Congregation of eagles becomes a pasttime for some Lake County residents
Even from a distance, there is no mistaking the soaring visitors as being quite different from the throngs of gulls and other birds that chatter and caw as they ply the shoreline where Nippersink Lake and Fox Lake converge.
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The tragic story of animals found dead and neglected on a pair of farms in western Kane County this week reminds us that there are places to turn when you can no longer care for your animals.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Group talks Bangs Lake:
Wauconda's environmental committee will meet Wednesday to discuss a new no-wake area for Bangs Lake, managing water levels in the lake and other issues.
Nearly $14 million in projects planned for District 118
Many of the items on the to-do list fall under the heading of routine maintenance, such as bathroom remodeling and roof repairs.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Wauconda library set for $1.75 million renovation
Already celebrating the Wauconda Area Library's 75th anniversary this year with programs and promotions, staffers and patrons are eagerly anticipating a $1.75 million renovation.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Lake County sectional spelling bee:
The last of three sectional spelling bees for Lake County students will be Thursday, March 6, in the Wauconda High School auditorium, 555 N. Main St., Wauconda.
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Herea s how much snow fell from Kansas to New Jersey
This storm was a traveler, making its way east and visiting a large stretch of the country.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
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Businesses showcased at chamber expo
Doug Huckbody was on a mission to spread the word about Battle House last weekend at the Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce's Community Expo at Wauconda High School.
Beating the winter blues at Wauconda expo
Amanda Vodicka, 10, of Wauconda has a Uromastyx lizard on her shoulder during the Traveling World of Reptiles show at the “Winter Blues Getaway” Community Expo & Crafty Show Sunday at Wauconda High School.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Plan to close Wauconda 911 dispatch center protested by residents
People packed into a high school cafeteria in Wauconda to protest a plan that could put a dozen people out of work and compromise safety, according to some.
Grants, efficiencies free money for more Lake County forest preserve projects
A bounty of short- and long-term projects have been added to the Lake County Forest Preserve District's big picture plan for the next five years.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Island Lake crash sends pregnant woman to the hospital
ISLAND LAKE – A two-car crash in Island Lake sent a pregnant woman and two others to the hospital Friday morning.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
600 art pieces on display
Wauconda mother Debbie Fiegen walks between art made by seventh-grader Gianna Duna, left, and third-grader Lia Taglia during the Studio 118 open house Thursday.
Wauconda police chief not taking sides in dispatch center fight
Wauconda Police Chief Patrick Yost isn't taking sides in the fight over the future of his department's dispatch center.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Wauconda residents packed village hall Tuesday night to oppose a plan to outsource 911 dispatching.
More than 100 people packed Wauconda's village hall Tuesday to protest a plan to close the police department's 911 center and outsource the service.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Wauconda meeting could move because of 911 uproar
With community anger building over a proposal to outsource 911 services in Wauconda, officials say Tuesday's village board meeting could move to the local high school to accommodate a larger-than-usual crowd.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Collection bins for new Lake County recycling initiative will sprout this spring
Beginning next month, polished white collection boxes, 7-feet tall and 4-feet square will be placed at municipal and other facilities in more than a dozen locations as part of a new program to keep clothing, shoes and other textiles out of landfills.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Joey Scianna, center, receives an award for saving his brothera s life.
An 8-year-old Island Lake boy who cleared his younger brother's airway during an emergency at home is being heralded as a hero.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Libraries and Feastival and House Concert, Oh My
Joe Jencks and Emily White live in-studio on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM or www.wdcb.org .