| 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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:22 AM
This recipe was developed by Michele V. of Libertyville, Ill., and was selected as a runner-up in the 2012 Martha White Holiday Muffin Mix Challenge.
Luscious Lemon and White Chocolate Tart
Yield: 10 servings
Crisco Original No-Stick Cooking Spray...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Sixteen people were taken to area hospitals after a six-vehicle crash including a semi-truck happened on I-94 outside of Gurnee, police said.
All lanes were reopened by 2:45 p.m. on Interstate 94 near Grand Avenue after several lanes were shut down as...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Wednesday's print column I looked into buying a laurel wreath for Lake County's new state's attorney, Mike Nerheim — Amazon offers a broad variety of the honorary headdress — but decided not to place the order just yet. Nerheim, as......
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:12 AM
After wreaking havoc on the morning commute, closing schools and prompting scattered evacuations, the massive storm that dumped upwards of a half-foot of rain on parts of the Chicago area overnight is expected to continue throughout the day, with flooding...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:11 PM
With a few more rain showers and even snow flurries predicted in the Chicago area Friday, rescue workers pulled stranded residents from their flood-damaged homes while Gov. Pat Quinn declared 38 counties state disaster areas.
Gov. Quinn’s office...