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  • Lake Among ‘Healthier Counties’ in Illinois According to County Health Rankings ReportMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    A public health report card that grades the health of America’s counties has ranked Lake County among the healthier counties in Illinois. The report card, developed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, ranked Lake County thirteenth out of 102 counties in Illinois.

     
  • Steve Lundy/slundy@dailyherald.com Antioch Fire Department and Rescue Squad at 835 Holbeck Drive in Antioch.

    Editorial: Lessons in agency’s bid to regain trustMar 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Antioch Rescue Squad's uncertain future should be a lesson to any group -- government and otherwise -- that loses sight of the right way to conduct itself in the community and breaches the public's trust.

     
  • CLC offers information sessions on business fieldsMar 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    Information sessions on how to prepare for a variety of business careers will be offered by the College of Lake County this spring and summer.

     
  • Health insurance enrollment help in Lake CountyMar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    With the March 31 deadline for uninsured residents to enroll in Marketplace health insurance plans approaching, Enroll Lake County! is extending hours at several enrollment locations.

     
  • Antioch Fire Department and Rescue Squad at 835 Holbeck Drive in Antioch.

    Proposal for new Antioch-area fire and rescue operation, tax levy to fund itMar 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    Antioch-area officials say they will streamline the area's emergency services by creating a new unified fire and rescue operation, and ask residents to help fund it. The proposal could be launched within two months. “The methodology that is used here (now) is just unsustainable,” Antioch Fire Chief John Nixon said.

     
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  • Dinner and a live auction are part of Woodlands Academy’s annual fundraiser, Congé. This year’s event takes place Saturday, April 26, at the Glen View Club in Golf, Ill. Online bids for some auction items can be made at www.bidpal.net/Conge from April 7-13 and again from April 23-26.

    Woodlands Academy’s Congé: Fundraising for Financial AidMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Online bidding in April for silent auction items such as four VIP tickets to a Los Angeles taping of Conan O’Brien’s TBS TV show is just one way of participating in the 41st annual Congé fundraiser, Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart’s largest campaign to support ongoing academic and student financial aid programs.

     
  • How video games might actually help kids lose weightMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kids these days are often living a more sedentary lifestyle which has contributed to increasing obesity.

     
  • John Nixon

    Antioch Rescue Squad dropped as ambulance provider in Antioch TownshipMar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Antioch Rescue Squad faces an uncertain future after the First Fire Protection District of Antioch announced it will not renew its emergency management service contract with the volunteer organization in May, cutting ties with the squad after 75 years.

     
  • Lake County trial delayed:Mar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    The trial of an Antioch husband and wife accused of selling "Molly" was postponed until June.

     
  • Jeremy A. Betancourt

    Plea deal offered to Antioch teen in Gurnee street racing crashMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    A plea agreement has been offered in the case involving an Antioch-area teen charged with killing a friend during an illegal street race in Gurnee last June. The defense attorney for Jeremy Betancourt, 18, met behind closed doors Tuesday with Lake County Judge Victoria Rossetti and prosecutors to try to resolve the case before it goes to trial March 31.

     
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  • Get Out the Vote! Notice of Voter Education EventMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lake County Center for Independent Living will host Lake County Clerk Willard Helander for a demonstration of voting equipment and discussion of voting for people with disabilities.

     
  • Severe weather spotter class in Lake CountyMar 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    The emergency management agencies in Antioch and Lake County are hosting a National Weather Service severe weather spotter class, Wednesday, March 19, at the Antioch High School Auditorium, 1133 Main St.

     
  • We need candidate who’ll fix SpringfieldMar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    An Antioch letter to the editor: The state is a mess, yet I don’t understand why people don’t want to shake things up.

     
  • Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran, left, dashes through the aisles of Piggly Wiggly in Antioch with Lake County sheriff’s Sgt. Sara Balmes in a race to collect food for local pantries.

    Groceries fly off shelves as top cops compete to help food pantriesMar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran and Undersheriff Ray Rose grabbed $2,321 and change in groceries from the aisles at the Piggly Wiggly in Antioch on Thursday to benefit local food pantries. “I’m tired, I was running out of breath, but in my heart, I’m glad we could help. It’s a good cause. It was fun,” said Rose, who fell $161.38 short of Curran.

     
  • The Antioch Theatre marquee lights the town every night. Lindsey Nemcek

    Saving Antioch’s “heart beat”Mar 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    The historical Antioch Theatre is on the verge of closing it's doors unless final fundraising is done to help finance the $700,000 it costs to keep it open.

     
  • Term limits needed for lawmakersMar 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    A letter to the editor: I am not necessarily a supporter of Bruce Rauner as he seeks the Governor's position in Illinois for 2014. I do, however, endorse strongly his recommendation to limit terms in the Illinois legislature.

     
  • Open Arms Mission seeks donations:Mar 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Open Arms Mission Food Pantry is seeking donations to cover the cost of Easter dinner for low-income families.

     
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