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Lake Forest

Lake Forest
Lake Forest is a North Shore suburb bordered by Lake Michigan and Interstate Highway 94. Anchored by Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest College, the Onwentsia Club and the recently sold Barat College—all fixtures since the 19th Century—the city is still the jewel it was designed to be. Read more about Lake Forest.
Lake Forest is a North Shore suburb bordered by Lake Michigan and Interstate Highway 94. Anchored by Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest College, the Onwentsia Club and the recently sold Barat College—all fixtures since the 19th Century—the city is still the jewel it was designed to be. Read more about Lake Forest. « Show less

Top Lake Forest Articles

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  • Chunk of Fort Sheridan bluff collapses into lake

    Chunk of Fort Sheridan bluff collapses into lake
    The Lake County Forest Preserves received a call about a swath of the Fort Sheridan lake bluff that had collapsed into Lake Michigan after the heavy rains earlier this week. But when Jim Anderson, the forest preserves' natural resource manager,...
  • Car-sharing service coming to Lake County

    Car-sharing service coming to Lake County
    Zipcar car-sharing service is coming into Lake County, with Lake Forest, Highland Park and Deerfield locations moving to implement a business model aimed at "member" drivers who need occasional use of a vehicle. "Green initiatives were strongly...
  • Calendar of events for Highland Park and Deerfield

    Calendar of events for Highland Park and Deerfield
    Fun things to do in Highland Park and Deerfield for the weekend of May 9. Nine artists, six studios "The Artists at 3150" can be described as a community of artists working in the same place on various art forms. Beginning at 3 p.m. on May 9, nine...
  • Next 24 hours 'challenging' for crews clearing snow

    Next 24 hours 'challenging' for crews clearing snow
    With snow melting and more precipitation arriving, Lake County towns are doing what they can to try and prevent flooding. Lake Zurich Public Works Manager Mike Brown said the next 24 hours will be especially challenging for crews working quickly to...
  • Body pulled from lake identified as 32-year-old Lake Forest woman

    Body pulled from lake identified as 32-year-old Lake Forest woman
    After the death of his 17-year-old son, a Lake Forest father left his executive banking job to work for an international Christian ministry -- a decision that stemmed from a series of devastating losses, he wrote in a subsequent book. Now Gerard Long...
  • Des Plaines questions electric aggregation savings

    Des Plaines questions electric aggregation savings
    As the once-touted savings of municipal electric aggregation programs start to recede across some Illinois communities, Des Plaines officials want to wait until June before deciding whether to place an aggregation referendum question on the November...
  • Former ITW CEO lists Lake Forest mansion for nearly $7 million

    Former ITW CEO lists Lake Forest mansion for nearly $7 million
    Retired Illinois Tool Works chairman and Chief Executive W. James Farrell on Monday listed his seven-bedroom, 12,320-square-foot mansion in Lake Forest for almost $7 million. Farrell, 72, was the Glenview-based conglomerate’s chief from 1995...
  • Fire net first win of season, 5-4 over Red Bulls

    Fire net first win of season, 5-4 over Red Bulls
    Harry Shipp registered the first three goals of his young MLS career Saturday, leading the Chicago Fire to their first win of the season, a 5-4 decision over the New York Red Bulls before 23,776 at Red Bull Arena. Bradley Wright-Phillips recorded the...
  • Lake Forest police reports: Brass knuckles, cannabis possession, underage drinking

    Lake Forest police reports: Brass knuckles, cannabis possession, underage drinking
    A 59-year-old Lake Bluff woman was arrested at 12:05 p.m. April 21 on Western Avenue at Illinois Road. She was charged with running a red light and driving on a revoked license. A 25-year-old Park City man was arrested at 9 p.m. April 22 on Ahwahnee...
  • Conserve Lake County offers tips to help make changes at home

    Conserve Lake County offers tips to help make changes at home
    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...
  • Panel discusses issue of heroin in collar counties

    Panel discusses issue of heroin in collar counties
    Steve Lunardi, Jr., recently told a standing-room-only crowd in Lake Forest how he started drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana while attending Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, and then became a heroin addict. "It took over my life. … It'...
  • History: Fort Sheridan launched troops in 1899

     History: Fort Sheridan launched troops in 1899
    Twenty-first century Fort Sheridan is a charming neighborhood set on dramatic ravines along Lake Michigan. The Lake County Forest Preserve and the municipalities of Lake Forest, Highland Park and Highwood converge throughout the former United States Army...