By the end of the day Monday, with help from the Labor Day parade crowd, it is estimated that several thousand people will have visited the half-scale traveling Vietnam Wall Memorial along Shiloh Boulevard in Zion.
Sept. 1 8:08 p.m. |
More than 100 people turned out last week Thursday for a Blue Star Memorial Marker dedication at the West Lake Forest Train Station’s memorial garden, located on Telegraph Road on the west side of Lake Forest.
Sept. 1 6:20 p.m. |
For the first time in program history, the Stevenson boys basketball team will play out-of-state games in January.
Sept. 1 1:52 p.m. |
When it comes to putting on a boxing show and taking care of the youngsters in his Hook Aim Cross Punch (HACP) youth boxing program, club founder Juan Curiel thinks of just about everything.
EDITORIAL: Something evil is lurking in Illinois government. The public pension systems in Illinois are a mess that’s been ignored for 20 years. But that time is rapidly ending.
When Waukegan High School didn’t hire a new varsity football coach until two days after practice began in August for the 2014 season, Bulldog fans were hoping against hope that the team would somehow would be able to turn such a negative into a positive. But when the team’s season began on Saturday afternoon in front of a big crowd at North Chicago High School, Waukegan did something even better: It turned a negative into a negative.
with the goal to make every Waukegan School District 60 student a graduate, the district is implementing a Parents as Educational Partners component to English as a second language classes already offered starting Oct. 8 at Carman-Buckner Elementary School.
Aug. 29 3:36 p.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
Willie Bourbon, Trey Cervantes, Connor McNamara, Jack Beneventi, Lloyd Yates, Tom Fiedler, Brian Collis, Fitz Stadler and Tommy Galanopoulos make the cut.
Aug. 29 3:13 p.m. |
Staying home for Labor Day weekend? Try a Luke Bryan concert, Naperville Last Fling, North Coast Music Festival or one of the many family-friendly fests.
Aug. 29 1:25 p.m. |
Aggrego News Service
Reader submission: “I love the power plant. I lift up the switch and the light goes right on. If coal is so detrimental to everyone then start building a new nuclear plant across the street from the coal plant right now. We need something to provide the power. Solar isn’t that effective.”
Aug. 29 12:01 p.m. |
Danny Gonzalez, a Tri-County Leatherneck and Lake Zurich firefighter, died at 49 years old last summer, but his family and Leatherneck brothers are keeping his legacy of service alive with a golf outing fundraiser Sept. 19 in Grayslake.
Aug. 29 11:21 a.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
DAN MORAN: Rather than curse the darkness that comes with earlier sunsets, let’s look forward to the first weeks of the fall season to come and the many events they have to offer: Monarch Festival, Maze til Midnight, Rib Throwdown, Fiestas Patrias, Moonlight Golf, final farmers markets and Octoberfest.
Aug. 29 11 a.m. |
After less than two hours of deliberation Thursday night, a Lake County jury found 25-year-old Terrance Scott guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 42-year-old Prentiss Carter at a small gathering in a Zion home last November.
Aug. 28 6:35 p.m. |