2013 Construction Map of Lake County

Extensive Roadwork in Lake County This Summer

This summer will unleash the largest road improvement season in Lake County history with an approximate construction value of $126 million. This means that many local residents and visitors alike will encounter some sort of construction during their daily drive across the county. The plan calls for a grand total of 32 construction projects. The […]

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Six Flags: Great America Opening Day

Six Flags Great America Opening Soon

Winter 2013 started off innocently enough with the first major snow storm dropping in January, but once it started, these last couple of months have felt like winter would never end. With the weather predicted to finish its final snowfall today followed by temperatures warming up later this week, it’s finally time to start planning […]

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Ravinia's Summer Lineup Announced Today!

Even with six inches of snow on the ground, you know that Summer is just around the corner when Ravinia Festival announces its concert lineup. With a killer musical schedule, lawn tickets that typically sell for around $20 and public transportation available conveniently with the Metra railroad, this year’s Ravinia Festival is sure to sell […]

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Pictures of Yesterday's Snowfall in Waukegan

Yesterday, March 5th, Lake County experienced another massive blizzard on top of the 14 inches of snow that fell the week prior. Over 1,200 flights were canceled out of O’Hare and Midway airports and schools across Lake County issued snow day closures, which is a rarity in areas such as Zion, Woodland and Warren. In […]

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Family Sledding

Play in the Snow at the Lake County Forest Preserves

With the first day of spring just around the corner, final opportunities to have fun in the snow this winter season are winding down. March 20th marks the first official day of spring, but fear not, snow enthusiasts, because tomorrow Lake County is expecting between 4 and 12 inches of snow. Amid temperatures predicted to […]

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Weekend Watch: Visit Lake County’s Weekend Activities

Explore the Story of Abraham Lincoln’s Funeral Train. At 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, Charlie Banks from the Lake County Civil War Roundtable will present a lecture with images about Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train. This program will mark the end of the “All Aboard! A History of Railroads in Grayslake” exhibition, while transitioning into […]

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