• Navy SEAL Master Chief Stephan Drum gives a speech during a Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Chamber Luncheon Nov. 2 at Gorton Community Center. Alyssa Groh/22nd Century Media

    Local veterans speak words of wisdom at luncheon

    November 13, 2018 By Alyssa Groh, Editor News, City, Community
    In honor of Veterans Day, the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce welcomed two members of the military to speak to residents about service, leadership and a mindset for success Nov. 2 at Gorton Community Center.
  • Lake Bluff Village Board: Village rejects Lake Forest’s proposed fire takeover

    November 13, 2018 By Stephanie Kim, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village
    Members of the Lake Bluff Village Board agreed to reject a proposal from Lake Forest to take over all of its fire services during its meeting Monday, Nov. 12.
  • Lake Forest junior Kendra Joachim (main) smiles after a race where she qualified for state Saturday, Nov. 10, in Lake Forest.

    Girls Swimming: Joachim, Tanna qualify for state for second straight year

    November 11, 2018 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    For the second year in a row, Lake Forest juniors Kendra Joachim and Julia Tanna qualified for state. The Scouts took fifth place as a team with a score of 163 at its own Lake Forest Sectional Saturday, Nov. 10, in Lake Forest.
  • Lori Dillon, the founder and president of Right To Be Free and a Lake Forest resident, talks about modern slavery Sunday, Nov. 4, at Knollwood Club in Lake Forest. Alex Newman/22nd Century Media

    Local organization shines light on global slave trade

    November 8, 2018 By Katie Copenhaver, Freelance Reporter News, City, Community, Village
    In the safe north suburbs of Chicago, it’s hard to believe that half a world away in Ghana, West Africa, human trafficking (modern slavery) is still prevalent.
  • Isabella Pagano (front row, second from the left), a graduate of East Lake Academy, competes on “Teen Jeopardy.” Photo Submitted

    East Lake Academy graduate competes for $100K on ‘Teen Jeopardy’

    November 7, 2018 By Alyssa Groh, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts
    Isabella Pagano, a graduate of East Lake Academy, grew up watching “Jeopardy” and “Teen Jeopardy” with her parents. A few months ago when she was watching “Teen Jeopardy” with her parents, she decided she wanted to apply for a chance to be on the show.