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    Two seniors robbed with weapon in Highwood

    January 19, 2018 By Staff Report News, Police

    Two elderly women had their purses taken at gunpoint the evening of Jan. 13. 

  • State Senator Julie Morrison (left) greets Sergeant Dennis Markoutsas, of Highland Park, and writes a letter to a recovering veteran. Claire Esker/22nd Century Media

    MLK Day of Service event brings service to the attendees

    January 17, 2018 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News

    Several inches of newly fallen snow did not keep Highland Park residents from continuing Martin Luther King’s legacy of service and giving back to their community.

  • Claire VanLandingham (left), of Lake Forest, was shot and killed Wednesday, Jan. 3, in a parking lot in Lake Forest, where her reported former boyfriend, Ryan Zike (right), of Louisville, also died of a gunshot wound to the head. VanLandingham's photo via her Facebook, Zike headshot courtesy of Highland Park Park District.

    UPDATE: Highland Park man witnessed murder, struck shooter with vehicle

    January 16, 2018 By Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor News, Breaking, Police, City
    Further investigation into a Jan. 3 shooting in Lake Forest that left two dead has revealed a third person was involved in the incident, according to Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper.
  • Be Market’s roasted butternut squash salad ($12) is prepared with mixed greens, quinoa, pecans, carrots and broccoli and is served with a side of maple mustard dressing. Photos by Martin Carlino/22nd Century Media

    Be Market helps customers take control of their health

    January 16, 2018 By Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    For Vade Sankar, the owner of Be Market in Lake Bluff, gaining knowledge about healthy foods and different ways to prepare them to make your taste buds ask for more began 10 years ago.
  • Amdur Production CEO and President Amy Amdur introduces her company to artists attending the Art Fair Boot Camp at the Highland Park Country Club, Saturday, Jan. 13. Claire Esker/22nd Century Media

    Art Fest Boot Camp teaches the business side of art

    January 16, 2018 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    There are many things for artisans to consider before selling at an art festival. That is the message Highland Park’s Amy Amdur gave more than 130 prospective artisans at an Art Fest Boot Camp Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Highland Park Country Club.


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