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1 hr ago | Daily Herald

Gray skies ignored by true blue Civil War re-enactors

So the battle between the North and South went off as scheduled Saturday at the 23rd annual Civil War Days at the Lake County Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

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Related Topix: Wauconda, IL, Carpentersville, IL, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

14 hrs ago | Daily Herald

The Soapbox

Fans who saw Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury play the Chicago Sky at Allstate Arena Friday no doubt were impressed by the 6-foot-8 center known for her one-handed dunks and WNBA-leading shot blocks.

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Related Topix: St. Charles, IL, Deerfield, IL, Buffalo Grove, IL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Lake Forester

Lake County Sheriff's Office pledges crackdown on sexual exploitation

The sexual exploitation of children is a tough subject to address, but that was the topic of a seminar Friday hosted by the Lake County Sheriff's Office and attended by local police, social workers and residents.

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Related Topix: Grayslake, IL, Libertyville, IL, Mount Prospect, IL

Lincolnshire Review

Moran: Navigating the Internet age, Mini Abe takes his talents to Lake County

Yes, that was Mini Abe you saw all over Lake County this week, doing his bit to drum up staycation tourism.

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Related Topix: Mundelein, IL, Waukegan, IL, Illinois, Fox Lake, IL, Spring Grove, IL

CBS Local

Barrington Hills Man Pleads Guilty To Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

A Barrington Hills man has pleaded guilty to a northwest suburban DUI crash that killed an Elgin man and injured two other people in March 2013.

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Related Topix: Barrington Hills, IL, Elgin, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Northwest Herald

County taps Hartman as deputy administrator

Scott Hartman will take over as deputy county administrator effective next month, leaving his current position as manager of the city of Highwood in Lake County.

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Related Topix: Highwood, IL, McHenry County, IL

Daily Herald

CLC golf fundraiser results:

The College of Lake County Foundation's annual Joan Legat Memorial Golf Outing, held June 9 at the Glen Flora Country Club in Waukegan, raised more than $30,000 for the scholarship fund, according to Karen Schmidt, the Foundation's executive director.

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Related Topix: Waukegan, IL

Daily Herald

Washington Street in Round Lake to reopen

The Lake County Division of Transportation will reopen Washington Street to through traffic from Cedar Lake Road to Hainesville Road in Round Lake, the week of July 21, officials said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Round Lake, IL

Daily Herald

Waukegan man pleads not guilty in deaths of wife, disabled daughter

A 53-year-old Waukegan man pleaded not guilty Thursday to killing his wife and daughter in his Waukegan home, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Waukegan, IL

Daily Herald

Buffalo Grove police promote six

Several promoted police officers were sworn in Monday night at the village board meeting: New lieutenants Scott Eisenmenger, Anthony Gallagher and Tom Nugent; and three new sergeants: Paul Jamil, Dean Schulz and Tara Anderson.

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Related Topix: Buffalo Grove, IL, Cook County, IL

My FOX Chicago

Rousso's DUI conviction upheld in death of girl, 5

A judge denied a motion Thursday challenging the state statute used to convict Carly Rousso of DUI in the death of a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park, clearing the way for her sentencing.

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Related Topix: Highland Park, IL

Evanston Review

Sentencing postponed in heroin overdose case

Sentencing for a former Gurnee woman convicted this spring of delivering heroin to a teen who later overdosed was postponed on Thursday, July 10. After a defense attorney reported that one of "several witnesses" scheduled to appear on Michelle Lee's behalf was out of town, Lake County Circuit Judge Mark Levitt told the parties to return July 16.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL, Mark, IL, Libertyville, IL

Daily Herald

Land owner relents; last gap in Des Plaines River Trail to be closed

The last gap in the Des Plaines River Trail finally will be closed with the pending acquisition by the Lake County Forest Preserve District of a long-sought parcel near Lincolnshire.

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Related Topix: Lincolnshire, IL, Cook County, IL, Wheeling, IL, Libertyville, IL

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Herald

Lake County educators tour Goebbert's Pumpkin Patch as part of educator field trip

Goebbert's Pumpkin Patch grower Dan Lindeman explains how his team seeds and works with produce to a group of Lake County educators Wednesday, as they tour the Pingree Grove farm as part of the Lake County Farm Bureau's annual Educator Field Trip.

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Related Topix: Pingree Grove, IL, Grayslake, IL, Arlington Heights, IL

Lincoln Daily News

Pamela Harris fought the law, and she won

Pamela Harris says she had one reason for going to battle with the powerful Service Employees International Union.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Rod Blagojevich

Daily Herald

Round Lake Beach police officer faces gas theft charge

A veteran of the Round Lake Beach Police Department has been charged with theft and official misconduct for allegedly paying for $3,700 worth of gasoline with department money, the News Sun is reporting , Kenneth Rydz, 41, a former K-9 officer, was placed on administrative leave this week after 13 counts of theft and official misconduct were ... (more)

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Related Topix: Round Lake Beach, IL

Daily Herald

July 18-27: CLC presents Mel Brooks' new musical, 'Young Frankenstein'

"Young Frankenstein," the new Mel Brooks musical based on the famous 1974 film, will be the College of Lake County summer musical, produced by the departments of theatre, music and dance.

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Related Topix: Millikin University, Illinois State University, Northwestern University, Illinois

Patch.com

Recently Added Grayslake Bike Trails Included on Updated Map

Submitted by the village of Grayslake Village officials report that an updated bike trails map for Grayslake is now available.

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Related Topix: Grayslake, IL

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Herald

Allendale recieves grant to work with schools on mental health outreach project

A new three-year grant will give local public-school teachers the opportunity to learn how to help students with emotional and behavioral challenges to remain in school and be successful in the classroom, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Lake Villa, IL, Waukegan, IL, Zion, IL

Daily Herald

Lake County will seek proposals to replace Winchester House nursing home

While not a final decision regarding the future of Winchester House, the Lake County Board on Tuesday decided to test the market in a move that could mark the beginning of the end of the county's longtime involvement with the nursing home.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Libertyville, IL, Grandwood Park, IL, Ingleside, IL

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