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  1. Bob Schillerstrom among four new Rauner appointees to Tollway AuthorityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Former DuPage County Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom is among four new members appointed Friday by Gov. Bruce Rauner to the Illinois State Tollway Authority. The governor also appointed Elk Grove Village Mayor Craig Johnson, Lake County Board member Nick Sauer and Joseph Gomez, senior vice president of Byline Bank, to four-year terms on the board.

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  2. Three from suburbs appointed to tollway boardRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    Four suburban men, including Elk Grove Village Mayor Craig Johnson, Lake County Board member Nick Sauer and former DuPage County Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom, were appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner to seats on the Illinois tollway board. They will replace tollway directors whose terms expired May 1: Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner, Chicago Heights Mayor David Gonzalez, banker Mark Peterson of Lincolnshire, DuPage County Forest Preserve Commissioner Jeffrey Redick and Shorewood businessman Terrence D'Arcy.

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  3. CLC hosts Memorial Day ceremonyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    Community leaders, citizens, veterans and families of those serving in the armed forces were in attendance Friday as College of Lake County hosted its eighth annual Memorial Day Ceremony and Service at the Willow Lakes Memorial in Grayslake. Chris Miller, Naval Station Great Lakes USO of Illinois director, told the crowd Memorial Day is the opportunity for Americans to come together and pay tribute to those who fought and died defending our country and our freedom.

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  4. Townhouses going up near Buffalo Grove train stationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    ... on, even though it falls short of the two-acre requirement. Walsh said the property would count as two acres in Lake County. However, a portion is being donated to the village. Walsh was also asking for a height variance from the limit of 35 feet to ...

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  5. Rauner names four to Tollway boardRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday announced the appointment of four people, including former DuPage County Chairman Robert Schillerstrom, to the Illinois Tollway board. Also named were Craig Johnson, the mayor of Elk Grove Village; banker Joseph Gomez of Northfield; and Nick Sauer, a member of the Lake County Board and Forest Preserve District.

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  6. State rep to host open housesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Grayslake Democratic state Rep. Sam Yingling will host two town hall meetings on Fridays in June. The first forum will be June 12, at the Lake County Housing Authority's Grayslake facility, 33928 N. Route 45. The second will be June 19, at the housing authority's community facility, 730 Golfview Drive, Round Lake Beach.

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  7. Native plant saleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Conserve Lake County's hosts the final weekend of its native plant sale at 32492 N. Almond Road, Grayslake, on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There still is a good supply of trees, shrubs, ferns, sedges, mulch and compost and a limited supply of forbs. New plants include Short's aster and brown-eyed Susan.

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  8. Mundelein resident receives Distinguished Service AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... activities in support of Latino Heritage Month each year, serves as an assistant at FAFSA workshops throughout Lake County, participates in the Mustang DOORS Program, serves as a speaker and translator at community meetings informing the public ...

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  9. State. Rep. Jack Franks' consolidation bill still stuck in committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    State Sen. Pam Althoff said she cannot move a contentious government consolidation bill out of committee because she no longer has control of it – an assertion that the bill's angry House sponsor rejects. House Bill 229 , which would give the McHenry and Lake county boards the same power to consolidate some units of government that DuPage County has, is stuck in the Senate Executive Committee.

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  10. Only Child Brewing Co. moving to Gurnee business park, latest on craft beer sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Only Child Brewing Co. will become the latest entry in Lake County's craft beer scene.

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  11. Two Lake County men plead guilty to charges in Gurnee-area home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Two of five men accused of breaking into an occupied Gurnee-area house pleaded guilty to robbery and weapons charges Friday in Lake County court. Eduardo Solis-Marcelo, 26, of Waukegan, pleaded guilty to unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and was sentenced to four years in prison, Assistant State's Attorney Rod Drobinski said.

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  12. Once endangered, bald eagles find nesting place in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    The wildlife soap opera began in 2007 when two nesting bald eagles were discovered in the midst of a colony of nesting herons and egrets on Ackerman Island near Grass Lake in Lake County. The pair of eagles "usurped a great blue heron nest within the rookery," said Brad Semel, natural heritage biologist with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

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  13. Developer promises unique workplace on ex-Motorola campus in LibertyvilleRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Aside from the new sign, there isn't much evidence of activity at the vast, empty space that once housed Motorola Mobility on Route 45 south of Winchester Road in Libertyville. But as the name suggests, Innovation Park Lake County is intended as the place for forward-thinking companies.

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  14. New trial date set for Illinois man in girlfriend's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    There is a new date set for the first-degree murder trial of a northeastern Illinois man accused of shooting his girlfriend in the face at a bar as her 9-year-old daughter looked on. The Lake County News-Sun reports the trial of 23-year-old Roberto Romero is now scheduled for July 13. The Waukegan man's trial had been set for May 4. But the parties said they needed more time.

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  15. With fervor, Garza's in at Round LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... for the high school team, play college ball, and serve as an assistant coach on a pair of winning programs in Lake County. At 36, 19 years after graduating from Round Lake, he's taking over the football team at his alma mater. The position became ...

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  16. Couple Beaten in Encounter with Urinating Men After White Sox Game Sue the TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... ... for an extended period of time," the lawsuit states, and security did not come to their aid. The men, from Lake County, IL, were later arrested and face charges. They are named in the suit, as well as the White Sox and the Illinois Sports ...

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  17. College of Lake County's proposed budget on display in GrayslakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    College of Lake County's proposed $102.8 million operating budget for Fiscal Year 2016 is on public display in the finance department, Room A107, at the Grayslake campus. CLC trustees will hold a public hearing on the budget at 6 p.m. June 23 in Room A206, and they will vote on the FY 2016 budget after the hearing.

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  18. DUI Checkpoints Produce Meager Results in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... , and specifically, the controversial DUI checkpoints, produce very meager results. In particular, agencies in Lake County "staged hundreds of checkpoints, spent millions and have caughta almost no one," according to the article. Waukegan police, ...

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  19. Trial for Ex-Bulls Player Accused of Groping Masseuse to Start Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    A Lake County judge said the trial for a former Bulls playe r and coach will get underway next week, the Daily Herald reports. Eric "Rick" Brunson is charged with aggravated battery, domestic battery, criminal sexual abuse and criminal sexual assault for allegations he assaulted a massage therapist at the Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills in April 2014, according to the newspaper.

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  20. Sex assault trial for ex-Bull Brunson will begin next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    A former Chicago Bulls player and coach accused of trying to sexually assault a massage therapist will be in court Wednesday to set a trial date. Lake County Judge James Booras said he will start the trial against Eric "Rick" Brunson sometime next week after he takes care of any other trials on the court calendar, defense attorney Stephen Simonian said.

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