Monday Jul 28
Hackmatack refuge gives birders a chance to explore new territory
Like most birders, I am a collector. My prized collection is a list of bird species I've seen during my 55 years on earth.
Monday Jul 28
Voters may decide on Wauconda Community Center project
A $4.75 million expansion plan could nearly double the size of the Wauconda Community Center -- but it would first need voter approval.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Lake County Fair fan working it for 62nd year
Arvilla "Annie" Petersen fell in love with the Lake County Fair as a 10-year-old when she had the grand champion steer in a 4-H livestock competition.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Editorial: Memories add strength to fabric of suburbs
The Blues Mobile makes its way down Phil's Beach in Wauconda during filming of the "The Blues Brothers" 35 years ago.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Wauconda committee meets
The Wauconda village board's communications committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the village's website, its Facebook page, banners and other issues.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Theater performances come to Lake Zurich High School
Cricket Theatre Company presents "Once Upon a Mattress" at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, and Friday, July 25, and "Legally Blonde" at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 26, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 27. Tickets are $9 in advance and can be purchased at crickettheatrecompany.seatyourself.biz .
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Traveling overdoes awareness tombstones begin journey in Wauconda
If it were October, perhaps the fake tombstones that have transformed the Wauconda Fire Department yard into a mock cemetery would not look so out of place.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Wauconda hosts the blues during charity festival this weekend
"Bang'n Blues," a benefit blues music festival, is Friday, July 18, through Sunday, July 20, on Bangs Lake in Wauconda.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Gray skies ignored by true blue Civil War re-enactors
So the battle between the North and South went off as scheduled Saturday at the 23rd annual Civil War Days at the Lake County Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
Hundreds turn out for Barrington brew fest
Mark Welshemail@example.comJade Peters and Jeff Votava both of Schaumburg are the first in line with about 800 other beer lovers waiting for the 11th annual Brew Fest in Barrington to open on Saturday.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Wauconda car show:
Wauconda will host Motors on Main cruise nights on July 15, Aug. 19 and Sept. 16. The gatherings will run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Main Street between Route 176 and Bangs Street.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Young campers become detectives, solve crimes
Erik Johnson, 9, of Vernon Hills, left, and Owen Smith, 10, of Mundelein look for clues during a scavenger hunt for missing money during the Lake County Forest Preserve District's History Detectives day camp Monday at the Lake County Discovery Museum near Wauconda.
Wauconda to talk supermarket site
A consultant will talk to the Wauconda village board's economic development committee Tuesday about options for a long-vacant supermarket building at 600 W. Liberty St. The 72,385-square-foot building once held a Dominick's Finer Foods.
Civil War Days return to Lakewood Forest Preserve
Civil War Days returns this weekend to Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda. Cannon fire from the 9th Virginia Calvary was part of last year's battle re-enactment.
Civil War vet returns to Lake County in spirit
The gravestone for Civil War soldier William Bonner Jr. at Millburn Cemetery in Lake County.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Six horses, one goat die in barn fire near Wauconda
Six horses and one goat died in a ire that caused the collapse of a barn early Saturday near Wauconda early Saturday, authorities said.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Family activities, food, fireworks mark Fourth of July celebrations
While swinging as high as he could, Xavier Rackliffe, 6, of Lake Villa watches the Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team perform Friday during an Independence Day celebration at Center Beach in Wonder Lake.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Mundelein utility boxes become canvas for public art project
Lake County's latest public art program launched this week in Mundelein with the completion of three painted utility boxes.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Barrington Area CROP Hunger Walk set for Oct. 19
The Barrington Area CROP Walk is an annual community hunger education and fundraising event sponsored by Church World Service.
Wauconda hires consultant for finance director search
The village has been without a money manager for nearly a year. A pair of consultants have been filling in temporarily.