Lake County News Sun Latest news from Lake County News Sun Online en-us (Editor) Lake County News Sun 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ ‘Annoying’ Beiber song put to good use by Waukegan High students ]]> Lead story image

Passing periods at Waukegan High School’s two buildings have never been this polarizing. While some students show off their moves to the hit song “Baby” by Justin Bieber, others show their disgust by walking just a little bit faster to their next class. But it’s all for a good cause. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:25:54 -0500 <![CDATA[ School Notes ]]>

Mundelein High School senior Elana Green took first place for the second year in a row at the SkillsUSA state competition held recently. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:26:04 -0500 <![CDATA[ Cat and dog saved from the freezing cold ]]> Lead story image

Kids may rejoice when they have a no-school day, but for a special cat, this meant life. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:25:32 -0500 <![CDATA[ Waukegan Public Library to host Gold Medal Gala ]]> Lead story image

The Waukegan Public Library staff isn’t done boasting about the prestigious award it won last year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Medal. To celebrate the culmination of the library’s success, a Gold Medal Gala is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Sat., April 26, at the Glen Flora Country Club in Waukegan. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:22:05 -0500 <![CDATA[ People in Uniform ]]>

Air Force Airman Reginald Roberts Jr., son of Reginald Roberts Sr. of Gurnee and Shondra Simmons of North Aurora, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:20:37 -0500 <![CDATA[ College Notes ]]>

Allison Fink of Highwood received a New Graduate Student Scholarship (Spring 2014) for the 2013-14 academic year at Emporia State University in Kansas. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:24:46 -0500 <![CDATA[ Graduates ]]>

The following students have recently graduated from their respective colleges or universities: ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:20:25 -0500 <![CDATA[ English classes create student activists ]]> Lead story image

Sara Stojakovic is a Serbian who was born in Germany after her parents became refugees of the 1998 war in Kosovo. Both Serbian and Albanian cultures inhabit Kosovo, and disputes have risen for many decades over who gets control. Ethic cleansing in the whole region became a global issue in 1998. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:19:26 -0500 <![CDATA[ Club Calendar ]]>

SUNDAY, April 20: Ela Historical Society 1 p.m. at 95 E. Main St., Lake Zurich. Details, (847) 438-2086. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:25:42 -0500 <![CDATA[ Film student turns to hometown for inspiration, support ]]> Lead story image

Lain Kienzle’s hometown of Lake Forest has often inspired her to seize opportunities and draw on the close-knit community to tackle life’s challenges. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:17:29 -0500 <![CDATA[ Bits and pieces can be found at Warren-Newport Library craft swap ]]> Lead story image

If patches of fabric, loose buttons and clippings of scrapbook paper are loitering the drawers and corners of a home, the annual craft swap at the Warren-Newport Public Library in Gurnee might be the answer. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:46:34 -0500 <![CDATA[ School Notes ]]>

Lake Forest: Mary Hale of Lake Forest Academy was chosen to receive the 2D award for her photography, which was featured in the “Emerging Artists” exhibition at the Deer Path Art League. She will receive her award from the Lake Forest mayor on April 21. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:57:01 -0500 <![CDATA[ 1903 Waukegan High graduation program returns home ]]> Lead story image

The motto for Waukegan High School graduates in 1903 may have been “Ever Forward, Never Backward,” but this month a program from that year’s graduation has school officials looking back in time. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:57:01 -0500 <![CDATA[ Marriage Licenses ]]>

The following have applied for marriage licenses at the Lake County clerk’s office: ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:43:20 -0500 <![CDATA[ Opportunities abound to celebrate Earth Week ]]> Lead story image

Families have three great opportunities to be part of the Earth Week Celebration at the College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:58:01 -0500 <![CDATA[ Down home barbecue available in Grayslake ]]> Lead story image

At Smokey’s BBQ in Grayslake, music and barbecue go hand in hand. Owner Rob DuPont of Mundelein, a former liquor salesman who still lives in the town where he was born and raised, had fallen in love with the Deep South over the years. ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:58:01 -0500