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  • Charitable Card Game to benefit local nonprofits

    GURNEE – Card players are invited to take a chance on having a good time to benefit a worthy cause at the Charitable Card Game scheduled from 2 p.m. J ...
    NEW: July 1, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • SRACLC Competes at Summer Games

    The Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County competed in the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games from June 10 through 13 at Illinois S ...
    June 1, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Off the deep end: You can go home again, but do you want to?

    As a faithful viewer of “House Hunters” and similar shows, I’m always amused when the home seekers vow their undying adoration for midcentury modern.
    June 30, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • Volunteers sought for Round Lake library’s food forest

    ROUND LAKE – Learn about the Round Lake Area Public Library District’s food forest at the Garden Club Social at 2 p.m. July 10 in the Linda Kauffman M ...
    June 30, 2016 - 1:58 pm
  • YMCA celebrates Camp Independence.

    INGLESIDE – Camp Independence recently was held at YMCA Camp Duncan in Ingleside.Camp Independence i ...
    June 30, 2016 - 1:57 pm
  • C&A Robot Factory offers hands-on learning

    LIBERTYVILLE – When Libertyville mom Lidia Voelker was trying to come up with an idea for a new business, she found the answer in an activity her two ...
    June 29, 2016 - 7:59 pm
  • Ela Township purchases land for new park

    DEER PARK – Ela Township has purchased 10 acres of land on N. Deepath Road in unincorporated Deer Park for use as a new park with open fields for recr ...
    June 29, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • Relay for Life supports fight against cancer

    It’s been nearly two years since Julie Smith, a 41-year-old fourth-grade teacher at Prairie Trail School in Wadsworth, discovered a lump in her breast ...
    June 28, 2016 - 1:44 pm
  • Grayslake High School superintendent enjoys second career as novelist

    GRAYSLAKE – As a little girl, Catherine Finger, superintendent of Grayslake Community High School District 127, dreamed of becoming a novelist.
    June 28, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Fox Lake to host ninth Venetian Night

    FOX LAKE – “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere On The Chain” is the theme of the ninth annual Fox Lake Venetian Night, to be held Saturday, Aug. 6. This year ...
    June 26, 2016 - 9:05 am
  • Fox Lake's Community Garden taking root

    FOX LAKE – A lot of great ideas never come to fruition, but the village of Fox Lake’s new community garden is flourishing.
    June 25, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • "Rockin' for the Eldery" events benefits Beyer Foundation

    The first Rockin’ for the Elderly benefit concert, held Saturday, June 18, at the McHenry Moose Lodge in Johnsburg, featured live bands, a beer tent, ...
    June 19, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • Nicasa celebrates 50th anniversary

    ROUND LAKE – Nicasa Behavioral Health Services, a non-profit agency providing substance abuse, mental health, and family support services to Lake Coun ...
    June 18, 2016 - 1:34 pm
  • Celebrate Fox Lake July 4th scheduled

    FOX LAKE – The Village of Fox Lake Parks and Recreation Department has announced its Celebrate Fox Lake July 4th celebration to be held on July 2.
    June 17, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Health department offers free tests at health fair June 27

    The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC), the Lake County Stands Against Stigma Coalition and other community partners hav ...
    June 17, 2016 - 10:45 am
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