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  • Critic’s Choice: ‘Marjorie Prime’ compelling, unforgettable in Glencoe

    GLENCOE – Can a slick robot, no matter how well programmed, step in to fill the gap of a deceased loved one? And how does memory fit in the equation?
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Lake Villa woman picks up doodling full-time, launches business

    Lake Villa resident Pauline Server never thought she would be so busy in her senior years.As founder ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Critic’s Choice: ‘Agamemnon’ captures human struggle

    CHICAGO – Court Theatre’s intense, bloody production of Aeschylus’ “Agamemnon” lands audiences immediately in the midst of action in this three-cycle ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Jackie's Magic still strong for Warren Township Food Pantry

    GURNEE – Jackie's Magic was held Saturday at Warren Township High School in Gurnee.The magic show be ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Lake County basketball teams acquire widespread talent

    GIRLS BASKETBALLLIBERTYVILLECoach: Greg PedersenKey Returning Players: Senior – Maggie Piazzi; Junio ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:50 am
  • Readers Choice 2015 Results

    Our mission at the Lake County Journal is to serve our communities and make them better places to li ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Libertyville football marches on to state, battles for 7A title

    FOOTBALLLibertyville marches on to state in 7AWith his high school career on the line, Riley Lees wa ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Freeze on Fox Lake Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow's bank accounts extended

    WAUKEGAN – The freeze on Melodie Gliniewicz’s bank account was extended Friday, as attorneys issue subpoenas and the ongoing investigation of her late ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Gliniewicz's widow asking judge to unfreeze accounts

    FOX LAKE – A hearing is scheduled Friday on a motion from Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, asking for a judge t ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Village Vine: Would you like a turkey with that fridge?

    As I bought my Thanksgiving turkey I was reminded of another long-gone Gurnee business. At one time, Petropoulos Brothers appliance store was one of t ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:49 am
  • Fox Lake police union responds to Lt. Joe Gliniewicz investigation

    FOX LAKE – The president of the Fox Lake police union on Tuesday spoke out on behalf of the department amid the investigation into Lt. Joseph Gliniewi ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Fall Fashion Soiree benefits Lake County women, children

    LIBERTYVILLE – The Fall Fashion Soiree, co-created by ENAZ On The Park and O'Toole's of Libertyville, featured an evening of clothing, jewelry, refres ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Lake County basketball teams look to improve with new and returning talent, coaches

    GIRLS BASKETBALLANTIOCHCoach: Tim BorriesKey Returning Players: Seniors – Alexis Duehr, Kelly Johnso ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Sports: Libertyville football one win away from state, girls basketball picks up

    FOOTBALLLIBERTYVILLEYou can never say a team has had it easy in high school sports, but one thing ab ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:09 am
  • Island Lake approves increase in property tax levy

    ISLAND LAKE – An increased property tax levy will help the village of Island Lake cover road improvements, its village president said.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 4:53 pm
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