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  • Not too hot, not too cold at fair

    GRAYSLAKE – Ben Goode is usually pretty good at bags. Recently, his team was in the top 4 at a tournament, but he didn't have that kind of luck at the ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:05 pm
  • New law won't let sex offenders escape justice

    GRAYSLAKE – Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, said recently that she appreciated the governor for signing into law a measure that allows law enforcement ...
    July 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lakeshore campus prepares for expansion

    WAUKEGAN – The expansion of the Lakeshore campus coming in a few years, Grayslake-based College of Lake County is preparing by expanding  academic pro ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Yingling: End pensions for felons

    GRAYSLAKE – In response to recent high-profile instances of convicted felons collecting taxpayer-funded pensions, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Before big bang

    ANTIOCH – Charles Sven was not trained as an astronomer. And he doesn't spend a bunch of time looking through a telescope.
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ex-Avon Township attorney reaches 'amicable' settlement

    ROUND LAKE PARK – For a couple of months last year, attorney Tom Leverso fought on behalf of Avon Township, including battles with those requesting pu ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • ‘No emotion or remorse’

    GRAYSLAKE – Last month, Amber Kraus, a former Grant Community High School teacher, pleaded guilty to a sex crime with a student. She admitted an inapp ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Grayslake issue concerns Mundelein

    GRAYSLAKE – A few residents showed up to express concerns about proposed trucking terminals at Peterson and Midlothian roads at Tuesday's meeting of G ...
    July 16, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Downtown sign prompts police visit

    WAUCONDA – A Wauconda law firm contended today that the village tried to force it to take down an anti-rodeo sign because the chamber of commerce obje ...
    July 11, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Fox Lake approves economic incentive deal

    FOX LAKE – The return of an Ace Hardware to Fox Lake will cost the village up to $50,000 under an economic incentive agreement approved unanimously by ...
    July 11, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • From diaries to YouTube

    GURNEE – It is a Monday night, and pizza is served in the family’s apartment living room, where an aspiring, local hip-hop artist and his mother remin ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Building up church ‘from nothing’

    LAKE VILLA – Prince of Peace Catholic Church had one more upgrade to make after 17 years of planning, renovating and building.
    July 9, 2014 - 8:14 am
  • Push ongoing to get Marine veteran the Medal of Honor

    Marine Loren Duke Abdalla lives every day with the injuries he suffered during two campaigns he fought in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
    July 3, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • Hens get go-ahead in Grayslake

    GRAYSLAKE – Want to raise a hen? You can do it Grayslake now, with a number of restrictions.This wee ...
    July 3, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Norge ski jumpers headed to U.S. development camp

    FOX RIVER GROVE – For the next five weeks, three girls from Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove are heading west to get a glimpse of what their ski jump ...
    July 3, 2014 - 8:10 am
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