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Puppy Filled Summer at Renegade Grooming & Kennels

Renegade Grooming & Kennels is always busy in the summer; afterall, it is vacation season and people have to board their dogs. This summer though, … Read more ›

The first photo of Sen. Mark Kirk was released Tuesday, three months after the Illinois Republican suffered a stroke. (Handout) (Office of Sen. Mark Kirk / April 24, 2012)

First photo of U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk since stroke is released

More than three months after he suffered a large stroke, Sen. Mark Kirk was shown in a photo released today by the Rehabilitation Institute of … Read more ›

Kim and Khloe Kardashian blow kisses to the crowd at Sears April 20. (Heather Leszczewicz/TribLocal)

Kim and Khloe Kardashian come to town

It was a madhouse at the Woodfield Mall Sears April 20 when reality TV stars Kim and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, … Read more ›

Antioch's Doug Lang takes his stance behind the plate in a recent girl's softball game.  In 2011, Lang officiated more than 160 softball and baseball games.
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Calling Balls and Strikes a Way of Life for Antioch's Doug Lang

For those who think baseball and softball is a young person’s game, meet Doug Lang. Lang is a familiar face in the community having called … Read more ›

Kevin Schaul, a Gurnee native, won a $20,000 scholarship from Google and Associated Press.

Computer/journalist whiz kid wins Google/AP scholarship

Kevin Schaul  grew up in Gurnee with the day’s newspaper in one hand and a computer programming book in the other. Those two passions helped … Read more ›

Blue Kid Banners are popping up all over Lake County
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Home Town Stories-Blue Kids in Lake County

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and to show your support you can purchase your Blue Kids sign to display outside your business, organization, or … Read more ›

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Take A Step for Kids

Join CYN on April 14th, 2012 for Take a Step for Kids 5K/10K Run & 5K Walk This event is held in April in observance … Read more ›

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Financial Education: A Corporate Commitment

State Bank of The Lakes recently partnered with the Round Lake Area School District #116 and presented a financial literacy program titled "Money Smart" to … Read more ›

Al Machak, secretary of Friends of Ann Kiley Center, left, talks about his son who lives at the Kiley Center as he sits next to Mary Vargas, president of Friends, at a legislative buffet breakfast.

Kiley Center families say group homes not an option for residents

Fearing the Kiley Developmental Center could be the next state-run facility closed by Gov. Pat Quinn, families of residents at the center met with Lake … Read more ›

James Zimmerman with a new Illinois state record walleye.  Photo courtesy IL DNR
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Pecatonica gives up 2nd state record Walleye

It wasn’t that long ago when there was a lot of talk about a new state record walleye being caught. On January 7th of this … Read more ›