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Images: The Week in Pictures

Local police officers stand at attention during the Lake County Police Memorial at Lincoln Memorial Plaza in Waukegan.

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Related Topix: Waukegan, IL, Des Plaines, IL, Home Gardening, Home, St. Charles, IL, Wadsworth, IL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Herald

Images: Weekend at the Lake County Fair

"Ice Lady" Pat Wachlin is in her 33rd year delivering ice at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake.

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Related Topix: Grayslake, IL, Beach Park, IL, Ingleside, IL, Lake Bluff, IL, Mundelein, IL

Daily Herald

Suicide prevention fundraiser walk in Waukegan

The second annual "Waukegan Cares Walk for Awareness" 5K event fundraiser for the Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force will be held Saturday, Aug. 9. Check-in time is 10:30 a.m. at the People's Choice Family Fun Center, 2411 Grand Ave., Waukegan.

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Related Topix: Waukegan, IL

Daily Herald

CLC planning for Lakeshore expansion

With expansion of the Lakeshore Campus in Waukegan coming in a few years, the College of Lake County is preparing by boosting academic programming there and conducting an awareness-building campaign.

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Related Topix: Waukegan, IL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Northwest Herald

LITH hires new finance director

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has a new finance director. The Village Board on Thursday hired Rich Hentschel to replace Robert Miller, who resigned from the job in May for personal reasons.

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Related Topix: Lake in the Hills, IL, Urbana, IL, Highland Park, IL

Daily Herald

Weekend picks: Violinist Joshua Bell plays with CSO

Violin virtuoso: Celebrated American violinist Joshua Bell joins with conductor James Conlon and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for a gala fundraising concert featuring music of Mozart, Bruch and Dvorak on Saturday at the Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Highland Park, IL, Grayslake, IL, Algonquin, IL, Aurora, IL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Herald

Fred Fest concert in Port Barrington Aug. 17

Fred Fest, an annual reunion concert of well-known, Barrington-trained musicians, will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Fox River Forest Preserve on Roberts Road in Port Barrington.

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Related Topix: Barrington, IL

Daily Herald

New hoophouses at College of Lake County

Two new hoophouses are now serving as a living laboratories for students in the College of Lake County horticulture and sustainable agriculture programs.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Grayslake, IL

Lincolnshire Review

Lost, abandoned, stray animals have new home in Lake County

As a resident of Mundelein, Timothy Sashko said he can speak with authority about the differences between Lake County's new Animal Care and Control Facility in Libertyville and the old one on Route 83. "When I walked in here today, I said, 'Where's the leaky roof?'" the Lake County Board of Health president said at a ribbon cutting for the new, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Libertyville, IL

Daily Herald

Lake County joining heroin fight with anti-overdose drug

It's time to erase the common stereotype of a heroin abuser as a person lurking stoned in a dark alley with a dirty needle sticking out of an arm, Lake County health care and law enforcement leaders say.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Kids, Mundelein, IL, Waukegan, IL, Round Lake Park, IL

Patch.com

ATV Goes for Noisy 1 a.m. Spin; Vehicle Drives onto Lawn

The following is from the Lake Bluff Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt: Pot possession An officer conducted a traffic stop at Route 41 and Knauz for improper lane usage at 2 a.m. July 13. The driver was arrested for possession of cannabis.

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Related Topix: Lake Bluff, IL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Herald

CLC Lakeshore Campus prepares for future expansion

With expansion of the Lakeshore Campus coming in a few years, the College of Lake County is preparing by expanding academic programming at the Waukegan campus and conducting an awareness-building campaign.

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Related Topix: Waukegan, IL, Grayslake, IL

Lincolnshire Review

Family Friendly: Measner Magic one of many kid attractions at Lake County Fair

John Measner will be performing many of his magical sleights of hand in Measner Magic at the Lake County Fair through July 27. Mosey on down to the Kid Korral & Kidway for family fun at the Lake County Fair, through Sunday, July 27 at Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E. Peterson Road, Grayslake.

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Related Topix: Grayslake, IL, Family, Kids, Libertyville, IL

Daily Herald

"Stories of War" Presentation to Feature Family of Combat Veteran

Daughters of a heroic veteran will be featured in a free presentation on Wednesday, August 13, in another of a series of presentations organized by the Lake-McHenry Veterans and Family Services program affiliated with the Lake County Health Department.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL

Lincolnshire Review

Quinn announces Lake County construction project investments

Governor Pat Quinn today announced capital investments of more than $333,000 for construction projects Lake County.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Illinois, Libertyville, IL, Franklin Park, IL, Zion, IL

Daily Herald

Lake County Fair fan working it for 62nd year

Arvilla "Annie" Petersen fell in love with the Lake County Fair as a 10-year-old when she had the grand champion steer in a 4-H livestock competition.

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Related Topix: Grayslake, IL, Volo, IL, Wauconda, IL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lincolnshire Review

Opening day offers fun inside and outside the Lake County Fair

Round Lake 14-year-old Ashly Frazier found herself walking straight into a cake-decorating demonstration hosted by the professionals from the Lovin' Oven Cakery in Round Lake Beach.

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Related Topix: Round Lake Beach, IL, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert

Daily Herald

Weekend picks: Aerosmith, Slash team up to Let Rock Rule

Rock this way: Rock on when Aerosmith performs its Let Rock Rule tour with Slash tonight at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, 19100 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park.

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Related Topix: Tinley Park, IL, Algonquin, IL, Grayslake, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, Des Plaines, IL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lincolnshire Review

Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships

The Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce recently presented three Ronald J. Jonas Memorial Scholarships.

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Related Topix: Buffalo Grove, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Ohio State University

Patch.com

Lake Bluff Man Arrested for Driving Under Influence of Alcohol and Drugs

The following information is from the Lake Forest Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

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Related Topix: Lake Bluff, IL, Gurnee, IL, Round Lake, IL

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