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255 E. Grand Avenue
Fox Lake, IL 60020
 ·  Phone: (847) 587- 0198
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 · Saturday  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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'American Idol's' Scott MacIntyre needs new kidney in 6 months to avoid dialysis

It's not the first challenge Scott MacIntyre has faced. The singer, 29, who placed eighth on the 2009 season of "American Idol," is almost completely blind, and was diagnosed with kidney failure as a teen. He had a kidney transplant at age 22 and now needs another."Unfortunately, transplanted kidneys don't last forever," he tells People magazineon Monday.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:12:00 GMT
Monica Lewinsky talks about shame, bullying in passionate speech

Monica Lewinsky is back in the public eye, and she's using the attention to bash bullying.Lewinsky got emotional on Monday at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia, where she delivered a passionate speech about the dangers of online harassment.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:23:59 GMT
Kristen Bell talks about using sign language with young daughter

When it comes to communicating with her 18-month-old daughter, Lincoln, actress Kristen Bell says sign language has been a help."[She can say] a lot of two-syllable words, but she signs mostly because shes really good at it," Bell told People magazine at an event last week hosted by her company,This Bar Saves Lives.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:17:05 GMT
Former 'American Idol' contestant Joanne Borgella dies at 32

Plus size model and former "American Idol" contestant Joanne Borgella passed away Saturday morning. She was 32.In an emotional Facebook post written by her family, fans learned that the talented star died after battling endometrial cancer."To God be the glory! With heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved Joanne," the family shared.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:31:00 GMT
Hitting the right notes: Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder honors doctor onstage

At Sunday night's Pearl Jam concert at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, fans came to see Eddie Vedder and his band. But Vedder felt that it was another person who deserved the spotlight.Vedder introduced the audience to Dr. Jakub Tolar, a University of Minnesota doctor who leads the university's research into rare genetic disorders, including epidermolysis bullosa.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:03:00 GMT
Marcel the Shell returns, remains adorable in new video from Jenny Slate

He may have been distracted by a grape twice as large as he is, but the extremely adorable Jenny Slate-voiced "Marcel the Shell with Shoes on" has returned to the Internet in an all-new adventure.In the third installment of the "Saturday Night Live" alumna's popular Web series, the tiny cartoon shell throws down some tough truths, even about other tiny creatures.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:29:00 GMT
Owwww! Tamron Hall tears muscle screaming in haunted house

Zombies, homicidal clowns, demented demons and killer doctors wander the halls of the Brighton Asylum Haunted House in New Jersey, giving some thrills to the brave and the not-so-brave during the Halloween season. This weekend, TODAY hosts Tamron Hall, Willie Geist, Al Roker and Natalie Morales rushed through its haunted hallways. Anytime a ghoul leaped out, Hall screamed and jumped.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:13:19 GMT
'Downton Abbey' fifth-season trailer heats up with footage of fire

"Downton Abbey" fans, we've got three months to go before the fifth season U.S. premiere, but already things are heating up.A new trailer shows fire breaking out at Downton, with chaos ensuing.But those aren't the only sparks flying.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:47:56 GMT
Play ball! San Francisco radio station bans Lorde hit 'Royals,' KC plays it hourly

Keep that tiger on a gold leash away from the City by the Bay. Two San Francisco radio stations have announced that they won't play Lorde's hit song "Royals" until the end of the World Series, which of course features their Giants versus the Kansas City Royals.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:36:00 GMT
Pink ladies! Kate Hudson, Goldie Hawn color hair for Breast Cancer Awareness

Blondes have more fun with a dash of pink, it appears. Kate Hudson and her mom Goldie Hawn added colorful streaks to their famous hair in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Hudson showed off the results and flashed a peace sign with pink fingernails in a photo on her Instagram account.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:57:00 GMT