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Lake Forest, Illinois is located in Lake County. Zip codes in Lake Forest, IL include 60045. The median home price in Lake Forest is $1,099,000 which is roughly $269/per square foot. More Lake Forest information.

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2 hrs ago | Lake Forester

Few bugs in switch to consolidated dispatch in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff

Both Lake Forest and Lake Bluff made the switch to consolidated emergency dispatch last week - but neither community has its custom-built video phone monitor installed. The move to join a consolidated dispatch service run by Glenview but located in Highland Park was seamless, representatives from Lake Forest and Lake Bluff said, except for the lack of video monitors.

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5 hrs ago | Lake Forester

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Health Tip: Create a healthier packed lunch

Picture a typical packed lunch and what often comes to mind is a sandwich, potato chips, a piece of fruit and a dessert. But as with many traditional eating habits, there are countless healthier, tastier alternatives to explore, even when packing a lunch for your picky eater.

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7 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

WSJ House of the Week: Palatial and Waterfront Estates

From a palatial estate in Lake Forest, Ill., to a waterfront Shelter Island home, WSJ's Stefanos Chen reveals WSJ's 'House of the Week.' Photo: Rayon Richards for The Wall Street Journal "WSJ House of the Week: Palatial and Waterfront Estates" is categorized as "life and leisure".

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Lake Forester

Love Essentially: The real reason good sex is important in a relationship

I bet if someone did a poll asking men and women to rank the importance of good sex in a relationship on a scale of 1 to 10, most people would give it at least an 8. Remember the movie, "About Last Night?" There's a scene where Jim Belushi and Rob Lowe are on the El, and Belushi says to Lowe, "So, you're getting serious." Lowe sort of nods his head yes, as if he's afraid to admit that to his buddy that he's falling in love.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lake Forester

Austin Bray delivers on promise as Aurora Christian edges Lake Forest Academy

The path to victory started with a promise from Aurora Christian quarterback Austin Bray to his coach, but it turned out to be a hard one to keep. After the Eagles fell behind Lake Forest Academy, Bray decided he was not going to let his team taste defeat, rallying unbeaten Aurora Christian to a 35-33 victory Saturday in Lake Forest.

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Chicago Arkive Benefit raises $107,000 for global conservation

Chicago Arkive Benefit Benefiting: Arkive, global conservancy effort Location: Racquet Club, Chicago Attended: 100+ Raised: $107,000 Website: arkive.org The 3rd annual Chicago Arkive Benefit, chaired by Cindy and Christopher Galvin of Winnetka and Sue and Terrence M. Graunke of Barrington, took place at Chicago's at Racquet Club. More than 100 guests attended the June 19 event, which $107,000 was raised for Arkive, a not-for-profit leader in the global conservancy effort.

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Lake Forester

Bars with chicken wings and football in the Chicago suburbs

The start of football season coincides with wing season and crowded Sundays at the bar. We've rolled it all into one guide.

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Lake Forester

Stale Popcorn Podcast: What's up with the abs?

Sun-Times Media Local film critic Bruce Ingram and Features Managing Editor Jennifer Thomas talk all about abs in movies. Stale Popcorn is part of the Sun-Times Media Local podcast network.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lake Forester

Lake Bluff School Caucus seeks candidates for D65, D115 April elections

The Lake Bluff School Caucus is seeking candidates to be considered as Caucus representatives in the April 2015 election for the Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65 and Lake Forest High School District 115 school boards. The LBSC will nominate three candidates for Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65 and one for Lake Forest High School District 115.

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Lake Forester

College of Lake County takes classroom into the sky

The College of Lake County's Continuing Professional Development Department has launched a class that prepares students for the Federal Aviation Administration's Private Pilot knowledge test. During a two-hour orientation session Wednesday, Sept.

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Lake Forest soccer plans to recreate 2013 campaign

Lake Forest's Hunter Moore and Lake Zurich's Collin Foreman go up for a 50/50 ball during a game Monday. Under the lights at Varsity Field, the Scouts hosted Lake Zurich.

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Daily Herald

Details detract from Citadel Theatre's 'Deathtrap'

In a pre-curtain speech, Citadel Theatre Company artistic director Scott Phelps beseeched the opening night audience at "Deathtrap" not to be spoilers by revealing any of the show's suspenseful twists and turns. Otherwise they might ruin the masterfully entwined surprises in Ira Levin's 1978 Broadway hit, which is in many ways the apotheosis of American stage thrillers.

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New gas tax, toll booths recommended to fund Route 53 extension

A 4-cent-per-gallon Lake County gasoline tax, a rebirth of a Deerfield toll plaza and new tollbooths at Interstate 94 interchanges are among the options that backers of the proposed Route 53/120 extension are recommending to help pay for the long-planned roadway. Those options were among those emerging from a month of study by members of the Illinois Route 53/120 Project's Finance Committee, which met to review the recommendations on Thursday, Sept.

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Lake Forester

Fit Tip: Should you try something new?

Many of us stick with the same tried and true training plan for months and years a time. It becomes comfortable knowing that you can run a certain distance or pop in and follow along with a DVD and get a decent workout.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

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League to host conversation on Common Core Sept. 20

The League of Women Voters of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff will host a forum on Common Core Standards for schools in a special presentation on Saturday, Sept. 20. "Common Core and Conversation" will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at Re-invent Gallery, located at 202 E. Wisconsin Ave., Lake Forest.

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Lake Forest Academy looking for ways to help quarterbacks

The Lake Forest Academy football team might play two quarterbacks - junior Dom Haubner and senior Alec Mesrobian - but coach Robin Bowkett disagrees with any suggestion that the reason is that he can't pick one. Through the first two games of the 2014 season, neither quarterback has led the Caxys to a victory.

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New DNA tests ordered in murder of Shaun Gayle's girlfriend

In prison on a double life sentence for killing Rhoni Reuter, the pregnant girlfriend of ex-Chicago Bears player Shaun Gayle, Marni Yang is hoping new DNA tests will pave the way for her exoneration. Lake County Circuit Court Judge Christopher Stride on Thursday signed an order for the testing of shell casings from the bullets used to kill Reuter, 42, of Deerfield, who was seven months pregnant when she died in 2007.

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Editorial: Lake Forest earns a $399,000 education

For county taxpayers, the cost for various insurance policies for their village, town or city pay is largely hidden deep inside budget documents. But once in a while, municipalities lean on that liability insurance not only to forestall catastrophic financial losses but also to save the town's reputation.

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Lake Forest's LEAD to host prescription drug abuse summit Sept. 23

The Lake Forest-based Leading Efforts Against Drugs [LEAD] group is sponsoring a Prescription for Prevention summit on Tuesday, Sept. 23, to address the growing incidence of prescription drug abuse or misuse by teens.

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Wall Street Journal

A Midwest Palace in Illinois

This European-style Lake Forest, Ill., home was designed by celebrated architect David Adler and once housed the daughter of the Morton Salt founder. -Caitlin Huston Barbara Cooper and her husband purchased the home in 1992 for $1.37 million, according to the Lake County Recorder's Office.

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