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  • Jeff Werfel

    Why aren’t there many contested races for Lake County Board seats?Apr 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    Of the seven Lake County Board seats up for election in November, only one has both a Democratic and Republican candidate running. The others are uncontested, with one party or the other not fielding a candidate. There typically haven been a few uncontested county board races each election, but the number this year is “more pronounced,” board Chairman Aaron Lawlor said.

     
  • Group to talk floodingMar 30, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Lake County Board’s planning, building and zoning committee will meet Tuesday to discuss a flood-relief plan for part of central Lake County.

     
  • Jeff Werfel Republican candidate for Lake County Board District 6.

    Werfel easily defeats Powell in Lake County District 6Mar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Grayslake village trustee Jeff Werfel easily defeated Tim Powell of Hainesville in the GOP primary for the Lake County Board District 6. Unofficial totals showed 1,084 votes for Werfel and 457 for Powell.

     
  • Bartels in lead for Lake County seatMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Consultant Chuck Bartels was leading the three-way Republican race for the Lake County Board’s 10th District seat Tuesday night.

     
  • Timothy S. Powell

    Lake County Board Dist. 6 candidates talk need for land Mar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Jeff Werfel and Timothy Powell, hopefuls for the GOP nomination for the Lake County board District 6 seat, say there is no immediate need for a referendum to replenish forest preserve land acquisition funds.

     
  • Chuck Bartels, left, Cornelius Shanahan, center, and Terri Voss are candidates in the race for Lake County Board District 10 in the 2014 GOP primary.

    County GOP candidates talk prioritiesFeb 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    The three Republican candidates for the Lake County Board’s 10th District seat have different priorities if they’re elected.

     
  • Chuck Bartels, left, Cornelius Shanahan, center, and Terri Voss are candidates in the race for Lake County Board District 10 in the 2014 GOP primary.

    GOP hopefuls for District 10 talk cooperationFeb 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    The three Republican candidates for the Lake County Board’s 10th District seat have different ideas about how best to work with local municpal governments.

     
  • Chuck Bartels

    Endorsement: Bartels for Lake County Board Dist. 10Feb 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Chuck Bartels for Lake County Board District 10.

     
  • Jeff Werfel, Republican candidate for Lake County Board District 6.

    Endorsement: Werfel for Lake County Board Dist. 6Feb 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Jeff Werfel for Lake County Board, District 6.

     
  • David Stolman

    Editorial: GOP for county treasurer: StolmanFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses David Stolman for Lake County treasurer in the Republican primary.

     
  • Lake County candidates not enthusiastic about same-sex wedding business Feb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    As Illinois caterers, photographers and other entrepreneurs prepare for the expansion of marriage to same-sex couples this summer, Republican candidates in two contested Lake County Board races said they're not interested in promoting the county as a destination for such events.

     
  • Connie Shanahan

    County board candidate wants to eliminate recorder’s office Feb 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Republican Lake County board candidate believes the county recorder’s office should be eliminated and the staff’s work handled by the county clerk.

     
  • Charles Bartels

    Bartels leads Lake County Board 10th District GOP candidates in fundraising, records show Jan 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    Of the three Republicans running for the Lake County Board District 10 seat, one has a commanding fundraising lead, state records show. Chuck Bartels received $28,169 in campaign contributions during the last quarter of 2013, according to a disclosure report filed this month.

     
  • Lake County officials are moving forward with a long-planned expansion of the Robert W. Depke Juvenile Justice Complex near Vernon Hills.

    Expansion coming to Lake County juvenile centerJan 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    A long-proposed expansion of Lake County’s juvenile courthouse near Vernon Hills finally is moving forward. A $10.5 million addition to the north side of the Robert W. Depke Juvenile Justice Complex is the centerpiece of the project’s proposed first phase. “The current facility operates beyond capacity in virtually all areas,” County Administrator Barry Burton told the Daily Herald.

     
  • Eugene Gruber

    Lake County approves $1.95 million settlement in lawsuit over jail inmate’s death Jan 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    The family of a Lake County jail inmate who was paralyzed during a violent confrontation with a guard and later died will receive $1.95 million under a settlement approved Wednesday.

     
  • Lake County weighing rules for pot businesses Jan 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lake County officials are considering holding a public hearing to discuss potential rules for local businesses that would grow and sell marijuana for medicinal uses. The cultivation and sale of medical marijuana became legal in Illinois on New Year’s Day.

     
  • Inmates wash dishes in the Lake County jail's kitchen.

    New food vendor coming to Lake County jail Dec 13, 2013 12:00 AM
    The meals at the Lake County jail won't be mistaken for the steaks at Gibsons or the gastronomic deconstructions at Alinea, but Deputy Chief Douglas Larsson insists the cuisine is tasty. “It is quite good,” said Larsson, who helps oversee jail operations. “Many of us eat in house.” But change is inevitable in any successful professional kitchen — even one in a jail.

     
  • Foreclosure mediation program launched in Lake County Dec 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    A free mediation program has been launched to help Lake County homeowners faced with foreclosure.

     
  • Lake County jail inmates will receive medical services from a new company starting in 2014. Here, Lake County sheriff Mark Curran talks to the media during his self-imposed 2008 stay in the jail.

    New medical company to treat Lake County inmates Dec 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    A Pennsylvania company has been hired to provide medical services at the Lake County jail starting in February 2014.

     
  •  Lake County Board member Mary Ross Cunningham of Waukegan celebrates being the first candidate in line Monday.

    Candidate filing begins in Lake County, some showdowns already shaping up Nov 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    Lake County Board member Mary Ross Cunningham was the first candidate in line when County Clerk Willard Helander opened her office’s doors Monday morning, officially launching the start of the 2014 campaign season.

     
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