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Who will be our next Miss Illinois? Will she be from your home town or perhaps the same university?

While we won’t know WHO she is until Saturday Night, June 30th we do know she will be beautiful inside and out, highly talented, motivated … Read more ›

Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) Foundation trustee Gary Dorn (left) met up with NCH radiation oncologist Philip Lobo, MD, at last month’s President’s Circle dinner. Announced at this annual event for hospital donors at the $1,000 and up level, Dorn’s $100,000 charitable gift to the Radiation Oncology department will help Dr. Lobo and his colleagues obtain the most advanced tools for fighting cancer. The goal of the Foundation’s Radiation Oncology Campaign is to raise $1.9 million in charitable gifts to both purchase a new CT scanner and renovate the Cancer Services waiting area. So far, $1,035,000 has been raised toward the goal. To learn how you can contribute to this ongoing campaign, which will benefit the more than 1,000 patients treated at NCH each year, call the NCH Foundation at 847.618.4260. Special naming opportunities exist for large commitments. For information on President’s Circle membership, visit
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President’s Circle leader Gary Dorn pledges $100,000 to NCH Cancer Services

More than a decade ago, Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) Foundation trustee Gary Dorn helped establish the Foundation’s President’s Circle giving society for those who make … Read more ›

Matt Blanchard, left, signed a three-year contract with the Chicago Bears. The 23-year-old was a standout quarterback at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. (Photo provided by Peg Blanchard)

‘Absolutely fearless’ Blanchard signs 3-year contract with Bears

Matt Blanchard of Lake Zurich spent three days in rookie minicamp with the Chicago Bears in early May hoping to show off his skills and, … Read more ›

Pictured – Lynn Harris of Lake Zurich, IL (middle), a five-year cancer survivor celebrates life at the Celebrate Life Tree planting ceremony with Annie Stephenson Holsonback, daughter of the founder and Board member and Anne Meisner, President and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern).  A tree will be planted in Lynn's honor in the local Zion area.  This year, nearly 100 trees will be planted in honor of all five-year cancer survivor celebrants.
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Lynn Harris of Lake Zurich, IL Celebrates Five Years of Cancer Survivorship

On Friday, June 8, 2012, 81 five-year cancer survivors from around the country were greeting by a 40 ft walk down a red carpet surrounded … Read more › Honors Nation’s Leading Moms in Business
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Local Mom Wins Top Honors in Mom Business Competition

May, 2012 – From among thousands of contestants, online store ‘Grow With Love Boutique’ and owner Gail Heraty from Hawthorn Woods has been ranked in … 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 ›

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Local event planner wins prestigious awards

The Christina Currie Events, Inc. team has been awarded two N.I.C.E. Awards in this year’s awards show, which took place on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 … Read more ›

Eagle Scout Kieran Groble
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Lake Zurich Teen Awarded Eagle Rank

Boy Scout Troop 964, sponsored by the Lake Zurich American Legion Post 964, held an Eagle Court of Honor for scout Kieran Groble, a sophomore … Read more ›

Georgia Nicklas celebrated her 103rd birthday with friends and family at Alden Estates of Barrington Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Barrington. Nearly 100 attendees celebrated with her.
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Georgia Nicklas Celebrates 103rd Birthday

Alden Estates of Barrington’s Georgia Nicklas celebrated her 103rd birthday with friends, family and staff at a birthday bash at Alden Estates of Barrington Rehabilitation … Read more ›