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  • Law enforcement, high schools support veterans with coat drive

    Since 2009, Lake County Law Enforcement and area high schools have partnered with the Veteran's Assistance Commission to assist veterans in need. The ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Lake County FOP Charitable Card Game to benefit Toys for Tots, Special Olympics, Easter Seals

    GURNEE – Card players are invited to participate in a charitable card game scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 from 2 p.m. until 1 a.m. the following day ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Stanton’s STEM students visit STEMfest 2016

    When most middle school kids were enjoying a typical Saturday morning by sleeping in, Mr. Sefcik, Stanton School’s principal, and nine STEM class stud ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:57 am
  • Artists breathe new life into old Fox Lake fire hydrants

    When the art exhibit “Cows on Parade” debuted in Chicago in the summer of 1999 to boost tourism, Promote Fox Lake President Michael Lescher was so int ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • College of Lake County professors and students analyze presidential election

    With the third and final presidential debate just hours away, College of Lake County students and community members gathered Wednesday for a lunchtime ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Realm of Terror reigns as a top Halloween attraction

    Consistently rated one of the best haunted houses in the state, the Realm of Terror Horror Experience in Round Lake Beach is a gory labor of love for ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • New stores, restaurants opening at Gurnee Mills

    Gurnee Mills has announced that several new stores will be opening at the retail center, including Polo Ralph Lauren Men, Fragrance Outlet and a full ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Antioch Community High School to host Veteran’s Day assembly

    Antioch Community High School will host an assembly to recognize those who have served and continue to serve their country. The assembly will take pla ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Wolf Pack Trail Run and Relay registration open

    Registration is open for the Wolf Pack Trail Run and Relay to take place at 7:45 a.m. November 12 at Richard Bong State Recreation Area.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 9:52 am
  • Gurnee Park District celebrates new playground at Ravinia

    The Gurnee Park District hosted a ribbon cutting and picnic at Ravinia Park on October 13 to celebrate the newly renovated playground.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 9:44 am
  • Kids get cooking at Mundelein culinary school

    They start at the prep table, expertly chopping lettuce and vegetables for the evening’s main dish, chicken caesar salad, before heading to individual ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Fox Lake woman shot by deputies guilty of aggravated assault, gun charges, judge rules

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge found a Fox Lake woman who authorities say advanced toward and pointed an assault rifle at police officers guilty o ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Lake County Hawkfest scheduled this weekend

    Area residents can eperience the fall hawk migration and see live raptors at Hawkfest 2016, scheduled from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 15, at For ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • Off the Deep End: When Crazy Hair Day goes on too long

    Everyone is focused on the election, and many are fixated on that labyrinth atop the Republican candidate’s head. Hearing so much about it reminded me ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Youth flag football scores big in Round Lake

    It’s early Sunday morning and three fields of the Round Lake Sports Center are filled with boys and girls playing NFL-sanctioned flag football as thei ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 10:59 am
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