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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 ›

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Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Community Task Force

A letter from Thomas J. McAfee, President, Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital; James J. Cowhey, Jr., Mayor, The City of Lake Forest; Christine Letchinger, President, Village … Read more ›

Blotter: Battery, minor consumption of the alcohol and trespassing

Battery  A 48-year-old Lake Forest man, of the 500 block of Douglas, was charged with simple battery when he had a disagreement with another person … Read more ›

Map: Lake Forest’s tear-downs 2002 – 2011

Click for maps of tear-downs from 2002 to 2011 in: Glencoe Winnetka Wilmette Kenilworth Lake Forest Read Special Report: Tearing down the North Shore 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 ›

From the community

North Shore United Way Offers Two Grant Opportunities

WHAT:North Shore United Way (NSUW) is offering two grant opportunities to the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff communities on behalf of the Buchanan Family Fund … 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 ›

This furry ermine showed off its snow-white winter coat during a hike through the woods in Wisconsin. Photo submitted by Jim Lennon.

‘Ermine’ wins photo contest

Jim Lennon’s photo of a furry ermine peeking out from behind a log won this week’s photo contest. As the winner, Lennon’s photograph will appear in … Read more ›

2010 Preservation Award Winner
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Lake Forest Preservation Foundation Annual Awards

It’s that time of year for Oscar nominations. Did you know that it’s also time to think about nominations for the LF Preservation Foundation Historic … Read more ›

(Photo submitted by Ken Derry)

‘Owl’ wins photo contest

Ken Derry, of Tinley Park, snapped this photo of a snowy owl while at work as a crane operator at Chicago’s 31st Street Harbor. As … Read more ›