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  • Imago Film Festival returns to Judson Mar 11, 2015 12:26 PM
    Judson University hosts its 11th annual Imago Film Festival March 24 to 28, at its Elgin campus. The festival showcases independent films dealing with faith issues, emphasizing images and stories about the spiritual journey of the human experience through any genre. There also will be music for entertainment nightly.

     
  • Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in St. Charles, East Dundee Mar 10, 2015 1:25 PM
    East Dundee and St. Charles celebrate St. Patrick's Day with parades Saturday.

     
  • Take a minute to make your time really count Mar 10, 2015 12:59 PM
    Each year when we change our clocks, it is a reminder of how precious our time is. In the fall when we turn the clocks back, it is as though we’ve gained an hour, while in the spring, as we turn them ahead, we often think we’ve lost an hour. In reality, we know this isn’t true, but it makes us more mindful of time.

     
  • Geneva Film Festival expects more than 1,000 Mar 10, 2015 12:52 PM
    The eighth annual Geneva Film Fest is Thursday to Saturday. The festival showcases 33 submissions from 13 countries including full-length documentaries and narratives, documentary and narrative shorts, animated shorts, and student films.

     
  • Naper Settlement Maple Sugaring Days returns Mar 10, 2015 8:00 AM
    It started with a blizzard that brought more than 19 inches of snow. Then February finished in a tie with the year 1875 as the coldest February in Naperville and the Chicago area with an average high temperature of 14.6 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. But now it’s March, and Naperville residents will get their first official — and sweet — tastes of spring during Maple Sugaring Days this weekend at Naper Settlement.

     
  • Recycle household items at Green Living Fair in Libertyville Mar 9, 2015 3:45 PM
    The 5th annual Green Living Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at the Libertyville Civic Center, 135 W. Church St., Libertyville. All ages are welcome to the free event that features educational information regarding sustainable living, green shopping, organic farming, green cleaning and more.

     
  • Enjoy maple syrup hikes at Ryerson Woods Mar 9, 2015 4:17 PM
    It’s maple syrup time in Lake County and a chance to learn how sap from the sugar maple tree is turned into maple syrup here in Lake County. Families and groups can once again watch this process and get a sweet taste of the work as the Lake County Forest Preserve District offers its annual maple syrup hikes starting this weekend.

     
  • Waubonsie students seek to inspire with new ‘Movement ONE’ Mar 6, 2015 11:17 AM
    Waubonsie Valley High School juniors Nick Spragg, Monica Griffin and Mitch Hammond are helping plan the first Movement ONE speaker series from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 14, as a source of inspiration to help listeners create positive change in their lives. “For people, if they come in open-minded, they’ll undoubtably be able to take away one thing and make a change somehow,” Monica said.

     
  • Images: Photo Contest Finalists Mar 6, 2015 1:00 AM
    Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of March 2.

     
  • Pros teach Mundelein High School students about scanning electron microscope Mar 4, 2015 12:47 PM
    Students at Mundelein High School learned to use a scanning electron microscope that was loaned to the school for two weeks.

     
  • Mundelein students can take part in Mayor’s Math Cup Challenge Mar 3, 2015 1:01 PM
    Mundelein's Second Annual Mayor's Cup Math Challenge — an educational and fun event — will be Sunday, March 8, at Mundelein High School.

     
  • Hugo Robles named police officer of the year in Lindenhurst Mar 2, 2015 9:37 AM
    Lindenhurst police Officer Hugo Robles has been named the department’s 2014 Police Officer of the Year.

     
  • Some turtles, tortoises still endangered despite hard shell Mar 2, 2015 12:52 PM
    “Why is the belly of the tortoise not as hard as the shell?” asked a young Vernon Area Library patron inspired by a library program featuring the Flying Fox Conservation Fund.

     
  • Musicians can enter ‘I Love Lake County’ song contest Feb 27, 2015 12:16 PM
    Visit Lake County is searching for talented musicians to create the most original song about the area as part of the “I Love Lake County" song competition.

     
  • Images: Photo Contest Finalists Feb 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of Febrary 23.

     
  • First floor of Gorton center named for Nagel family Feb 26, 2015 2:08 PM
    In appreciation for the family’s legacy of generational support of Gorton Community Center, Gorton’s Board of Directors jhas dedicated the newly renovated Nagel Family Room.

     
  • Friend's essay, company's generosity provide new furnace for Island Lake woman Feb 24, 2015 6:12 AM
    When temperatures plunge these days, Corinne DeCicco is all smiles thanks to the writing ability of a friend and the generosity of a suburban heating and air conditioning company and its suppliers. DeCicco's formerly frigid Island Lake home is now warmed by a new furnace and water heater — all installed for free, and as a complete surprise.

     
  • After just four contestants last year, Rose Queen pageant draws 15 hopefuls Feb 25, 2015 8:47 AM
    Roselle’s annual Rose Pageant is experiencing a resurgence of sorts. With just four contestants in last year’s event, organizers opened the competition to all Roselle girls in high school and all Lake Park High School girls — not just the juniors and seniors who were traditionally eligible.

     
  • Register for ‘Hoops for Hope’ charity basketball tournament Feb 24, 2015 12:50 PM
    Hoopsters of all sizes and skill levels are teaming up for Lake County’s annual 3-on-3 tourney, Hoops for Hope, which will be held March 14-15 at Grayslake North High School.

     
  • Nature photography topic of Audubon Society presentation in Libertyville Feb 23, 2015 12:31 PM
    The Lake County Audubon Society welcomes the public to its program “Nature Photography — My Experiences in Sweden and Lake County” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 2, at the Libertyville village hall, 118 W. Cook Ave.

     
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