Lake County Newswire

Lake County Newswire

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  1. Antioch-area man missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Herald

    Lake County sheriff's officers say they're asking the public to keep an eye out for an Antioch-area man who is considered missing and endangered. Zeke Kowal, 69, was last seen leaving his home in an unincorporated area near Antioch at 10 a.m. Monday, Lake County Public Information Officer Christopher Covelli said.

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  2. Beach Park man charged with DUI after crashing into squad carRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A 67-year-old man was charged with DUI after he crashed into a Lake County Sheriff's Deputy squad car early Monday in north suburban Beach Park. Gregory G. Fowler, of the 38700 block of North Sheridan Road in Beach Park, was charged with a misdemeanor count of DUI and cited for failing to yield, according to a statement from the Lake County Sheriff's Office.

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  3. Sheriff's office: Drunken driver hit squad car in Beach ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Herald

    A Beach Park man was charged with driving under the influence after a crash with a Lake County sheriff's deputy early Monday morning, officials said. A Lake County sheriff's deputy was not injured after a drunken driver hit his squad car early Monday morning, officials said.

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  4. Input sought on Lake County housing needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Herald

    The Lake County Housing and Community Development Commission is seeking input for its annual action plan, which in cooperation with Waukegan and North Chicago, guides how Lake County uses federal funds to address the county's housing and community development needs, goals, outcomes and strategies. Comments can be shared through March 3 by: sending an email to [email protected] ; attending a public hearing at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the Lake County Central Permit facility, 500 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville; or, mailing them to the development department at that address, Visit www.lakecountyil.gov/planning .

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  5. Gurnee Mills Offers Bigger, Better, Bolder Savings During Presidents' Day Super Sale WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Herald

    ... on spring's hottest new fashions. Gurnee Mills is hosting its Presidents' Day Super Sale, February 12-15, where Lake County-area residents have an exclusive chance to receive bigger, better, bolder, blow-out deals from the center's already 70% off ...

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  6. Battery Charge Against Carrie Benito DroppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Patch.com

    Evidence of the guilt of Carrie Benito, charged in Dec. for allegedly placing her hands around the neck of a student during class , was not sufficient to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt - a spokeswoman for Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim told the Deerfield Review. A review of additional reports not available to the Prosecutor's office at the initial time of Benito's arrest led to the decision not to move forward with prosecution.

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  7. Health Department Offers Reduced Water Testing RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Patch.com

    The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center will offer reduced water testing rates in observance of National Ground Water Awareness Week. Between March 7 and 18, 2016, the Department is offering a reduced rate for well water testing for private well owners.

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  8. Lake County men find glory, careers in Medieval Times castleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Chicago Tribune

    Robert Idrizi, the head knight at Medieval Times in Schaumburg, rehearses for a recent performance. Shawn Block and Michael Idrizi's equestrian and jousting experiences growing up in Lake County and southeast Wisconsin could be described as little to none.

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  9. Resources - jan 2016 link updatesRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | City of Libertyville

    ... by import competition, and to finance exports for small businesses. Additional information is available here . Lake County Partners (LCP): Lake County Partners is the County's economic development arm. Patricia Fening can assist with SBA loans and ...

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  10. Man shot in head at Lake County bowling alleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daily Herald

    A man was shot in the head early Sunday during what Lake County authorities are describing as a gang-related altercation at a bowling alley near Zion. Lake County Sheriff's deputies were called to Pinsters Bowling Alley, 1646 Sheridan Road, at 1:40 a.m. for a report of a person with a gun.

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  11. Catholic schools marketing themselves to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daily Herald

    This week will determine whether St. Alphonsus Liguori School in Prospect Heights will fall victim to or buck a 50-year trend of declining enrollment that's closed or merged a large percentage of the nation's Catholic schools. With enrollment down to just 159 students and its finances in the red, the school is in the final hours of a last-ditch campaign to raise the $400,000 it needs to avoid closing in June.

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  12. Sunday picks: Celebrate Profiles in ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Herald

    Join the Lake County Forest Preserves for a tribute to African-American youth at the 33rd Annual Profiles in Excellence program at the Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chicago. Hear the stories of kids who stand up for civil rights and freedom, plus enjoy music and dance performances.

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  13. 'Hairspray' and hairballs: 5 Super Bowl alternativesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Daily Herald

    ... countdown to the 2016 Academy Awards. If the commercialization of the Super Bowl is a turn off, head out to the Lake County Discovery Museum in Wauconda ( lcfpd.org/museum ) to see Shakespeare's First Folio Exhibition during the day. One of the few ...

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  14. CLC to celebrate Black History Month with arts, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Daily Herald

    To celebrate Black History Month, the College of Lake County invites the community to participate in a series of events at the CLC Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St. • Feb. 12: Pizza and Movie, 1-3 p.m., Room C003. "Dear White People" is a film that focuses on African-American students and their perspectives under the light of escalating racial issues at prestigious colleges.

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  15. Lake County offering mental health training to officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Northwest Herald

    WAUKEGAN – Law enforcement officials in Lake County are undergoing training that could be used as a statewide model in Illinois to help officers identify suspects with potential mental health issues. The training, which is already being offered at College of Lake County, introduces officers to the signs and triggers of illnesses in an effort to diffuse situations that have the potential to turn violent.

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  16. Wauconda Area Public Library celebrates ShakespeareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Daily Herald

    Nine students from the Wauconda High School Madrigal singers, dressed in period clothing, kicked off the event with a performance. Also near Wauconda, the Lake County Discovery Museum is hosting an exhibit, "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare," through Feb. 28. For information, visit lcfpd.org.

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  17. Widow of Illinois cop who staged suicide pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Cybercast News Service

    Melodie Gliniewicz, the wife of a disgraced Illinois police officer who staged his suicide, walks out the Lake County Courthouse with one of her lawyers after pleading not guilty to charges that she assisted her husband in siphoning money from a youth program, in Waukegan, Ill., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Waukegan, Ill. MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT, TV OUT WAUKEGAN, Ill.

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  18. Lake County Board Dist. 5 GOP hopefuls oppose tax hike to buy landRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Daily Herald

    From left, Judy Martini, Denise Rotheimer and David Zipp are Republican candidates for the District 5 seat on the Lake County Board. Voters should not be asked to replenish funds to buy more property for forest preserves, the three Republican candidates for the Lake County Board District 5 seat agree.

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  19. Wrestling regional scouting / Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Herald

    Advancement: first-place team advances to team sectional Feb. 23 ; top three individuals in each weight class advance to Barrington individual sectional Outlook: After winning its second straight North Suburban Conference title last weekend, No. 6-ranked Stevenson is hoping to turn the tables on No.

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  20. College of Lake County to host Thai-American author readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Herald

    College of Lake County will host a Thai-American author for a free reading at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17. Ira Sukrungruang will read from his work and answer audience questions in a CLC Reading Series event in Room C003 at the flagship Grayslake campus, 19351 West Washington St. He will also conduct a workshop for writers from 3 to 4:15 p.m. in Room T347. Sukrungruang is the author of two memoirs: "Southside Buddhist," which won the 2015 American Book Award, and "Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy."

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