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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 ›

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 ›

Prosecutors formally drop felony DUI case against son of former Bears coach Mike Ditka

The felony case against the son of former Bears coach Mike Ditka, Michael P. Ditka, was formally dropped today by prosecutors after a Lake County … 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 ›

Meet Kasper K and learn more about MONSTER Entertainment at the 21st Annual Ort Party Planning Showcase this Sunday, January 29th at the Lincolnshire Marriott.
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Get the Party Started with MONSTER Entertainment and 103.5 KISS FM!

The MCs, DJs and Dancers from MONSTER Entertainment will show you how to get the party started at the 21st annual ORT Party Planning Showcase! … 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 ›

I-PASS glitch messes up some user accounts

The Illinois Tollway is asking customers to check their I-PASS accounts today after discovery of a software problem that erroneously began a cycle of account … Read more ›

Members of Gurnee Community Church prepare the 2009 Thanksgiving dinner. (Courtesy Gurnee Community Church)

Gurnee Community Church, Morton Grove American Legion, plan Thanksgiving feasts for Navy recruits

John Hintz and his crew get to Gurnee Community Church in the wee hours on Thanksgiving morning to begin preparations for a growing holiday tradition … Read more ›

Starlights Senior Team performs a lift in the long program. Photo submitted by Starlights Synchronized Skating Team.

Stellar skaters wins photo contest

Stellar skaters, a photo showing the Starlights Senior Team perform a lift, is the winner of this week’s contest.  Photo submitted by Starlights Synchronized Skating … Read more ›