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Lake County (Illinois)

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  • Did McClellan get a bad rap? Debate goes on

    The argument over the performance of the Union commander on the nation's bloodiest day is far from settled. Major Gen. George B. McClellan was sacked by President Abraham Lincoln less than two months after the Battle of Antietam. For more than a...
  • Small-business profile for Highland Park: Pure Health Center

    Cynthia Dodick, 56 of Wilmette, is a certified live food chef and instructor with a master's degree in plant-based nutrition. Over the course of 30 years in the health care field, she has expanded her skills to incorporate alternative and natural...
  • Highwood celebrates craft beer craze

    Highwood celebrates craft beer craze
    The Highwood Craft Beer Festival returns for a second year to Everts Park on Aug. 2, featuring more than 80 craft beers. The brews will come from more than 40 craft and microbreweries throughout the Midwest and Chicagoland. Consumer demand for craft...
  • Bandit players going through 'the grind'

    Baseball | Bandit players going through 'the grind'
    Libertyville Bandits American Legion baseball coach Jim Schurr calls it "the grind." And that may be putting it too nicely. Schurr has 10 players on his current American Legion baseball team who are going through the dog days of summer. Players like...
  • Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud

    Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud
    The Illinois Tollway is poised to award a hefty construction contract to a New York-based firm that was accused of fraud in connection with minority hiring for a tunnel project in that city, the Tribune has learned. Judlau Contracting Inc.'s $64 million...
  • With the right support, patient with behavioral problems can triumph

    Watching someone come to grips with their mental illness or substance abuse and build a successful new life is the most rewarding aspect of her job, said Jenna Meyers, a community support team leader for Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare. Meyers has been...
  • Most Chicago beaches reopened for swimming

    Most Chicago beaches reopened for swimming
    Chicago reopened most of its beaches to swimmers today, but some North Shore suburban beaches remained closed because of high bacteria levels following Monday's storms. The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and Wilmette, releasing...
  • Highland Park rec areas getting lightning detection system

    Highland Park rec areas getting lightning detection system
    A $100,000 lightning detection system, using sensors, horns and strobe lights, will be installed this month at 10 of Highland Park's major recreational areas, and at Rosewood Beach and Moraine Park in 2015. The Park District of Highland Park chose the...
  • Grayslake discusses gun shops

    Grayslake discusses gun shops
    Retail gun and ammunition shops will be allowed in certain parts of Grayslake if an amendment to the village's zoning ordinance passes at the next board meeting. The village's committee of the whole agreed on the amendment's provisions, which would allow...
  • Authorities using video to investigate Libertyville jogger attack

    Authorities are using video surveillance from nearby businesses to investigate an attack on the North Shore Bike Path near Libertyville Sunday afternoon. Lake County Forest Preserves Police Chief John Tannahill said a woman in her early 20s fought off an...
  • A Wounded Warrior bike ride ends in Highland Park

    A Wounded Warrior bike ride ends in Highland Park
    When he came out of coma at a military trauma center, one of the first things Army combat medic Sgt. Felipe Giraldo noticed was his hospital attire. "I looked down and I was wearing a Wounded Warrior T-shirt and shorts," he said. Until that moment...
  • Lake Zurich postpones vote on Cedar Creek flood fix

     Lake Zurich postpones vote on Cedar Creek flood fix
    Residents looking for a solution to their Cedar Creek flooding problems are going to have to wait at least until July 7, as officials hit the pause button on a vote that would have jump-started design of the plan. Both proposals on the table at meeting...