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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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  • Is high school making your kids college-ready?

    Eight of 10 public high school juniors in Illinois weren't considered ready for college classes in all subjects based on ACT testing last spring -- and many students missed the mark even at posh suburban Chicago schools that graduate some of the state's...
  • Scholars and Dalai Lama discuss compassion, humanity in Chicago

    Scholars and Dalai Lama discuss compassion, humanity in Chicago
    Three religious scholars reflected upon oneness, humanity and compassion with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on Monday, capping the Tibetan spiritual leader's fifth visit to Chicago. The rabbi, pastor and Muslim scholar shared their thoughts with the...
  • Ex-Bear QB Douglass charged with trespassing

    Ex-Bear QB Douglass charged with trespassing
    Former Bears quarterback Bobby Douglass was arrested in Lake Forest Wednesday night and charged with felony criminal trespassing to a residence and criminal damage to property, prosecutors said. Douglass, who was quarterback for the Bears from 1969 to...
  • Former McDonald's executive keeps food flowing as chief of Northern Illinois Food Bank

    Former McDonald's executive keeps food flowing as chief of Northern Illinois Food Bank
    For years Pete Schaefer was an executive at McDonald's Corp., jetting back and forth to booming markets in Asia. Today, he runs the Northern Illinois Food Bank, and a road trip to Rockford counts as a notable departure. Going from a multibillion-dollar...
  • Report: District 67 officials did not conceal information in sexting scandal

    Report: District 67 officials did not conceal information in sexting scandal
    Hired by school officials to investigate, a lawyer on Tuesday night announced that Lake Forest District 67 administrators did not intentionally conceal information about a former principal who pleaded guilty to harassment in 2009 for sending sexually lewd...
  • Kelly Gibbs

    Kelly Gibbs
    After over a year exploring the Upper Peninsula, Kelly is excited to experience all the "lower half" has to offer.  She joins the FOX17 news team as a Reporter.  Originally from Lake Forest, Illinois, Kelly was most recently a reporter and anchor at WLUC-...
  • The God Squad: Celibacy for Catholic priests serves a valid purpose

    Question: There's an increasing debate within the Catholic Church on the issue of mandatory celibacy for priests. I last discussed this subject with my regular group of train commuters: one Catholic (myself), one Jew (whose father and grandfather were...
  • Venues

    Venues
    This list is not all inclusive Acting troops/Theaters CenterStage This publicly supported community theater organization does three shows per season with its mostly volunteer casts and crew. Performances are held at the Gorton Community Center's John...
  • Body found off Lake Forest beach one of 2 apparent Lake drownings

    Body found off Lake Forest beach one of 2 apparent Lake drownings
    A body believed to be a missing 44-year-old Lake Forest woman was pulled from the waters of Lake Michigan off the coast of a beach in the north suburban village this morning. It was the second apparent drowning in Lake County in as many days. Lake...
  • Glenview's Nora Lucas tops Illini at Big Ten golf

    Glenview's Nora Lucas tops Illini at Big Ten golf
    Glenview's Nora Lucas, featured in a Tribune story last week, was the top Illinois finisher at the Big Ten women's golf championships, which ended Sunday in French Lick, Ind. Lucas, who was tied for the lead after the first round, finished ninth with a...
  • Girls volleyball roundup: No. 10 St. Francis takes down St. Edward

    Led by Meg Vonderhaar's nine kills, No. 10 St. Francis beat St. Edward 25-9, 20-25, 25-17 in a Suburban Catholic contest. Kelsey Robinson had 15 service points and nine aces to lead the Spartans (22-6, 11-1). No. 1 Benet d. Providence 25-6, 25-18:...
  • Awkwardness to prevail when Rod Blagojevich swears in members of Senate

    SPRINGFIELD — The bright hopes for a new political beginning that often accompany the inauguration of an Illinois legislature will be overshadowed by awkwardness Wednesday when Gov. Rod Blagojevich oversees the swearing-in of a Senate that will...