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Lake Forest College, city combine forces in new ‘Founder’s Council’

The new owners of The Deer Path Inn are expected to address the historic hotels kitchen as first priority. | Linda Blaser/Sun-Times Media

Abbott subsidiary is new owner of Lake Forest’s Deer Path Inn

Lake Forest Investments LLC, new owner of the historic Deer Path Inn in Lake Forest, is a subsidiary of North Chicago-based Abbott, officials said last week. Abbott purchased...

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Everything you need to know about spring pansies

Pansies are a colorful welcome to the spring season, and they may be the perfect addition to your garden if you are a seasoned green thumb or a...

Andy White (Charles Darwin) and Rebecca Spence (Emma Darwin) in Lookingglass Theatre's "In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story."

Spotlight: What people in the arts are up to

Marty Brounstein and his wife, Leah Baars, give a presentation in Santa Monica, Calif., about Brounstein's book, "Two Among the Righteous Few." The couple will be touring the Chicago area in the next two weeks. | Courtesy Marty Brounstein

Author’s book tour to share ‘A Story of Courage in the Holocaust’

Marty Brounstein wishes that his story did not stand out so much. But because so few people stood up to the Nazis to protect Jews during World War II, Brounstein’s book about a...

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital breast care center honored

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital's Posy Krehbiel Brest Care Center has received a Women's Choice Award as one of America's best breast care centers.

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Lake Forest's Geno Quaid promotes football in France

During Lake Forest High School’s spring break in late March, senior Geno Quaid helped showcase the American sport of football overseas.

An environmental message, spelled out in Peeps, at the Long Grove Artists Guild gallery. | Ronnie Wachter/Sun-Times Media

Peeps art display features Zombie Peepocalypse, Chicago Peephawks

To celebrate Easter, the Long Grove Artists Guild has put on a “Peep(s) Show.”

Weird Crime: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich causes crash and more

Free of charge, we offer tales of odd news, strange crimes, dumb criminals and otherwise silly stories from the Chicago suburbs.

Michael J. Madigan,  speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, and Chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois gave the keynote address at the 5th Annual Elmhurst College Governmental Forum. | Al Podgorski~Chicago Sun-Times

Millionaire tax scrubbed after Drury vows ‘no’ vote

State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) announced April 9 that he would oppose Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s millionaire tax if it was called for a vote, a public stand...

The Lake Forest Plan Commission was scheduled review of the proposal to build a Whole Foods store on Route 60 April 9, but the meeting has been postponed with no reschedule date yet set. | File

Plan Commission look at Whole Foods postponed

The Lake Forest Plan Commission’s scheduled review of the proposal to build a Whole Foods store on Route 60 has been postponed, city officials said. The Shiner Group was...

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