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  • Self-published authors can enter Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author contest Nov 20, 2014 9:02 PM
    Illinois authors who have self-published an adult fiction book may enter the second year of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project until Monday, Dec. 15. The Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project is being coordinated in collaboration with the Illinois Library Association and Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) and is supported by the American Library Association Digital Content Working Group, the Public Library Association (PLA), Illinois Heartland Library System.

  • Metra trains halted near Highwood due to accident involving pedestrian Oct 7, 2014 9:12 AM
    The Union Pacific North line is stopped in Highwood due to a train hitting a pedestrian. Accident remains under investigation.

  • Second Highwood Craft Beer Festival to take place Aug. 2 Jul 25, 2014 3:53 PM
    After an extremely successful kickoff year, the Highwood Craft Beer Festival is back. Highwood’s Craft Beer Festival, in collaboration with Chicago’s Finch’s Beer Co. and Two Brothers Brewing Co., will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, in Everts Park, 130 Highwood Ave., Highwood.

  • Glen Ellyn entrepreneur forsakes tech’s nomadic life Jul 14, 2014 4:58 PM
    Kukec's People features Saad Rehmani of Glen Ellyn who forgoes his father's world travels to stay here in the area. But he recently left innovative Redbox and has settled at Kapow.

  • Highwood parparing to host fifth annual Bloody Mary Fest Jul 3, 2014 12:50 PM
    Highwood’s "Bloody Mary Fest is coming back with a bang. In its fifth year, the festival will take place Sunday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.in Everts Park, 130 Highwood Ave.

  • Suburban Democrat’s opposition kills millionaires tax Apr 10, 2014 6:16 AM
    A suburban Democrat’s opposition to House Speaker Michael Madigan’s so-called millionaire’s tax effectively kills the controversial proposal for now. State Rep. Scott Drury, a Highwood Democrat, said he won’t be voting for the proposal, which would add a 3 percent tax to yearly income more than $1 million and send the money to Illinois schools.

    Steve Platcow, CEO of RPM Advertising in Chicago, has spent the last decade championing the fine dining experiences found at Caesars Palace, Horseshoe and Harrah’s nationwide. When Platcow learned that Gabriel’s legendary restaurant in Highwood was for sale, he immediately knew that he wanted to get involved.

  • Book notes: Stephan Pastis comes to Naperville Feb 22, 2014 6:00 AM
    Meet children's book author Stephan Pastis as he discusses and signs copies of his latest "Timmy Failure" title, "Now Look What You've Done," at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Anderson's Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

  • Members art exhibition on display at College of Lake County Feb 3, 2014 4:39 PM
    The Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at the College of Lake County in Grayslake features the Members Exhibition through Feb. 23. The show includes works by 85 artists and a wide variety of paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography and other media.

  • CLC offers Alzheimer’s info: Jan 31, 2014 4:52 PM
    The College of Lake County will offer a free class called “The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in Room T323, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake.

  • CLC announces dates for international film screenings Jan 29, 2014 12:47 PM
    Four international films will be presented for free on Fridays this spring by the College of Lake County Center for International Education. The films begin at 7 p.m. in Room A162 (Anderson lecture hall) on the CLC Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St.

  • Career in teaching: Jan 26, 2014 4:26 PM
    College of Lake County hosts an information session for anyone considering a career in teaching on Thursday, Feb. 20.

  • ‘A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’ at College of Lake County Jan 23, 2014 3:46 PM
    Fans of Ella Fitzgerald and her amazing jazz vocal abilities will not want to miss the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra’s “A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald,” presented at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County.

  • CLC to offer firearm concealed carry license training Jan 20, 2014 12:40 PM
    Concealed carry license training will be offered by Continuing Professional Development at the College of Lake County from Feb. 4-7. The CLC class runs from 6-10 p.m. at the Grayslake campus, with the final class held at a local shooting range. Future sessions will be held in March and April.

  • Ella Fitzgerald tribute coming to College of Lake County Jan 24, 2014 9:12 PM
    College of Lake County will present an Ella Fitzgerald tribute at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31.

  • Economy will continue to grow, though not significantly, expert says Jan 17, 2014 5:51 PM
    The economy and job prospects are expected to improve the next two years, a group of Lake County business and community leaders learned Friday. William A. Strauss, an economist and economic advisor with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, said manufacturing is expected to be strong.

  • CLC helps future engineers attend UIUC Jan 16, 2014 1:38 PM
    Future engineers are guaranteed admission to the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign through the College of Lake County’s new Engineering Pathways program.

  • CLC holds reception Jan. 17 to open Members Exhibition Jan 14, 2014 12:22 PM
    A Members Exhibition, featuring a diverse collection of 87 artworks by artist members of the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, will open at the College of Lake County Friday, Jan. 17, and run through Feb. 23.

  • Long Grove businessman eats pizza daily — about 2,400 days and counting Dec 29, 2013 8:09 AM
    When a retired Long Grove business executive discovered his favorite "date night" pizza place was in danger of closing, he and his wife swooped in and found new careers as restauranteurs. Now, Jim Stoeker figures he's eaten pizza almost every one of the past 2,400 days.

  • In memoriam 2013: Reflecting on those who died in Lake County Dec 24, 2013 4:26 PM
    In 2013, we said goodbye to several notable Lake County residents, who left indelible marks on their communities through impressive accomplishments and dedicated community service.

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