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  1. District 61 rivals disagree on blaming Madigan for state's problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    Republican state Rep. Sheri Jesiel of Winthrop Harbor criticized House Speaker Michael Madigan as power-hungry and unconcerned about the people of Illinois. But her Democratic challenger for the 61st District seat, Joyce Mason of Gurnee, said demonizing Madigan won't solve the state's woes.

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  2. Why tech firm sees Gurnee as the 'diamond prairie,' home to new cellphone, warfare materialRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    If lab-grown diamonds are going to be the next big thing in cellphones and an important part of future warfare, then Wednesday was a historic day in Gurnee. AKHAN Semiconductor s, a high-tech manufacturer based in the village, debuted its new clean room to investors, local leaders and the news media Wednesday morning.

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  3. Woodland Parents, Community Invited to Implicit Bias PresentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Daily Herald

    Woodland parents and community members are invited to attend a presentation on Thursday, Sept. 20 called "History and Impact of Implicit Bias."

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  4. Gurnee to host public input meeting for sports complex studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Daily Herald

    Gurnee residents and local youth sports leaders will have a chance Thursday to give feedback directly to the consultants studying whether the village would be a good place for a new youth sports complex. The consultants, from Florida-based Sports Facilities Advisory, have been meeting with a wide variety of potential stakeholders since they were given the job last month, according to Mayor Kristina Kovarik.

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  5. GO Lake County hosts community walk at Independence Grove Sept. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Daily Herald

    GO Lake County will host a community walk and event from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Independence Grove Forest Preserve, 16400 Buckley Road near Libertyville.

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  6. Great America aims to hire 800 workers for Halloween and winter eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Daily Herald

    Six Flags Great America will be hiring about 800 additional employees to staff the park through the end of the year. With the addition of Holiday in the Park, this season will be the longest in the Gurnee theme park's history.

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  7. Authorities: Man escaped from Lake County courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Daily Herald

    Lake County authorities captured a 33-year-old Wisconsin man Wednesday afternoon, about 4½ hours after he escaped the county courthouse. The escape came moments after he was ordered incarcerated.

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  8. Best bets: Genesee hosts Tracy Morgan, Paul Rodriguez & Wayne BradyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Daily Herald

    Wanda Sykes is a featured speaker for a fundraiser for Chicago House on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Hilton Chicago.

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  9. Teaching kindergarten students more than academicsKindergarten...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Daily Herald

    Kindergarten teacher Danielle Mann stresses the importance of helping her students learn how to be part of a classroom community and interact with others. Mann is in her 15th year of teaching at Woodland Primary School in Gages Lake.

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  10. Gurnee Park District to celebrate 50th birthday SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Daily Herald

    The Gurnee Park District is throwing a big party Saturday at Viking Park to celebrate its 50th year, and everyone in the community is invited. The free event, which begins at 4 p.m., will feature live music, a car show, and a cadre of food trucks including Dickey's Barbeque Pit and Depidy Dawg Ice Cream.

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  11. Waukegan Branch AAUW Celebrating its 90th Anniversary, September 15, 2018.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Daily Herald

    The Waukegan Branch of the American Association of University Women is proud to announce its 90th Anniversary this year! AAUW advances gender equality for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. The upcoming September 15, 2018 meeting will be held at the Gurnee Police Department Community Room, 100 O'Plaine Road, starting at 9:30 am.

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  12. Cook Memorial Library beginning search for new bookmobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | Daily Herald

    In nearly 15 years of service, the Cook Memorial Public Library District's bookmobile has traveled more than 83,000 miles through central Lake County on its mission to bring people books and other materials. And after all those miles -- and thousands of visitors -- officials with the Libertyville-based district say it's time to start the research for an eventual replacement.

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  13. Six Flags Great America adding Maxx Force to roller coaster rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Daily Herald

    The new Maxx Force roller coaster at Great America will feature the world's highest double inversion at 175 feet above the ground. Maxx Force will feature a 60 miles-per-hour zero-G roll, also a world record.

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  14. Lake County | Gurnee man laid life on the line to save fellow...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Daily Herald

    While serving in Vietnam, Lynch repeatedly laid his life on the line to protect three soldiers after his company was swarmed by an enemy force that far outnumbered his own. "I was either in the wrong place at the right time, or the right place at the wrong time, depending on how you look at it," Lynch said with a laugh.

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  15. Gurnee mini-roundabout project completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Daily Herald

    The project to install a mini-roundabout at the intersection of Almond Road and Dada Drive in Gurnee to alleviate rush-hour congestion wrapped up Tuesday, and, according to the village staff, all is running smoothly. More than 12,000 vehicles used the intersection in the first 48 hours and there have been zero incidents, accidents or issues, said Jack Linehan, the assistant to the village manager.

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  16. Fans clamor for Chicago Bears practicing at Vernon Hills HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Daily Herald

    Kids scream for T-shirts as the Chicago Bears held a practice at Vernon Hills High School's Rust-Oleum Field Wednesday evening. Young Chicago Bears fans lined fences around Rust-Oleum Field at Vernon Hills High School to clamor for autographs Wednesday evening from the pro players who were having a preseason practice there.

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  17. Smaller class sizes begin at Woodland district schoolsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Daily Herald

    When students in Woodland Elementary District 50 met their new classmates Wednesday, they likely had to learn fewer names than in the past. The district rolled out new, smaller class size guidelines this school year in an effort to improve education quality for students.

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  18. Images: Kids return to school this week in the suburbsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Daily Herald

    Woodland Intermediate School art teacher Marilyn Simons chats with third grade dual-language students Wednesday during first day of classes at the Gurnee school. Fremont Middle School seventh grade student Nikki Cervantes tries to put toothpaste back in a tube during a first day of school demonstration by teacher Jacki Alberts about the best way students should talk to each other.

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  19. O'Toole's of Libertyville opens year-round patio areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Daily Herald

    O'Toole's of Libertyville has opened its newly-enclosed, state-of-the-art four seasons patio that will be open year-round. O'Toole's of Libertyville restaurant has opened its newly-enclosed, state-of-the-art four seasons patio that will be open year-round.

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  20. Bears hit the road for practice tonight at Vernon Hills HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Daily Herald

    Bears offensive linemen Bradley Sowell and Cody Whitehair watch teammates during practice last month in Bourbonnais. The team practices tonight at Vernon Hills High School.

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