Inside the World of Community Radio

Turn on your radio and you could hear the blare of popular music or sports talk. But land on a low-power FM radio station and you can hear the stories of your neighbors, as they share everything from local goings-on and public information to lesser-known music.

Join the Family at Private Clubs

Some come for the golf, while others come for the camaraderie. All walk away with a larger network and lasting connections.






The Art of Mourning

The gravestones of our region’s cemeteries tell a tale of their own – if you know where to look. As one Lake in the Hills researcher discovered, the lives of the interred are just as colorful as their memorials.






Wedding Stories: Dreamy Wedding Backdrops

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover some of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”






Chen Chinese Cuisine

Casual. Family-run, authentic fare.
270 N. Randall Road, Lake in the Hills
(847) 458-8000
6100 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake
(815) 356-8899






Boulder Ridge Country Club

Casual/American, Banquets
350 Boulder Ridge Dr., Lake in the Hills
(847) 854-3010






9 Signature Golf Holes

Gorgeous and challenging golf courses are among the treasures of our Old Northwest Territory. Here we take a look at signature holes that help to define nine of the best.