Things To Do
The Wauconda Area Library District invited the community to a free picnic last Saturday to celebrate its 75th anniversary. The event included games, a petting farm, pony rides, a classic car show, face painting, free food and, of course, a birthday cake.
Things To Do
In 2013, the rainfall during the Lake County Fair could be measured in inches. When the final day of the 2014 edition was well underway, Fair Association Board President Jon Brodzik Jr. used a different measuring system for the five-day event.
July 27 6:10 p.m. |
Lake County Crime Stoppers, and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office/Warrants Division are seeking help in locating Kelly Richardson.
Radio personality Kathy Hart and her husband, Billy Baruth, are buying the former Bertucci’s Italian Steakhouse in Highwood, where they plan to open a new eatery featuring Rustic-American cuisine and a separate venue for live music.
Hart is half of “The Eric and Kathy Show” on 101.9 WTMX-FM “The Mix’ radio.
July 25 3:37 p.m. |
Services were held Friday for former reserve Lake County Sheriff Deputy Frederick Platt Jr., who died in a skydiving accident Sunday near Racine, Wis.
July 25 2:16 p.m. |
The oxygen tanks firefighters use to enter burning buildings or when smoke conditions outside are dangerous are essential — and North Chicago’s Fire Department is celebrating because it can finally replace its old ones.
July 25 2:09 p.m. |
Reader submission: “Why can’t you ever go the Zion Post Office without being approached by people begging for money. It’s become tiresome and it can be scary at times when you never know who’s going to walk up on you begging for cash. Can’t anything be done to stop these people from approaching you everyday?”
July 25 1:04 p.m. |
The Adult and Xplore! Youth Programs from the College of Lake County’s Center for Personal Enrichment offer crossover courses that teach kids the relationship between music and math and music and mythology.
July 25 12:11 p.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
In 1998, more than 250,000 attended the Lake County Fair. Granted, it is now a five-day festival rather than a six-day one, but for whatever reason, 200,000 visitors is the stuff of memories. In 2009, attendance was 138,000. It dropped below the 100,000 mark in 2011 and remains there.
July 25 11:59 a.m. |
On Tuesday, authorities arrested Justin T. White, 32, at his home in the 300 block of East Shorewood Drive in Round Lake Beach, according to a statement from the attorney general’s office.
July 25 11:01 a.m. |
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Jessica Augustine as Tzeitel and Mark Badtke as Tevye in “Fiddler n the Roof” at PM&L Theatre. | By Connie Wurster of Impressions Photography
July 25 10:49 a.m. |
Madalyn Mattsey plays Alice in Morton Arboretum’s production of “Alice in Wonderland” weekends in July.
July 25 10:48 a.m. |
Reader submission: “I think it’s really a shame that somebody thought the “Scoop” was a mess in the TOTC. Evidentially they’re from the North Shore Rods because they weren’t there. It was wonderful both days and everything was under control. There were plenty of cars and there was no confusion like there was at the North Shore Rods show, where there was excessive drinking and loud music.”
July 24 2:08 p.m. |