Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran is celebrating this week endorsements from more than half of the county’s mayors. With 52 municipalities in the Lake County, Curran has secured support from 29 city and village leaders in his re-election bid.
Aug. 28 4:42 p.m. |
Pointing to flooding issues around Casey Road five years after Route 45 was widened south of Route 120, Mike Warner with the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission said “there’s always going to be unintended consequences” when it comes to road improvements. Warner offered this observation on Tuesday, Aug. 27, to a group studying a much larger road-improvement concept: the extension of Route 53 north of Lake Cook Road into Lake County.
Aug. 27 4:52 p.m. |
Governor Quinn signed Illinois Senate Bill 3049, protecting "specified wild birds and wild mammals in the State of Illinois."
Aug. 26 12:38 p.m. |
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James Barkemeyer, mayor of Bannockburn for more than seven years, stepped down unexpectedly Friday. The resignation may be connected to a Wilmette police investigation into allegations that he had inappropriate sexual contact with teenage employees at his Wilmette hardware store in the early 1990s.
Aug. 22 7:17 p.m. |
House Representative Carol Sente is the sponsor of HB5431, signed into law by Gov. Quinn Tuesday Aug. 19. The bill outlines an online concussion certification program.
After setting aside $1.89 million earlier this summer for the resurfacing of Lewis Avenue between Route 137 and Argonne Drive, the Lake County Board fielded bids that will end up saving the county about $800,000.
Aug. 21 12:28 p.m. |
Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) has been passionate about reducing gun violence since before he was elected to Congress two years ago.
Aug. 20 8:25 p.m. |
Disclosure of income tax information continues to be a campaign issue for Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) even after he made his 2013 return public.
Aug. 18 4 p.m. |
The North Shore Sanitary District and numerous Lake County agencies have teamed up to form the Des Plaines River Watershed Workgroup.
Letters have been sent out to people whose insurance bought through the Afforable Care Act is in jeopardy. These participants need to prove they are living legally in the United States.
Aug. 13 2:30 p.m. |
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