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Village board considers Brainerd question:
Libertyville officials on Tuesday will consider asking voters whether the village should be allowed to borrow $11.5 million to convert the former Libertyville High School, known as the Brainerd building, into a community center.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Open house on long-range transporation plan
An open house regarding the proposed Lake County Year 2040 Transportation Plan will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at the Lake County Division of Transportation office, 600 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville.
Weather in Libertyville: A Cold Week Ahead
Libertyville residents should be sure to bundle up this week as temperatures dip far below freezing for most of the week.
Sunday picks: Dancenter North brings 'Nutcracker'
Lambs Farm Holiday Lights Gift & Craft Fair Hundreds of vendors will be on hand featuring items such as jewelry, clothing, candy and more at the 33rd Annual Lambs Farm Holiday Lights Gift & Craft Fair at Arlington International Racecourse, 2200 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Victim of Fatal Train Strike Named, Mariano's Takes a Pass on Lake Bluff
Authorities Identify Lake Forest Man Killed by Train Michael Donahue, 53, was identified as the resident who was struck by a Metra train last week.
Lake County News-Sun
Holy Family Soup Kitchen in Waukegan feeds body and soul
The old church basement of the Holy Family Soup Kitchen in Waukegan has the feel of a community pot luck.
Man pleads not guilty to DUI after car ends up in Hainesville townhouse
A Wisconsin man accused of being intoxicated when he crashed his vehicle into a Hainesville townhouse pleaded not guilty in Lake County court early Friday morning.
Auditions for 'Oliver':
An audition call for youth actors in third through eighth grades for the classic musical, "Oliver," will be Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Improv Playhouse Theater, 735 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Photo Contest Finalists
The Sears Tower is surrounded by fog on June 6, 2006 in Chicago. The photo was taken before 2009, so this is the Sears Tower rather than the Willis Tower.
Dog excercise area opens:
Access to the Independence Grove Dog Exercise Area on Milwaukee Avenue north of Route 137 in Libertyville is complete and the site will reopen Friday.
Libertyville Author Invites Readers Into World of 'Spartanica'
When Powers Molinar reads some of the books that his son enjoys, he often finds himself thinking, "I would have done that differently."
Hansen Initiated Into Phi Kappa Phi
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Tessa Hansen of Libertyville was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Man pleads not guilty in Waukegan fatal crash
A Wisconsin man charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI for killing one pedestrian and injuring another in a Waukegan traffic accident hours after using heroin pleaded not guilty in Lake County court early Thursday.
Save-A-Pet Open House, 'Dickens of a Holiday' This Weekend
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Here are a couple of events you could check out: Save-A-Pet Open House Save-A-Pet, located at 31664 N. Fairfield Road, Grayslake, will hold its 41st Annual Open House from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 7. The event will feature pictures with Santa, holiday gifts and crafts, a raffle, a bake sale and a pet ... (more)
Libertyville Cares: Woman Raising Money for Philippines
A Libertyville-based GoFundMe campaign is aiming to raise money for the people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Lake County News-Sun
Bad traffic tough to avoid in Libertyville
And so it was that I found myself caught the other day in a truly thick traffic jam that apparently is the current norm for commuters in and around Libertyville, a definition that does not usually include me.
YUMZ Frozen Yogurt Holding Toy Drive
YUMZ Frozen Yogurt is holding a toy drive from Dec. 5-20. According to a press release from the company, customers can drop off new, unwrapped toys at YUMZ locations, including at 163 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.
Libertyville High School students help area charities
Twenty Libertyville High School student council members and teachers spent Wednesday morning forming a human food chain as they moved hundreds of boxes person-to-person from storage areas inside the building to Libertyville Township trucks.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Lake County News-Sun
Police: Body found near Libertyville could be missing woman
Police on Tuesday afternoon found a body near Libertyville that could be the remains of missing Gurnee woman Anne Stroll, 64, according to a statement from the Lake County Sheriff's Office.
The Business Ledger
OSHA cites Aldridge Electric in June death of worker
Business Ledger news services LIBERTYVILLE The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Libertyville-based Aldridge Electric Inc. for one serious safety violation following the June 25 death of a 36-year-old worker who developed heat stroke at a job site in Chicago.