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Lake County News-Sun
County road salt costs nearly doubled this winter
With snow in the forecast for Wednesday and no guarantee that a normal spring will kick in beyond that, the odds are in favor of public-works crews with the Lake County Division of Transportation exceeding 100 plow operations for the extended winter of 2013-14.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Wrong-Way Driver Dies After Causing Five-Vehicle Crash
The crash happened about 12:15 p.m., when a 51-year-old man from Palatine was driving northwest in the southeast-bound lanes of Rand Road between Thomas and Dryden avenues, according to a statement from Arlington Heights police.
Monday, March 10th Stories
Kukec People features Angie De Christopher, the only woman carpenter on the work crew at Glendale Heights-based Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Peterson Road corridor viewed as key to growth in central Lake County
The intersection of Route 83 and Peterson Road is an expected to be widened this construction season to accommodate two left-turn lanes, two through lanes and a right-turn lane in all four directions.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Lake County Sheriff deputy injured in crash with garbage truck
A Lake County Sheriff deputy was injured in a crash with a garbage truck on Wadsworth Road early Thursday morning, authorities said.
Proposed community center plans in Libertyvile heats up
Claims of misinformation, confusion and deception regarding a proposal to save the former Libertyville High School, known as the Brainerd building, are swirling as campaigns on both sides intensify.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Two Traffic Stops Lead to Drug Arrests
Traffic stops lead to drug arrests At 11:50 p.m., on Feb. 25, a vehicle driven by Dane M. Jensen, 24, of Beach Park, was stopped on Milwaukee Avenue near Hurlburt Court for a non-functioning rear registration light.
Dog adoption event:
Our House of Hope K-9 Rescue hosts a pet adoption event from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 8, in the Dog Lounge Day Care and Spa at Pets General Store in Country Court Shopping Center, 432 Peterson Road, Libertyville.
Grayslake isn't counting chickens in yards yet
Grayslake village board members agreed Tuesday that more research is needed before they endorse a proposal that would allow backyard hens.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Local Dry Cleaners Helps Girls Experience Prom in Style
The next time you drop off your stained shirts and worn sweaters at the dry cleaners, you can also do something much less mundane: help a Chicago Public School student get decked out to enjoy prom.
Man Drives Into Tree, Arrested for DUI
A witness saw Mark R. Logemann, 40, of Libertyville, drive into a tree at a high rate of speed on Florsheim Drive near Artaius Parkway at 9:40 p.m. Feb. 28, according to Libertyville police.
Lake County News-Sun
Early voting for primaries runs through March 15
The 2014 election season began in earnest on Monday, with the start of early voting for the March 18 primaries.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Retired teachers meet:
The Lake County Retired Teachers Association will meet at noon on Tuesday, March 11, at Lambs Farm restaurant at Route 176 and I-94, near Libertyville.
How Should Libertyville Residents Vote on the Brainerd Question?
Libertyville residents, you have two more weeks to decide how you feel about the proposal to renovate the historic Brainerd building.
Libertyville prepares for busy year of road repairs
You may be more concerned with navigating snowy roads during this never-ending winter, but Libertyville is ready for the spring construction season.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Police Blotter: Dispute Leads To Pot Arrest, Possession of Alcohol by a Minor
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21 Dispute Interrupted Highland Park Police responded to a dispute near the intersection of Sheridan Road and Melba Lane around 8:12 p.m. February 21. Jonathan Matsuda, 29, of the 2800 block of Summit Avenue ticketed for possession of cannabis .
Parking talk planned
The Cook Memorial Public Library District board's building and grounds committee will meet Monday to discuss a possible expansion of the parking lot at the Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Man Brings Tiger to a Bar, Police Chase Suspect on Snowplow
By Emily Stone and David MacLean The owner of the Big Run Wolf Ranch in Lockport, was charged with reckless conduct and possession of a dangerous animal after prosecutors say he "brought a tiger restrained only by a leash and unmuzzled into a bar open to the public with patrons inside."
Woman Charged with Vandalizing Lake Co. Religious Buildings
A 22-year-old woman from Gurnee was charged Friday with vandalism and criminal defacement after prosecutors say she went on a six-day spree of spraying graffiti and otherwise damaging 10 religious buildings around Lake County, including one in Libertyville, according to an article in the Daily Herald.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Brainerd center will continue to drain coffers
The Brainerd Community Center, Inc. has tried to sell rebuilding the Brainerd Building at $15 million in taxpayer expense as Libertyville's version of the Gorton Center in Lake Forest.