| Oct 14, 2013
News briefs from Lake Forest, Libertyville and Vernon Hills.
Social media launched
Lake Forest has launched The Social Media Guide for Businesses, which lists social media sites for local businesses to help them engage with customers...
| Sep 30, 2013
The following items were taken from police records:
•Credit cards were stolen from a wallet left in an unlocked car parked in the 1200 block of Stratford Court, according to a report made Sept. 23 at 12:15 p.m.
•On Sept. 25...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:03 PM
After being shunned by a regional agency Wednesday night, the village of Wauconda will have to work with another provider to get water from Lake Michigan.
At what was expected by at least some Wauconda officials to be merely a negotiations meeting,...
| Sep 24, 2013
Lake County is reexamining the requirements for residents looking to turn their backyards into barnyards and raise chickens or bees.
David Husemoller, a senior planner with Lake County, said after months of studying sustainable practices, the county...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The world's largest public collection of 3.5 million postcards and related materials, which can be found at the Lake County Discovery Museum in Wauconda, is set for some changes when the 37-year-old museum moves to Libertyville in a few years.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The following items were taken from police records.
On Sept. 22, a complainant reported that she that her car, which was parked in the 1500 block of Lake Cook Road, had paint ball markings when she returned to it. She someone stole a bag of...
| Sep 16, 2013
Mark Buesing, a Libertyville High School physics teacher, has been named one of 11 finalists for the Illinois State Board of Education Those Who Excel Teacher of the Year Award.
From among 200 nominations, Buesing was selected by a committee of...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:39 PM
A female motorist was killed and her passenger critically hurt tonight during a crash involving a pickup truck and a minivan in northwest suburban Long Grove, authorities said.
The victims' ages and identities were not being released, pending...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Libertyville School District 70's Special Education Program has received the highest marks by the Illinois State Board of Education for the 2011-2012 school year.
"We have a commitment to learning and a commitment to individualize and help every child...
| Aug 5, 2013
When some Lake County students return to class this month, they will notice not only new faces from incoming staff and fellow pupils, but also updated safety features in their elementary and middle schools.
In Libertyville, which returns on Aug. 21, the...
| Aug 5, 2013
Ivanhoe Congregational Church will hold its annual Ivanhoe Festival on Sunday at the church, 21078 W. Illinois 176 in Mundelein. The event, marking the church's 175th anniversary, will begin at 10 a.m., immediately after the 9 a.m. worship service....