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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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Pregnancy Pampering

Ladies who love their spa time can still indulge in some of their favorite services while they’re expecting. According to the experts from Mario Tricoci … Read more ›

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Lake County Family YMCA Celebrates 100 Years of Community Impact

Lake County Family YMCA invites you to its 100 years of community impact Casino Night celebration beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at DoubleTree … 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 ›

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 ›

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Great smartphone apps to help stay organized and on track with your 2012 goals!

The New Year is here and I am sure many of you have created the unavoidable list of 2012 resolutions. Is it to stay organized? … Read more ›

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Vernon Hills Y Team Swims to Help Others Learn to Swim

Members of the Central Lake YMCA Turtles Swim Team succeeded in raising money not only for their own program but also to help cover the … Read more ›

Rebecca Garcia, special services teacher at Vernon Hills High School, explains how students with autism disorders rate their days in the Program for Independence. (Amy Alderman/Chicago Tribune)

Vernon Hills educators help students with autism become more independent

Vernon Hills educators have created a new program to help more students with autism disorders live and go to school independently. With the number of … Read more ›

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The Village of Long Grove Vamps Up the Holiday Shopping Season with Online Giveaways!

The Village of Long Grove is really stepping up their holiday shopping game — with promotions on Facebook and Twitter every day, loyal followers and … Read more ›