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Forest district to return human remains to Native American groupNative American remains that for decades have been part of the Lake County Discovery Museum’s collection soon will be returned to members of a tribe with roots in this area.Last Updated Aug 30, 2016 12:02 PM
Heart tests at Mundelein HighUpdated Aug 28, 2016 5:00 PM
Mundelein High School students who are enrolled in a wellness class or in some fine arts or applied arts classes are eligible for heart tests called EKGs scheduled for Sept. 21.
Constable: A year after Gliniewicz, Fox Lake enduresPosted Aug 28, 2016 7:00 AM
Last year, Fox Lake was preparing for the last hurrah of summer boating and fishing when a police officer shot dead put the Lake County town in the national spotlight. A hero’s funeral, a heartbreaking betrayal and a sickening scandal quickly followed. On the anniversary, the community looks back while moving on.
Safely dispose of drugs at Lake County police departmentsUpdated Aug 26, 2016 4:28 PM
As part of International Overdose Awareness Day, Aug. 31, local police departments are reminding residents there are prescription drug disposal boxes available in their towns.
Antioch residents face marijuana chargesUpdated Aug 26, 2016 1:05 PM
Two Antioch residence have been arrested and charged for growing marijuana plants in their attic, authorities said.
Cops and Crime: Don’t make the new Rosemont public safety officer angryUpdated Aug 26, 2016 9:31 AM
Rosemont has a new public safety officer, and he’s one cop you don’t want to get angry. Here’s how “The Incredible Hulk” Lou Ferrigno joined Rosemont’s public safety department.
Fox Lake pension board delays Gliniewicz hearingsUpdated Aug 25, 2016 5:35 PM
The Fox Lake pension board has agreed to delay pension hearings for the widow of Lt. Joe Gliniewicz until after her criminal case is completed.
Mundelein High to host forum on school’s scheduleUpdated Aug 25, 2016 4:41 PM
Mundelein High School will hold a public forum Wednesday, Aug. 31, to discuss plans to eliminate the school’s unique block schedule.
Lake County Health Department to offer low-cost pet vaccinesUpdated Aug 25, 2016 4:37 PM
The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center’s Animal Care and Control Program is offering a low-cost pet vaccination clinic Saturday, Sept. 10, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Grayslake Police Department, 10 S. Seymour Ave., Grayslake.
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- Hawthorn Woods mom finds healing in helping others
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- Forest preserve employees hauled used Christmas trees to the Baker's Lake heron rookery using all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles. Volunteers from Citizens for Conservation and Friends of Deer Grove East were waiting on the island to trim the trees and stand them upright or lay them flat, providing nesting structures for herons, egrets and cormorants. Approximately 80 ? 100 Christmas trees are recycled in this way every year to freshen the rookery. Steve Halm
- Culver's of Lake Zurich celebrated National Superhero Day on April 28 by honoring our local heroes. Members of the Lake Zurich Police and Fire departments were invited for a meal on the house, while the restaurant's younger guests could dress up as their favorite superheroes and receive a free Kids Meal. Along with them for their visits, police and fire departments brought a firetruck, ambulance and squad car for kids to view. The restaurant also offered games and face painting for children. Here, Daniella and Mason of Barrington pose with Lake Zurich Fireman Chris Hedquist, Hawthorn Woods Police Officer Sarah Canada, Lake Zurich Fireman Spencer Cornell, Lake Zurich Police Officer Pat Stone and Lieutenant Tom Peterson of the Lake Zurich Station 4 Fire Department. Mackenzie Kramer
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- Eight-year-old Noemi Avalos of Barrington has quite an audience during a recent tennis lesson at Midtown Athletic Club in Palatine. Twice a week, Avalos brings a throng of stuffed animals and treats them to a courtside view of her workout with coach Krisztina Anderko. Laughs Noemi's mom, Elizabeth: "At first she just would bring 2-3 animals, but then she told me it was unfair not to bring the others." Dave Silbar/SilbarPR
- Children look for birds as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). The GBBC is an annual event at which bird watchers of all ages count birds to get a real-time snapshot of where birds are all over the world. The local event was hosted by Citizens for Conservation in Barrington. Tom Benjamin
"Local Girl Needs Help"
A little girl in our community needs help with medical expenses. Her name is Isabella Oliver. Please see her story at: www.gofundme.com/Isabellasjourney. "Give, and you will receive...The amount you give will determine the amount you get back." Luke 6:38. Friends of Isabella Oliver
- Citizens for Conservation (CFC) volunteers started off the new year last Saturday by clearing brush from an oak woods owned by CFC. Dedicated volunteers have worked there for 5 years to clear invasive plants from the 6-acre parcel and have made good progress. Restoration has already begun on the site. Donna Bolzman
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- M. Curtis Whittington, a veteran waiting for a heart transplant, drove away in a recycled car Feb. 12 after being nominated by Tim Heiney, a case manager with Lake-McHenry Veterans and Family Services (LMVFS). The car was presented to the Whittington family at the 4th Annual Gifting of a Recycled Ride by CARSTAR Mundelein and their sponsors Esurance, 1-800-Charity Cars, Cottman Transmissions & Total Auto Care, Jack Phelan Dodge, MOPAR, Recycled Rides, Stafford’s, Keystone/LKQ, Atlas Car Wash, NABC, AutoZone, NTB, and St. Vincent de Paul. A reception was held for the gifting where local businesses and restaurants donated food and services. This is the second LMVFS client who has received a car through this annual program. The Lake-McHenry Veterans and Family Services program works through a network of agencies to help military personnel, veterans and their families face challenges, before, during and after their service to this country without eligibility restrictions. LMVFS is also a member of Illinois Joining Forces, an initiative formed to insure community level, military-culture sensitive support and services statewide. LMVFS is located at the Lake County Health Department, 121 E. Grand Avenue in Lake Villa, and has additional offices in Waukegan and McHenry. For more information, call: (847) 377-VET6 (8386). Lake County Health Department
- Spring has sprung at the Prairie Crossing Learning Farm in Grayslake. Seedlings are growing in the greenhouse in preparation for the May 18 Farm Connections Plant Sale. Erin Cummisford
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