• Lake County Events

    Lake County Events

    August 24  Sixth Annual Garlic Fest  4-9 p.m.  Everts Park, 130 Highwood Ave., Highwood  Free  Sample a variety of garlic creations, ranging from out-of-the-ordinary garlic ice…

  • Lake County Briefs

    Lake County Briefs

    Lake County  Lakeshore Chamber to host End of Summer Bash  Lake County’s Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau (serving Beach Park, Wadsworth, Winthrop Harbor and…

  • Lake County Events

    Lake County Events

    August 10  Concerts in the Park Series  7 p.m.  Citizens Park, 511 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington  Free  See Fortunate Sons, a Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute band that uses…

  • Lake County Events

    Lake County Events

    August 18  Wine Glass Painting  6-8 p.m.  Vigneto del Bino Vineyard & Winery, 42150 Crawford Road, Antioch  $40  Paint your own individual design on a wine glass, enjoy a tasting…

STATE NEWS

Illinois bail reform law draws mixed reviews

Cash-bail reforms signed into law June 9 by Gov. Bruce Rauner are a good first step, but need more strength to really affect the number of persons who are held in jail because they…

NIU President walks away with $600,000 settlement

Northern Illinois University President Douglas Baker, who resigned as of June 30, will walk away with one year’s salary, plus a payoff for not taking a job as an instructor at the…

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