Quote of the week: Knowing our history helps us understand ourselves and our ability to survive difficult times — whether during the Civil War of 1861-1865 or the current pandemic — both events give us perspective to help us understand and to have hope.

Quote from Lake County historian Diana Dretske about creating a historical account of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Read the story here.influenza-cartoon-national

Quote of the week: This is so sad. It’s like when Riverview closed down.

Louis Kasper, a Vernon Hills resident, sad to see the Wauconda site of the Lake County Discovery Museum close. It will relocate to Libertyville in about a year.

Below, Louis Kasper, stands next to a fossilized rock at the Wauconda site, which closed Aug. 31.

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