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Mike Iaconelli with two big tournament bass.   Photo by BASS and Rob Russow
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Is it Ike’s turn?

After a year of fishing in a variety of tournaments across the nation, 49 of the best anglers will finally compete in the 2012 Bassmaster … Read more ›


TribLocal High School Player ofthe Month voting Ends Feb. 16

The TribLocal High School Player of The Month contest is underway featuring deserving student athletes from local high schools. Liberty Auto City in Libertyville and … Read more ›

Board certified plastic surgeon Michael A. Epstein, MD is included in Castle Connolly's newly published list of the nation’s top doctors.
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Local Doctor Named to Country's Top Doc List

Plastic Surgeon Michael A. Epstein Named to Country‚Äôs Top Doc List Once again board certified plastic surgeon, Michael A. Epstein, MD, has received one of … Read more ›

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Mary Lou Tallon joins North Shore Trust and Savings

North Shore Trust and Savings is pleased to announce that Mary Lou Tallon has joined our residential mortgage team. Mary Lou is an experienced loan … Read more ›

On Wednesday in Waukegan, Rodney Fernandes and his wife, Lyemia, attend the funeral for her sister, Lyvita Gomes, who died after a hunger strike while in the Lake County Jail. ( Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune / February 1, 2012 )

Funeral is held for inmate who died after hunger strike in Lake County Jail

Hundreds of people turned out at funeral services Wednesday for Lyvita Gomes, a native of India who died after a hunger strike in Lake County … Read more ›

Who was the woman who died after hunger strike in Lake County Jail?

Funeral home workers cleaned out Lyvita Gomes’ hotel room Thursday. They found some jewelry, an image of the Virgin Mary and photos that recalled her … Read more ›

Civil rights activist E. Carol Johnson reminisces as she holds her college graduation portrait. Johnson, who worked to change housing laws in the Chicago area, worked with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Amy Alderman/Tribune)

‘I appreciate him now even more than I did years ago,’ says MLK contemporary, activist

As the nation celebrated the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, E. Carol Johnson recalled meeting and working with the Civil Rights leader. … Read more ›

A closer look at the 1 percent

What comes to mind when you think about the 1 percent? That they’re greedy Wall Street titans who use their money to influence and game … Read more ›

Mollie and Cyndee Schaffer speaking at the Park at Vernon Hills on Veterans Day
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Local Author Recognized in National Contest

The 2011 Stars and Flags Book Award Program announces that author Cyndee Schaffer of Northbrook, Ill with the help of her mother Mollie Weinstein Schaffer, … Read more ›

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Illinois CPA Society Member Receives AICPA Sustained Contribution Award

Chicago, IL ‚Äď Illinois CPA Society member Ronald S. Katch was recently awarded the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Sustained Contribution Award. This … Read more ›