| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Ask anyone who's going to the Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair in Grayslake Friday through Sunday, and they'll likely tell you what founder Carol Cassidy-Fayer says she's known since she was 7: There's joy, inspiration and contentment in celebrating what...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The following information was taken from Libertyville police reports:
A 19-year-old Rosemont man was arrested at 4:25 p.m. July 5 on Buckley Road at Milwaukee Avenue. He was charged with driving on a suspended registration, driving on a suspended...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:21 PM
The teenager who drowned while swimming with friends in Third Lake Monday has been identified as Matt Reed, who was about to begin his junior year at Grayslake Central High School, according to school officials.
"Our hearts and prayers are with the...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Monkeys ride on the backs of dogs. Men race riding lawn mowers on hard-packed dirt. A rooster sits on a fence people watching.
It must be the Lake County Fair.
The 86th annual event will open July 23 and run through July 27, featuring new...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Plans for Grayslake to annex 35 acres for the construction of a 50,000-square-foot trucking facility could be discussed at the next Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting, said Mike Ellis, village manager.
The facility, which would be located at...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Sue Sturm gave her daughter, Natalie, a congratulatory high five after the Grayslake Village Board unanimously approved allowing chickens in back yards.
Natalie, 15, said she had already purchased equipment to build a coop in her back yard and vowed...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:04 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:33 AM
The whispering between real estate agents and to buyers about properties that aren't listed for sale, but soon will be, just got a whole lot louder.
Zillow, the goliath of home search sites, has introduced a "coming soon" feature that lets agents...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets.
Grayslake summer market
3-7 p.m., June 4-Sept. 24, at Whitney and Center streets.
7 a.m.-1 p.m., June 4-Oct. 29, Dean Avenue...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Natalie Sturm is ready to order her chickens.
The 15-year-old proponent of backyard chickens in Grayslake heard good news at the village's committee of the whole meeting recently, when members unanimously agreed to vote on an ordinance at their next...
| May 14, 2014
From a tiny acorn comes a mighty oak tree, and from a small change in one yard comes a leap toward improving the health of a region's landscape.
At least, that's the belief espoused by Conserve Lake County, a Grayslake-based nonprofit heading into its...