2015 Round Lake Area Memorial Day Ceremony

A little rain didn’t dampen the spirits of those who attended

Memorial Ceremony in Round Lake Beach

Memorial Ceremony in Round Lake Beach

Rain had threatened to ruin this years Round Lake Area Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony with a sudden downpour as the opening ceremony was taking place in Round Lake Park at the American Legion Post on Route 134...

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Former Round Lake Area Queens Competing in the Miss Illinois Pageant

Three past Round Lake Area Queens will be soon be traveling down to Marion, Illinois to compete in the Miss Illinois Scholarship Association state pageant, June 7-14.  The Miss Illinois Scholarship Association is the state level of the Miss America Organziation.
Samantha Pokorny

Samantha Pokorny

Miss Lake County’s Outstanding Teen, Samantha Pokorny (Junior Miss Round Lake Area 2012 & Lake County Community Pag...

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RLB Native Joshua Velasquez Graduates From Universal Technical Institute

Congratulations Joshua, we need more good mechanics!

Joshua Velasquez

Joshua Velasquez

(Lisle, IL) On May 1, 2015, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. the nation’s leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, was proud to announce the graduation of Joshua Velasquez from its automotive program...

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Groot Breaks Ground for Waste Transfer Station

Groot Industries

Groot Industries

After final engineering and other details were finalized over the winter months the proposed site at Route 120 and Porter Drive is being cleared to make way for the Groot Waste Transfer Station. The expected completion date is late this year or early next year...

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Newly Elected Officials Sworn in at RLB Meeting

Round Lake Beach Village Hall

Round Lake Beach Village Hall

With friends and family looking on, two Round Lake Beach Trustees stepped down and two new members took their seats as well as one incumbent who ran for re-election.  Senior Trustee Jerry Mattingly made an emotional speech during the meeting, thanking the Board, Mayor Rich Hill and especially his wife who has supported him all these years. Trustee Tom Smith also ma...

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“Stamp Out Hunger” Drive Helps Stock Avon Food Pantry Shelves

A request went out by Wendy Warden, President and founder of the Avon Community Food Pantry for volunteers to help unload the truck that would be bringing cans and non-perishable food items collected as part of the U.S. Postal Service “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive...

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