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  • Youth baseball fundraiser: Jul 29, 2014 4:15 PM
    Lake Villa Township Baseball hosts its inaugural golf outing and silent auction Friday, Sept. 12, at the Antioch Golf Club, 40150 Route 59, Antioch.

  • Lindenhurst man killed in Lake Villa Township crash Jun 10, 2014 6:45 PM
    A Lindenhurst man was killed Monday in a crash on Grass Lake Road in Lake Villa Township, the Lake County Sheriff’s office said.

  • Peacock Camp's renovations complete in Lake Villa Township Jun 2, 2014 12:15 PM
    Crooked Lake is home once again to summer camps after two years of renovations to Peacock Camp in Lake Villa Township. The 2014 Summer Adventure Day Camp, beginning June 16, will be the first official use of the property at 21777 West Edgewood Ave. since it was purchased by the township in December 2011.

  • Uncertainty for savings leads to suspension of electric aggregation program May 1, 2014 6:42 PM
    Lindenhurst, Lake Villa and Lake Villa Township have temporarily gotten out of the electric aggregation business. The contract with its current power provider is ending but price options were not palatable, officials said. Residents and small businesses will have 60 days to find their own alternative or be swtiched to ComEd.

  • Benefit baseball clinic: Apr 11, 2014 4:34 PM
    Lake Villa Township Baseball has teamed up with Strike 3 Baseball to host a clinic on May 4, with proceeds benefiting Evan O’Brien.

  • Lake Villa annexes kennel over objections from neighbors Apr 10, 2014 6:25 PM
    Despite objections from neighbors, the Lake Villa village board has agreed to annex a dog kennel into the village. The board voted unanimously Wednesday to annex the Shag Bark Kennels property at 39772 Wittenburg Road, which had been in unincorporated Lake Villa Township.

  • Police: Child porn suspect in Lake Villa Township nabbed Mar 28, 2014 5:12 PM
    Authorities say a Lake Villa Township man has been charged with child pornography possession. Jason C. Boettcher, 26, of the 39200 block of North Spruce Street, was arrested Friday, according to an announcement by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Twenty acres consumed in Lake Villa Township fire Mar 25, 2014 7:23 PM
    Sparks from a grinding tool ignited vegetation that eventually consumed about 20 acres Tuesday in Lake Villa Township. Seven fire departments battled the blaze. No injuries or property damage were reported.

  • Lake Villa Township job fair: Feb 12, 2014 6:52 PM
    Lake Villa Township and the Lake Villa District Library will host the fifth annual job fair on Thursday, Feb. 20, from 2 to 6 p.m.

  • Baseball, softball registration: Feb 5, 2014 4:44 PM
    Registration for baseball and girls softball in the Lake Villa Township Baseball League is open.

  • Dist. OKs boundary changes for next year after Pleviak closes Jan 28, 2014 6:45 PM
    Nearly 400 Lake Villa children whose elementary school building will be shuttered in June now know where they will attend classes next school year, with approval of a new boundary agreement.

  • Lake Villa Township holds Winter Ribfest Jan 25, 2014 5:56 PM
    Lake Villa Township held its annual Winter Ribfest on Saturday at Caboose Park. The annual event saw area chefs competing in a contest vying for awards in the best sauce and dry ribs, people’s choice and best booth theme categories.

  • Lake Villa Township seeks grant Jan 19, 2014 5:19 PM
    Lake Villa Township trustees recently approved a resolution seeking a state grant of $160,000 to help pay for an extension of a multiuse trail from Oakland Elementary School through Lakes Community High School to Gelden Road.

  • Lake Villa Twp. man’s killer gets life sentence Jan 10, 2014 8:56 PM
    A Lake Villa Township man’s killer was sentenced to life in prison Friday in Florida. William Christopher Pettry, 42, was murdered by Matthew Hinson inside a Jacksonville pub Oct. 7, 2012.

  • Winter Ribfest teams sought: Jan 3, 2014 4:15 PM
    Lake Villa Township officials are seeking teams to participate in the annual Winter Ribfest competition, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25, from noon to 4 p.m. at Caboose Park, 37908 N. Fairfield Road, Lake Villa.

  • Images: Thanksgiving in the suburbs Nov 28, 2013 3:35 PM
    Suburban residents celebrated Thanksgiving in many ways. Turkey races were held in Naperville and Batavia. Local American Legion Posts,VFW and churches held luncheons for Navy recuruits and those in need within their communites.

  • Flag football event benefits Lake Villa Twp. food pantry Nov 20, 2013 4:13 PM
    Lake Villa Township hosts its first Flag Football Turkey Bowl on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, to benefit the Lake Villa Township Food Pantry, the township said in a news release.

  • Youth baseball registration: Oct 30, 2013 5:35 PM
    Registration for Lake Villa Township Baseball’s 2014 season begins Friday, Nov. 1. Parents are urged to register their child at

  • Lake Villa man sentenced to life in prison for Burger King murder Oct 9, 2013 4:22 PM
    A Lake Villa man was sentenced to natural life in prison Wednesday for killing his former supervisor at a Burger King in Lindenhurst in 2006. However, 49-year-old James Ealy was defiant to the end, and claimed he was “railroaded” throughout his arrest and court hearings, adding he “refused to sit here and take responsibility for something I didn’t do.”

  • West Nile virus found in Lake County Jul 31, 2013 6:44 PM
    Mosquito pools, or batches of the pests, sampled July 25 in Deerfield and July 26 in Lake Villa Township have tested positive for West Nile virus, Lake County Health Department officials announced Wednesday.

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