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Police seize 54 pounds of marijuana near Spring GroveA 43-year-old man is facing charges after police seized 54 pounds of marijuana and more than $230,000 in cash from his home in unincorporated Lake County near Spring Grove, authorities said.Last Updated Jul 6, 2015 9:41 PM
Former Geneva doctor seeks different counselUpdated Jul 5, 2015 5:18 PM
A former Geneva doctor accused of a 2012 rape and a sophisticated marijuana grow operation at his home needs a new attorney; a Carpentersville man gets probation for chasing his landlord through a parking lot with an ax.
How the Pledge of Allegiance has changed since 1892Updated Jul 4, 2015 10:13 AM
The Pledge of Allegiance is as much a part of American tradition as July 4th fireworks, parades and barbecues. But did you know the Pledge's wording has changed several times since it was first written by minister Francis Bellamy in 1892?
8 ways to be safe during July, the deadliest monthUpdated Jul 3, 2015 4:16 PM
July is the deadliest month of the year when it comes to preventable deaths. The key part of the statistic is that these are *preventable* deaths. Here are some tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe this month.
Dawn Patrol: Army Trail Road crossing closed; 54 pounds of marijuana seizedUpdated Jul 7, 2015 5:51 AM
Army Trail Road crossing closed in Bloomingdale. Police seize 54 pounds of marijuana in Lake County. Alcohol a factor in Fox River boat crash. To work at TopGolf in Naperville, you must audition. Dozen homes evacuated in Aurora gas leak. Chris Sale doesn't get record but has a good night.
Dawn Patrol: Vintage baseball takes us back; four hurt by illegal fireworks in ElginUpdated Jul 6, 2015 6:23 AM
Vintage baseball takes Barrington back in time. Woman, 3 kids hurt by illegal fireworks in Elgin. Nineteen Suburban Chicago's Got Talent finalists perform. Ribfest draws large crowds over four days. U.S. women win World Cup. Cubs make every hit count. Sox see winning streak snapped.
10 stories you may have missed this weekendPosted Jul 6, 2015 5:00 AM
What you may have missed this weekend: A surprisingly sweet talk between a conservative activist and a liberal columnist. Bloomingdale pilot killed in crash. Volo Auto Museum wants to preserve Confederate Flag on pro golfer's General Lee. Spend a day with a Metra conductor. Man with ALS wants to erase disease as a death sentence. Fireworks go off, with some hitches. Lindy's Landing marks 50 years. Iconic Hoffman Estates bowling alley closes. Ribfest death still under investigation. 'Hugging saint' visits Indian community in suburbs.
Chick-fil-a hosts blood driveUpdated Jul 3, 2015 10:58 AM
Chicago-area Chick-fil-A restaurants will team with Heartland Blood Centers to host blood drives between July 6 and 10.
Dawn Patrol: Who’s getting paid in state shutdown? July 4 festivities beginUpdated Jul 2, 2015 5:55 AM
Who's getting paid in the state government shutdown? Not all lawmakers. Fourth of July parade, festival listings. Kane County strip search questioned. Rain delays construction in the suburbs. Batavia man accused of forcing way into home. Aurora man accused of attempting to join ISIS skips court. The Cubs make it eight in a row over the Mets. Sox beat the Cardinals after rain delays.
- Dawn Patrol: State government shut down, or is it? Saad leaving Hawks
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- Cub Scout Pack 349 of Richmond held its annual Pinewood Derby recently at State Bank of the Lakes in Spring Grove. The Cub Scouts vied for fast times and cool designs for their homemade race cars. While watching the races, scouts enjoyed a dinner of Bacci's pizza with friends and family. Winners from this race will go on to the larger district race in Pecatonica, IL in April. It's never too late to join Cub Scouts!! Pack 349 meets at the Community Church in Richmond on the 3rd Friday of the month. Please contact Contact Dani McCallister at firstname.lastname@example.org Boys in the photo are: from left, Ethan Ford, Marcus Hemmelgarn. Photo credit: Brenda Eichelberg
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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
- Spring Grove resident Art Peterson won an autographed Brandon Saad puck during a LifeSource promotion last month. Peterson was making his 46th blood donation (and is now just two pints away from his six gallon milestone). Every pint donated, LifeSource says, supports up to three lives. LifeSource
- 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
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Kayleigh Troyan ready to kiss and release her bass at the Spring Grove Bass Hatchery. Photo taken Sunday, May 19, 2013. Brittany Clark
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