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  • Off the Deep End: When a motor mouth refuses to put on the brakes

    There’s always one. You’re in a group setting, and the session is going well. Then, without any trepidation, a particular member starts blabbing away ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • St. Paul the Apostle Church completes first major restoration in 18 years

    St. Paul the Apostle Church in Gurnee just completed an ambitious cleaning and restoration of its main worship area, the first since the parish opened ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Village Vine: At one time, they were all volunteers

    On Sept. 11, 2016, Gurnee Firefighter Bill Heuer was honored as the Firefighter of the Year by the Gurnee Exchange Club. The son of Mary and the late ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Lake County youth "Touch-A-Truck" at Hunt Club Park in Gurnee

    Children and their parents got to inspect official vehicles from Gurnee Park District, Gurnee Public Works, Gurnee Police Department, Gurnee Fire Depa ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • Wauconda remembers 9/11 with ceremony at Heroes of Freedom memorial

    Tears welled up in the eyes of retired United Airlines flight attendant Amanda Drummond as she stood with her two young daughters reading the names of ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 9:13 am
  • Midwest Veterans Closet seeks larger space to expand services

    Each month, Midwest Veterans Closet serves about 350 veterans at its North Chicago location, providing them free food, clothing and personal care item ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 6:28 pm
  • Family and friends mourn Antioch WWII veteran who found his closure

    World War II veteran and longtime Antioch resident John Trinca spent decades searching for the name of the soldier who died next to him during the Bat ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 6:20 pm
  • Living History Tour of Grayslake Cemetery scheduled

    GRAYSLAKE – The 19th annual Living History Tour of the Grayslake Cemetery sponsored by the Grayslake Historical Society will be held on Sunday, Oct. 2 ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Critic’s Choice: ‘Julius Caesar’ pared but not diminished

    GLENCOE – Writers Theatre may have ruffled a few feathers by beginning its 2016-17 season with a streamlined version of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • Lake County Sheriff’s Office hires three law enforcement executives

    The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has announced the hiring of three law enforcement executives.Former ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • Farm Heritage Festival to be held September 24-25

    WAUCONDA – Hundreds of antique tractors, cars, steam engines and other farm machinery will be on hand at the 24th Annual Farm Heritage Festival, sched ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • History buffs enjoy Hainesville’s first Civil War encampment

    Dressed like a Civil War Union officer, Hainesville Trustee George Duberstein was sure to thank everyone who came to the village’s inaugural Civil War ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Movie in the Park on Saturday at Hutchins Athletic Field

    GURNEE – The Granddwood Park Civic Association will host Movie in the Park on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Hutchins Athletic Field.
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Ela Township Day scheduled for Sept. 21

    Ela Township plans its first Township Day on Wednesday, Sept. 21.The township will host an open hous ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • Critic’s Choice: ‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ a nostalgic musical journey

    OAKBROOK TERRACE – “Smokey Joe’s Café” regaled opening-night audiences at Drury Lane Theatre with a smashing tour of music and songs that defined the ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 9:46 am
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