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Waste Haulers Serving Lake County Communities Laud Recycling and Safety Legislation Headed to Governor’s Desk

CHICAGO – The National Solid Waste Management Association – Illinois Chapter (NSWMA-IL), whose members serve many communities throughout Lake County, was a strong advocate for … Read more ›

October trial scheduled in 2006 slaying of Burger King manager

Almost six years after the death a Burger King manager in Lindenhurst, the man charged in the slaying may finally have his day in court. … Read more ›

Lake County officials find no contraband in sweep of jail

Unsuspecting inmates at the Lake County Jail were ushered into day-rooms of their housing units May 24 as canine officers and sheriff’s corrections response team … Read more ›

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Planners want Route 53 extension to have minimal environmental impact; funding remains uncertain

Planners envision a different kind of roadway to carry motorists north through central Lake County, with minimal impact to the wetland environment that area residents … Read more ›

Officials warn homeowners of deed scams

Lake County officials are warning homeowners to be on the lookout for what some say are deed scams. Mary Ellen Vanderventer, Lake County Recorder of … Read more ›

Durbin named to House-Senate panel on transportation bill

Illinois will have a seat at the table when an important U.S. House-Senate panel meets to hash out the next national transportation funding bill. U.S. … Read more ›

State says McHenry dam flood gates, boat lock past their prime and must be replaced

The Daily Herald reports: The Stratton Lock and Dam is the lifeblood of the Chain O’ Lakes. Its gates push water south when the Chain … Read more ›

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Grayslake police chief placed on paid leave after DUI charge

Grayslake Police Chief Matt McCutcheon was placed on paid administrative leave last week following charges of driving while intoxicated and carrying a firearm while intoxicated. … Read more ›

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Candidate Packets Available for November 6 General Election

Courtesy petition packets for independent and new political party candidates seeking a county office in the November 6 election are available online at LakeCandidatePower.info until … Read more ›

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Lake County Housing Authority Receives $17,366 from HUD for Its Comprehensive Counseling Programs

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced it was giving $517,501 in grants to 23 organizations in Illinois with Housing Counseling … Read more ›