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  1. Young farm hands sought in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The Prairie Farm Corps is looking for area high school students to grow, cook, promote and market healthy food raised on the Prairie Crossing Farm, 32400 N, Harris Road, Grayslake. Youths ages 15 to 18 who are interested in the development program must be willing to work outdoors in all conditions, have reliable transportation and be available for an interview.

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  2. Decades after 'Jumbo Janet,' 63-year-old drops 170 poundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... think they ever saw. They called me Jumbo Janet. I have been a big girl all my life." The daughter of former Lake County radio host Verne Buland and his wife, Dorothy, she remembers wanting to join all the other girls in ballet class, only to have ...

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  3. Round Lake chaplain lauded for ministering to policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... he knows how police think and feel because he has been to countless crime scenes and other tragic situations in Lake County and elsewhere. He's been on call to comfort families in pain and the cops who respond. The YGS Group provides digital and ...

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  4. Our series so far at dailyherald.com/moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... the rising suburban heroin death toll. Part 3 Round Lake Park Police Chief George Filenko is leading efforts in Lake County to equip police with an antidote to overdoses. Part 4 DuPage Metropolitan Enforcement Group Agent Denny King supervises ...

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  5. Body found after fire in home near BarringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Northwest Herald

    BARRINGTON – Authorities are investigating the cause of a house fire near Barrington after a body believed to be the homeowner was found inside. The Lake County Sheriff's Office responded to the 21000 block of North 21st Street in unincorporated Lake County near Barrington for a structure fire at 1:15 a.m. Saturday.

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  6. Authorities say 1 dead in suburban Chicago house fireRead the original story

    Saturday | WAND-TV Decatur

    Lake County sheriff's police released a Saturday statement saying a neighbor called to report the fire around 1:15 a.m. in unincorporated Barrington.

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  7. Woman Found Dead In Burning Barrington HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBS Local

    ... about 1:15 a.m. to the fire at a home in the 21000 block of North 21st Street, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff's office. According to the sheriff's office, the body was found in an upstairs bedroom and is believed to be the ...

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  8. Body Found Following Fire at Home in Unincorporated BarringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Patch.com

    Authorities were called to the fire located in the 21000 block of North 21st Street in unincorporated Barrington at about 1:15 a.m. on Saturday for a reported structure fire, according to a Lake County Sheriff's Office press release. When police arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames.

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  9. Questions about AKHAN surface in complaintRead the original story

    Saturday | Daily Herald

    ... l document filed Dec. 8. The incentives to bring AKHAN to Gurnee include a maximum of $530,000 in sales tax from Lake County and $1.5 million in sales receipts from the village over five years.

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  10. One dead in Barrington area fire Posted Jan 24, 2015 8:02 AMOne...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Herald

    One person has died in a house fire that occurred overnight in unincorporated Barrington, Lake County sheriff's police said in a news release. The sheriff's office was called at 1:15 a.m. today to 21000 block of North 21st Street in unincorporated Barrington for a reported structure fire.

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  11. Lake Villa woman accused of stealing from service agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Herald

    A Lake Villa woman has been charged with taking money from a nonprofit organization that employed her as its financial coordinator. Lake County sheriff's detectives arrested Karrol L. Williams, 45, of the 37000 block of North Columbus Drive on Friday.

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  12. Police: Woman stole $36K from charitable organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Sun-Times

    A Lake Villa woman was charged Friday with stealing more than $36,000 from the not-for-profit organization she worked for. Karrol L. Williams, 45, was a financial coordinator for Community Youth Network based in north suburban Grayslake, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff's office.

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  13. Teen pleads not guilty in distracted driving caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    A 17-year-old Winthrop Harbor girl, described by her attorney as an athlete, musician and "good girl," faces the tragic consequences of texting and driving, Lake County prosecutors said. Justine Kerscher pleaded not guilty in Lake County court Thursday to one count of aggravated use of an electronic device that resulted in death.

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  14. Gages Lake man charged with reproducing child pornographyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A north suburban man is facing child pornography charges after authorities searched his home Thursday and found thousands of illicit images and videos. Jason G. Rygiel, 29, was arrested after the Lake County Cybercrimes Unit executed a search warrant at his home in the 18000 block of West Grand Drive in Gages Lake, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff's office.

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  15. Gages Lake Man Reproduced Videos of Child Porn: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Patch.com

    ... home Thursday. He is charged with five counts of reproducing child pornography, a Class X felony, according to a Lake County Sheriff's Office press release. Police seized multiple electronic devices capable of storing electronic media during ...

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  16. Dawn Patrol: COD president's $762,000 deal; Danica Patrick in LombardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Daily Herald

    ... form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. A former Lake County middle school teacher appeared in a Waukegan courtroom yesterday where a judge ordered him held without bail after pleading ...

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  17. Stevenson gets a humbling national-level reminderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Herald

    ... their chests a bit, knowing that all the hard work over the years has paid off." It's possible that his days as Lake County's all-time leading scorer in boys basketball could be numbered. And the ink on his name in the record books is barely dry. He ...

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  18. Neighborhood profile: Washington Village, GrayslakeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Daily Herald

    ... home," Klarck said. "She was close to us, but she had her own little world, which she loved." The College of Lake County is adjacent to the neighborhood. People also like that Washington Village is a small neighborhood with one way in and out. And ...

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  19. Bond revoked for ex-teacher in sex assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Herald

    A former Lake County teacher was ordered held without bond after he pleaded not guilty to charges he had sex with two former students, one of whom was videotaped while being sexually assaulted inside a Gavin South Middle School classroom. Judge Daniel Shanes revoked bail for Michael Vucic, 41, after the judge determined Vucic is a flight risk with the financial resources available to potentially post bail and not return to court for trial.

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  20. Iowa man pleads not guilty in Volo road rage stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Herald

    ... and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Schultz was released from Lake County jail after posting the required 10 percent of his $25,000 bail, authorities said. He was arrested on a warrant by police in ...

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