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  The Depot Museum in East Dundee launched its Depot Market Historical Speaker Series Saturday with the Underground Railroad and local citizens who were involved in helping slaves escape to freedom as the topic.

Underground Railroad opens speaker series in E. Dundee

Updated: 7/5/2014 05:56 PM

  Mike Flynn, assistant village administrator, said attendance at Mundelein Days has been good. On the Fourth of July, he estimated 3,000-4,000 people were present at the festival while the fireworks program commenced within sight of the festival...

Mundelein Days drawing big crowds

Updated: 7/5/2014 05:30 PM

  Elgin City Manager Sean Stegall is among four finalists for the job of city manager in Des Moines, Iowa. Stegall, 41, said he was tapped for the job by a recruiting firm. “Recruiters are constantly calling, pitching jobs,” he said.

Elgin city manager a finalist for Iowa job

Updated: 7/5/2014 06:35 PM

  It was a heinous crime: a Kankakee businessman seized from his home, buried alive in a box and left to suffocate when a breathing tube failed before a ransom could be paid. Now, one of two people imprisoned in the 1987 killing of Stephen Small is...

Woman seeks clemency in buried-alive case

Updated: 7/5/2014 03:31 PM

  Permanent residents of Hatteras Island began returning Saturday. Employees of businesses that need to get ready to accommodate arriving tourists were also being allowed onto the island that had been closed to arrivals since early Thursday.

Only road onto N.C. island reopening after Arthur

Updated: 7/5/2014 01:42 PM

  John Fletcher says that over 16 years he has set off 600,000 firecrackers attached to his body. His ribs have been fractured 17 times and once Fletcher says he was knocked unconscious.

Performer drapes, lights firecrackers on body

Updated: 7/5/2014 01:38 PM

  The head of Ukraine’s Orthodox Church has died at 78 after leading it for more than two decades. The church announced online that Metropolitan Volodymyr, who has been credited with stabilizing the church during the tumultuous post-Soviet...

Head of Ukraine’s Orthodox Church dies at 78

Updated: 7/5/2014 11:28 AM

  The Lake County Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Chicago Community Trust, announced $153,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations serving the urgent needs of the most vulnerable individuals and families in the county. The recipients...

Lake County Community Foundation honors 2014 grant recipients

Updated: 7/5/2014 01:24 PM

  Christine N. Tredup, a licensed clinical social worker and owner of Lifespan Counseling, will present "Guided Imagery for Wellness" from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice in Geneva. This is a free educational...

 Join guided imagery for wellness workshop in Geneva July 16

Updated: 7/5/2014 01:22 PM

  Facebook has passed the 1 billion mark in World Cup interactions. No other single event has generated this much activity on Facebook in the history of the social media site.

Facebook’s score: 1 billion World Cup interactions

Updated: 6/30/2014 06:57 PM

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