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  • Grayslake Summer Days offers fun as fall nears

    Grayslake Summer Days offered area residents plenty of good food and entertainment this past weekend as summer winds down and the school year begins.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Thousands turn out for Bears Gurnee practice

    Thousands of area fans turned watch out to watch the Chicago Bears practice Saturday, Aug. 20, during the Warren Township High School Varsity BearsTak ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 1:18 pm
  • At-a-Glance: Lake County grade school districts ready for new year

    We asked some of our grade school districts to share their highlights for the new school year. Wood ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • One Round Lake coalition seeks to consolidate three municipalities

    ROUND LAKE – One Round Lake, a coalition of more than 500 residents of three Round Lake villages – Round Lake, Round Lake Beach, and Round Lake Park – ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 6:19 pm
  • At-a-Glance: Lake County high school districts ready for new school year

    We asked some of our high school districts to share their highlights for the new school year with our readers.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 6:39 pm
  • Long Grove Confectionery holds ribbon-cutting

    Long Grove Confectionery held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Aug. 12.Owner Craig Leva prepares ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Big upgrades await students of CLC’s Grayslake campus

    GRAYSLAKE – The College of Lake County’s Grayslake campus is midway through a major renovation and construction project, but many of the highly antici ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 6:40 pm
  • Ela Township Youth Program participants receive free eye exams, glasses

    More than 20 children involved in Ela Township’s Shooting Stars summer program received free eye exams and new glasses heading into the school year, a ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 9:04 am
  • Festivalgoers enjoy Gurnee Days

    Thousands turned out over the weekend to enjoy Gurnee Days at Viking Park in Gurnee.Festival-goers h ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Village Vine: You can't get there from here

    I love small town directions. I understand small town directions, and I often give directions in that small town way. I have a hard time understanding ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Registration deadline looms for College of Lake County’s fall semester

    Time is running out to register for the fall semester at the College of Lake County, which begins Aug. 22.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 4:06 pm
  • Gov. Rauner signs bill giving Lake, McHenry counties gov’t consolidation powers

    A bill that would allow the Lake County Board to eliminate a handful of small units of government was signed into law Friday by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Ravinia 2016 season still has much to offer

    HIGHLAND PARK – It’s mid-August and summer is fast fading. Kenny Rogers, Diana Ross and a host of others already have put in appearances at the ongoin ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 4:11 pm
  • Rare and exotic cars coming to Mundelein Aug. 21

    MUNDELEIN – Mundelein's Grand Dominion community will host Cruisin’ with the Classics Car Show on Aug. 21.
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Family fun at Lake Villa Days

    Lake Villa Days at Lehmann Park in Lake Villa had it all over the weekend.Great food, fun games and ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
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