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Back to School Shopping in Lake County 2019

“Back to school, back to school. To prove to dad that I’m not a fool. I’ve got my lunch packed up, and my boots tied tight. Hope I don’t get in a fight.” – Adam Sandler in “Billy Madison.”  Oh boy, here we go again. The end of summer is right around the corner for […]

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25 Holiday Gifts Under $25 in Lake County 2018

Holiday shopping on a budget is difficult to maintain. Your friends over at Lake County thought it was a good idea to list 25-holiday gifts under $25. Whether you have a white elephant holiday party, Yankee swap or whatever it may be, these Lake County gift ideas are perfect for everyone from mom to your […]

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NAVAL STATION GREAT LAKES, Ill., -- Rear Adm. Norman R. Hayes, Director, National Security Operations Center, National Security Agency, talks with recruits at Recruit Training Command (RTC) Feb. 13 following a capping ceremony at Battle Stations 21. Battle Stations 21 is held entirely on USS Trayer (BST 21), an Arleigh Burke-Class destroyer simulator. Battle Stations 21 is the culmination of all training received at the Navy’s only boot camp. It is a grueling 12-hour test, now held entirely in Trayer, of a recruit’s skills in several shipboard evolutions, including fighting fires and stopping floods. It is also the final evolution that marks the recruit’s final rite of passage into the Navy. Hayes was also the reviewing officer for graduation at RTC, the Navy’s only boot camp. Official U.S. Navy photo by Scott A. Thornbloom, Naval Service Training Command Public Affairs Office. (RELEASED)

Veterans Day in Lake County 2018

Lake County is no stranger to the sacrifices of those in service. As home to the only remaining naval base,  in the country, Naval Station Great Lakes, we are proud to support the efforts of all of those in uniform. To all of those that have been a member of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air […]

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Top 10 Things To Do in November 2018

No more spooks and spirits, but definitely some hearty eating as we take a look at the top things to do in November 2018. The holiday season is right around the corner as Lake County is immersed with tree lightings, festivals, shopping sprees and live entertainment. Let’s not forget that turkeys aren’t safe in Lake County […]

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2017 Back To School Deals & Events in Lake County

Join us for a Back to School dance Party! Listen and dance to our DJ and get your favorite animal made out of balloons or have your pace painted! We are set up next to @ghirardelli #btsfun A post shared by PleasantPrarie Premium Outlets (@pleasantpremoutlets) on Aug 5, 2017 at 11:10am PDT Your youngsters are […]

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