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  • D120 approves Mundelein High School addition

    D120 approves Mundelein High School addition
    Mundelein High School will move forward with a $21.8 million construction project that District 120 officials say will replace small, outdated classrooms. Thanks to a capital development grant the district applied for in 2003, the state will pay for...
  • Dance | Stevenson, Vernon Hills with strong state showings

    Dance | Stevenson, Vernon Hills with strong state showings
    Stevenson coach Kristin Piekarski has heard the naysayers, the ones who think competitive dance is more about flash and glitz and less about athleticism. But the weary looks on the exhausted but excited dancers' faces on the drive back home from last...
  • Lake Forest hopes to reopen Forest Park by Memorial Day

    Lake Forest officials say they hope to reopen the city's first and oldest park to the public by Memorial Day. Closed since Labor Day, Forest Park, which officials say is one of the last remaining green spaces along Lake Michigan, got a handful of...
  • Financing of Route 53 extension still down the road

     Financing of Route 53 extension still down the road
    Officials working on plans to extend Illinois Highway 53 into Lake County met Thursday to discuss ways to pay for the project, with an eye toward figuring out the financing this year. With the extension projected to cost between $2.56 billion and $2....
  • City manager appointed in Lake Forest, and other news

    News briefs from around Lake Forest and Libertyville. Lake Forest: New manager City Manager Bob Kiely has been appointed to the Illinois Municipal League's Legislative Committee, which lobbies for municipalities and for keeping decision-making...
  • Deerfield discusses medical marijuana regulations

    Deerfield discusses medical marijuana regulations
    At a recent meeting, the Deerfield plan commission weighed the pros and cons of allowing medical marijuana to be sold in the village's outlying commercial areas. "Are we going to put a Toys 'R' Us next to a place that sells medical marijuana?" asked...
  • Fee reduction?

    Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 officials presented initial plans to lower registration fees to about $50 per family next year, board members said at a recent committee of the whole meeting.. With a healthy reserve fund that is expected to...
  • Nostalgic tunes

    Calendar of events The '60s are back at Norton's Restaurant, courtesy of the band Class of '68. These classic rockers will take the stage at 7 p.m. Saturday and take you through a journey of British invaders and golden oldies. Norton's Restaurant is...
  • Volunteers needed Sunday for Mitzvah Day

    Volunteers needed Sunday for Mitzvah Day
    North Suburban Synagogue Beth El hosts its fifth annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday, giving congregants "opportunities to be Jewish with their hands." Congregants as well as community members are invited to participate in one of eight projects, ranging from...
  • Fundamental U aims to develop hoop skills

    Michael Weinstein ticked some kids off. As a result, the man who helped build the Joy of the Game Sports Center in Deerfield is back with a new basketball venture that has grown quickly in three years. After selling the JOG facility to Josh Carl in...
  • Stolen credit card helps U.S. marshals nab suspect in deadly carjacking spree

    Stolen credit card helps U.S. marshals nab suspect in deadly carjacking spree
    The use of a stolen credit card in Milwaukee helped U.S. marshals nab a north suburban man who police say went on a weekend carjacking spree in Chicago and caused a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy.  Rockie Douglas, 34, was waiting for food at a...
  • Manhunt continues for suspect in carjacking spree

    Manhunt continues for suspect in carjacking spree
    A community gathered at a Southwest Side elementary school Monday to mourn the death of an 11-year-old student with thick glasses and a fondness for Flamin' Hot Cheetos as police pressed on with their search for the man they believe caused the crash...