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Teen held in Round Lake Park armed robbery
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A 17-year-old is in custody in connection with an armed robbery Sunday evening in Round Lake Park, police said. Authorities were called to the 300 Block of Elder Drive at about 7 p.m. after the teen and another individual allegedly entered a garage and held a person at knifepoint. The two took a cell phone […]

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New leak suggests that Apple’s entry-level phone will be called the iPhone XC
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Apple’s ‘Gather Round’ event is coming up this week, in which we’re expecting to see what the company has in store for its products this fall. Among the reveals we’re expecting to see are three new iPhones: an updated version of the iPhone X, a larger version, and a cheaper, 6.1-inch LCD version, which a […]

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The Chapel in McHenry to open doors for 24/7 PADs site
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Pioneer Center, the city of McHenry and a McHenry church are coordinating efforts to expand services for the county’s homeless population. The McHenry Planning and Zoning Commission is expected to consider a plan for a 24/7 emergency shelter and service center at The Chapel’s property, 1809 Route 31, at its Sept. 19 meeting. The proposed […]

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Libertyville hometown brothers opening new Greek restaurant
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Chrissoulas restaurant featuring Greek cuisine, which was the dream of two hometown brothers, is expected to open in early October at School Street and Milwaukee Avenue in downtown Libertyville. The spot was last occupied by Salerno’s Ristorante & Pizzeria. “That’s why we went to (culinary) school together. This ultimately was the end game,” explained Nick Dimitriou, who […]

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Round Lake Park man revived from heroin, alcohol overdose
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A Round Lake Park police officer saved an unresponsive 45-year-old man from overdosing on heroin and alcohol Saturday afternoon in the northern suburb. About 4:25 p.m., the officer responded to the 500 block of Grandview Drive after learning the man wasn’t breathing, according to Round Lake Park police. After the officer determined the man had […]

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Ballot questions that Lake County voters will face
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Nineteen referendums will appear on Lake County ballots this fall, asking voters about school construction projects, water system improvements and many other issues. Most are for specific school districts or municipalities, so no voters will see all 19 questions. Many will see two or more. Here’s a look at some of the issues that readers […]

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Wauconda cracking down on vaping
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Weeks after shelving a proposal to increase the minimum age for buying cigarettes in town, Wauconda trustees are cracking down on people who use vaping devices. The village board on Tuesday amended local regulations to forbid selling “vapor cigarettes or vapor cigarette cartridges” to anyone 17 or younger. The rule already applied to tobacco accessories, […]

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Amtrak’s Hiawatha Expansion has been put on hold indefinitely
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Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn said his department was sensitive to the concerns of stakeholders along the tracks between Chicago and Milwaukee. In his Sept. 6 letter to Lansing, he said IDOT was committed to safe and efficient travel options while also responding to concerns of affected communities. He said he would continue to work […]

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VFW announces drawdown date for multi-million dollar raffle game
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McHenry VFW Post 4600 has announced a drawdown date for the multimillion Queen of Hearts Raffle. The club will host its usual weekly Queen of Hearts raffle 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11. If no one wins, a drawdown will occur the following week, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, according to the VFW. A drawdown means […]

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Grayslake Library Hosts Kids’ Costume Swap Event
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Just in time for Halloween, the local library district will host its Kids’ Halloween Costume Swap-O-Rama event on Sept. 29. Want to shop the Swap-O-Rama but don’t have a costume to donate? Non-ticket holders may shop between 12 and 1 p.m. on Sept. 29. Entrance and costume selection is on a first come, first serve […]

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Amnesty Week for all collection fees and accrued interest: Sept. 24-28
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The Lake County Circuit Clerk’s Office, in coordination with the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office, has announced the Lake County Amnesty Week will begin Sept. 24 and run through Sept. 28. During the weeklong period, all collection fees and accrued interest will be waived on any past due fines owed in criminal and traffic matters […]

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Meet the 2018 Ingleside and Fox Lake Queens
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The Miss Ingleside and Fox Lake Pageant announced its 2018 queens. Ingleside winners were Desiree Frank, Miss Ingleside; Audrey Mazur, Teen Miss Ingleside; Dakota Cleaver, Junior Miss Ingleside; and Gera Buchanan, Little Miss Ingleside. Fox Lake winners were Haylee Myers, Miss Fox Lake; Savannah Dickson, Teen Miss Fox Lake; Desiree Dickson, Junior Miss Fox Lake; […]

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Hainesville’s Prairieview School to flip switch on new solar panels Saturday
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The newly installed solar panels on the grounds of Prairieview School in Hainesville are set to be connected to the school and the power grid Saturday morning, signaling the start of the solar era for Grayslake Elementary District 46. John Herrin, the district’s chief school business official, said at around 6 a.m. Saturday the power […]

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Great Lakes Credit Union donates supplies to local schools
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 Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU) delivered much-needed school supplies to local elementary and middle schools.  Staff gathered lists and off they went shopping.  Deliveries were made August 28 – 30 to schools throughout the Chicagoland area – just in time for back to school! Schools receiving the school supplies included: Hillcrest Elementary, Antioch; Richard Bernotas […]

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