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  • Kyle Steininger: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:20 PM
    Candidate information for Kyle Steininger, running for Vernon Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Robert Kelly: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:20 PM
    Candidate information for Robert Kelly, running for Vernon Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Krystyna Luby: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:20 PM
    Candidate information for Krystyna Luby, running for Vernon Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Gary Raupp: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:20 PM
    Candidate information for Gary Raupp, running for Vernon Township Assessor (4-year Term)

     
  • Vernon Twp. man killed, four injured in I-294 crash Feb 3, 2013 4:47 PM
    A Vernon Township man was killed and four others were injured early Sunday in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 294 in Lake County, according to the Illinois State Police. Cesar Salas, 39, of Prairie View was pronounced dead after the crash, according to the Lake County coroner.

     
  • Dist. 76 considers holiday class Jan 20, 2013 4:37 PM
    The Diamond Lake District 76 school board will hold a hearing at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 to take testimony from educators and parents regarding the proposal to hold classes on Lincoln’s Birthday (Feb. 12) and Casimir Pulaski’s birthday (March 4).

     
  • Energy comes in a variety of scientific forms Dec 4, 2012 8:16 AM
    "If energy can't be created or destroyed, how do we know it exists? "asked a student in Katherine Crawford's fifth-grade class at West Oak Middle school in Mundelein. Find out the answer with a little science lesson about how the many forms of energy actually work.

     
  • Diamond Lake District 76 considers increase in property tax levy Nov 5, 2012 7:01 PM
    Diamond Lake District 76 is considering an increase in the property tax levy that would return taxes to the 2008 level. The operating tax rate has been frozen the past four years, a result of a voter-approved tax rate referendum that allowed the district to refinance its debt. The levy being considered would net about $1 million more in property taxes than last year, an increase of about 9 percent.

     
  • Gold holds higher value than diamonds Oct 10, 2012 8:07 AM
    Students in Katherine Crawford’s fifth-grade class at Mundelein’s West Oak Middle School asked, “What's worth more, diamonds or gold?” Due to gold's standard and measurable value, experts say it is definitely worth more than diamonds, which have too many variables.

     
  • Living on Mars would take a lot of problem solving Sep 25, 2012 8:20 AM
    Students in Katherine Crawford's fifth-grade class at West Oak Middle School in Mundelein wanted to know, "Could people ever live on Mars?" According to scientists, the dream of inhabiting the Red Planet would take a lot of work and problem solving due to lack of oxygen, good soil and water. But anything is possible with technology and innovation.

     
  • D76 election packets Aug 31, 2012 3:49 PM
    Petition packets for those wishing to run for the Diamond Lake Elementary District 76 school board are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the district office at West Oak Middle School, 500 Acorn Lane, Mundelein.

     
  • Officials in 31 suburban townships get automatic raises Aug 29, 2012 1:58 PM
    While most American workers have spent the past four years getting by with stagnating wages, or making even less than in years before, a segment of government employees is doing just fine. Elected officials in 31 suburban townships combined to make $661,387 more this year than they did in 2009. In many cases, they gave themselves the raises -- and they're getting ready to do it again.

     
  • Volunteers transform courtyard at Fairhaven School Aug 21, 2012 12:43 PM
    Dozens of volunteers recently joined forces to give the courtyard at Fairhaven School in Mundelein a much needed facelift.

     
  • Meet Lake County’s new superintendents Aug 20, 2012 11:39 AM
    Students aren't alone in facing fresh experiences as a new school year unfolds in Lake County. Several new superintendents have assumed the day-to-day management in districts. The Daily Herald asked eight new superintendents about challenges and goals in the 2012-13 school year.

     
  • Society would have to change to stop global warming Jul 25, 2012 2:47 AM
    "Will global warming end?" asked students in Katherine Crawford's fifth-grade classroom at West Oak Middle School in Mundelein. Kids Ink says society as a whole would have to make major changes to the way it operates in order to stop the global warming effects on the Earth.

     
  • Young authors Jun 6, 2012 8:26 AM
    Writing samples from West Oak Middle School fifth grade students who participated in the school's annual Writer's Conference.

     
  • Mundelein fifth-graders learn storytelling in annual Writer's Conference Jun 6, 2012 8:49 AM
    All seven classrooms that make up the fifth-grade at West Oak Middle School in Mundelein learned about reporting, writing and storytelling in a half-day Writer's Conference developed by fifth-grade teacher Katherine Crawford. The annual event includes advance sessions that teach interviewing and reporting tips in addition to feature writing and writing presentation.

     
  • Chick hatching a tradition at Mundelein's Fairhaven May 10, 2012 4:06 PM
    It's been chick hatching time in first-grade classrooms at Fairhaven School in Mundelein, with the most recent batch of little ones recently breaking through their shells. Teachers at Fairhaven have been hatching chicks the past 16 years as part of the "chick project," which coincides with the science curriculum at the Diamond Lake District 76 school.

     
  • Scientists still uncovering the mysteries of the dinosaurs May 1, 2012 2:58 PM
    Katherine Crawford's fifth-graders at West Oak Middle School in Mundelein asked, "What kind of habitats did dinosaurs live in?" Our Hope Babowice finds out for them.

     
  • Diamond Lake school district selects next boss Apr 13, 2012 10:46 AM
    A Pennsylvania educator has been selected as top administrator in Diamond Lake Elementary District 76, the first change in that position in nearly a generation. Joseph A. Petrella, superintendent of the Gateway School district covering an area about 15 miles east of Pittsburgh, has been selected from more than 40 applicants to lead the Mundelein-based district beginning July 1.

     
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