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  • Sunday picks: Feel the beat at 'Stomp' Jan 25, 2015 6:00 AM
    The internationally acclaimed percussion revue “Stomp” returns with new routines and out-there objects to make drummed-out music at the Bank of America Theatre in Chicago. Vladimir Kulenovic conducts the Lake Forest Symphony Orchestra in "Hopes, Confessions, Testaments” featuring the music of Mozart, Schumann, Ives and Rachmaninoff at College of Lake County's Lumber Center for the Performing Arts in Grayslake. And get some great new ideas for renovations around your home at the Home and Garden Expo at the Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace.

     
  • Weekend picks: Local comedians share standup bill Jan 24, 2015 6:00 AM
    Chicago-area comedians Denise Ramsden and Nate Weatherup share a standup bill at Zanies at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles. See the classic 1939 Frank Capra film “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur, at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago. And get some great new ideas for renovations around your home at the Home and Garden Expo at the Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace.

     
  • Free screenings: Jan 23, 2015 6:06 PM
    Free blood, pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol screening will be provided by the College of Lake County in conjunction with Rosalind Franklin University of Science and Medicine from 9 a.m. to noon, Sunday, Jan. 25 at the CLC Lakeshore Campus courtyard, 33 N. Genesee St., Waukegan.

     
  • Teen pleads not guilty in distracted driving case Jan 23, 2015 5:51 PM
    A 17-year-old Winthrop Harbor girl, described by her attorney as an athlete, musician and “good girl,” faces the tragic consequences of texting and driving, Lake County prosecutors said. Justine Kerscher pleaded not guilty in Lake County court Thursday to one count of aggravated use of an electronic device that resulted in a death.

     
  • Weekend picks: Country's Dan + Shay come to Genesee Jan 23, 2015 6:00 AM
    Dan + Shay, semifinalists for ACM New Artist Of The Year, perform their hit song “19 You + Me” and others tonight at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan. The Mustangs take listeners back in time with Woodstock-era hits at Dock's Bar & Grill in Wauconda. Aurora University faculty perform chamber and solo music from a variety of French composers in the “La France” concert in the Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University in Aurora. And Chicago-area comedians Denise Ramsden and Nate Weatherup share a standup bill at Zanies at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles.

     
  • Editorial: Community’s warmth, resolve helps find missing man Jan 23, 2015 5:01 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial congratulates all who had a hand in finding a Cary man who'd been missing for a week, most notably the woman who met the man for the first time when she found him.

     
  • 2015 Orchid Show Tells the Story of Vanilla – the Orchid in Everyone’s Kitchen Jan 23, 2015 10:35 AM
    Visitors to the 2015 Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden will encounter an exotic bloom that has a place in most kitchens. Vanilla, the world’s most popular flavoring, comes from Vanilla planifolia, the only orchid of roughly 30,000 known species to have agricultural value.

     
  • Norwegian National League Of Chicago Offers Scholarships And Cash Prizes Jan 23, 2015 10:35 AM
    The Norwegian National League of Chicago is offering scholarships and cash prizes to deserving students who are of Norwegian heritage residing in the counties of Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Will.

     
  • Sign Up for Health Insurance Marketplace Before Feb. 15 Deadline Jan 22, 2015 10:46 AM
    With the February 15 deadline approaching for getting health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace, Lake County residents have a variety of opportunities to sign up.

     
  • Bowling for Charity Event at Streamwood Bowl! Jan 21, 2015 7:09 AM
    Bowling for Charity Event at Streamwood Bowl!

     
  • CCU Hosts Free Seminar: ‘Maximizing Your Social Security Check’ Jan 21, 2015 11:36 AM
    The word “retirement” can be music to the ears of some, and a terrifying thought to others. Many times, the difference between the two simply depends on the preparations you’ve made to ensure your retirement finances are in order.

     
  • Weekend picks: Husky Heroes show off at Morton Arboretum Jan 22, 2015 4:44 PM
    See Siberian husky sled-pulling and speed demonstrations and find out about dog adoptions when the Husky Heroes return this weekend to the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Comedian Jimmy Shubert performs a special fund-raiser for a fellow comedian's sick at Zanies in Rosemont. And The Mustangs take listeners back in time with Woodstock-era hits at Dock's Bar & Grill in Wauconda.

     
  • Living King's legacy: Turn a day off into a 'day on' Jan 19, 2015 10:57 AM
    For many young people across the suburbs, the Martin Luther King Day holiday won't be just a break from classes.They'll be spreading out across their hometowns performing service projects in King's honor. “It's not a day off, but it's a day on to do something in your community,” said Dianha Ortega-Ehreth, executive director of Elgin's Youth Leadership Academy.

     
  • Domestic violence part of 2014 Lake County murder hike Jan 17, 2015 7:39 AM
    Of the 15 murders recorded in Lake County in 2014, four were particularly chilling because family members were charged in the deaths. They included a 14-year-old Mundelein girl accused of stabbing of a younger half-sister, a Waukegan woman charged with killing her malnourished 11-year-old daughter with a punch to the stomach, and a Waukegan man charged in the strangulations of his wife and disabled daughter.

     
  • CLC's Automotive Collision Repair program moves into renovated space Jan 19, 2015 10:44 AM
    College of Lake County students learning to paint cars and repair dents will start the spring semester in a new Auto Body Shop created by refurbishing Building 12 on the Grayslake campus.

     
  • Community college expert speaks at CLC Jan 22, 2015 12:55 PM
    Joshua Wyner, a nationally recognized expert on community college excellence and author of “What Excellent Community Colleges Do,” addressed College of Lake County faculty and staff on Jan. 12 as part of the college’s orientation week activities preceding spring semester.

     
  • Classic Cinemas presents annual “Predict the Oscars” contest Jan 15, 2015 5:41 PM
    The award season has begun, and Classic Cinemas has announced its annual “Predict the Oscars” contest for the 2015 Academy Awards competition! The nominees were announced on Jan. 15, and it’s time to pick your favorites to win.

     
  • Referees Needed for Ela Soccer Club Jan 16, 2015 2:34 PM
    Ela Soccer is hosting a new referee clinic Feb 28-March 1 at Middle School South.

     
  • Woodstock Theatre auditorium to be dedicated in honor of Harold Ramis Jan 15, 2015 6:17 PM
    An auditorium at the Woodstock Theatre will be dedicated in honor of writer/director Harold Ramis at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, immediately prior to the showing of “Groundhog Day.” The 1993 film, which was directed by Ramis, will be shown at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, and Sunday, Feb. 1.

     
  • ‘Native Haute Couture’ opens Jan. 31 at Mitchell Museum Jan 19, 2015 9:02 AM
    The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian is pleased to announce the opening of its new exhibit “Native Haute Couture” on January 31.

     
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