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  • Fremont Township CERT classes Jan 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    Fremont Township's Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, is seeking volunteers and is hosting training classes in February and March.

     
  • Dist. 76 considers holiday class Jan 20, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Diamond Lake District 76 school board will hold a hearing at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 to take testimony from educators and parents regarding the proposal to hold classes on Lincoln’s Birthday (Feb. 12) and Casimir Pulaski’s birthday (March 4).

     
  • Fremont Township CERT training Jan 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    Fremont Township’s Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, is seeking volunteers and is hosting training classes in February and March.

     
  • Dial-a-Ride bus service expands in Wauconda, Fremont townshipsJan 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    Dial-a-ride bus service has been expanded in Wauconda and Fremont townships. Wauconda and Fremont joined four northern townships that began offering similar service about three years ago in what is known as the Northwest Demonsration Project. Limited service in the two townships began last fall but the number of specific stops and opportunity for connections increased this month.

     
  • The Soapbox Jan 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    Daily Herald editors take the news of the week and offer up their quick-hit opinions in The Soapbox.

     
  • Frank Beelow

    Fremont Township’s Frank Beelow had a passion for farmingJan 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    Frank G. Beelow, the executive director of the Lake County Fair, is being remembered as a sweet, funny man with a passion for farming. Beelow, 78, a lifelong Fremont Township resident, died Monday.

     
  • Water availability topic of Mundelein meeting Dec 30, 2012 12:00 AM
    An overview of current and future water availability will be the topic from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Jan. 8 at the monthly meeting of the Lake-to-Prairie Chapter of Wild Ones and the Fremont Public Library, 1170 North Midlothian Road, Mundelein.

     
  •  Fremont Township Supervisor Pete Tekampe looks over tomatoes in the township’s garden. Tekampe won’t seek re-election in 2013.

    Diana O’Kelly, Glenn Garamoni to seek Fremont Township’s top post Dec 27, 2012 12:00 AM
    The race for Fremont Township supervisor will pit a veteran politician from the Mundelein area against a relative electoral newcomer. Diana O'Kelly, a Lake County Board member since 1994, is looking to lead the township government. So is Glenn Garamoni, a local business owner.

     
  • Wind turbines operate at FPL Energy’s Stateline Wind Project near Wallula Junction, Wash.

    Energy comes in a variety of scientific forms Dec 4, 2012 12:00 AM
    "If energy can't be created or destroyed, how do we know it exists? "asked a student in Katherine Crawford's fifth-grade class at West Oak Middle school in Mundelein. Find out the answer with a little science lesson about how the many forms of energy actually work.

     
  • Dial-a-Ride service expanded Nov 21, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Lake County Coordinated Transportation Services Committee's Northwest Demonstration Project began in January 2010 to provide curb-to-curb dial-a-ride transportation service in the northwest townships of Lake County has been expanded to the townships of Fremont and Wauconda.

     
  • Mundelein coat and cleat drive Nov 19, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Mundelein Soccer Club has started its annual Winter Coat and Cleat collection drive in conjunction with Carl Sandburg Middle School and the Round Lake Area Park District.

     
  • Diamond Lake District 76 considers increase in property tax levy Nov 5, 2012 12:00 AM
    Diamond Lake District 76 is considering an increase in the property tax levy that would return taxes to the 2008 level. The operating tax rate has been frozen the past four years, a result of a voter-approved tax rate referendum that allowed the district to refinance its debt. The levy being considered would net about $1 million more in property taxes than last year, an increase of about 9 percent.

     
  • Food pantry needs donations Oct 15, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Fremont Township food pantry is accepting donations of non-perishable food items, paper products, personal products, cleaning supplies, diapers and wipes and cash.

     
  •  Visitors to The Field Museum’s Grainger Hall of Gems can marvel at this diamond and platinum necklace, circa 1914.

    Gold holds higher value than diamonds Oct 10, 2012 12:00 AM
    Students in Katherine Crawford’s fifth-grade class at Mundelein’s West Oak Middle School asked, “What's worth more, diamonds or gold?” Due to gold's standard and measurable value, experts say it is definitely worth more than diamonds, which have too many variables.

     
  •  This Aug. 26, 2003, image made available by NASA shows Mars photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope on the planet’s closest approach to Earth in 60,000 years.

    Living on Mars would take a lot of problem solving Sep 25, 2012 12:00 AM
    Students in Katherine Crawford's fifth-grade class at West Oak Middle School in Mundelein wanted to know, "Could people ever live on Mars?" According to scientists, the dream of inhabiting the Red Planet would take a lot of work and problem solving due to lack of oxygen, good soil and water. But anything is possible with technology and innovation.

     
  •  Fremont Township Supervisor Pete Tekampe looks over tomatoes in the township’s garden, which supplies the food pantry.

    Community turns out to grow, harvest for Fremont Township food pantry Sep 16, 2012 12:00 AM
    They say it takes a village to raise a child. In the case of Fremont Township in Lake County, it takes a community to grow a garden. For the third year, township officials have turned nearly a half-acre behind their building into a vegetable garden for the families and individuals who visit their food pantry.

     
  • Fremont Township Assessor Ed Sullivan, who also is a state legislator, says state stipends paid to township assessors could be eliminated.

    Township assessors get $3,000 bonus for doing job right Sep 12, 2012 12:00 AM
    Nearly 900 township assessors and county assessment officials in Illinois are eligible for a $3,000 yearly bonus — just for doing their jobs right. The "performance stipend" costs taxpayers upward of $650,000 a year in a state that's so broke it's at least $5.8 billion behind in paying its bills. "I think that's something that's going to be phased out," said state Rep. Ed Sullivan, a Mundelein Republican who is also assessor in Lake County's Fremont Township and who has not received the bonus in any of the last three years.

     
  • D76 election packets Aug 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    Petition packets for those wishing to run for the Diamond Lake Elementary District 76 school board are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the district office at West Oak Middle School, 500 Acorn Lane, Mundelein.

     
  • Glenn Swanson

    Officials in 31 suburban townships get automatic raisesAug 29, 2012 12:00 AM
    While most American workers have spent the past four years getting by with stagnating wages, or making even less than in years before, a segment of government employees is doing just fine. Elected officials in 31 suburban townships combined to make $661,387 more this year than they did in 2009. In many cases, they gave themselves the raises -- and they're getting ready to do it again.

     
  •  Volunteers work to give the courtyard at Fairhaven School in Mundelein a makeover.

    Volunteers transform courtyard at Fairhaven School Aug 21, 2012 12:00 AM
    Dozens of volunteers recently joined forces to give the courtyard at Fairhaven School in Mundelein a much needed facelift.

     
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