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Woman escapes would-be robber by hitting him with her phone

by Alyssa Groh, Editor News, Breaking, Police, City

Lake Forest Police Officers responded to a report of attempted armed robbery at 5:20 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17 in the 1000 block of North Western Avenue, according to a press release from the Lake Forest Police Department.

The victim reported...

From the City: Public Service Award nominations due by Dec. 15

by Submitted Content News, City

Nominations are being accepted for the Lawrence R. Temple Distinguished Public Service Award established in honor of the late Second Ward Alderman Larry Temple and his contributions to Lake Forest. The award...

D115: Tentative tax levy approved with 2.82 percent increase

by Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter News, City, School

There’s currently discussion on tax reform at the national level and the Lake Forest High School District 115 Board of Education is talking about taxes too. The board approved the 2017 tentative tax levy of $40,997,144 at its Monday, Nov. 6...