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Lake County Board member Aaron Lawlor selected as Edgar Fellow

Lake County board member, Aaron Lawlor, said that in his travels around the country he has heard many jokes and snide remarks about government corruption … Read more ›

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Relay For Life Gurnee / Wadsworth, July 14th

From the moment you hear the words “You have cancer,” you become a cancer survivor. No matter your age, your race, your diagnosis date, or … Read more ›

Federal and state authorities announce drug-related charges against 14

A lengthy state and federal investigation of alleged cocaine-trafficking in the Round Lake area has resulted in drug-related charges against 14 people, officials announced last … Read more ›

Gurnee board consolidates zoning board, plan commission

A seven-member board will now hear all matters related to new development or modification to existing properties in Gurnee. The village board voted last week … Read more ›

Gurnee district 56 officials say ComEd charging triple to relocate utility poles

Saddled with the cost of relocating electric utility lines in the way of a new school project, Gurnee District 56 officials say they have little … Read more ›

‘Grandparent scam’ claims 4th elderly victim, who was duped out of $4,800

An elderly Gurnee man duped out of thousands of dollars is the fourth victim since January of the so-called “grandparent scam,” in which someone posing … Read more ›

Photo submitted by Round Lake Area Park District.

Guide to Easter events, bunny visits

Parents and kids, get our your Easter baskets and cameras. Here come the annual Easter egg hunts and bunny visits. The following is a list … Read more ›

North Chicago fire destroys towing company, apartment building

A fire that started Sunday night in North Chicago overnight destroyed a towing company and an adjacent apartment building. A resident of the apartment building, … Read more ›

Police: Extra patrols during St. Pat’s celebrations

The Gurnee Police Department will have extra traffic patrols on the lookout for intoxicated drivers and people not wearing seat belts during the St. Patrick’s … Read more ›


Lake Villa families create snow reptile

A large, white reptile with a 12-foot-tail is resting peacefully on a Lake Villa cul-de-sac near Charlton Court.  It’s the masterpiece of two families– the … Read more ›