volo Auto Museum are well known for collecting and exhibiting Hollywood cars. When it comes to curating cars, though, the app ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Critic’s Choice: ‘Beaches’ holding up well en route to Broadway

    OAKBROOK TERRACE – “Beaches,” a 1988 film based on a novel of the same name by Iris Rainer Dart, is now off to a good start in its transition to the s ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:19 am
  • Little Lake County: Top 10 family festivals this August

    August is looming on the horizon and with it (for many) comes the countdown until classes begin. You may be like me – anxiously counting down the minu ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Upcoming events: July 31 - Aug. 19

    JULY 3187TH ANNUAL LAKE COUNTY FAIR10 a.m. July 31 - Aug. 2. Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E Peterso ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Ray Chevrolet raises more than $10,000 for troops

    FOX LAKE – Ray Chevrolet, 39 N. Route 12, Fox Lake raised more than $10,000 at their BBQ for the Troops event for the United Service Organizations (US ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Putting like the pros do

    ROUND LAKE BEACH – Families gathered Saturday afternoon at Renwood Golf Course, 701 E. Shorewood Road, Round Lake Beach for Family Golf Day.
    July 28, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Lake County athletes continue to cruise to the top

    While athletes are resting this summer, we've been reviewing the past high school season, mentioning key players who keep Lake County sports going str ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Race boat show rescheduled in Antioch

    ANTIOCH – Blarney Island and the Northern Illinois Drag Boat Association's first-ever Race Boat and Hot Boat Show-n-Shine has been rescheduled for 2 t ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Gala proves successful for Lake County Housing Authority

    GRAYSLAKE – The Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) and AIM North Development Corporation, Inc. hosted their second annual Black Tie Gala on June 26 ...
    July 27, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Allendale Assocation's Cardboat Boat Races bring good fun

    LAKE VILLA – Full of innovative designs and much enthusiasm, Allendale Association's annual Cardboard Boat Race was held July 23 at Cedar Lake in Lake ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Wauconda breaks ground for Heroes of Freedom Memorial

    WAUCONDA – Groundbreaking ceremonies by nature aren’t particularly much to look at, but how chilling it was to see a 19-foot long steel beam once fall ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Fox Lake to host zombie-themed Venetian Night at Pistakee Lake

    FOX LAKE – The heart of the Chain O’ Lakes will soon be overrun by the undead.The eighth annual Vene ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Gurnee

    GURNEE – A mosquito pool sampled July 16 in Gurnee has tested positive for West Nile virus – the first confirmed indicator of the disease’s presence i ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:22 am
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