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  • Gurnee Mills’ long-running holiday gift wrapping service benefits area nonprofits

    You've spent a tiring day shopping for the perfect holiday gifts at Gurnee Mills and aren’t looking forward to all the wrapping that follows.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Managing diabetes during the holiday season

    It is estimated that 29.1 million Americans have diabetes, more than 9 percent of the total population – and another 8.1 million are living with the d ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • The Fox Lake Police Department held its annual Shop with a Cop event Monday. About 40 children from the greater Fox Lake area participated. Photojourn ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 6:30 am
  • Retired teachers association to meet

    The Lake County Retired Teachers Association (LCRTA) will meet at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Lambs Farm restaurant, located at the corner of Route 17 ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 7:29 pm
  • Lake County food pantries welcome your donations to assistance families in need this holiday season

    One in seven residents in the Northern Illinois Food Bank’s 13-county service area relies on the organization and their network of 800 community partn ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Deck the Halls with Diapers this holiday season

    Twice As Nice Mother & Child, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to providing basic needs to families in crisis, is teaming up with local busine ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Historical Society hosts open house, Santa

    The Grayslake Historical Society with host an open house on Sunday, Dec.11, in Grayslake featuring a visit from Santa Claus, Christmas music, crafts, ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 9:26 am
  • PM&L's holiday show, Charles Dickens's "A Christmas Carol," adapted and directed by Rebecca Zellar, opened last Friday and will run for the next two w ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • A team of biologists and chemists from Valent BioSciences Corporation recently volunteered to help the Lake County Forest Preserves collect seed from ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fox Lake woman involved in 2014 police shooting sentenced to one year in prison

    WOODSTOCK – A Fox Lake woman was sentenced to one year in prison for her involvement in a 2014 police shooting.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Prison sentence stands for man convicted of killing Island Lake woman in 2014

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will not reconsider a lengthy prison sentence for a Chicago man who was found guilty but mentally ill in the first- ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Cut your own Christmas tree at farms in Lake Villa

    Artificial trees are more practical, but those who prefer the real thing can find it at Sullivan Family Christmas Tree Farm in Lake Villa.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Lake County Christmas activities for all ages

    The Lake County Journal compiled these holiday-themed activities that are scheduled in Lake County that entire families can enjoy.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 5:53 pm
  • Downtown Antioch transforms into Dickens Holiday Village for Christmas

    The enchanting, and sometimes depressing, world of Charles Dickens is alive in downtown Antioch now through Christmas.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • ’Tis the giving season

    With just 30 days left until Christmas, charities and other organizations that collect toys and gifts for children and families in need are appealing ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 4:30 pm
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