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Husband says wife suffered from anxiety before she disappeared
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A missing elementary school teacher in Maine wanted emergency medical help to treat her anxiety before she disappeared on Sunday, her husband said. Jay Westra said his wife, Kristin Westra, 47, tol…

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Craft beer store on tap for downtown Grayslake
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A new liquor store is headed to downtown Grayslake after the village board approved giving its owners an economic incentive package worth $21,000. The owners of Beer Bazaar, a craft beer-focused store currently in Hainesville, plan to renovate the building at 107-109 Center St. and open a new location there.

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Child sex offender arrested for entering Woodstock High School
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A 22-year-old child sex offender was arrested for allegedly entering Woodstock High School during the school day on Monday, police said.

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Illinois K-12 High-Speed Internet Connectivity Rises to 96%
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Bandwidth speeds more than double since 2015; Rauner committed to reaching FCC goal of one megabit per second per student  Gov. Bruce Rauner today announced that 96 percent of K-12 school districts in Illinois can access the internet at speeds of 100 kbps per second per student, a substantial improvement from 71 percent just three […]

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New engine for Round Lake Fire Protection District
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The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District has ordered a pumper from Custom Fab & Body with a Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis, a 1,250-gpm pump, and an 800-gallon water tank. Delivery in June 2019.

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Report of shots fired in Round Lake Beach leads to school lockdowns
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A report of shots fired Tuesday afternoon in Round Lake Beach led to the soft lockdown of two nearby schools, authorities said.

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Sheriff: Standoff ensued after man pointed shotgun at deputies in Lake Villa
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A Lake Villa man was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct after allegedly pointing a shotgun at sheriff’s deputies responding to a noise complaint early Tuesday morning. The 911 caller said that he could hear his neighbor’s television playing from across the street. The complainant tried to speak to his neighbor, 58-year-old Frank D. Frano, when […]

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Antioch man charged with sexual battery at Walmart
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An Antioch man has been charged with sexual battery for an incident that took place at a local Walmart, police said Monday. Police said within 12 hours of the photos being posted on social media, they received a tip from a resident and were able to identify the man as Brandon Perez, 21. He was […]

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More than a dozen residents displaced, a cat dead, after Gurnee apartment fire
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No one was injured in an extra alarm fire in Gurnee Monday night that displaced more than a dozen residents of an apartment building and killed a cat.

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Illinois Haunted House Guide 2018
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‘Tis the season to get spooked and scared — and there’s no shortage of haunted attractions in Chicagoland. Here’s a look at some of the spookiest sites to scare up a terrifyingly good time for Halloween 2018.

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Round Lake brings taste of Wisconsin with fish boil, combined with bluegrass concert
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The village of Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center will host a Wisconsin fish boil and fall bluegrass concert on Oct. 20.

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Round Lake Beach Fireside Chat to feature Metra chairman
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Metra board chairman Norman Carlson will be the guest next week when the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center hosts its monthly Fireside Chat.

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Lake Zurich study could lead to village-wide recycling service for businesses
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Before they consider whether to expand recycling services for Lake Zurich businesses, village officials first want to know how much businesses recycle and whether the village can help lower their costs.

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Lake Villa Twp. Teen Charged In Fatal Hit and Run
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A Lake Villa Township teen has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident in connection with a collision that occurred in June in Antioch Township. Abby C. Hansen, 18, of the 37000 block of North Hillside drive in Lake Villa Township, was indicted earlier this month in front of the Lake County […]

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Early Voting Ballots are Ready
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Lake County Clerk Carla N. Wyckoff announced that ballots for the November 6th Election will be available beginning Thursday, September 27 for those choosing to vote early at the Clerk’s office or by mail. In-person early voting at the Clerk’s office is available weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lake County Clerk’s […]

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$10,000 grant will create Hainesville “gathering place”
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Hainesville will receive a $10,000 grant from ComEd and Openlands to convert a deteriorated prairie into a public gathering place, village officials announced this week. The site will serve as a centrally-located area for residents and the public to observe and appreciate native trees, shrubs, grasses and flowers designed to attract butterflies and other pollinators. […]

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