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  • Multi-chamber family expo:Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    The 4th Multi-Chamber Annual Spring Extreme Block Party Family Expo & Taste, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Libertyville Sports Complex, Peterson Road and Route 45.

     
  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church will present “Jazz Passion: Victorious, Eternal, Light, a Jazz Passion and Resurrection” at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at the church, 29700 N. St. Mary’s Road, Libertyville.

    Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Libertyville presents Jazz PassionApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 29700 N. St. Mary’s Road, Libertyville, presents, as part of the Around the Cross Concert Series, Jazz Passion: Victorious, Eternal, Light, a Jazz Passion and Resurrection.

     
  • Summer programs at Lake Forest College – Registration openApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lake Forest College offers two summer sessions of for-credit college-level classes for area college students and advanced high school students. In addition, the College also serves as the home for the Writing and Thinking Workshop, Vocal Arts Performing Academy, and several camps and conferences. Registration is now open.

     
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    Trinity Hosts Bonhoeffer Seminar on April 16 in Deerfield Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Trinity Evangelical Divinity School welcomes Jordan J. Ballor of the Acton Institute, as he presents “A Survey of Bonhoeffer’s Social Ethics” on Wednesday, April 16, from 10-11:30 am, in the Waybright Center on the Deerfield campus. The event is free and open to the public.

     
  • Avni Patel, 4-H member of Busy Beavers in Lake County. Cindy Sarkady

    Local 4-H members part of legislative team in SpringfieldApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Avni Patel promoted the value of the 4-H program as part of Illinois’ delegation to the Illinois Capitol as part of Illinois 4-H’s Legislative Connection. Avni from Lake County was one of the 29 4-H members statewide who met with state legislators March 25 and 26 to show the impact of University of Illinois Extension 4-H on the lives of Illinois families.

     
  • Scoopie, Culver’s official mascot, takes a picture with two New Lenox firefighters during a March 4 fundraiser at Culver’s of New Lenox. Dave Silbar

    Calling All Superheroes (Big and Little): Culver’s Sets Aside April 28 Just for You Calling All Superheroes (Big and Little): Culver’s Sets Aside April 28 Just for YouApr 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Culver's encourages children under 12 and all local police and fire personnel to visit Culver's on Monday, April 28, to celebrate National Superhero Day.

     
  • Governor’s policies have failed thus farApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Libertyville letter to the editor: Gov. Quinn, we did not elect you to be “straight,” we elected you to fix the problems of the state. You not only failed to fix the financial mess, you have made it worse. Illinois is worse off now than before you started stealing our money. What did you do with the $6 billion? Where is the accountability? Why should we give you $6 billion more?

     
  • Kitchen Conversations on homelessness in Lake CountyApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lake County Haven is hosting Kitchen Conversations, small gatherings at the main shelter in Libertyville. Attendees will learn about homelessness, what causes it and what can end it. The next session is at 6 p.m. Friday, April 11.

     
  • Former Libertyville trustee Donald Coulson leaves the Lake County courthouse in 1994.

    Ex-Libertyville trustee accused in 1994 murder plot diesApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    A former Libertyville trustee who was accused of hiring an undercover detective to kill his wife in 1994 has died. Donald Coulson was 80.

     
  • The Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda.

    Lake County forest district considers how to leverage historyApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    From a 420 million year-old fossil unearthed in Lindenhurst to the Hazeltine 1500 computer used in the 1970s at Barat College, the Lake County Discovery Museum boasts a collection of priceless historical value. The Lake County Forest Preserve District, which has operted the museum from an old dairy farm near Wauconda since 1976, is assessing its future. “You only get to do this once and we want to do it right,” said forest board President Ann Maine.

     
  • Sixth graders listen intently as Fern Schumer Champman tells the inspiring story of her mother's imagration from Nazi-Germany through a little-known American program during a presentation at Gavin South School in Ingleside Thursday.

    The week in picturesApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features kids doing charity work and fundraising, charity, give-away prom dresses, and people starting to relax outside in warming temperatures.

     
  • Current West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission chair Anni Holm pictured working on Plasti-City piece in 2008. Photo credit Tony Abasolo.

    ommission Members Bring Backgrounds to Volunteer AppointmentsApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Commission Members Bring Impressive and Accomplished Backgrounds to Volunteer Appointments

     
  • Downtown retailer celebrates first anniversary with expanded products and services. Courtesy of Little Details

    Downtown Retailer Celebrates First AnniversaryApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Downtown Retailer Celebrates First Anniversary

     
  • Mental health services to relocate to LibertyvilleApr 5, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Lake County health department is moving its adult mental health program from its longtime home in Round Lake Park to a renovated facility in unincorporated Libertyville where it will be combined with primary care service.

     
  • Spencer Trawin, 9, of Lindenhurst, left, takes a shot against goalie Ethan Neir, 13, of Libertyville on Friday in a practice area at the Chicago Blackhawks Roadwatch Party at the Libertyville Sports Complex.

    Fans watch and play at Hawks partyApr 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Chicago Blackhawks Roadwatch Party returned to the Libertyville Sports Complex on Friday for the fourth year in a row. Fans watched their team play the Columbus Blue Jackets on a big-screen TV.

     
  • Route 21/137 work to resume:Apr 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    Weather permitting, construction activities will resume Monday, April 7, on the Route 21/137 project in Libertyville.

     
  • The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is moving its Outpatient Mental Health Adult Services program in Round Lake Park to a larger, renovated building near Libertyville. Lake County Health Department

    Mental Health Program Moves from Round Lake Park to Libertyville AreaApr 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is moving its Outpatient Mental Health Adult Services program in Round Lake Park to a larger, renovated building near Libertyville.

     
  • Plenty of science concerns about vaccineApr 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Libertyville letter to the editor: Imagine my surprise to read John Morgan’s letter titled, “Pregnancy should not be Punishment.” Permit me to address his comments as succinctly as I can.

     
  • Licensed masseuse Frank Arantopoulos, of the Libertyville Wellness Group, gives a massage to support engineer Shayne Wood during Thursday’s health and wellness fair at MBX Systems in Libertyville. More than 100 employees participated in the inaugural fair with the theme “Spring Into Wellness.”

    Libertyville company stresses health, wellness to employeesApr 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    MBX Systems of Libertyville stressed health awareness to its employees Thursday during a special fair at the company. More than 100 employees participated in the inaugural health and wellness event that provided health screenings, activities and information.

     
  • The band shell at Butler Lake Park in Libertyville was built in the 1960s.

    Libertyville’s Butler Lake Park band shell to be razedApr 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    Libertyville has agreed to spend $31,000 to demolish the old band shell on an island at Butler Lake Park. The structure was built in the 1960s and renamed for former Trustee William K. Robbins. “The cost of fixing what was there was going to be substantial,” Mayor Terry Weppler said. “Our thought is we’ll probably put up some type of pavilion that can be used year-round.”

     
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