• Kilted skydivers perform aerial stunts.

    Bagpipes & Bonfire entertains with Scottish traditions

    September 27, 2016 By Danielle Gensburg, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    For 29 years, Lake Forest Open Lands has celebrated bringing the local community and the natural landscape together in a meaningful way through Bagpipes & Bonfire, an annual fall tradition and fundraiser that helps support the nonprofit’s land preservation and conservation efforts.
  • The cedar plank salmon ($22) features Atlantic salmon with a teriyaki glaze topped with citrus segments and asparagus. Courtney Jacquin/22nd Century Media

    Lake Forest’s MLG Chicago redefines artistic dining

    September 29, 2016 By Chris Pullam, Contributing Editor Dining Out
    MLG Chicago in Lake Forest, previously The Grille on Laurel, reopened three months ago following renovations designed to reflect the personality of new owner Marcus Lemonis, an entrepreneur and host of CNBC’s “The Profit.”
  • Lake Forest receiver Ryan Cekey comes down with a touchdown reception during the Scouts’ 28-14 win over Libertyville on Friday, Sept. 23, at Lake Forest High School’s West Athletic Campus. Photos by Varsity Views

    Football: Scouts defense in full force for homecoming win

    September 26, 2016 By Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    In back-to-back losses to Stevenson and Warren, the Lake Forest defense and special teams were often the culprits when either team made a big play.

  • Members of Lake Forest Girl Scout Troop 40796, including Deer Path Middle School eighth-graders (left to right) Olivia Wheldon, Juliana Finley, Mary Clayton and Sydney Lotharius, delivered 100 copies of “When Billy Went Bald” to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago on June 2. Photo submitted

    LF Girl Scout troop donates 100 books to hospital

    September 28, 2016 By Danielle Gensburg, Freelance Reporter News
    Lake Forest Girl Scout Troop 40796 is a group that is making a difference in the battle against pediatric cancer.
  • Senior Tegan Morcott (center) performs with the varsity dance team at the homecoming pep rally on Sept. 19 at Lake Forest High School. Claire Esker/22nd Century Media

    LFHS kicks off homecoming week with pep rally

    September 26, 2016 By Kirsten Keller, Editor News
    Lake Forest High School kicked off Homecoming Week with a pep rally on Sept. 19, where the whole school met in the gym for a mix of cheers, dances and games.