Round Lake Man Wins $25,000 Sweepstakes, Needs Hug

Stephanie Thompson (PERQ Representative), Stephen T. Nosek ($25k Winner)

Stephanie Thompson (PERQ Representative), Stephen T. Nosek ($25k Winner)

Round Lake Resident, Stephen Nosek, recently learned that he won $25,000 from Kunes Country Ford of Antioch through a FATWIN promotion.

Nosek went to Kunes Country Ford of Antioch last week to test drive a car and claim his prize from a mail piece that he received. At the store, he learned that he had only won $2...

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RLA Library’s 2015 Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club Kickoff & Craft Fair

Round Lake Area Public Library

Round Lake Area Public Library

The 2015 Summer Reading Club, Every Hero Has a Story & Read to the Rhythm, begins on June 6 at the Round Lake Area Public Library. The Summer Reading Club is a free opportunity for participants of all ages to read for fun and earn prizes as they complete their reading goals...

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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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