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  • Grayslake fire district voters OK tax hike Nov 4, 2014 9:51 PM
    Tax hike referendum in Grayslake FPD OK'd with unofficial tallies in all precincts.

  • Lake County voters can decide ballot questions seeking more tax money Nov 3, 2014 9:51 AM
    Some Lake County voters will decide Tuesday if they want to pay more for proposals such as an upgraded recreation center, an expanded high school and public safety operations. In addition, voters will determine if Barrington and Lake Zurich should receive greater municipal powers pertaining to taxes and other issues.

  • Grayslake first responders, school officials see new school safety system Sep 25, 2014 3:42 PM
    About 20 Grayslake-area first responders, emergency dispatchers and school officials attended an educational training session and live demonstration of a new school safety emergency response system Thursday.

  • Grayslake fire district cites declining revenue in seeking tax hike Sep 20, 2014 7:20 AM
    The Grayslake Fire Protection District is seeking a tax rate increase to fund operations. Voters in 2008 approved a tax hike but a drop in property values meant the expected revenue didn't materialize, according to Fire Chief John Christian. "This is certainly the last thing I wanted to do as a fire chief and our board wanted to do, but it's a necessary thing to continue the services," he said.

  • 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.

  • Fire leaves car a total loss Aug 7, 2014 10:11 PM
    A car fire in a parking lot caught the attention of a Wildwood apartment building’s residents when someone pulled the lobby fire alarm, leading to the building’s evacuation. The vehicle fire, reported to authorities about 8 p.m. Thursday, didn’t extend to the three-story Savanna Ridge apartments building at 18400 Belvidere Road.

  • Grayslake Central student's body found in Third Lake Jul 22, 2014 8:50 AM
    The body of incoming Grayslake Central High School junior Matt Reed was pulled from the water of Third Lake Monday evening, authorities said. Reed had been on a pontoon boat Monday afternoon with six friends when they went into the water for a swim, authorities said, and Reed struggled. Reed was recalled as a "very funny guy" and a "very ferocious competitor."

  • Endorsement: Yes to Grayslake fire district tax request Oct 16, 2014 8:05 PM
    The Daily Herald recommends a yes vote for the Grayslake Fire Protection District's tax request.

  • Lake County deputy hurt in car accident Dec 19, 2013 9:43 PM
    A Lake County sheriff's deputy was injured Thursday night after his squad car was rear-ended by another vehicle, authorities said. The accident occurred near Route 83 and Winchester Road in an unincorporated area near Mundelein, according to Lake County Sgt. Sara Balmes.

  • Grayslake Fire Department to host blood drive Jun 5, 2013 7:12 PM
    The Grayslake Fire Department hosts a blood drive on Saturday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fire Station 1, 160 Hawley St., Grayslake.

  • Feb 26, 2013 3:41 PM
    North Shore Gas is donating Carbon Monoxide (CO) detectors to the villages of Mundelein and Grayslake to call attention to the need for every resident to have a working carbon monoxide detector in their home as required by Illinois law The CO detectors are courtesy of First Alert, through a partnership with North Shore Gas.

  • No one injured in basement fire near Grayslake Feb 22, 2013 3:27 PM
    The cause of a fire in an abandoned home in unincorporated Lake County near Grayslake is under investigation, fire officials said. The Grayslake Fire Protection District was notified at 10:39 a.m. of the fire near Winchester Road and Highway 83. Upon arrival at the home in the 29000 block of North Ivanhoe Road, firefighters found an abandoned farmhouse with a fire actively burning in the basement.

  • Items sought for overseas troops Dec 27, 2012 6:51 PM
    Grayslake area residents through Jan. 27 are encouraged to drop off items that will be shipped to troops serving overseas. Visit or call (847) 223-8960.

  • No one injured in Grayslake house fire Nov 10, 2012 7:42 PM
    A single-family home in Grayslake is uninhabitable after a fire Saturday afternoon destroyed much of the interior. Grayslake Fire Protection District Lt. David Torkilsen said nobody was in the house when the fire started at about 3:17 p.m. on the 33000 block of North Lone Rock.

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