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  • Hanging holiday lights in Libertyville is a cold job Nov 17, 2014 6:07 PM
    The temperatures were in the teens Monday morning when Libertyville Parks Division employees started hanging holiday lights on the Christmas tree at Cook Memorial Park.

  • Woodland Middle School takes road trip for field days activities May 28, 2014 3:29 PM
    Two hundred Woodland Middle School students converged on the Libertyville Sports Complex Wednesday for a field day event. The students played soccer, basketball, field hockey and scaled the climbing wall.

  • Lake County residents find fun in blanket of snow Dec 26, 2013 6:00 PM
    About 2 inches of snow blanketed the Lake County area overnight creating a beautiful white wonderland and excellent conditions for local sledding hills on Thursday.

  • Libertyville fall park cleanup Nov 3, 2013 4:34 PM
    The Keep Libertyville Beautiful Commission has scheduled the 21st annual Fall Park Cleanup Day for Saturday, Nov. 9.

  • ‘HalloweenFest’ in Libertyville: Oct 18, 2013 4:28 PM
    The Libertyville Sports Complex hosts its “HalloweenFest” on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Mundelein High School moving graduation to Sears Centre Aug 28, 2013 9:50 AM
    Members of Mundelein High School’s Class of 2014 will collect their diplomas at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, a first for the school. Commencement ceremonies were held at the Libertyville Sports Complex this spring and in 2012.

  • Libertyville Sports Complex hosts fun run event Aug 2, 2013 9:22 AM
    The Libertyville Sports Complex will host an outdoor “2K and 4K Fun Run Obstacle Course Event” on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 8 a.m., combining a running event with on course obstacles.

  • Bolander Park for sale, naming rights available for Libetyville Sports Complex Oct 3, 2012 2:18 PM
    Libertyville is stepping up efforts to wring cash from the village's recreational inventory. The 5-plus acre Bolander Park and accompanying headquarters building has been declared surplus property and is being sold with a minimum asking price of about $1.4 million. The village also is seeking businesses interested in naming rights for the 10-year old Libertyville Sports Complex at Route 45 and Peterson Road.

  • Former Libertyville mayor honored: Aug 15, 2012 5:44 PM
    Based on a recommendation from the Libertyville village board's parks and recreation committee, the informally designated Cambridge Knoll park on Garfield Avenue will be renamed in honor of former two-term mayor Duane Laska.

  • Pool attendance — and revenue — up during heat wave Jul 10, 2012 4:38 PM
    Public swimming pools were a popular place for people trying to stay cool in Lake County during last week's heat wave, a Daily Herald survey showed. Attendance figures at some pools were up dramatically for the first week of July, compared to the same period in 2011.

  • Libertyville to offer Bolander building and park for sale Jun 29, 2012 6:53 AM
    Another visible and potentially valuable piece of Libertyville's park system will be offered for sale. Village officials have agreed to put the department headquarters and adjoining Bolander Park at 625 W. Winchester Road on the market, saying it is underused and facing significant future repairs and other needs. "All the programming, we'll be able to find a new home," a park official said.

  • Adler Park pool opens: May 22, 2012 5:24 PM
    Libertyville's Adler Park swimming pool opens for the summer season at noon Saturday, May 26.

  • Annual bike sale Apr 10, 2012 5:26 PM
    The Libertyville recreation department will be holding its annaul Bike ReSale at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 14 at the Adler Park Lodge, 1500 N. Milwaukee Ave.

  • Libertyville to seek outside help to control busy beaver population Apr 5, 2012 1:42 PM
    As they are wont to be, beavers have been so busy on Bull Creek that the industrious builders have created a headache for the Libertyville recreation department. Fearing potential flooding, Village crews spend several hours a week removing dams but can't keep up and will seek the services of a professional to thin the beaver population.

  • Lights at Libertyville Sports Complex will save nearly $23,000 Feb 20, 2012 5:42 AM
    The difference won’t be day and night, but replacing hundreds of lights at the Libertyville Sports Complex is expected to produce a better environment for athletes and cut energy bills. Energy efficient lighting is expected to save the village nearly $23,000 a year.

  • Libertyville, Mundelein to host Halloween fun fests Oct 25, 2011 2:39 PM
    Little ghosts and goblins can get some big Halloween fun at events planned Thursday, Oct. 27, in Libertyville and Saturday, Oct. 29, in Mundelein.

  • Tae Bo star leads workout at Libertyville Sports Complex Aug 27, 2011 9:52 AM
    More than 100 people worked out Aug. 21 at the Libertyville Sports Complex Fitness Center, but this workout was different from most — it was led by the international Tae Bo Fitness guru Billy Blanks.

  • Adler Park pool to open May 25, 2011 4:46 PM
    lake county news digest for thursday, may 26

  • Libertyville celebrates senior health and fitness May 24, 2011 12:00 AM
    The Libertyville Sports Complex will host a special health and fitness class and mini health fair on Wednesday, May 25.

  • Libertyville Sports Complex holds open house Jan 18, 2011 12:12 PM
    People attending the Saturday open house at the fitness center at the Libertyville Sports Complex this weekend will be able to sign up for the new “$1 A Day For A Year” annual membership. The open house also will feature tours, free use of the fitness facility equipment that day, a raffle, refreshments and information on classes that are part of the membership.

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