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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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  • Lake Forest hires Kulenovic as conductor

    The Lake Forest Symphony in north suburban Lake Forest on Monday named Vladimir Kulenovic as its new conductor, effective with the start of the 2014-15 season in September. Kulenovic, 34, presently serves as associate conductor of the Utah Symphony...
  • 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, Libertyville battle frigid temperatures and snow

    Lake Forest, Libertyville battle frigid temperatures and snow
    Lake County municipalities are dealing with subzero temperatures and snow for the second time in a month, and now officials say they are trying to conserve their resources to survive the rest of the winter. Lake Forest and Libertyville officials say...
  • Salt in short supply in Libertyville, Lake Forest

    Salt in short supply in Libertyville, Lake Forest
    Officials in Lake Forest and Libertyville are cutting back on salt to conserve their stores in hopes it will last through the winter. Snow showers again hit Lake County, bringing in 2 to 4 inches of snow today, according to the National Weather Service....
  • Lake Forest jumps in with redistricting initiative

    Lake Forest jumps in with redistricting initiative
    Lake Forest has passed a resolution, which may be the state's first, urging voters to learn about efforts to put an amendment on the November ballot calling for an apolitical means of changing legislative district boundaries. Yes for Independent Maps...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • National signing day | List of signees

    Football Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
  • 45th day of measurable snow and counting

    45th day of measurable snow and counting
    Wednesday was the 45th day this winter there has been measurable snow in the Chicago area. That's the most days of snow through March 5 in 129 years of snow records, according to WGN-TV's Chicago Weather Center. This winter also moved closer to another...