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Wildlife Discover Center helps rescue alligator found in Lake Michigan

October 15, 2018 by Alyssa Groh, Editor News, City, Community

It is not every day you hear of an alligator on the loose in Illinois, let alone swimming in Lake Michigan near Lake Forest. 

On the morning of Oct. 8, Rob Carmichael, the wildlife discovery center program manager,...

Active Aging Expo provides abundance of resources at new venue

by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor News, Community

“This is the fifth year that we’ve done this event. It’s important to recognize the aging population in our community,” said Heather Warthen, chief operating officer at 22nd Century Media, expo presenter and parent company of The Leader. “We...

D115: Youth survey shows strong tie between parental disapproval and substance use

by Christa Rooks, Freelance Reporter News, City, Community, School, Village

The Lake Forest Community High School District 115 Board of Education reviewed the results of the Illinois Youth Survey at its regular meeting Monday, Oct. 15. 

Board President Reese Marcusson began the meeting by...

Golftoberfest event raises money to support LB golf club

by Alyssa Groh, Editor News, Community, Village

When Lake Bluff residents learned the Lake Bluff Golf Course was facing a bad financial situation, they put their heads together and volunteered to help raise money to save the golf course. 

This past year residents,...