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Former Lake County NAACP chapter president, Waukegan alderman dies at age of 90

Former Lake County NAACP chapter president, Waukegan alderman dies at age of 90

Frank Harris, born in Mississippi in 1929, died Wednesday at the age of 90 after several years of declining health from dementia and Parkinson’s disease, his f [...] Read full article: Former Lake County NAACP chapter preside...→

Former Lake County NAACP chapter president, Waukegan alderman dies at age of 90

Former Lake County NAACP chapter president, Waukegan alderman dies at age of 90

Frank Harris, born in Mississippi in 1929, died Wednesday at the age of 90 after several years of declining health from dementia and Parkinson’s disease, his f [...] Read full article: Former Lake County NAACP chapter preside...→

Turt Reynolds? Blanding's turtle hatchlings get a good head start in Lake County

Turt Reynolds? Blanding's turtle hatchlings get a good head start in Lake County

The supporting cast was absent, but the work of boosting the population of an endangered species in Lake County continued Friday with the release of 53 baby Bl [...] Read full article: Turt Reynolds? Blanding's turtle hatchli...→

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

The state already does contact tracing but, with thousands of COVID-19 cases across Illinois, it needs to be expanded, he said.... That brings the total number [...] Read full article: Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to L...→

Lake County to discuss wayfinding along bike paths

Lake County to discuss wayfinding along bike paths

Findings on wayfinding strategies and signs to enhance bikeways in Lake County will be presented at a virtual meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. Read full article: Lake County to discuss wayfinding along ...→

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

"Open the plant, NOW." President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda C [...] Read full article: President Trump tweets support for Elon ...→

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

A Lake County judge who presided over hearings at the Waukegan courthouse as recently as Friday has tested positive for COVID-19, Chief Judge Diane E. Winter a [...] Read full article: Lake County judge tests positive for COV...→

Two crashes in Lake County leave drivers with critical injuries

Two crashes in Lake County leave drivers with critical injuries

Lake County Sheriff's police are investigating two crashes Saturday evening that left drivers with critical injuries. Read full article: Two crashes in Lake County leave drivers...→

Lake County considering relief options, including waiving late penalties

Lake County considering relief options, including waiving late penalties

Lake County officials are researching various possibilities to provide relief to residents and businesses facing financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pan [...] Read full article: Lake County considering relief options, ...→

Lake County Board to debate emergency declaration

Lake County Board to debate emergency declaration

The Lake County Board will hold a special meeting Friday morning to debate whether to extend an emergency declaration for the region until May 30. Read full article: Lake County Board to debate emergency de...→

United Way of Lake County announces 2nd round of  COVID-19 Response Fund grants totaling $120,000

United Way of Lake County announces 2nd round of COVID-19 Response Fund grants totaling $120,000

United Way of Lake County announced it has awarded $120,000 in the second round of Lake County COVID-19 Community Response Fund grants to eight local non-profi [...] Read full article: United Way of Lake County announces 2nd ...→

Tri-State Tollway shut down in Lake County after crash

Tri-State Tollway shut down in Lake County after crash

A semitrailer truck crashed Tuesday morning on the Tri-State Tollway near Route 22 in Lake County, shutting down the highway. Read full article: Tri-State Tollway shut down in Lake Coun...→

Lake County police memorial postponed

Lake County police memorial postponed

The Lake County sheriff's office is postponing the annual Lake County Police Memorial due to continued COVID-19 concerns, officials said Monday. Read full article: Lake County police memorial postponed...→

Link, Shaw to keep political posts in Lake County

Link, Shaw to keep political posts in Lake County

The top leaders of the Democratic and Republican party organizations in Lake County will remain unchanged. Read full article: Link, Shaw to keep political posts in La...→

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Rising, Lake County Second-Worst In State For COVID-19

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Rising, Lake County Second-Worst In State For COVID-19

A total of 30 Hoosiers across three counties in Northwest Indiana have now died of COVID-19, according to data from state health officials Read full article: Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Rising, Lake ...→

NAACP president says Biden cannot take African American vote for granted

NAACP president says Biden cannot take African American vote for granted

"You cannot take the African American vote for granted," Johnson said in response to comments made by Joe Biden. Read full article: NAACP president says Biden cannot take A...→

Lake County Board establishes furlough policy

Lake County Board establishes furlough policy

The Lake County Board on Tuesday amended its employee policies and procedures to allow workers to be furloughed. Read full article: Lake County Board establishes furlough p...→

Lake County Board approves pay freezes for some officials -- and one pay cut

Lake County Board approves pay freezes for some officials -- and one pay cut

The Lake County Board has voted to freeze the salaries of three countywide elected officials because of the current economic crisis. Read full article: Lake County Board approves pay freezes f...→

Request to rebate sales taxes to Lake County businesses doesn't gain traction

Request to rebate sales taxes to Lake County businesses doesn't gain traction

A request to consider rebating sales tax payments to Lake County businesses as a way to provide relief during the current economic crisis didn't gain much trac [...] Read full article: Request to rebate sales taxes to Lake Co...→

Pilot crashes plane in Anoka County lake and walks away with minor injuries

Pilot crashes plane in Anoka County lake and walks away with minor injuries

The pilot of a small amphibious plane walked away with only minor injuries Thursday after the aircraft crashed in an Anoka County lake and flipped upside down, [...] Read full article: Pilot crashes plane in Anoka County lake...→

Indiana passes 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; Lake County reports four more deaths, brings total to 81

Indiana passes 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; Lake County reports four more deaths, brings total to 81

The county’s confirmed cases rose by 71 to 1,786. More than 8,000 people have been tested in Lake County, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. Read full article: Indiana passes 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; La...→

The College of Lake County Foundation is hosting a virtual

The College of Lake County Foundation is hosting a virtual "No-Gala" Gala, throu [...]

The College of Lake County Foundation is hosting a virtual "No-Gala" Gala, through April 27, to help support scholarships and grants for scores of students. Read full article: The College of Lake County Foundation is...→

Food drive in Lake County

Food drive in Lake County

Lake County officials will host a drive-through food donation to benefit the Northern Illinois Food Bank from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lake County Gov [...] Read full article: Food drive in Lake County...→

Lake County Sheriff's Parade Honors Hospital Workers

Lake County Sheriff's Parade Honors Hospital Workers

The Lake County Sheriff's Office found a safe and touch way to honor medical workers at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital.  Read full article: Lake County Sheriff's Parade Honors Hosp...→

Homemade masks. Catering drives. Roses on cars. Lake County residents show support for health care workers fighting coronavirus in different ways

Homemade masks. Catering drives. Roses on cars. Lake County residents show support for health care workers fighting coronavirus in different ways

Organizations, businesses and residents throughout Lake County rally to support the needs of health care workers and first responders who are battling the coro [...] Read full article: Homemade masks. Catering drives. Roses o...→

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

"There's been a couple hiccups where I double booked, but it's just growing pains." Read full article: Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restri...→

Lake Berryessa In Napa County Reopens With Restrictions

Lake Berryessa In Napa County Reopens With Restrictions

Boaters will now be able to enjoy more of the outdoors in Napa County as Lake Berryessa reopened Saturday with restrictions. Read full article: Lake Berryessa In Napa County Reopens Wi...→

Lake County foundation awards $555,000 to area nonprofits

Lake County foundation awards $555,000 to area nonprofits

The Lake County Community Foundation has awarded $555,000 in grants to 16 area nonprofits serving the county's most vulnerable residents during the global pand [...] Read full article: Lake County foundation awards $555,000 t...→

Lake County says use COVID-19 website, not 911, to make complaints

Lake County says use COVID-19 website, not 911, to make complaints

Lake County Board Chairwoman Sandy Hart tries to clear the air about sheriff's COVID-19 reporting website. Read full article: Lake County says use COVID-19 website, n...→

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

In response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lake County officials have proposed cutting more than $9 million in anticipated spending fr [...] Read full article: As economic crisis grows, Lake County of...→

Lake County to host virtual town hall on COVID-19 response

Lake County to host virtual town hall on COVID-19 response

Lake County officials will hold a Zoom virtual town hall to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 response and recovery efforts at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 7. Read full article: Lake County to host virtual town hall on...→

Lake County sheriff sues health department for COVID-19 patient information

Lake County sheriff sues health department for COVID-19 patient information

The Lake County sheriff has filed a lawsuit to force the county health department to provide information about COVID-19 patients. A judge is scheduled to hear [...] Read full article: Lake County sheriff sues health departme...→

Opposition to Lake County pay-freeze plan disappears

Opposition to Lake County pay-freeze plan disappears

A Lake County Board committee on Thursday reaffirmed its recommendation to freeze the salaries of three countywide elected officials for four years. Read full article: Opposition to Lake County pay-freeze pla...→

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Reach 844, With 70 COVID-19 Fatalities In Lake County

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Reach 844, With 70 COVID-19 Fatalities In Lake County

Lake County, Ind., has now reported 70 deaths in the past month from COVID-19, according to state health department data.  Read full article: Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Reach 844, Wi...→

Pregnant woman becomes first Lake County Jail inmate to test positive for COVID-19

Pregnant woman becomes first Lake County Jail inmate to test positive for COVID-19

The woman is housed in the medical unit, away from the jail’s general population, the sheriff’s office said. So far, no other inmates or correction staff have [...] Read full article: Pregnant woman becomes first Lake County...→

Coronavirus Update: 26 More Deaths In Indiana Brings Total To 545, Including 43 In Lake County

Coronavirus Update: 26 More Deaths In Indiana Brings Total To 545, Including 43 In Lake County

The Indiana State Department of Health announced an additional 529 cases of the virus Saturday, bringing the total in the state to 10,641.  Read full article: Coronavirus Update: 26 More Deaths In In...→

Three Lake County communities join forces for local road work bid

Three Lake County communities join forces for local road work bid

Libertyville, Mundelein and Vernon Hills for a second year are partnering on a single bid for local road repair and resurfacing, a move officials say will save [...] Read full article: Three Lake County communities join force...→

Turt Reynolds? Blanding's turtle hatchlings get a good head start in Lake County

Turt Reynolds? Blanding's turtle hatchlings get a good head start in Lake County

The supporting cast was absent, but the work of boosting the population of an endangered species in Lake County continued Friday with the release of 53 baby Bl [...] Read full article: Turt Reynolds? Blanding's turtle hatchli...→

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

"There's been a couple hiccups where I double booked, but it's just growing pains." Read full article: Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restri...→

Lake County to discuss wayfinding along bike paths

Lake County to discuss wayfinding along bike paths

Findings on wayfinding strategies and signs to enhance bikeways in Lake County will be presented at a virtual meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. Read full article: Lake County to discuss wayfinding along ...→

Lake County foundation awards $555,000 to area nonprofits

Lake County foundation awards $555,000 to area nonprofits

The Lake County Community Foundation has awarded $555,000 in grants to 16 area nonprofits serving the county's most vulnerable residents during the global pand [...] Read full article: Lake County foundation awards $555,000 t...→

Lake County Board approves pay freezes for some officials -- and one pay cut

Lake County Board approves pay freezes for some officials -- and one pay cut

The Lake County Board has voted to freeze the salaries of three countywide elected officials because of the current economic crisis. Read full article: Lake County Board approves pay freezes f...→

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

"Open the plant, NOW." President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda C [...] Read full article: President Trump tweets support for Elon ...→

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

In response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lake County officials have proposed cutting more than $9 million in anticipated spending fr [...] Read full article: As economic crisis grows, Lake County of...→

Two crashes in Lake County leave drivers with critical injuries

Two crashes in Lake County leave drivers with critical injuries

Lake County Sheriff's police are investigating two crashes Saturday evening that left drivers with critical injuries. Read full article: Two crashes in Lake County leave drivers...→

Lake County sheriff sues health department for COVID-19 patient information

Lake County sheriff sues health department for COVID-19 patient information

The Lake County sheriff has filed a lawsuit to force the county health department to provide information about COVID-19 patients. A judge is scheduled to hear [...] Read full article: Lake County sheriff sues health departme...→

Pilot crashes plane in Anoka County lake and walks away with minor injuries

Pilot crashes plane in Anoka County lake and walks away with minor injuries

The pilot of a small amphibious plane walked away with only minor injuries Thursday after the aircraft crashed in an Anoka County lake and flipped upside down, [...] Read full article: Pilot crashes plane in Anoka County lake...→

Lake County Board to debate emergency declaration

Lake County Board to debate emergency declaration

The Lake County Board will hold a special meeting Friday morning to debate whether to extend an emergency declaration for the region until May 30. Read full article: Lake County Board to debate emergency de...→

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Reach 844, With 70 COVID-19 Fatalities In Lake County

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Reach 844, With 70 COVID-19 Fatalities In Lake County

Lake County, Ind., has now reported 70 deaths in the past month from COVID-19, according to state health department data.  Read full article: Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Reach 844, Wi...→

The College of Lake County Foundation is hosting a virtual

The College of Lake County Foundation is hosting a virtual "No-Gala" Gala, throu [...]

The College of Lake County Foundation is hosting a virtual "No-Gala" Gala, through April 27, to help support scholarships and grants for scores of students. Read full article: The College of Lake County Foundation is...→

Tri-State Tollway shut down in Lake County after crash

Tri-State Tollway shut down in Lake County after crash

A semitrailer truck crashed Tuesday morning on the Tri-State Tollway near Route 22 in Lake County, shutting down the highway. Read full article: Tri-State Tollway shut down in Lake Coun...→

Link, Shaw to keep political posts in Lake County

Link, Shaw to keep political posts in Lake County

The top leaders of the Democratic and Republican party organizations in Lake County will remain unchanged. Read full article: Link, Shaw to keep political posts in La...→

Three Lake County communities join forces for local road work bid

Three Lake County communities join forces for local road work bid

Libertyville, Mundelein and Vernon Hills for a second year are partnering on a single bid for local road repair and resurfacing, a move officials say will save [...] Read full article: Three Lake County communities join force...→

Homemade masks. Catering drives. Roses on cars. Lake County residents show support for health care workers fighting coronavirus in different ways

Homemade masks. Catering drives. Roses on cars. Lake County residents show support for health care workers fighting coronavirus in different ways

Organizations, businesses and residents throughout Lake County rally to support the needs of health care workers and first responders who are battling the coro [...] Read full article: Homemade masks. Catering drives. Roses o...→

NAACP president says Biden cannot take African American vote for granted

NAACP president says Biden cannot take African American vote for granted

"You cannot take the African American vote for granted," Johnson said in response to comments made by Joe Biden. Read full article: NAACP president says Biden cannot take A...→

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

The state already does contact tracing but, with thousands of COVID-19 cases across Illinois, it needs to be expanded, he said.... That brings the total number [...] Read full article: Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to L...→

Lake Berryessa In Napa County Reopens With Restrictions

Lake Berryessa In Napa County Reopens With Restrictions

Boaters will now be able to enjoy more of the outdoors in Napa County as Lake Berryessa reopened Saturday with restrictions. Read full article: Lake Berryessa In Napa County Reopens Wi...→

Lake County Board establishes furlough policy

Lake County Board establishes furlough policy

The Lake County Board on Tuesday amended its employee policies and procedures to allow workers to be furloughed. Read full article: Lake County Board establishes furlough p...→

Lake County says use COVID-19 website, not 911, to make complaints

Lake County says use COVID-19 website, not 911, to make complaints

Lake County Board Chairwoman Sandy Hart tries to clear the air about sheriff's COVID-19 reporting website. Read full article: Lake County says use COVID-19 website, n...→

Request to rebate sales taxes to Lake County businesses doesn't gain traction

Request to rebate sales taxes to Lake County businesses doesn't gain traction

A request to consider rebating sales tax payments to Lake County businesses as a way to provide relief during the current economic crisis didn't gain much trac [...] Read full article: Request to rebate sales taxes to Lake Co...→

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

A Lake County judge who presided over hearings at the Waukegan courthouse as recently as Friday has tested positive for COVID-19, Chief Judge Diane E. Winter a [...] Read full article: Lake County judge tests positive for COV...→

Lake County to host virtual town hall on COVID-19 response

Lake County to host virtual town hall on COVID-19 response

Lake County officials will hold a Zoom virtual town hall to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 response and recovery efforts at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 7. Read full article: Lake County to host virtual town hall on...→

Lake County considering relief options, including waiving late penalties

Lake County considering relief options, including waiving late penalties

Lake County officials are researching various possibilities to provide relief to residents and businesses facing financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pan [...] Read full article: Lake County considering relief options, ...→

Opposition to Lake County pay-freeze plan disappears

Opposition to Lake County pay-freeze plan disappears

A Lake County Board committee on Thursday reaffirmed its recommendation to freeze the salaries of three countywide elected officials for four years. Read full article: Opposition to Lake County pay-freeze pla...→

Indiana passes 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; Lake County reports four more deaths, brings total to 81

Indiana passes 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; Lake County reports four more deaths, brings total to 81

The county’s confirmed cases rose by 71 to 1,786. More than 8,000 people have been tested in Lake County, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. Read full article: Indiana passes 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; La...→

United Way of Lake County announces 2nd round of  COVID-19 Response Fund grants totaling $120,000

United Way of Lake County announces 2nd round of COVID-19 Response Fund grants totaling $120,000

United Way of Lake County announced it has awarded $120,000 in the second round of Lake County COVID-19 Community Response Fund grants to eight local non-profi [...] Read full article: United Way of Lake County announces 2nd ...→

Pregnant woman becomes first Lake County Jail inmate to test positive for COVID-19

Pregnant woman becomes first Lake County Jail inmate to test positive for COVID-19

The woman is housed in the medical unit, away from the jail’s general population, the sheriff’s office said. So far, no other inmates or correction staff have [...] Read full article: Pregnant woman becomes first Lake County...→

Food drive in Lake County

Food drive in Lake County

Lake County officials will host a drive-through food donation to benefit the Northern Illinois Food Bank from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lake County Gov [...] Read full article: Food drive in Lake County...→

Lake County police memorial postponed

Lake County police memorial postponed

The Lake County sheriff's office is postponing the annual Lake County Police Memorial due to continued COVID-19 concerns, officials said Monday. Read full article: Lake County police memorial postponed...→

Coronavirus Update: 26 More Deaths In Indiana Brings Total To 545, Including 43 In Lake County

Coronavirus Update: 26 More Deaths In Indiana Brings Total To 545, Including 43 In Lake County

The Indiana State Department of Health announced an additional 529 cases of the virus Saturday, bringing the total in the state to 10,641.  Read full article: Coronavirus Update: 26 More Deaths In In...→

Lake County Sheriff's Parade Honors Hospital Workers

Lake County Sheriff's Parade Honors Hospital Workers

The Lake County Sheriff's Office found a safe and touch way to honor medical workers at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital.  Read full article: Lake County Sheriff's Parade Honors Hosp...→

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Rising, Lake County Second-Worst In State For COVID-19

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Rising, Lake County Second-Worst In State For COVID-19

A total of 30 Hoosiers across three counties in Northwest Indiana have now died of COVID-19, according to data from state health officials Read full article: Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Rising, Lake ...→

Turt Reynolds? Blanding's turtle hatchlings get a good head start in Lake County

Turt Reynolds? Blanding's turtle hatchlings get a good head start in Lake County

The supporting cast was absent, but the work of boosting the population of an endangered species in Lake County continued Friday with the release of 53 baby Bl [...] Read full article: Turt Reynolds? Blanding's turtle hatchli...→

NAACP president says Biden cannot take African American vote for granted

NAACP president says Biden cannot take African American vote for granted

"You cannot take the African American vote for granted," Johnson said in response to comments made by Joe Biden. Read full article: NAACP president says Biden cannot take A...→

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

"There's been a couple hiccups where I double booked, but it's just growing pains." Read full article: Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restri...→

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

The state already does contact tracing but, with thousands of COVID-19 cases across Illinois, it needs to be expanded, he said.... That brings the total number [...] Read full article: Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to L...→

Lake Berryessa In Napa County Reopens With Restrictions

Lake Berryessa In Napa County Reopens With Restrictions

Boaters will now be able to enjoy more of the outdoors in Napa County as Lake Berryessa reopened Saturday with restrictions. Read full article: Lake Berryessa In Napa County Reopens Wi...→

Lake County to discuss wayfinding along bike paths

Lake County to discuss wayfinding along bike paths

Findings on wayfinding strategies and signs to enhance bikeways in Lake County will be presented at a virtual meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. Read full article: Lake County to discuss wayfinding along ...→

Lake County Board establishes furlough policy

Lake County Board establishes furlough policy

The Lake County Board on Tuesday amended its employee policies and procedures to allow workers to be furloughed. Read full article: Lake County Board establishes furlough p...→

Lake County foundation awards $555,000 to area nonprofits

Lake County foundation awards $555,000 to area nonprofits

The Lake County Community Foundation has awarded $555,000 in grants to 16 area nonprofits serving the county's most vulnerable residents during the global pand [...] Read full article: Lake County foundation awards $555,000 t...→

Lake County Board approves pay freezes for some officials -- and one pay cut

Lake County Board approves pay freezes for some officials -- and one pay cut

The Lake County Board has voted to freeze the salaries of three countywide elected officials because of the current economic crisis. Read full article: Lake County Board approves pay freezes f...→

Lake County says use COVID-19 website, not 911, to make complaints

Lake County says use COVID-19 website, not 911, to make complaints

Lake County Board Chairwoman Sandy Hart tries to clear the air about sheriff's COVID-19 reporting website. Read full article: Lake County says use COVID-19 website, n...→

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

"Open the plant, NOW." President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda C [...] Read full article: President Trump tweets support for Elon ...→

Request to rebate sales taxes to Lake County businesses doesn't gain traction

Request to rebate sales taxes to Lake County businesses doesn't gain traction

A request to consider rebating sales tax payments to Lake County businesses as a way to provide relief during the current economic crisis didn't gain much trac [...] Read full article: Request to rebate sales taxes to Lake Co...→

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

In response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lake County officials have proposed cutting more than $9 million in anticipated spending fr [...] Read full article: As economic crisis grows, Lake County of...→

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

A Lake County judge who presided over hearings at the Waukegan courthouse as recently as Friday has tested positive for COVID-19, Chief Judge Diane E. Winter a [...] Read full article: Lake County judge tests positive for COV...→

Lake County to host virtual town hall on COVID-19 response

Lake County to host virtual town hall on COVID-19 response

Lake County officials will hold a Zoom virtual town hall to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 response and recovery efforts at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 7. Read full article: Lake County to host virtual town hall on...→

Two crashes in Lake County leave drivers with critical injuries

Two crashes in Lake County leave drivers with critical injuries

Lake County Sheriff's police are investigating two crashes Saturday evening that left drivers with critical injuries. Read full article: Two crashes in Lake County leave drivers...→

Lake County sheriff sues health department for COVID-19 patient information

Lake County sheriff sues health department for COVID-19 patient information

The Lake County sheriff has filed a lawsuit to force the county health department to provide information about COVID-19 patients. A judge is scheduled to hear [...] Read full article: Lake County sheriff sues health departme...→

Lake County considering relief options, including waiving late penalties

Lake County considering relief options, including waiving late penalties

Lake County officials are researching various possibilities to provide relief to residents and businesses facing financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pan [...] Read full article: Lake County considering relief options, ...→

Pilot crashes plane in Anoka County lake and walks away with minor injuries

Pilot crashes plane in Anoka County lake and walks away with minor injuries

The pilot of a small amphibious plane walked away with only minor injuries Thursday after the aircraft crashed in an Anoka County lake and flipped upside down, [...] Read full article: Pilot crashes plane in Anoka County lake...→

Opposition to Lake County pay-freeze plan disappears

Opposition to Lake County pay-freeze plan disappears

A Lake County Board committee on Thursday reaffirmed its recommendation to freeze the salaries of three countywide elected officials for four years. Read full article: Opposition to Lake County pay-freeze pla...→

Lake County Board to debate emergency declaration

Lake County Board to debate emergency declaration

The Lake County Board will hold a special meeting Friday morning to debate whether to extend an emergency declaration for the region until May 30. Read full article: Lake County Board to debate emergency de...→

Indiana passes 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; Lake County reports four more deaths, brings total to 81

Indiana passes 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; Lake County reports four more deaths, brings total to 81

The county’s confirmed cases rose by 71 to 1,786. More than 8,000 people have been tested in Lake County, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. Read full article: Indiana passes 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; La...→

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Reach 844, With 70 COVID-19 Fatalities In Lake County

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Reach 844, With 70 COVID-19 Fatalities In Lake County

Lake County, Ind., has now reported 70 deaths in the past month from COVID-19, according to state health department data.  Read full article: Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Reach 844, Wi...→

United Way of Lake County announces 2nd round of  COVID-19 Response Fund grants totaling $120,000

United Way of Lake County announces 2nd round of COVID-19 Response Fund grants totaling $120,000

United Way of Lake County announced it has awarded $120,000 in the second round of Lake County COVID-19 Community Response Fund grants to eight local non-profi [...] Read full article: United Way of Lake County announces 2nd ...→

The College of Lake County Foundation is hosting a virtual

The College of Lake County Foundation is hosting a virtual "No-Gala" Gala, throu [...]

The College of Lake County Foundation is hosting a virtual "No-Gala" Gala, through April 27, to help support scholarships and grants for scores of students. Read full article: The College of Lake County Foundation is...→

Pregnant woman becomes first Lake County Jail inmate to test positive for COVID-19

Pregnant woman becomes first Lake County Jail inmate to test positive for COVID-19

The woman is housed in the medical unit, away from the jail’s general population, the sheriff’s office said. So far, no other inmates or correction staff have [...] Read full article: Pregnant woman becomes first Lake County...→

Tri-State Tollway shut down in Lake County after crash

Tri-State Tollway shut down in Lake County after crash

A semitrailer truck crashed Tuesday morning on the Tri-State Tollway near Route 22 in Lake County, shutting down the highway. Read full article: Tri-State Tollway shut down in Lake Coun...→

Food drive in Lake County

Food drive in Lake County

Lake County officials will host a drive-through food donation to benefit the Northern Illinois Food Bank from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lake County Gov [...] Read full article: Food drive in Lake County...→

Lake County police memorial postponed

Lake County police memorial postponed

The Lake County sheriff's office is postponing the annual Lake County Police Memorial due to continued COVID-19 concerns, officials said Monday. Read full article: Lake County police memorial postponed...→

Coronavirus Update: 26 More Deaths In Indiana Brings Total To 545, Including 43 In Lake County

Coronavirus Update: 26 More Deaths In Indiana Brings Total To 545, Including 43 In Lake County

The Indiana State Department of Health announced an additional 529 cases of the virus Saturday, bringing the total in the state to 10,641.  Read full article: Coronavirus Update: 26 More Deaths In In...→

Link, Shaw to keep political posts in Lake County

Link, Shaw to keep political posts in Lake County

The top leaders of the Democratic and Republican party organizations in Lake County will remain unchanged. Read full article: Link, Shaw to keep political posts in La...→

Lake County Sheriff's Parade Honors Hospital Workers

Lake County Sheriff's Parade Honors Hospital Workers

The Lake County Sheriff's Office found a safe and touch way to honor medical workers at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital.  Read full article: Lake County Sheriff's Parade Honors Hosp...→

Three Lake County communities join forces for local road work bid

Three Lake County communities join forces for local road work bid

Libertyville, Mundelein and Vernon Hills for a second year are partnering on a single bid for local road repair and resurfacing, a move officials say will save [...] Read full article: Three Lake County communities join force...→

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Rising, Lake County Second-Worst In State For COVID-19

Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Rising, Lake County Second-Worst In State For COVID-19

A total of 30 Hoosiers across three counties in Northwest Indiana have now died of COVID-19, according to data from state health officials Read full article: Indiana Coronavirus Deaths Rising, Lake ...→

Homemade masks. Catering drives. Roses on cars. Lake County residents show support for health care workers fighting coronavirus in different ways

Homemade masks. Catering drives. Roses on cars. Lake County residents show support for health care workers fighting coronavirus in different ways

Organizations, businesses and residents throughout Lake County rally to support the needs of health care workers and first responders who are battling the coro [...] Read full article: Homemade masks. Catering drives. Roses o...→