Editor Cristel Mohrman email@example.com
NFL.com's Ian Rapoport is reporting that Chicago Bears Coach Lovie Smith has been fired.
Schools, Volunteers in the News, Local Connections
Grayslake resident and teacher Kerri Harris started a collection drive at her Mundelein school to send clean socks, clothing, toiletries and other supplies to students in New Jersey impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Police & Fire, Holiday Guide
New Year’s Eve continues a big night for drunk driving enforcement and arrests.
A nice bottle of champagne doesn’t have to cost a lot, the experts at Food & Wine Magazine say. The magazine has a list of a few good choices along with a champagne guide and ideas for sparkling wines. Happy New Year!
In our Caption This contest, we ask you to come up with your funniest caption to this great photo.
Opinion, Awareness, Public Safety
Packers loss means no Bears playoff run.
Tax rate increases and federal budget cuts are set to go into place on Jan. 1 and could cause another recession.
A look at weird crimes in the northern Chicago suburbs.
What have we missed?
Police & Fire
The Libertyville Police Department reports arrests from Dec. 16-23.
Advertise on Patch and reach potential customers in your backyard and beyond. Click here for more information.
Learn more »
If you want to help local causes, or your cause needs local help, your next click should be right here.
Learn more »
Enter your tip here and it will be sent straight to
Editor Korrina Grom, Melanie Santostefano, Gloria Casas, Editor Cristel Mohrman, and Angela Sykora,
Vernon Hills Patch's (incredibly grateful)
Vernon Hills news, events, and deals sent to you daily and breaking news as it happens.
See more options
You’re now signed up!