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Lake County Forest Preserve budget slimmer, but includes upgrades
Despite a slimmer budget for the fiscal year, the Lake County Forest Preserve is slated to undergo $17.7 million in improvements as part of a five-year blueprint for its facilities.
Missing Lake Villa woman found
Lake County Sheriff's Sgt. Sara Balmes said officials were notified of a missing 74-year-old woman who suffers from dementia on Tuesday, May 21, at approximately 5:30 p.m. Patricia M Simonsen, of the 23000 block of Petite Lake Road, was last seen around 1:45 p.m. on Green Bay Road, between Lake-Cook Road and Wesley Road in Glencoe, after she was ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Tuesday, May 21st Stories
Spotlights bore down on massive piles of shredded cinder block, insulation and metal as crews worked through the night lifting bricks and parts of collapsed walls where a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood.
Lake County News-Sun
Expo at Gurnee Mills teaches kids about fire safety
In a side-by-side demonstration shows a fire in a room without a sprinkler and one with a sprinkler as Knollwood firefighters Billy Knesley, Cory Whipple and Kerry McWilliams stand by.
Mon May 13, 2013
Why gas prices in suburbs are so high right now
I stopped pumping gas when the digital display hit $50 last week. The tank wasn't quite full, but I just couldn't bear it anymore.
Sat May 04, 2013
Top Stories on Lake Zurich Patch: Week of April 29
Whether you want them to or not, Jewel-Osco has implemented a new policy of following shoppers, and their carts, out to their vehicles.
Thu May 02, 2013
Flood sandbag collection announced
Sandbags used to hold back floodwater in unincorporated areas along the Fox River and Chain O' Lakes will be collected starting May 13, Lake County officials said Thursday.
Bicyclist Dies After Being Hit by Car in Lake Villa
A woman riding her bike in unincorporated Lake Villa lost her life Thursday afternoon after she was struck by a car, reported the Lake County Sheriff's Office.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Lake County News-Sun
Traffic stop yields pot, cocaine, heroin in Lake Villa
A Lake Villa woman was freed on bail after a search of her van following a traffic stop turned up marijuana, cocaine and heroin last week.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Busy Brains Children's Museum Finds a Home
"We have a signed contract!" said Alison Price, founder of Busy Brains Children's Museum .
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Children's museum finds a permanent Lake Villa home
There is paperwork to complete and significant fundraising ahead, but the organization, founded in late 2003 by two teachers at a kitchen table, is ready to take ownership of a long-vacant car dealership in downtown Lake Villa.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Lake County Man Tries to Abduct Four Girls
A Lake Villa man is in jail on $1 million bond after he was arrested Wednesday by the Lake County Sheriff's Department for attempting to abduct four little girls in Beach Park.