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  • Lake County girls soccer teams hit the fields

    LAKE COUNTY – High school girls soccer season has sprung. Here's a look at what to expect for teams in the Lake County Journal coverage area.
    March 31, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Lake County boys tennis teams to serve up promising seasons

    LAKE COUNTY – The weather is finally starting to cooperate and the boys tennis season is underway. Here are the team previews for the Lake County Jour ...
    March 31, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • 22-year-old man shot in Lake Villa

    LAKE VILLA – Lake County police are investigating the shooting of a 22-year-old McHenry man that occurred in unincorporated Lake Villa on Monday, poli ...
    March 31, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Lake Forest woman believes large 'grey wolf' attacked her 17-pound dog

    LAKE FOREST – In the early morning of March 11, Mary Kong had quite a scare.It was still dark out wh ...
    March 31, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Critic's Choice: 'Diary of Anne Frank' in a gripping revival

    GLENCOE – Writers Theater’s eloquent revival of “The Diary of Anne Frank” at Books on Vernon, 664 Vernon Ave., in Glencoe, tells the heartbreaking sto ...
    March 31, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center sends Easter baskets to those in need

    LINDENHURST – More than 400 spring Easter baskets were hand-packed Tuesday at the Linenhurst Early Childhood Center, 309 Granada Blvd., in Lindenhurst ...
    March 31, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Young soccer player to be honored at Lake County Walk to Cure Arthritis

    LIBERTYVILLE – Hundreds of people will help raise critical funds for arthritis-related diseases at the Lake County Walk to Cure Arthritis this month.
    March 31, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Lindenhurst trustee running solo for mayor

    LINDENHURST – Village Trustee Dominic Marturano is running unopposed for a four-year term as the mayor of Lindenhurst in the April 7 consolidated elec ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Critic’s Choice: ‘Love, Loss and What I Wore,’ the right fit

    OAK BROOK – “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” by sisters Delia Ephron and the late Nora Ephron (“When Harry Met Sally”), remains an engaging bit of stagec ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Critic’s Choice: Windy City Playhouse flying high

    CHICAGO – Champagne corks popped and all 149 seats were fully occupied at Windy City Playhouse, the city’s newest professional theater, which got off ...
    March 30, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Letter to the editor: "Barrington can right its economic ship"

    To the editor,I have been a homeowner in the village of Barrington going on 25 years. My wife Cindy ...
    March 30, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Spring break well spent at Discovery Museum

    WAUCONDA – The Lake County Discovery Museum, at 27277 N. Forest Preserve Road in Wauconda, hosted free activites for children during spring break, Mar ...
    March 30, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Mundelein artist’s abstract work borrows from nature to create a new perspective

    MUNDELEIN – Old wood and metal, even animal bones, dirt and dead bugs have found their way into the distinctive art of Doug DeWitt.
    March 30, 2015 - 2:13 pm
  • Round Lake Area School District students compete with healthy snacks

    ROUND LAKE – While eating healthy can be a challenge for kids and parents, elementary school students in the Round Lake Area School District have foun ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Egg-citing start to spring

    FOX LAKE – An Egg-citing Egg Hunt & Bunny Luncheon was held Saturday at Lakefront Park in Fox Lake.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:47 am
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