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  • Open house on Peterson Road work:Apr 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Lake County Division of Transportation hosts an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E. Peterson Road, to share information on the planned widening of Peterson Road from Route 45 in Libertyville to west of Route 83 in Grayslake.

  • Richard Ryndak’s Badlands, 2013, a black-and-white digital photograph, was the winner of the 2013 CLC Student Art Competition Purchase Award.

    CLC’s Student Art Competition exhibit opens April 11Apr 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    A variety of artwork by College of Lake County students will be on display April 11 through May 17 at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art on the Grayslake campus.

  • Capt. Kellan Sams

    Grayslake man named club’s March hometown heroApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Round Lake Area Exchange Club announced that U.S. Army Capt. Kellan Sams of Grayslake is the March hometown hero.

  • Lake County Housing Authority opens waiting list for Public HousingApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Lake County Housing Authority has opened its waiting list for Public Housing scattered sites for the first time in more than four years.

  • Health department highlights its 2013 accomplishmentsApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    National Public Health Week, April 7 to 13, is a time to recognize the contributions of public health. Since 1995, communities across the nation have participated in this observance that is sponsored by the American Public Health Association.

  • One in One Thousand: Darius Melton, 23, of Chicago and a lifeguard at the Oak Brook Park District Family Aquatic Center, was the recent recipient of the National Golden Guard Award from Ellis and Associates, Inc. Only one in one thousand lifeguards across the nation will ever receive this award. Greg Wooley, Oak Brook Park District

    Oak Brook Park District Lifeguard Receives National Top HonorMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Oak Brook Park District is proud to announce that the agency has not only recently been awarded the prestigious Gold International Aquatic Safety Award by international risk management company Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc., but it’s very own lifeguard, Darius Melton, 23, has been recognized as one of the top lifeguards in the nation.

  • Lourdes H S Class of 1959Mar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    High School Reunion

  • A picture of those attending the Round Table’s 75th Annual Meeting is enclosed (Tom Zengeler is 2nd from right). For more information about the Round Table, please contact Tom Zengeler, President of Zengeler Cleaners, at 847.272.6550, ext. 14. Zengeler Cleaners’ has eight (8) retail locations, with stores in Deerfield, Hubbard Woods, Northfield, Winnetka, two Libertyville stores, Long Grove and the company’s headquarters store in Northbrook, Illinois. For an electronic copy of the picture, please contact Hal Coxon (halcoxon@nic-business.com or 847.828.1999).

    Business Organization Hosts 75th Annual MeetingMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    15 of the nation’s top dry cleaners convene for annual idea exchange

  • CCU hosts free workshop: ‘The Psychology of Spending’Mar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Public is invited to a free seminar centered around understanding the spending process.

  • Route 21/137 work to resume:Mar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Weather permitting, construction activities are scheduled to resume on the Route 21/137 project in the Libertyville area on April 15.

  • Lake Among ‘Healthier Counties’ in Illinois According to County Health Rankings ReportMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    A public health report card that grades the health of America’s counties has ranked Lake County among the healthier counties in Illinois. The report card, developed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, ranked Lake County thirteenth out of 102 counties in Illinois.

  • CLC offers information sessions on business fieldsMar 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    Information sessions on how to prepare for a variety of business careers will be offered by the College of Lake County this spring and summer.

  • Terry, left, and Kelsey Burck enjoy their recently completed Palatine living room, courtest of the Room for Living makeover contest.

    Contest winners revitalize homes with room makeoversMar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Room for Living contest winners enjoy new furniture, new lighting, new flooring and a fresh coat of paint.

  • Wade Stafford lines up his throw during the Franklin Middle School’s second annual Dodgeball Madness tournament with proceeds going to a newly formed Ross K. MacNeill Foundation, or R33M. MacNeill was a fifth grader who died last year from brain cancer and would have been in 6th grade at Franklin Middle School in Wheaton this year.

    Images: The Week in PicturesMar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features several school events, including science project judging, dodgeball and pie throwing for reading.

  • Illinois an ‘island’ of economic failureMar 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    A letter to the editor: Illinois while geographically firmly planted in the middle of the country is actually an island in the middle of the Sea of Economic Woes.

  • Nursery coordinator Kelly Schultz blows on Wood Rush to separate the seeds as she works with volunteer Ruth Frear of Beach Park the Lake County Forest Preserve District for the Native Seed Nursery at Rollins Savanna in Grayslake.

    Moving Picture: Elgin native collects native seedsMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kelly Schultz, much like the seeds she works with in Lake County Forest Preserves, started small. Her interest in environmental studies led her to small jobs in other suburban forest preserve districts, but now the Washington University grad runs the native seed nursery at the Rollins Savana Forest Preserve. The beauty is in the details for Schultz. "Understanding what it takes to grow the plant; how do the seeds germinate? What can we do to make them happier and healthier?”

  • Heroin task force meets:Mar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    A public hearing of the Youth Heroin Use Task Force will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, Pavilion B, 1475 E. Belvidere Road (Route 120) Grayslake.

  • While meteorological Spring has begun, Winter continues to show its presence. I took this photo yesterday after a light snow shower. The photo is a 3.5 times life-size macro photo that I cropped to show an isolated snowflake. The snowflake seems to glow against the dark background and has a striking geometric pattern. A Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x lens was used with a Canon MR-14EX ring lite flash, handheld.

    Images: Photo Contest FinalistsMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of the bunch and select 12 finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of March 17.

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