The Hound has chased his share of cats in the past, but never used a .22-caliber while tracking them down.
August 2007 Archives
At one time, the Hound ran away to join the Burke & Walsh Circus with Corky, he of "Circus Boy" fame.
With the Lake County Fairgrounds ready to move ahead with relocation plans to Peterson Road, isn't it time to dust off plans for Route 53?
What does Gurnee get for a $31,000 long-range planning contract? A consultant with a gift for double talk -- that inane ability to ramble on and on without saying anything.
Boy, are we red-faced. The annual list of the nation's top party schools comes out and the University of Illinois ranks Number 16.
If the Hound needed a bath, there's plenty of water to dive into around Lake County.
There were 50 people in the audience who saw Antioch government at work. Er, not at work.
The Hound spent many Sunday mornings as a pup at a United Methodist Church. It was nice, but Sundays were enough. He wouldn’t want to spend a solid year there.
There's some mourning among Waukegan grocery shoppers after they learned Friday the Pick 'n Save in the Lake Plaza on Belvidere Road will be closing next month. That would be the four who actually shopped there.
If you're one of the lucky ones going to "Weird Al" Yankovic's concert Sunday night at Waukegan's Genesee Theatre, keep your eyes peeled for a petition to put the self-proclaimed "king of parody" in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Inquiring minds want to know what Chicago resident MIsty McMichael, expectant wife of former Chicago Bears defensive lineman Steve "Mongo" McMichael, was doing breezing through Lincolnshire the other day.
Winchester House is a clean, affordable and necessary institution. Lake County is lucky to have it. But there's a bone of contention.
The strange kidnapping of a Round Lake restaurateur last month sure has Mundelein police baffled, not to mention the FBI.
We've been pretty tough on North Chicago of late, but no longer after finding out the police department is Lake County's king of speed traps. They couldn't afford "no swimming" signs along Lake Michigan or to keep their swimming pool open, but they have the best radar guns money can buy --- and they know how to use them.
Sometimes it’s not who you are, but where you live. Suppose you unknowingly moved into a former crack house (so that’s what that smell is). The fact that it was a crack house was well known to police. They even made a few house calls.