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  • Wauconda Business & Community Expo coming up Saturday

    WAUCONDA – The Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business & Community Expo on Saturday.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Fox Lake Polar Plunge to make a splash for Special Olympics Illinois

    FOX LAKE – The Village of Fox Lake is inviting the community to “Take the Plunge” into the frigid waters of Nippersink Lake to raise money for Special ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Can’t get enough animals? Check out these places:

    Warmer weather will bring more opportunities to get outside. Here are four places worth checking out in Northern Illinois.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Behold the barbers of Batavia’s Beardsgaard

    BATAVIA – It’s not every day you hear of a person traveling nearly 400 miles to get a haircut. But when your barbers are Blademaiden and Beardsmith, a ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • PHOTOS: Live Pro Wrestling at the Fox Lake American Legion

    POWW Entertainment’s presented Live Pro Wrestling at the American Legion in Fox Lake on Saturday.Pho ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • PHOTOS: Spotlight Youth Theater performs Mary Poppins

    Spotlight Youth Theater performed Mary Poppins over the weekend at the College of Lake County in Grayslake. Photojournalist Candace Johnson captured t ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • PHOTOS: People’s Choice Exhibition at Antioch Fine Arts Foundation

    The Antioch Fine Arts Foundation Art Gallery & Education Center held its People’s Choice Exhibition Friday night where visitors could view artworks cr ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:56 pm
  • GM names Ray Chevrolet its top Business Elite dealer in nation

    FOX LAKE – General Motors has named Ray Chevrolet its No. 1 Business Elite dealer in the nation for 2016, according to a news release from the dealers ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Chicago Woodfire Pizza Co. opening at Gurnee Mills

    Chicago Woodfire Pizza Co. will open its doors to the public at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Gurnee Mills, according to a news release. Floor & Decor ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:04 pm
  • St. Patrick School collects more than 7,000 diapers

    St. Patrick Catholic School in Wadsworth hosted a diaper drive during Catholic Schools Week for Twice As Nice Mother & Child, a local nonprofit organi ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 4:47 pm
  • Grayslake Library Foundation to host fifth annual MiniGolf fundraiser

    The Grayslake Library Foundation's fifth annual MiniGolf in the Library fundraising event will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, and Sunday, Feb. 26. MiniGol ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Gogolewski wins Faith Spelling Bee

    Students at Faith Lutheran School competed in the Faith Spelling Bee on Jan. 26.Luke Gogolewski won ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:08 pm
  • CNBC's 'American Greed' to feature Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz case

    FOX LAKE – A national TV network will feature the case of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Pfister appointed executive director of Lake County health department

    Mark Pfister has been appointed the new executive director of the Lake County Department of Health and Lake County Community Health Center, according ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Photos: Tasty fun at chili cookoff

    The Fox Lake-Round Lake Rotary Club held its 11th annual chili cook-off on Saturday at American Legion Post 703, 703 N. Route 12 in Fox Lake, and atte ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 2:30 pm
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