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  • Teen arrested for Round Lake brush fire

    ROUND LAKE – A 15-year-old male has been arrested and charged with arson for having started an April 29 brush fire in the area of 400 Meadow Green Lan ...
    May 21, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • CLC breaks ground on new space

    GRAYSLAKE – The start of a second major project in a $163 million plan to upgrade facilities was celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony May 16 at t ...
    May 21, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • Worn flag disposal offered in Gurnee

    GURNEE – The Exchange Club of Gurnee, in cooperation with the Gurnee Fire Department, has established two drop-off locations to properly dispose worn, ...
    May 21, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • Glacier Ice Arena continues to grow with Blackhawks’ success

    VERNON HILLS – As the Chicago Blackhawks continue their efforts to bring the Stanley Cup back to Chicago, area hockey enrollments are steadily increas ...
    May 21, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Birding: Baltimore orioles, a gem in anyone's backyard

    One of the most delightful signs of spring is the appearance and unmatched sound of the Baltimore oriole. There are not many birds like the oriole. 
    May 21, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Then & now: New book highlights rich history of Fox Chain O’Lakes waterway

    LAKE COUNTY – The past 27 years of Dave Lester’s life have revolved around summer, anxiously awaiting boating season and play time on the Fox Chain O’ ...
    May 21, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Fire displaces Island Lake residents

    ISLAND LAKE – An Island Lake family was displaced after a fire started in their basement early Wednesday, firefighters said.
    May 21, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • Round Lake Chamber sets Memorial Day schedule

    ROUND LAKE – The Round Lake Area Memorial Day Parade will start at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the American Legion, 111 E. Main St., Round Lake Park.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Outdoors: These fishing guides won't steer you wrong

    Every year I issue a list of guides I can recommend. There is no better way to learn a body of water. Once you learn it, you can go back again and aga ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Lake County Sports: Bass fishing, girls track and field

    Three Lake County schools place at state for bass fishing LAKE COUNTY – Schools from across the stat ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Baseball, softball teams start postseason

    LAKE COUNTY – The weather is finally starting to get nice which means playoffs are quickly approaching for high school baseball and softball teams. Po ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • Warren tech students draw community for robotics event

    GURNEE – Warren's Trident Robotics Team hosted an open house Saturday at the Warren Township High School O'Plaine Campus. All ages were welcome.
    May 18, 2015 - 3:21 pm
  • Nature from a toddler's perspective

    LAKE COUNTY – Several programs offered by the Lake County Forest Preserves District are geared toward young children this summer.
    May 18, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Lake County naturalists, doctors encourage walking for health

    LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Forest Preserves District launched its Rx for Health – Walking in Nature program in partnership with the Lake County Hea ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • Antioch woman charged after setting boyfriend on fire

    ANTIOCH – A 34-year-old Antioch woman faces several charges for dousing her boyfriend in gasoline and setting him on fire during a domestic dispute Su ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:17 pm
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