In 1998, more than 250,000 attended the Lake County Fair. Granted, it is now a five-day festival rather than a six-day one, but for whatever reason, 200,000 visitors is the stuff of memories. In 2009, attendance was 138,000. It dropped below the 100,000 mark in 2011 and remains there.
July 25 11:59 a.m. |
The Barrington 12U Fillies Fastpitch Softball Team won their final tournament in South Bend, Indiana the weekend of July 19 and 20.
Things To Do
Kids will have a unique experience with T-Rexplorers: Fossil Hunters, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Hwy.
July 25 8 a.m. |
Barrington Post 158’s deep lineup put up 14 hits, and was simply too much for Elgin Post 57 to keep pace with in a 12-3 loss at the District 2 Tournament in Barrington. Elgin (20-10) drops into a 10 a.m. game Friday versus Libertyville in the double-elimination tournament.
Stevenson senior Sophia Way is not on any list of Illinois’s highest-ranked girls basketball players.
July 24 4:44 p.m. |
BARRINGTON — Barrington senior Keenan Dolezal had one request before the summer travel softball season.
July 24 3:19 p.m. |
Jackie, I’m hoping to start dating again after few tough breakups, but I want to be sure that these men are being honest with me. Do you have some advice on how to spot a liar quickly and how to not get used by him?
From the Community
July 24 10:02 a.m. |
In baseball, a strike is an accomplishment for a pitcher, a missed opportunity for a batter. For Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling, one particular strike promoted her...
Things To Do
The popular Sidewalk Sale Days are returning to Barrington from Thursday through Saturday.
July 23 2:50 p.m. |
On July 16, Barrington School District 220 appointed Austin Johnson, former assistant principal at Barrington Middle School’s Prairie Campus, as interim principal of North Barrington Elementary.
July 22 7 p.m. |
In my early days as a journalist, Theodore H. White was required reading. If you don’t recall Teddy White, think of him as the father of modern political reporting.
July 22 8 a.m. |
In a battle stretching the length of Lake Michigan, Windquest outdueled Il Mostro for first-to-finish honors in the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.
Although he’s a bit drained from the 20- to 25-mile-a-week swim regimen that preceded June 28, and, of course, from the swim itself, Doug McConnell isn’t about to stop. His most enthusiastic backer isn’t about to let him.
July 19 12:39 p.m. |