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Lake County Board member Aaron Lawlor selected as Edgar Fellow

Lake County board member, Aaron Lawlor, said that in his travels around the country he has heard many jokes and snide remarks about government corruption … Read more ›

Northbrook-Highwood Braves kick off 2012 season

The Northbrook-Highwood 14U Elite Braves are kicking off the 2012 season with a new starting lineup. New to this year’s team are Sammy Milazzo, Charlie … Read more ›

Highland Park Nursing & Rehab Center
From the community

Highland Park Nursing & Rehab Center Becomes a Sponsor for Deerfield 5k to Stop Lung Cancer

LUNGevity and Highland Park Nursing & Rehab Center, among other sponsors, work together to make lung cancer a national priority with a 5k Fun Run … Read more ›

A researcher performing micro-surgery in rodents to test a new model for transplants. (Courtesy of Erin Massey/Medill)
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Science Connections: Bioengineered Organs May Hold the Future for Transplants

By Erin M. Massey/Medill News Service Bioengineered organs may redefine transplants for humans someday, and even allow damaged organs to regenerate. Northwestern University researchers are … Read more ›

Blotter: Suspended license, theft and vandalism

Criminal damage to property A vandal damaged a concrete retaining wall at about 8:30 a.m. April 17 in the 0-100 block of Lake Cook Road. … Read more ›

From the community

SCOPE-Midwest 5th Annual Fundraiser

Glencoe, IL – April 2, 2012 – SCOPE (Summer Camp Opportunities Provide an Edge) Midwest will hold their 5th Annual Fundraiser to provide “camperships” to … Read more ›

I didn't beat cancer alone, we beat cancer together
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Cancer is a Team Sport

Physically, cancer is a lonely road to travel. Only you and your body go through the blood work, biopsies, and scans… Oh, and the chemotherapy, … Read more ›

Big morning rush at Highland Park High polling site; brisk evening turnout expected

By late afternoon, 378 voters had stopped by Highland Park High School to cast their ballots, according to election judges. The big rush came in … Read more ›

Photo submitted by Round Lake Area Park District.

Guide to Easter events, bunny visits

Parents and kids, get our your Easter baskets and cameras. Here come the annual Easter egg hunts and bunny visits. The following is a list … Read more ›

subdivision in Hoffman Estates backs up to a Com-Ed Substation on Wednesday, March 7, 2012.  (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune)

Lower electric rates: Voters could help scores of suburbs cut electric bills

Rare is the ballot-box initiative that could actually save taxpayers money. But in Tuesday’s primary election, voters in nearly 300 communities and counties across Illinois … Read more ›