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  • Running program helps Mundelein girls develop positive self-image

    Training for a 5K is a lot harder than running in gym class, said Brenda Lagunes, a sixth-grader at Carl Sandburg Middle School in Mundelein.
    May 24, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Lindenhurst man charged with possession of bombs

    A Lindenhurst man is being held in the Lake County Jail on $1 million bond after being charged Friday with possessing bombs, the Lake County State's A ...
    May 23, 2016 - 6:12 pm
  • Mundelein has talent

    More than 200 dancers of all skill levels performed during the Mundelein Park District’s “Mundelein’s Got Talent” annual dance program last weekend at ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • SRACLC participants perform 'Tarzan'

    VERNON HILLS – Twenty two teens and adults from the Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County (SRACLC) performed "Tarzan" in front of almo ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Gurnee dancers place in International 'I Love dance' competition

    GURNEE – Members of Gurnee Park District’s Above the Barre (ATB) Dance Team placed first, second and third in the international "I Love Dance" competi ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Health: Mental health awareness is important for all ages

    Suicide is the second leading cause of death for adolescents 15 to 19 years old. While there are several risk factors for suicide, any person who expr ...
    May 17, 2016 - 3:08 pm
  • Girls Track and Field: Teams compete at state this weekend

    GIRLS TRACK AND FIELDClass 2A Antioch SectionalVernon Hills had quite the sectional meet on May 11, ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Local storm chaser shares severe weather experiences with students

    FOX LAKE – Two days before speaking to fifth and sixth-graders from Stanton Middle School in Fox Lake, Jesse Walters was chasing tornadoes in Oklahoma ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Baseball: Area teams head to regionals

    CLASS 3ASt. Viator SectionalWauconda RegionalAfter a very successful regular season, Wauconda will l ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • Grayslake artist to team up with chef for art show

    WAUKEGAN – Artist Rebecca Stahr of Grayslake will be partnering with local chef Jonathan Snell for a unique exhibit that opens May 21 during Art Wauk ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • Island Lake mother-daughter Strongman duo gaining attention quickly

    ISLAND LAKE – Rachel Stone has earned quite a reputation in a relatively short period of Strongman competitions.
    May 16, 2016 - 7:14 pm
  • Cirque Italia brings water circus to Gurnee

    GURNEE – Cirque Italia is returning to Gurnee Mills at the end of this month with four days of thrills for all ages including high-wire and balancing ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • Antioch Garden Club hosts annual plant sale

    ANTIOCH – The Antioch Garden Club hosted its annual Perennial Plant Sale on Saturday in Williams Park Pavilion, 714 Main St., Antioch.
    May 16, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • Fire Safety Expo returns to Gurnee Mills

    GURNEE – Lake County’s 15th annual Fire Safety Expo returned Saturday to Gurnee Mills.The free, inte ...
    May 16, 2016 - 2:39 pm
  • Police: Several drugs caused five overdoses near Lake Villa

    LAKE VILLA – Five adults between the ages of 18 and 20 who overdosed Saturday near Lake Villa likely ingested several different drugs, officials deter ...
    May 16, 2016 - 2:17 pm
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