Mars Attracts

   The biggest news story in a while happened this week as an unmanned spaceship landed on the surface of the planet Mars. Or did it? There were rumors that the moon landings were faked, and some still believe that to be true. It’s hard to tell what’s real anymore, but supposedly it occurred. I […]

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Gurnee Mills by Crystal D.

Where else can you find more than 200 stores in one place? You can at Gurnee Mills. The best thing to do there is to shop! You can shop for glamorous clothes and shoes for kids and adults. Some of the top-notch clothes stores are the Disney Store Outlet, Forever 21, the Gap Outlet and […]

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Arbor Theatre by G.T.

Do you want to get out of the city and just relax with nature? Then you should go to the Arbor theatre and here are my reasons why! One reason you should go to the Arbor theatre is because it’s a beautiful nature trail.  You see flowers in the spring and summer, colorfulleaves in the […]

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One of the most difficult things I’ve ever done was moving from my home town of Milwaukee to Chicago in 1984 to pursue my dream of being a full time comedian. In retrospect it was totally the right decision, but at the time it was downright frightening. Chicago is the dreaded enemy to Wisconsinites for […]

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Tourism in Lake County Generates $1.1 Billion

Visitor spending in Lake County set a new record in 2011 generating $1.13 billion dollars in travel expenditures – a 6.6% increase over 2010, according to figures released by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), Office of Tourism. “We are thrilled to reach this huge milestone of over $1 billion for the […]

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