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  • Images: The Week in Pictures Mar 2, 2015 1:00 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features Daily Herald staff photos of people shoveling, skiing, playing dodgeball, making presentations and making plans.

     
  • Group to mark tornado anniversary Mar 1, 2015 6:03 PM
    The Historical Society of Island Lake will mark the 50th anniversary of a deadly tornado that struck the town with a gathering Saturday, April 11.

     
  • Camping World wants cash from village: Feb 27, 2015 4:52 PM
    Representatives of the Camping World store in Island Lake want to expand the business at 4450 Darrell Road, but on Thursday night they asked the village board for money to help them accomplish the task.

     
  • Girl Scouts to recruit career-minded girls for “Camp CEO” Feb 28, 2015 12:26 AM
    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois is seeking high school girls — Girl Scouts and non-Girl Scouts — entering 10th grade or higher, for its “Camp CEO” program this summer. Girls must complete and turn in their applications by Wednesday, March 11.

     
  • Island Lake cop gets new $60,000-a-year job Feb 27, 2015 5:43 AM
    A part-time Island Lake police officer with political ties to Mayor Charles Amrich and his allies on the village board was awarded a full-time municipal job by that panel Thursday night.

     
  • Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Feb 26, 2015 11:11 AM
    The Illinois State Rifle Association and IllinoisCarry.com will be sponsoring their annual Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day (IGOLD) on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Springfield, IL.

     
  • Fox River Shiver jumps off at noon Sunday Feb 25, 2015 3:44 PM
    The third annual Fox River Shiver kicks off Sunday, March 1, at the Broken Oar Beach on the banks of the Fox River in Port Barrington. Fearless, costume clad volunteers gather every year to brave the icy waters and frigid air for charity.

     
  • Will politically connected cop get new job in Island Lake? Feb 25, 2015 4:39 PM
    A politically connected, part-time Island Lake police officer is being considered for a full-time village job with a $60,000-a-year salary, officials confirmed Wednesday.

     
  • Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois to celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend Feb 24, 2015 7:32 PM
    On Feb. 27 to March 1, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois, along with its sister councils across the country, will participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, a celebration of all the fun and excitement girls have selling Girl Scout Cookies. News: National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend will give girls in northern Illinois a chance to show off their cookie-selling skills by participating in booth and direct sales throughout the area.

     
  • Friend's essay, company's generosity provide new furnace for Island Lake woman Feb 24, 2015 6:12 AM
    When temperatures plunge these days, Corinne DeCicco is all smiles thanks to the writing ability of a friend and the generosity of a suburban heating and air conditioning company and its suppliers. DeCicco's formerly frigid Island Lake home is now warmed by a new furnace and water heater — all installed for free, and as a complete surprise.

     
  • Breaking the Code Feb 23, 2015 10:17 AM
    Breaking the Code (BTC) is a research-based prevention simulation that highlights the existence and harmfulness of a hidden and unchallenged bullying social structure.

     
  • Images: Photo Contest Finalists Feb 20, 2015 1:00 AM
    Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of February 16.

     
  • Girl Scout Summer Camp offers adventure for all girls Feb 20, 2015 5:39 PM
    Did you know that girls who regularly spend time outdoors more readily seek challenges and are better problem solvers than their peers? According to a recent study by the Girl Scout Research Institute, “More Than S’mores,” girls benefit immensely from time spent outdoors. In 2015, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois will be offering summer camp to all girls — not just Girl Scouts — in first to 12th grade.

     
  • Help support “Diaper Drive” this month Feb 17, 2015 8:50 PM
    Senior Care Volunteer Network, in partnership with the Diaper Bank of Northern Illinois, is hosting an adult diaper drive to help support local seniors in need. Did you know healthy but incontinent seniors often become home bound if they cannot afford products? $100 will provide these much needed products to a senior for an entire month! The drive will be held Feb. 16-27.

     
  • Island Lake trustee accuses peers of ‘bullying-type’ pressure at meetings Feb 17, 2015 2:34 PM
    Without specifically naming anyone, Island Lake Trustee Thea Morris has accused some of her peers on the board of “bullying-type” behavior at meetings.

     
  • Mundelein Knit & Crochet Studio hosts Evanston Alderman Jane Grover to discuss yarn bombing at our February session. Feb 20, 2015 2:32 PM
    Jane Grover will tell us about the collaboration last year of the Evanston Public Arts Council and the Evanston Public Library for Evanston Winter HeARTh, a series of artistic events to engage the community and display art that might not otherwise have come to light.

     
  • Learn what it takes to get ideas into laws Feb 16, 2015 8:58 PM
    4-H members in Illinois will learn how ideas become law during a mock debate in the Chambers of the Illinois House of Representatives March 27-28 in Springfield. Delegates will debate mock bills using the same process used by real legislators in the Illinois House and Senate, including use of the House microphones and voting buttons to determine the fate of various bills. 4-H members who were at least 14 years of age by Sept. 1, 2014 may register online at go.illinois.edu/4hgreatdebate by March 13.

     
  • Unidentified Body Found in North Carolina Has Streamwood Connection Feb 17, 2015 1:00 AM

    Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System

    The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's Facebook site, Help ID Me, recently contacted Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System to help spread the word to local resources in hopes that the young man might be identified. New technology helped to produce an image to show what the unidentified teenager may have looked like. Help give him back his name. John Doe is a Caucasian male between the ages of 15-20, who had short, light brown hair, stood five feet nine inches tall and weighed 171 pounds. He was wearing jeans, a blue plaid long-sleeved shirt, a brown jacket and sneakers. Investigators believe he was transient for some time prior to his death, and may have lost touch with relatives. They believe he spent time in Florida, Illinois and Tennessee before arriving in North Carolina. If you have any information, please call 1-800-THE-LOST. A complete story can be found by the Crossroads Chronicle here: http://www.crossroadschronicle.com/pages/full_story_free/push?article-Body+still+unidentified+after+31+years%20&id=26459663&instance=top_stories Link to National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HelpIDMe

     
  • TMA’s Zach Mottl Appointed to United States Manufacturing Panel Feb 16, 2015 7:20 AM
    TMA’s Zach Mottl Appointed to United States Manufacturing Panel

     
  • CLC named a finalist for national community college award Feb 16, 2015 3:49 PM
    The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has announced that the College of Lake County is a finalist in its 2015 Awards of Excellence program recognizing exceptional work among the nation’s two-year colleges in seven categories. CLC is one of four finalists in the advancing diversity category.

     
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