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Karen Feldman's run in the 59th House District is motivated by her memories of what once was. "Karen is passionate about restoring Illinois to what it used to be – a place where companies and families moved to for a better and brighter future,” her campaign notes on its website. “Karen is running for state ...
The project will be funded by the county but managed by the Illinois Department of Transportation. Lake County more than six years ago budgeted $34 million to ensure completion of the work on the state route. Lake County also is pursuing "operational" improvements, such as realigning the intersection of ...

... early settlement along the Des Plaines River in Lake County from present-day Half Day Road to north of Libertyville. Pioneers Daniel Wright, Hiram Kennicott, Ransom and Richard Steele, George Vardin, Elconah Tingley and Archimedes Wynkoop will be profiled. The native people of the northern Illinois ...
The Northern Illinois Food Bank estimates that in 2017 there were 50,300 food insecure residents and 26,010 children in Lake County. It distributed 8.6 million ... Donations can be sent to North Point Church, 900 Lewis Ave., Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096; or go to NorthPointChurch.org to reach out, King said.
The College of Lake County is the top environmentally sustainable two-year college in Illinois, second in the Midwest and sixth in the nation, the college's Board of Trustees learned at its March 27 meeting. The ratings come from the Philadelphia-based Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in ...
LAKE ZURICH – Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois has leased space in the Lake Zurich Shopping Center, 499 Ela Road, and will be opening a Resource Center in late May, a news release stated. Moving helps Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois bring its leadership experience to more girls by being highly visible ...

Fourteen Illinois counties, including Lake County, have been ranked among the healthiest in the United States, according to rankings released by U.S. News & World Report on Monday. The rankings, compiled in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation, present a list of the 500 healthiest American ...
Former Lake County Board member Angelo Kyle continued to lead with 41 percent of the vote Wednesday in the four-way race to fill the seat left vacant by the ... was appointed in February 2017 to the board following then-County Board member Nick Sauer's election to the Illinois House of Representatives.
Three statehouse, six Lake County Board and one County Clerk race will round out the local side of Tuesday's primary ballots. ... A sixth race is an open seat vacated by District 3's Tom Weber of Lake Villa, who is running uncontested as a Republican for the Illinois House of Representatives seat currently ...
Races at the top of the ballot have gotten most of the attention in the primary campaign, but Lake County voters also will have decisions to make about county races and a few local ballot issues. Tuesday's election will feature candidates running in: the 6th, 10th and 14th Congressional districts; Illinois ...
The following paper sums up the situation. Illinois has the second highest property taxes and the largest number of government units in the nation. The tax rate in Lake County Illinois is one of the highest in the nation. In 2016, the predominant tax rate on assessed value of a property parcel in Lake County ...
These campaigns are funded by a grant from the the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Illinois Department of Transportation 's Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering. In 2015, 10,265 people were killed in alcohol-related driving accidents, representing 29 percent of all ...
Fisz attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1995 and his Juris Doctor in 1998. He was then admitted to practice law in Illinois. He is a member of the Lake County Bar Association. Fisz is chief of the Felony Trial Division with the ...
Lowering property taxes was the top issue named by all three Republican candidates running to represent Lake County's southwestern edge on the County Board. The three-way primary race for District 17 follows former County Board member Nick Sauer's election to the Illinois House of Representatives in ...
A Zion man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting on Chicago's Kennedy Expressway on Sunday that wounded a man in another car, according to Illinois State Police. State Police announced Thursday that Tayan E. Williams, 34, was taken into custody by Zion police on ...
A negotiated plea deal approved Wednesday ended the lengthy court battle over perjury charges lodged against former Lake County Coroner Dr. Thomas ... But prosecutor Bernard Murray with the Illinois Appellate Prosecutor's Office said after the agreement was approved that the ban on Rudd's holding ...
Beginning this weekend, motorists should expect lane closures on the Tri-State Tollway through northern and central Lake County for a period of several ... between Russell Road and Grand Avenue, and then switch to a second phase between Grand and Half Day Road, according to the Illinois Tollway.

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A museum that presents a chronological walk through Lake County history opens Saturday in Libertyville, north of Chicago. The (Arlington ... It features a 20-foot-long model of a Dryptosaurus dinosaur thought to have lived in Lake County millions of years ago. There's also a ...
Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper said late Thursday afternoon that the person shot was a male in his late teens or early 20s. ... The Zion Police Department is assisting federal authorities and the Illinois State Police Public Integrity Unit in conducting an investigation into the incident at the request of ...
Foxconn, the Taiwanese maker of liquid-crystal displays, alone requires seven million gallons of water daily for its manufacturing process, according to a story earlier this month in the Chicago Tribune. That amount is about what the Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency pulls from the Big Lake to ...
Her date to the dance at Our Lady of Humility School in Beach Park was Joseph Bierbrodt, a first sergeant in the Illinois Army National Guard, who ... Cayleigh also made time for a dance with members of the Patriot Guard, who had escorted her limo to the dance, along with officers from Lake County ...
The warning is in effect for Cook, DuPage, Lake, Will, Boone, De Kalb, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, La Salle, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Winnebago counties in Illinois and Lake and Porter counties in Indiana and Kenosha County in Wisconsin until 9 p.m. Friday. The warning is in effect for Elkhart, La Porte, ...
We are taking these steps to ensure the safety of our drivers as well as the communities we serve," said Lisa Disbrow, spokesperson for WasteManagement of Illinois. Waste Management asks that residents leave trash and recycle containers at their curbside for collection on Saturday, according to a news ...
A longtime division chief with the Lake County State's Attorney's Office and a private practice attorney from Libertyville have been named the two ... DeRue is a current member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Jefferson Inn of Court, the Lake County Bar Association and the Lake County Justinian Society.
The Lake County Sheriff's Office joined with a nationwide effort to get these alleged "Johns" off the street. ... LAKE COUNTY, IL – Seven men were arrested in Lake County in recent days as part of a nationwide effort targeting customers of prostitutes – who are also known as "Johns," authorities said.
LAKE COUNTY, Ill. – Seven men were arrested after police said they tried to pay for sexual acts during an undercover prostitution sting, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Evelio Marquez, 55, Jeremy P. Hoen, 29, Luis Lopez-Arellano, 32, Raymond Berger, 33, Luis E. Cardenas, 48, Dioncio S.
The book, published by Lake County Historical Alliance, was produced to celebrate Illinois' bicentennial, and takes the reader on a historical journey: from the 1800s, when a girl lived on a farm where her grandfather once sheltered an escaped slave; to the early 20th century, when lotus blossoms on Grass ...
Police said Zike drove to Illinois on Jan. 2, and stayed ... Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper said the deaths were a murder-suicide. Cooper ... The Lake Forest Police Department is working with the Lake County Major Crime Task Force and Lake County Coroner's Office to assist in the investigation.
While individual cases of flu are not reported in Illinois, 37 people had been sent to intensive care units for flu-related illness in Lake County this flu season ... warm water, or an alcohol based hand rub; cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or shoulder and contain illness by staying home when you are ill.
Participants form a prayer circle Sunday at the League of United Latin American Citizens of Lake County office in Waukegan before going out to search for ... The group regularly updates the website for Illinois and other states so family and friends can receive information regarding their missing loved ones.
From Lake County Sheriff's Office: Sheriff Mark Curran is pleased to announce the Lake County Sheriff's Office is seeking accreditation through the Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (ILEAP). ILEAP is an accreditation program sponsored by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. Currently ...
A case in point: Illinois' first documented ivory gull was found as Dave Bohlen slipped on some ice, fell and looked up to see the bird flying directly over his head in the Springfield area. The last and only time an ivory gull was documented in the Chicago region was on Christmas Day in 1991, when it was ...
Illinois enters 2018 no longer the fifth-largest state in the nation. It is now sixth, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released at the end of last year. Pennsylvania eased into fifth place. By 2020, most demographers agree that Chicago will drop to the fourth-largest city in the U.S. Instead, Houston will ...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Records show that Lake County officials spent nearly $5 million on a now-abandoned court-filing system and have raised fees in part to finance a ... The (Lake County) News-Sun reports that officials halted work on the program developed by Denver-based URL Integrations in 2016.
A Lake County environmental group on Thursday sued the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority to stop it from spending any more money to study an extension of Route 53. The lawsuit, filed in Lake County Circuit Court in Waukegan by Livable Lake County and six area homeowners, alleges the Tollway ...
LAKE COUNTY, IL —Lake County property owners can make a prepayment for the 2017 tax year to the Lake County Treasurer's Office through Dec. 29, 2017. This could benefit property owners when filing for 2017 income taxes. Due to the high interest in the prepayment program, changes to the process ...
Beckus and Kondenar will receive medallions and certificates at an April 11 PTK awards banquet in Springfield, along with nominees from other Illinois community colleges. Both are automatically nominated as candidates for PTK's All-USA Academic Team; finalists will be selected in late February to ...
Lake Villa Fire Department on the scene of a house fire that has left three people injured. Jan. 15, 2018. (Joe Shuman / News-Sun). Frank AbderholdenNews-Sun. Privacy Policy. Three adults were injured in a house fire early Monday in unincorporated Lake Villa Township and a Wauconda family escaped injury in a ...
Vargas-Rosas remains in custody after the pursuit of the bus, which began in Wisconsin and ended on Interstate 94 in Lake County, according to a news release from Illinois State Police. Authorities received a call for a disorderly and possibly armed person on a Greyhound bus on I-94 around 10 p.m., the ...
Nearly 400 students, from Freshman to Seniors, at Lakes Community High School recently participated in a Manufacturing-Health Sciences Career Expo sponsored by Lakes High School, the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC), the Lake County Workforce Development Department and Lake ...
Few Lake County officeholders up for election in 2018 remained without challengers as candidate filing wrapped up Monday for established political parties. ... District 3's Tom Weber of Lake Villa is running as a Republican for the Illinois House of Representatives seat currently held by Barbara Wheeler, ...
Brush fires spurred on by high winds Monday evening kept firefighters busy around Newton County, southern Lake County, as well as Pembroke Township in Illinois. Lowell Fire ... Van Drunen said there were also reports of brush fires in the Schneider area and in Pembroke Township in Illinois. The brush ...
Jason R. Haines, 31, and Holly C. Van Crey, 26, of the 1200 block of Main Street, Antioch, each was charged with armed robbery, aggravated armed robbery, burglary and unlawful possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, according to Sgt. Christopher Covelli of the Lake County Sheriff's office.
While we in Lake County are most familiar with Wisconsin's economic development successes — the mega-manufacturing facility Foxconn being the most recent — Kentucky, too, has been outpacing Illinois economic growth. The Bluegrass State has just about eclipsed its own record for business ...
His reward, besides seeing many beautiful sunrises, was discovering more bird species in one year in one Illinois county than anyone else, according to the Illinois Ornithological Society. From Jan. 1 through Nov. 30 of this year, Stewart counted 282 different species of birds in Lake County. Stewart's list ...
From Waukegan west through Gurnee to Fox Lake, a number of municipalities on Monday hoisted a new Illinois flag celebrating the state's looming bicentennial in 2018, the theme of which is paying tribute to the people, places and things that are being born, built or grown in the Land of Lincoln. "Today, we ...
The Lake County state's attorney's office is investigating allegations that renowned conductor James Levine sexually abused a teenager during his tenure as music ... "This first came to the Met's attention when the Illinois police investigation was opened in October 2016," Gelb said in an earlier statement.
More than half of the 42 candidates who filed Monday seeking a spot on the Lake County Board, a countywide office or a local statehouse seat are incumbents, state and Lake County records ... Every Illinois House seat, including the nine that represent parts of Lake County, will be up for grabs in 2018.
An Illinois Appellate Court has reinstated the most serious ... The Lake County State's Attorney's Office had filed an appeal of Circuit Judge ...
Lake County to replace sheriff's department handguns ... Jefferson; Steven R. Jenkins in Indianapolis, and Ray O'Herron in Downers Grove, Ill.


 

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