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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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May 2nd Military Appreciation Month

01 May 2012 M&M candies at warby Nancywritten by Sunshine and Nancy Forest Mars brought the American rights of a British candy called Smarties, small … Read more ›

Relay For Life Luminaria
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Luminaria Event-American Cancer Society Relay For Life of the Lake Zurich Area/Wauconda/Island Lake

Luminaries Glow In Honor and RemembranceLuminaria to honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost Lincolnshire, Ill. – Friends and family members will have the … 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 ›

Boy who took loaded gun to school still in police custody, according to D-118 superintendent

A boy who brought a loaded handgun to school in Island Lake Monday is still in police custody, school officials said Tuesday. The Matthews Middle … 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 ›

(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 ›

Highland Park invites county residents to electronics recycling event

Lake County residents with old TVs, printers and computers are invited to Highland Park’s recycling extravaganza from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 7, at the … Read more ›

Nick Plewtong will play his electric violin on Friday's ABC News Morning Show. (Photo courtesy of Lake Zurich High School)

Lake Zurich student performs Lady Gaga song on ABC-Ch. 7 news show Friday

A Lake Zurich High School student will perform the Lady Gaga’s song, “Edge of Glory,”  Friday when he appears with his electric violin on ABC-Ch. … Read more ›