Monday Aug 18
Temporary ban on outdoor water use
The City of Highland Park Monday issued a temporary ban on lawn sprinkling and other outdoor water use in the communities served by the city's water treatment plant as a result of unexpected issues with its $34 million reconstruction project.
Lake County doctors writing 'green' Rx for walks in nature
Walk with Docs Stroll through nature with doctors and naturalists: a 8:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 3, Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve a 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 9, Rollins Savanna Forest Preserve a 1 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 17, Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve a 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve For more information, go to ... (more)
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Photos: Babe Ruth, Edwin Hubble, Al Capone and Oscar Mayer Among WW1 Draft Registrants
Monday marks the 100-year anniversary of Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia, officially igniting World War I. More than 65 million soldiers would take part in the First World War, about 5 million of them American, according to PBS .
Fort Sheridan Converted Duplex on the Market
Demand for homes at Fort Sheridan is on the rise, according to an article in Chicago Magazine, but there's a roomy converted duplex on the market for $799,999 .