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  • Answers to questions on Wauconda parks referendum Oct 19, 2014 6:14 AM
    Wauconda Park District officials know the $4.75 million expansion plan for the village's community center isn't a lock. The community's reaction to the proposal — it would nearly double the size of the facility at 600 N. Main St. — has been lukewarm. The Daily Herald sought answers to important questions about the project. Here's what we asked and what we learned.

  • Endorsements: Yes to expand Wauconda community center Oct 17, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses the Wauconda Park District’s call for a $4.75 million expansion of the community center.

  • Plethora of questions on Lake County ballots in November Aug 29, 2014 1:04 PM
    Residents in Antioch, Antioch Township,the Grayslake area, Lake Zurich, the Round Lake area and Wauconda will face local tax-related questions on ballots when they vote Nov. 4.

  • Wauconda may display World Trade Center beam at park Aug 13, 2014 5:44 PM
    A beam from one of the fallen World Trade Center buildings could be put on display in Wauconda. Mayor Frank Bart mentioned the plan in a recent electronic newsletter to residents. Now local park district officials are getting involved, saying they want to develop an appropriate display for the historical relic if it's going to be added to one of their sites.

  • Community center plan headed to Wauconda voters Aug 13, 2014 5:30 AM
    A $4.75 million plan to expand the Wauconda Community Center now is in voters’ hands. The Wauconda Park District board on Tuesday unanimously agreed to put the proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot.

  • Wauconda parks proposal: Aug 11, 2014 7:23 PM
    The Wauconda Park District board will meet Tuesday to discuss a plan to expand the district’s community center at Cook Park. The meeting is at 7 p.m. at the community center, 600 N. Main St.

  • Voters may decide on Wauconda Community Center expansion Jul 28, 2014 5:18 AM
    A $4.75 million expansion plan could nearly double the size of the Wauconda Community Center — but it would first need voter approval. The Wauconda Park District’s proposal calls for a 10,000-square-foot addition to the 21-year-old building in Cook Park.

  • Wauconda park jobs: Jun 19, 2014 5:42 PM
    The Wauconda Park District recently was awarded an Illinois Department of Natural Resource grant for the Illinois Youth Recreation Corps program.

  • Docks back in the water on Bangs Lake. Apr 23, 2014 5:54 PM
    Work crews spent Wednesday repairing docks and piers on Bangs Lake in Wauconda that were damaged by the harsh winter.

  • Cook to seek reelection: Aug 21, 2013 5:12 PM
    Robert Cook, chairman of the Lake County Republican Central Committee, announced he plans to seek re-election to that post in 2014.

  • Jean Ackerson: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:20 PM
    Candidate information for Jean Ackerson, running for Wauconda Park Board (4-year Terms)

  • Wanda Kadlec: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:20 PM
    Candidate information for Wanda Kadlec, running for Wauconda Park Board (4-year Terms)

  • Adam Schlick: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:20 PM
    Candidate information for Adam Schlick, running for Wauconda Park Board (4-year Terms)

  • Fireworks in Wauconda on Saturday Sep 26, 2012 5:23 PM
    Postponed this summer because of the drought, Wauconda's Independence Day fireworks show will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the park district headquarters, 600 N. Main St.

  • Lawsuit claims discrimination against people with epilepsy Sep 24, 2012 9:26 PM
    Federal prosecutors are suing a Fox Valley-based group that provides activities for the disabled, claiming it discriminates against those with epilepsy.

  • Wauconda reschedules fireworks: Aug 29, 2012 4:59 PM
    Postponed because of the summer drought, Wauconda's annual fireworks show has been rescheduled for Sept. 29.

  • Wauconda Park District hosts “Park Chats” Jul 31, 2012 4:13 PM
    The Wauconda Park District Board of Commissioners will launch a new program called "Park Chats" on Thursday, Aug. 2 to give residents an opportunity to share thoughts and ideas on the district in an informal setting.

  • Parades, fireworks, festivals part of Fourth of July festivities in Lake County Jun 30, 2012 9:21 AM
    Independence Day is on its way, and in Lake County, that means there is a lot to do in the suburbs. Here is a guide to navigating the many festivals, parades and firework showings. Most events are free.

  • Wauconda kids fishing derby: Jun 27, 2012 5:52 PM
    Get your fishing gear and life jackets ready for Wauconda's 7th Annual Kids Derby on Saturday, June 30 starting at 7 a.m. The kids fishing derby is open to boys and girls, ages 4 to 15.

  • Wauconda kids fishing derby Jun 26, 2012 5:42 PM
    Wauconda's 7th Annual Kids Derby will take place Saturday, June 30. Kids between the ages of 4 to 15 can participate in an all-day fishing derby. Participants can have a free lunch and enter to win prizes.

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