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57 min ago | Daily Herald
In a small attic room at the Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda, Diana Dretske and Katherine Hamilton-Smith carefully open a large hardcover book and turn pages that are nearly 150 years old until they find the one they want. The tome is a collection of authentic Chicago Tribunes from 1865, one of 34 bound volumes of the newspaper from the American Civil War period at the museum.
5 hrs ago | Lincolnshire Review
Democrat Paul Vallas has an upbeat, cheerful demeanor, but he was more than amused Sunday at a candidates' meet and greet in a Kildeer home, Lake County. The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools and the School District of Philadelphia is running for Illinois lieutenant governor with incumbent governor Pat Quinn.
The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Running Club and Lake Forest Open Lands Association will host a paperless "green" 8K trail race - only the second to be held on Lake Forest Open Lands - on Sunday, Sept. 21. The 2nd annual Swinging Bridge Trail Race offers a unique running experience on a challenging 8K trail course on the scenic Derwen Mawr and Skokie River nature preserves.
Visitors to the Lake County Discovery Museum can take an intimate look at life inside the White House with the new exhibition "The President's Photographer: 50 Years Inside the Oval Office." The exhibit, which opened this month at the Wauconda-area museum, highlights the work of official presidential photographers over the decades.
Prosecutors have offered a plea deal to a Waukegan man accused of attacking a female jogger on the North Shore Bike Path near Libertyville earlier this summer. Denilson J. Martinez-Rodriguez, 21, was offered a deal that would require him to plead guilty to a single count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse for grabbing the woman June 15 near the Route 176 underpass, Lake County prosecutor Eric Kalata told Judge Victoria Rossetti Tuesday morning.
The 2013-14 edition of Prairie Voices, the College of Lake County's student literary arts magazine, has won first place in the central division of the Community College Humanities Association 2014 Literary Magazine Competition. The magazine has been published annually since spring 1993.
Veterans and civilians who supported war efforts from World War II to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are being invited to share their stories this Veterans Day. The News-Sun reported that the Veterans History Project will collect oral histories at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan on Nov. 11. "War veterans are often hesitant to talk about their own experiences because of a sense of humility, but they are often the last witnesses to the sacrifice and bravery of others who did not survive the war or have since passed," Phillips said.
A performance by nationally known slam poets Ken Arkind and Marty McConnell will be presented at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9 in Room C005 at the College of Lake County Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St. Ken Arkind, a National Poetry Slam Champion and full-time touring artist, is half of The Dynamic Duo, the nation's most highly booked spoken word act for the past two years. He has been featured in documentaries, was a member of the highly influential Spilljoy Ensemble tour and is the founding program director of Denver Minor Disturbance, an independent literary arts organization for Colorado youth.
He scored an upset two years ago to take the seat, but this year's election finds incumbent Democratic state Rep. Sam Yingling defending his turf. Republican Rod Drobinski, a Lake County gangs prosecutor, is challenging Yingling for the 62nd House seat which represents all or parts of Grayslake, Hainesville, the Round Lake communities, Lake Villa, Gurnee, Wildwood and Gages Lake.
Lake County Crime Stoppers, and the Lake County Sheriff's Office / Warrants Division are seeking your help in learning the whereabouts of a Roxann M. Cardona, a wanted fugitive. Roxann M. Cardona, Female White, DOB: 03-08-1957, Height: 5' - 04", Weight: 250 Pounds, brown hair and brown eyes is wanted on a warrant in Lake County, Illinois.
Nominating petitions for three positions on the College of Lake County board of trustees are now available. Candidates for the positions will be placed on the ballot for the April 7, 2015 election.
The Wheeling police officer whose vehicle struck and killed 20-year-old Des Plaines resident Fredi Morales early Sunday morning is a 22-year veteran of the department, officials said Monday. The initial investigation by the independent Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team has revealed that the officer, who has not yet been named, was attempting to catch up to a traffic violator traveling west on McHenry Road, but had not yet activated his vehicle's flashing lights or sirens before striking Morales, Wheeling Deputy Police Chief Todd Wolff said.
Officials at Gurnee-based North Shore Sanitary District say they are working toward rate parity for all customers. Officials said they believe taxpayers within district boundaries should not pay more for service than customers outside of the agency's limits.
The College of Lake County's Continuing Professional Development Department has launched a class that prepares students for the Federal Aviation Administration's Private Pilot knowledge test. During a two-hour orientation session Wednesday, Sept.
The Lake Prairie Indian Guides and Princesses host a 2014 kickoff party on Sunday, Sept. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Independence Grove Forest Preserve's North Pavilion, Buckley Road east of Milwaukee Avenue, near Libertyville.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 08:31 am
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