Two fires in northern Lake County just 12 hours apart Thursday caused more than $100,000 worth of damage to a garage in unincorporated Russell and a fire in Zion forced a family out of their home just before the holidays.
DAN MORAN: On Dec. 7, 1941, they were men in their early 20s who had grown up during the Great Depression and joined the Navy from places like Charleson, W. Va., and Casey, Iowa. Seventy-two years later, they are living the life of retired gentlemen in and around Lake County, and their memories of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor are razor-sharp.
The old church basement of the Holy Family Soup Kitchen in Waukegan has the feel of a community pot luck. Volunteers who come to cook, serve and clean up, as well as diners who come to eat, know each other well.
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The old church basement of the Holy Family Soup Kitchen in Waukegan has the feel of a community pot luck. Volunteers who come to cook, Read More
The 2013 season may not have been the best ever for area high school football. But if it wasn’t, it’s definitely secured a spot in Read More
One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town Read More
The Second City’s “Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Mainstage Theatre at the College of Lake County, 19351 Read More
Mechanics Grove Elementary School in Mundelein is sending a “Dream Team” of fifth-grade students to the annual Lego Robotics competition this month with their “Frankenbot.” Read More