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  • Beethoven themed concert: Dec 25, 2014 5:33 PM
    Acclaimed musicians Pablo Mahave-Veglia and Seth Carlin perform at 4 p.m. Sun., Jan. 4 at the Byron Colby Barn, 1561 Jones Point Road in Grayslake.

  • Census has positions available Dec 24, 2014 5:06 PM
    The Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau has field representative positions available. Starting salary is $13.55 per hour to $14.84 per hour depending on location.

  • Latest weather: No big storm, White Christmas unlikely Dec 24, 2014 9:22 AM
    If you’re still dreaming of a white Christmas, you may need to keep dreaming. The winter storm watch for the Chicago area was canceled. On the bright side, we're not suffering through last year's polar vortex nightmare -- so far.

  • Work resumes to turn tavern in downtown Libertyville into O’Toole’s Pub Dec 24, 2014 7:30 AM
    Work on what was touted last May as a major addition to downtown Libertyville has resumed after being idled for several months. The husband/wife team of Sara McKinnon and Humberto Martinez Jr., are investing $1.5 million to convert the former Mickey Finn's brewery to O'Toole's of Libertyville.

  • Dawn Patrol: Lawsuit over I-90 crane accident; final election filings Dec 23, 2014 8:32 AM
    Lawsuit filed over I-90 crane accident in Elgin; Lincolnshire and other Lake County suburbs definitely will have new mayors; who's running in Arlington Heights, Mount Prospect; 3-way village president race in Oak Brook; Campton Hills' mayor challenges her possible successor's petition.

  • Filing for Lake County municipal races for April 7 election Dec 23, 2014 10:13 PM
    Here are the candidates who filed for Lake County municipal races in the Daily Herald coverage area on the April 7, 2015 election ballot.

  • Cookie care packages sweeten holidays for military Dec 22, 2014 1:01 AM
    In 2004, Diane and Roger Ahrens started “Operation Sweettooth” to sweetly let U.S. military men and women know the country has not forgotten them or their sacrifices. Ten years that have passed and the East Dundee couple, who own Piece-A-Cake Bakery, continue to bake and individually wrap cookies and Rice Krispie treats to thousands of troops in Afghanistan, Iraq, and U. S. military hospitals around the world.

  • Lake County students pack gifts for Operation Christmas Child Dec 22, 2014 1:01 AM
    Every year for the past five years, Wendy Mills, a Business Ed. Teacher at Wauconda High School, has organized a trip to volunteer at an Operation Christmas Child processing center.

  • Dawn Patrol: Wheaton Warrenville South athletes give back; Bears lose 20-14 Dec 22, 2014 5:57 AM
    Wheaton Warrenville South athletes participate in Day of Caring; Cagers of all ages have fun at Mustang tourney; Despite Lions’ miscues, Bears fall 20-14; Imrem: Winston an intriguing question for Bears; Blackhawks win, but with heavy hearts; DuPage officials investigate death of Blackhawks staffer

  • Former top cop on ballot in Lake County Dec 22, 2014 6:13 PM
    Caught up in controversy as Round Lake’s police chief in 2005, Charlie Foy will be on the spring ballot seeking a village board seat.

  • ComEd offering seniors help: Dec 22, 2014 4:04 PM
    ComEd has dedicated more than $300,000 through a special “Senior Giving” hardship fund that will be used to help seniors who have fallen behind on their electric bill.

  • Lake County mayors look back village accomplishments in 2014 Dec 22, 2014 2:50 PM
    We posed this question to mayors in Lake County: What was your village’s top accomplishment in 2014? See what they had to say.

  • $1,200 gold coin donated to Salvation Army in Lake County Dec 23, 2014 7:09 AM
    A gold coin donated to The Salvation Army this past weekend makes 13 such coins netted this holiday season by the charity in Lake County. The one-ounce fine gold coin, valued at approximately $1,200, was dropped into a Salvation Army red kettle at a Jewel-Osco store at 885 East Belvidere Road in Grayslake, said Whitney Lewis, media relations manager for The Salvation Army’s metropolitan division.

  • ComEd offering seniors electric bill help Dec 21, 2014 2:21 PM
    ComEd has dedicated more than $300,000 through a special “Senior Giving” hardship fund that will be used to help senior citizens who have fallen behind on their electric bill.

  • Kids meet Santa at Lambs Farm breakfast Dec 21, 2014 2:12 PM
    With only a few more days before Christmas, children had a chance to meet with St. Nick at Lambs Farm’s last Breakfast with Santa event for the season. "All the boys and girls and all the moms and dads come and visit me,” Santa said with a smile. “All you have to do is be nice, and Santa comes with presents.

  • Christmas celebration for families of Lake County inmates Dec 20, 2014 6:42 PM
    A parade from a local shelter to the Lake County jail was the newest addition to the annual "Bring Joy to the Jail" celebration. The event offers toys and food to families of inmates and other needy families in the community. Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim said the best part of the event was that it “brings the community together to help each other.”

  • Lake County agency looks to reopen electronics drop-off sites Dec 20, 2014 7:21 AM
    Some electronic collection sites in Lake County could reopen next week. The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County is considering a plan to use reserves to pay for what had been a free service. “We’re still working out the details with up to eight sites,” said Walter Willis, executive director of the waste agency. “We have six for sure.”

  • CVS network back online after three-hour outage Dec 21, 2014 1:01 AM
    A network outage Saturday morning kept CVS pharmacies across Chicago and throughout the nation from being able to fulfill new prescription orders for about three hours.The outage began at about 10:30 a.m. and prevented employees from being able to process new prescription orders until shortly after 1 p.m.

  • Round Lake man, 63, accused of manufacturing child pornography Dec 19, 2014 3:52 PM
    A Round Lake man has been arrested and charged with manufacturing child pornography, Lake County officials said Friday.

  • Lake County clerk’s office to close 30 minutes earlier on Fridays Dec 19, 2014 2:10 PM
    The Lake County Clerk’s Office will close 30 minutes earlier Friday evenings starting Jan. 2 to save money, officials said. Lake County Clerk Carla N. Wyckoff said the decision to close on Friday’s at 7 p.m. will reduce overtime costs for Lake County Sheriff deputies stationed at the clerk’s office during evening hours.

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