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Round Lake Beach cultural center Fireside Chat Oct. 11
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Facebook Twitter Comments 0 Print The Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center will host a Fireside Chat with Metra officials on Thursday, Oct. 11. The event will start at 6 p.m. and feature Round Lake Beach Mayor Rich Hill, ​Metra Board Chairman Norman Carlson and Metra CEO James M. Derwinski. The cultural and civic […]

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3 years after it opened, final payment closes book on Rollins Gateway project
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Three years ago, a major traffic snag in north central Lake County was untangled with the opening of the Rollins Gateway project in Round Lake Beach. But it wasn’t until recently the most expensive and complicated road project undertaken by the Lake County Division of Transportation was considered complete. That happened Sept. 11 when the […]

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Vernon Hills man killed after pointing air rifle at officer
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A Vernon Hills man who was fatally shot by police last week pointed an air rifle at the responding officer and wouldn’t obey orders to stand down, according to a Thursday news release from the Lake County Major Crime Task Force. The Vernon Hills officer was responding to a domestic call at 1:40 a.m. Sept. […]

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Island Lake woman convicted of stealing $50K from employer
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An Island Lake woman faces possible prison time for stealing $50,000 from her employer, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office. After deliberating for more than two hours, a Kane County jury convicted 33-year-old Erin J. Noffs of theft Thursday, the release stated. Kane County Assistant State’s Attorneys Kelli Schmidt […]

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Beijing Outraged and Russia warn U.S. of “consequences” for sanctions
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China said Friday it was “outraged” over U.S. economic sanctions against a Chinese military agency and its director over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment. China’s foreign ministry demanded the U.S. cancel the measure, as Moscow also lambasted the sanctions and warned that the Trump administration was “playing with fire.” Foreign […]

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Florence evacuees return as others brace for more flooding
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A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destruction. With the crisis slowly moving to South Carolina, emergency managers on Friday ordered about 500 people to flee homes along the Lynches River. […]

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Rauner and Pritzker first TV debate of bitter governor’s race
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Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker met for their first televised debate Thursday evening. The exchange underscored bad blood between Rauner and McCann that was exacerbated when the governor backed a failed primary challenger to the state senator’s 2016 re-election. It also gave McCann, whose candidacy is being funded largely by the […]

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Thousands of WordPress sites infected with malicious code
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Some of the traffic patterns seen during the redirection process match the patterns of a well-known traffic distribution system used by several malware distribution campaigns. Segura also said that some of tech support scams that users are landing on are using the “evil cursor” Chrome bug to prevent users from closing the malicious site’s tab, […]

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Gurnee could be home to new cellphone, warfare material manufactured by AKHAN Semiconductors
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AKHAN Semiconductors, a high-tech manufacturer based in the village, debuted its new clean room to investors, local leaders and the news media Wednesday morning. The facility will produce the company’s patented material, Miraj Diamond, designed to make glass stronger, harder and better able to dissipate heat. The company plans to debut Miraj Diamond next year […]

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Halloween Party!
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Please join us for St. Joseph School’s annual Halloween Party! Friday, October 26 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Haunted House, Haunted Hay Ride, Games, Costume Contest, Food, Music, and Prizes! All are welcome!

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St. Joseph School’s 36th Annual Craft Fair
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Join us for St. Joseph’s 36th Annual Craft Fair on Sunday, December 2 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. If you would like to be a vendor, please email [email protected] for more information.

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Lightning strikes Round Lake Heights students waiting at bus stop
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This morning at 7:15, three students standing at a bus stop waiting for their bus were struck by lightning. All three students were transported to Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. Their condition is not known at this time but it was reported to be non-life threatening injuries. Ambulances from Round Lake Fire, Lake Villa Fire […]

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5,500 hogs and 3.4 million poultry drowned in Florence flooding
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About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to state officials. The N.C. Department of Agriculture issued the livestock mortality totals Tuesday, as major flooding is continuing after […]

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A doctor who was on a reality-TV show and his girlfriend have been charged with rape, sexual assault
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Grant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley attacked two women they met in 2016, using drugs and alcohol to stop them from resisting, prosecutors in California said. The pair has been charged with rape by use of drugs, oral copulation by anesthesia or controlled substance, and other crimes. The DA said the couple likely used their “good looks […]

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