Lake County saves $800,000 in Lewis Avenue resurfacing project
After setting aside $1.89 million earlier this summer for the resurfacing of Lewis Avenue between Route 137 and Argonne Drive, the Lake County Board fielded bids that will end up saving the county about $800,000.
Aug. 19 police reports
Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments.
Lake Villa school starts school year in new district
Just as it has since 1910, the school building at Grand Avenue and Route 83 in Lake Villa teemed with students and teachers Tuesday.
Trial set in Lake Villa Township shooting
A Lake Villa Township man charged with shooting a neighbor while showing off his handguns almost a year ago is set to go to trial Sept.
Lindenfest parade features 'The Great Outdoors' theme
Parkman, who is retiring as president of the Lindenhurst Park District board after 23 years of service, led the parade that featured more than 70 entries.
Friends of Lake Villa District Library August Used Book Sale Begins Aug. 14
Preview Night for Friends members is Thursday, August 14 from 4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m. Doors open to the public at 6pm.
Runners get down and dirty at Mud Run
About 200 participants got down and dirty in Lake Villa on Saturday as part of the second annual Mud Run in the community.
Lake Villa Township fall ball:
Registration for Lake Villa Township Baseball League fall baseball begins Friday, Aug. 1. The league hopes to have six teams at each level: Pinto, ages 7 and 8; Mustang, ages 9 and 10; Bronco, ages 11 and 12; and Pony, ages 13 and 14. Girls softball will be for girls 8 and under, 10 and under, 12 and under, and 15 and under.
Lake County police train for school shooting scenario
While no one hopes the training will ever be put to use, five law enforcement agencies in northern Lake County participated in a drill this week to test how well they are prepared for an active shooter situation inside a school.
Youth baseball fundraiser:
Lake Villa Township Baseball hosts its inaugural golf outing and silent auction Friday, Sept.
Music, water fights highlight Lake Villa Days
Celebrate the 81st anniversary of Lake Villa Days, sponsored by the Lake Villa Firefighters Association, Thursday, July 31, through Sunday, Aug. 3. The festival will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 p.m. Saturday; and noon Sunday at Lehmann Park, 148 Cedar Ave., Lake Villa.