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1 hr ago | Daily Herald
Walmart and The Salvation Army host a "Fill the Truck" toy drive in Lake County on Saturday, Dec. 7. Walmart customers can drop off new, unwrapped toys to the truck that will be parked in Walmart parking lots from noon to 7 p.m. Lake County's Fill the Truck toy drive is part of a nationwide effort on weekends through Dec. 15 in 1,600 Walmart ... (more)
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6 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Village Administrator James Keim said he will seek requests for qualifications from consultants to determine the potential source and cost of bringing the valued resource to village taps.
10 hrs ago | Lake County News-Sun
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.
Police located a body Tuesday afternoon while searching the unincorporated Libertyville area for Anne Stroll, 64, who was reported missing Dec. 2. The body, which was found on the 32000 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, has not been identified.
A former Round Lake mayor who also was the College of Lake County's first board chairman is being remembered as a friendly and kind person who cared deeply for the communities he served.
The Farmer's Marketplace grocery store on Center Street was closed by court order, according to documents obtained by Grayslake Patch.
For nearly 40 years, Lake County Chief Judge Fred Foreman said he has been compiling a bucket list to fill starting the day he retires.
A Round Lake Park man involved in a crash Sept. 1 on the Edens Expressway in Highland Park and arrested Oct. 23 by Highland Park Police was indicted on eight counts of aggravated driving under the influence Wednesday by the Lake County Grand Jury.
The winter season is upon us, leaving many Barrington 220 residents busily cleaning up their yards before the first big snowfall.
Three Chicago women and a Chicago man were indicted Wednesday by the Lake County Grand Jury for their role in taking 32 coats from Erehwon in Bannockburn Nov. 15 and fleeing to Highland Park.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Aldridge Electric, a Libertyville electric contractor, for not following federal workplace safety laws after a 36-year-old employee died of heat stroke while working on the Dan Ryan branch of the CTA's Red Line project this past summer, according to the Chicago Tribune.
The competitive 8th CD GOP primary between Aurora resident Manju Goel and Carpentersville's Larry Kaifesh has erupted into a defamation lawsuit.
The Lake County Retired Teachers Association will meet at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Lambs Farm restaurant, at Route 176 and I-94, near Libertyville, the organization said in a news release.
Are you looking for a chance to help others? A campaign is underway to make the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday a day called "GivingTuesday."
Leo Marin, 27, of Waukegan was arrested Tuesday and charged with driving under the influence, open transportation of alcohol, uninsured motor vehicle and improper lane usage after being stopped by police in the 2600 block of Skokie Valley Road, according to Highland Park Police reports .
Do I want to pay $3.45 instead of 95 cents to travel from Arlington Heights to Libertyville 12 minutes faster? How about $2.95 rather than 95 cents to shave seven minutes off my commute? Knitters, rejoice.