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From the Editor: Everyone can use some love

by Alyssa Groh, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

One of my favorite parts about being a journalist is that no day on the job is the same. 

Each day brings new stories, both good and bad, and each day I get to meet new people. 

Sometimes, stories...

From the Editor: Key to resolution: Choose something achievable

by Alyssa Groh, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

We have all heard the saying a million times, “New year, new me.”

How many years have you made a new year’s resolution and you didn’t meet it, or after a month you gave up on it?

I bet the answer is...

A Look Into History: Former Lake Forest resident held ownership of Kirk Soaps

by David Forlow, Contributing Columnist Opinion, Contributing Columnists

James Kirk founded Kirk Soaps in New York. In 1859 the business relocated to Chicago where a factory was built where Fort Dearborn had once sat. The factory was lost in the Great Fire and eventually a five story brick building was...