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  • Libertyville's Fodrak's serves generations of customers

    Since 1987, Fodrak’s in Libertyville has served up gyros, ribs and more to its customers.Fodrak’s, 3 ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • Fall Farmers Market opens in Grayslake

    GRAYSLAKE – The Grayslake Farmers Market is open for three season each year – spring, summer and fall.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Cosmetologists learn from the best during Six Flags Fright Fest

    GURNEE – Six Flags Great America hosted its fifth annual Cosmetology Day on Sunday in Gurnee. Cosmet ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • Vernon Hills' Overbeck stands out in cross country, manages basketball

    VERNON HILLS – This week, Lake County Journal sports contributor Tim Sieck sat down with Vernon Hills senior Vivian Overbeck. Overbeck is one of the b ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • National Register of Historic Places now includes Berwyn bungalow homes

    BERWYN – Berwyn's residential areas are recognized for their Chicago-style bungalow houses – some more than a century old.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner, Democrats continue war of words

    SPRINGFIELD — The war of words over the lack of a state budget and Gov. Bruce Rauner’s “Turnaround Agenda” continued this week, though the statehouse ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Interfaith walk in La Grange to fight hunger

    LA GRANGE – Several west suburban churches are joining forces for the La Grange/Western Springs/Brookfield Crop Hunger Walk starting at 12:30 p.m. Oct ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Fresh Thyme Farmers Market opens Wednesday on Route 14 in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Midwestern organic grocer Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will host a grand opening Wednesday in Crystal Lake, company officials announced.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Lake County Journal announces iPad mini winner

    ANTIOCH – Roselyn Janssen of Antioch won an iPad mini from the Lake County Journal this month after completing an online survey that helps us understa ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Elmhurst Historical Museum to host educational beer tasting series

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Historical Museum is buzzing about an upcoming three-part series on beer.“Th ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Elmhurst man to receive service award for ShelterBox volunteer work

    ELMHURST – Spirito! Singers recently announced its fourth annual Service Award recipient is Elmhurst resident Mark Dyer.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Lake in the Hills rollover crash on Randall Road sends 3 to hospital

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Three people were injured Monday in a rollover crash on Randall Road that involved six vehicles, officials said.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • An Extraordinary Life: Joliet woman's spirituality influenced her attitude and actions

    JOLIET – As Marcia Marzec was going through her mother’s things, she was amazed at the volume of material Lucille Smith of Joliet had amassed.
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Joliet student invited to meet top medical experts, Nobel Prize winners

    JOLIET – Joliet student Kassandra Caceres has earned the rare opportunity to meet with Nobel Prize winners and medical leaders next summer. 
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Bertino-Tarrant to hold Silver Beat presentation

    SHOREWOOD – State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, will be holding a Silver Beat presentation and legislative town hall Oct. 22.
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 10:50 pm
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