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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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  • Extreme cold hits Libertyville, Lake Forest, Vernon Hills and Lake Bluff

    Extreme cold hits Libertyville, Lake Forest, Vernon Hills and Lake Bluff
    Below-zero temperatures in eastern Lake County kept schools closed and municipal services bare on Monday after the area was pummeled with snow over the weekend. Temperatures in Lake Forest dipped to -14 degrees on Monday according to the National Weather...
  • Northbrook, Glenview police blotter: Dec. 17

    Northbrook, Glenview police blotter: Dec. 17
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview •A 40-year-old Chicago man was arrested on the 4300 block of West Lake Avenue at 9:04 a.m. Dec. 13 and charged with driving with a suspended license. •A 39-year-old Wheeling...
  • Lake Forest turns focus to ravine ecology

    Lake Forest turns focus to ravine ecology
    The acres of ravines and bluffs carved into the landscape – host to running water, as well as native plants and animal species – characterize North Shore communities along Lake Michigan. The ravines, some suffering from neglect and...
  • Lake Forest discusses property tax increase

    Lake Forest discusses property tax increase
    As Lake Forest officials prepare for a reduction in state aid, residents could see their property taxes rise as soon as next year. The move would increase property taxes to reduce what officials said was the city's dependency on the state revenue...
  • Football | Week 9 schedule

    WEEK 9 Tuesday, Oct. 22 Chicago Public, Inter-City 1 Little Village at Maine, 5:30 at Lane Chicago Public, Inter-City 2 Gage Park at Bronzeville, 4:15 at Eckersall Juarez at Kelly, 4:15 at Rockne Kennedy at Tilden, 4:15 at Stagg Chicago...
  • PASSINGS: Karin Higa, William C. Lowe, Ike Skelton

    PASSINGS: Karin Higa, William C. Lowe, Ike Skelton
    Karin Higa Expert in Asian American art Karin Higa, 47, a specialist in Asian American art who worked for nearly a decade and a half as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her home in L.A., said Russell...
  • Lake Forest native wounded in LAX shooting

    Lake Forest native wounded in LAX shooting
    Brian Ludmer, a high school teacher who grew up in Lake Forest, was waiting for a flight at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday when he came face to face with a man toting a gun. As the gunman took aim, Ludmer turned to run and dived away, but he...
  • Illinois grade school test scores plunge — especially in poor communities

    Illinois grade school test scores plunge — especially in poor communities
    The push to toughen state exams for Illinois grade school students triggered widespread drops in 2013 scores, with hundreds of schools in some of the state's poorest communities seeing performances plunge, test results show. But some schools in affluent...
  • Lake Forest native shot at LAX will need surgery, physical therapy

    Lake Forest native shot at LAX will need surgery, physical therapy
    A high school teacher who grew up in Lake Forest faces at least one more surgery after he was shot in the leg last week at Los Angeles International Airport, according to hospital officials. Brian Ludmer, 29, will need surgery for a fractured leg as well...
  • Officials honored for work, and more

    News in brief from Vernon Hills, Lake County, Lake Forest and Libertyville. Vernon Hills Vernon Hills alumnus hosts workshop Vernon Hills High School alumnus Matt Nuernberger hosted a workshop last week for students at his alma mater with his...
  • Local Voices Lake County, Dec. 05

    Local Voices Lake County, Dec. 05
    Letters to the editor from Highland Park, Lake Forest and Mundelein. In pursuit of peace There is a saying that, in the Middle East, everyone lies. Iran has lied about its nuclear ambitions for at least 20 years. It is good that the agreement with...