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Memorial Day Weekend in Lake County 2019

Memorial Day celebrations are Lake County’s specialty. Duty, Army, country! Non-sibi sed patriae. Aim high…Fly-Fight-Win. Semper Fidelis. Semper Paratus. Memorial Day is the time of year that we celebrate and remember the men and woman of this great country who have fallen in battle to maintain our freedom. To those of our readers that have […]

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Things To Do This Weekend May 24-27

Extended time off as we celebrate Memorial Day in this installment of things to do this weekend May 24-27. Don’t forget to mark your calendars and purchase your tickets, because Ravinia Festival begins next Friday starting with Ramsey Lewis, Tash Sultana and the Concert Dance INC.! Finally, we’re getting some warmth in the forecast, so […]

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A group of roller coaster fans from around the Chicago area take a construction tour of Goliath, the 180-foot wooden coaster that is taking shape on the site of the vacated Iron Wolf. As of the Dec. 9 tour, the project was reported to be about 10 percent complete. | Dan Moran/Sun-Times Media

Six Flags’ Goliath coaster construction pushes forward in cold weather By: Dan Moran, Sun Times Media

Padding through December’s first snowfall, roller coaster enthusiasts from around the Chicago area were dreaming of Memorial Day as they looked out at the first evidence of what will be Goliath, the new wooden coaster under construction at Six Flags Great America. “Great America-wise, there’s nothing here that’s going to be like it, I’ll tell […]

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