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  • Deputy coroner Jason Patt dedicates time to child seat safety

    LAKE COUNTY – From a young age, Jason Patt has devoted himself to a life of service, finding ways to help others and making a difference in his commun ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:34 am
  • Round Lake volunteer redesigns Save-A-Pet cat room

    ROUND LAKE – The cats of Save-a-Pet in Grayslake have much to be thankful for. Round Lake resident ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:34 am
  • Mercury Theater Chicago’s ‘The Producers’ abounds with hilarity

    Let me get this out of the way, first: Fans of musical comedy, or any kind of comedy, or laughing in general, should stop what they’re doing right now ...
    April 28, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Lake Villa student, 12, sings, hosts radio show to promote charities

    LAKE VILLA – When Alyssa Gallarneau was in third grade, she sung in her school talent show. That wa ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:05 am
  • Round Lake library staff member trains therapy dogs to help kids read

    ROUND LAKE – Work is a lot more fun when you can bring a canine friend along. What started as a cle ...
    April 28, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Health department: Remember insect repellent when you go outside

    LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Health Department is reminding residents to wear insect repellent when they go outside this summer, according to a news ...
    April 27, 2016 - 3:49 pm
  • Supercell thunderstorm drops golf ball-sized hail on Wauconda

    WAUCONDA – Hail as large as a golf ball fell in Wauconda during a storm that swept through northern Illinois earlier this week, the National Weather S ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Two-sport Warren athlete Schultz reflects on high school career

    GURNEE – This week, sports contributor Tim Sieck sat down with Warren senior volleyball and football player Zachary Schultz, who tells us about his be ...
    April 26, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Wauconda's Lakewood Farms named to Most Endangered Historical Places list

    WAUCONDA – A Lake County Forest Preserve District property was recently named to the Landmarks Illinois 2016 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illino ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Terminal Vietnam vet continues mission to spread PTSD awareness

    ZION – A story published last fall in the Lake County Journal has helped fulfill an end-of-life wish for Zion resident Richard “Micky” Hacke, a Vietna ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • Lindenhurst celebrates Earth Day with family festival

    LINDENHURST – The annual Lindenhurst Celebrates Earth Day Festival was held Saturday the Lindenhurst Village Hall, 2301 E. Sand Lake Road.
    April 28, 2016 - 10:06 am
  • Critic’s Choice: ‘Forum’ high jinks unleash nonstop levity

    LAKE FOREST – Citadel Theatre ends its 13th season with a superb presentation of the popular vaudeville-style musical comedy, “A Funny Thing Happened ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Hoverboard malfunctions outside Volo home, fire official says

    VOLO – A Volo boy's birthday celebration ended on a heated note when the hoverboard he had received Sunday started sparking and smoking, fire official ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:04 am
  • Florida fugitive fatally shot near Antioch shot himself in head, Lake County Coroner's Office says

    ANTIOCH – The Florida fugitive fatally shot outside an Antioch-area tavern last weekend shot himself in the head during an incident involving four McH ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:04 am
  • Health: Quickly spot signs of a stroke with these tips

    Do you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease or diabetes? Do you smoke? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you’re at ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:09 am
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