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CFC member Carol Rice and class participants discuss what everyday items come from trees. Photo courtesy of Donna Bolzman.
From the community

Tree Detectives sighted at Citizens for Conservation

Citizens for Conservation’s member Carol Rice came prepared with samples of tree leaves and evergreen needles to better explain the importance of trees in our … Read more ›

From the community

American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Lake Zurich Area / Wauconda / Island Lake Hosting Community Kick-off Event February 29

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Lake Zurich Area / Wauconda / Island Lake will hold its annual Kick-off event from 7-9 pm … Read more ›

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Longtime Lake County publisher dies

William Schroeder produced his first newspaper when he was 12, a four-pager complete with cartoons for his grade school. He went on to start the … Read more ›

Deputy Village Manager James Wallace died this week of what appears to be natural causes. (Provided by the Village of Barrington)

Visitation planned today for deputy village manager

James Wallace, an affable, long-time employee of the Village of Barrington, who served most recently as the deputy village manager, died suddenly this week of … Read more ›

From the community

Spark Energy Offering Free Great America Tickets on June 21

It’s the first day of summer and Spark Energy is offering 200 Chicago-area residents the chance to receive two free tickets and one free parking … Read more ›

Illinois Rep. Mark Beaubien Jr., a Republican lawmaker since 1996 and the former head of a family banking business, dies

The Chicago Tribune reports: Illinois Rep. Mark Beaubien Jr., a Republican lawmaker since 1996 and the former head of a family banking business, died unexpectedly … Read more ›