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  • Two-sport athlete Terry looks back on high school career

    LAKE VILLA – This week, Lake County Journal contributor Tim Sieck sat down with Lakes field hockey and track and field star Erica Terry. Terry tells u ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Deer Park crash injures Crystal Lake family

    DEER PARK – Four members of a Crystal Lake family were injured Tuesday after a man crashed into them in oncoming traffic while fleeing the scene of an ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • OSHA cites Island Lake manufacturer after serious arm injury

    ISLAND LAKE – An Island Lake manufacturer has been cited for safety violations after an employee's arm was pulled into a machine that had been set up ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • Wahl to serve as Wauconda fire chief

    WAUCONDA – The Wauconda Fire District recently announced Deputy Chief Michael Wahl will be replacing David Dato as fire chief Aug. 7, according the a ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • District 46 students benefit from Summer Academy

    GRAYSLAKE – This summer, 150 students are participating in Summer Academy at Frederick School in Grayslake. The program is offered to District 46 resi ...
    July 1, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Grayslake teen selected as senator for American Legion Boys Nation

    GRAYSLAKE – An incoming senior at Grayslake North High School has been selected as a senator for American Legion Boys Nation in the Washington D.C. ar ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Jewelry Warehouse Sale set for Libertyville

    LIBERTYVILLE – A semi-annual Jewelry Warehouse Sale will be held July 10 at ENAZ On The Park, 111 Church St., Libertyville, according to a news releas ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • A little live bait does the trick this summer

    I recently attended a veteran’s fishing outing at the Three Oaks Recreation Center in Crystal Lake. In reporting the day’s disappointing fishing resul ...
    July 1, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Lake County Sports: Top athletes, volume 3

    The Lake County Journal has been taking a look back at high school sports, highlighting key athletes and their successes. Here's ten more stars who ha ...
    July 1, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Antioch church celebrates centennial year, ‘dreams big’ for future

    Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church will celebrate its 100-year anniversary this month.“In 10 ...
    July 1, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Explosive fun at Wauconda Area Library

    WAUCONDA – The Wauconda Area Library Children's Services department hosted an "All Things STEAM: Excellent Explosions" event Tuesday for children in g ...
    July 1, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Volo woman indicted on bank robbery charges

    ROCKFORD – A federal court has charged a Lake County woman, alleged to have robbed three Chase Bank branches in separate incidents in March, with mult ...
    July 1, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Vaughan continues to improve as Wauconda athlete

    Three-sport athletes are becoming a thing of the past, but don’t tell that to Wauconda’s Corrina Vaughan.
    June 30, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Area veterans bond at hours-long fishing derby

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jim Burns, a 70-year-old Air Force veteran of Fox Lake, was one of many veterans invited to try their luck June 16 at a fishing derby h ...
    June 30, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Taste of Grayslake goes beyond the fork

    GRAYSLAKE – Food from several local vendors was just one thrill of the Taste of Grayslake event held in Central Park on Saturday.
    July 1, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Have you or will you vote in the primary elections?