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Lake Forest’s Jan Gibson embraces her new role at Genesee Theatre
Lake County Fair photo roundup
West Lake Forest history exhibit shines light on important part of town
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New Weeden Terrace consecrated at Church of the Holy Spirit in Lake Forest
Lake County Fair finishes with a flourish
Movie Review: Philip Seymour Hoffman’s performance haunts ‘A Most Wanted Man’
Movie Review: Braff makes ‘Wish I Was Here’ more of the same
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Special Olympics spotlight: Alex Garcia
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Movies: ‘And So It Goes’ reviewed, and other new, recent films
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Movie Review: Woody Allen conjures up jazz-age ‘Magic’
Quidditch teams fly out of the pages of ‘Harry Potter’ into real life
Love Essentially: 11 signs the person you’re dating is a liar
August festival guide for the Chicago suburbs
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Lake County Fair’s fare delivers a host of guilty pleasures
Lost, abandoned, stray animals have new home in Lake County
Movie Review: ‘Purge’ sequel binges on dark, dreary mayhem
Kathy Hart takes her act to Highwood’s restaurant scene
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Movie Review: ‘Apes’ is a thoughtful adrenaline-pumper
Fit Tip: Get out to get fit
Sideline cheerleaders already pepped up for football season at Lake Forest High School
Moran: Why is attendance down at the Lake County Fair?
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‘Beautiful LiFe’ photography exhibit celebrates Lake Forest
Family Friendly: Measner Magic one of many kid attractions at Lake County Fair
Dold, Schneider call for government action on corporate inversions Government
Dold, Schneider call for government action on corporate inversions
With some of the area’s largest corporations considering taking their headquarters to foreign soil, both Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) and his challenger, former Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth), want to see government action. Reforming the corporate tax code and specific legislation to curb the incentive for American corporations to move overseas and take advantage of lower corporate taxes has emerged as a leading issue in this rematch for the 10th Congressional District seat between Dold and Schneider Nov. 4.
July 22 2:54 p.m. |
$4.5M needed for pedestrian underpass to make West Lake Forest train station safer Government
$4.5M needed for pedestrian underpass to make West Lake Forest train station safer
The June train fatality at the West Lake Forest Train Station has reinforced Mayor Don Schoenheider’s belief that the city needs a pedestrian underpass at the depot. City staff and others have been working on the project since 2009. The goal is to create a safe way for pedestrians to get from one side of the tracks to the other. If the station has a pedestrian underpass, the city hopes to secure an Amtrak stop — which would be the only Lake County stop between Chicago and Milwaukee — at the station.
July 15 3:05 p.m. |
Lake Forest may tighten medical marijuana facility restrictions Government
Lake Forest may tighten medical marijuana facility restrictions
The Lake Forest Plan Commission approved tightening restrictions on possible medical cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers that want to locate in the city. The commissioners agreed unanimously on Wednesday, July 9, to forward their recommendation to the City Council to consider requiring a special use permit for the facilities, which were recently allowed by state law. The special use permit process requires a public hearing and thorough review.
July 10 4:38 p.m. |
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