By Frank Abderholden, Lake County News-Sun, January 15, 2020
The Lake County Board adopted a resolution celebrating diversity Tuesday after being addressed by the regional director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), who was given extra time as a public speaker to update the board on the rise of hate and racism in the area.
By Russell Lissau, Daily Herald, January 14, 2020
Two weeks after swastikas were spray-painted at a Lake Zurich school, the Lake County Board on Tuesday adopted a resolution condemning hate and discrimination.
By Frank Abderholden, Lake County News-Sun, September 24, 2019
Lake County took a leap into the information age this week as United Way of Lake County and its partners went live with a new telecommunications service that allows anyone in the county needing health or human services to simply dial 211.
By Doug T. Graham, Daily Herald, September 17, 2019
As homeowners continue to deal with the impacts of flooding from recent heavy rains, Lake County officials on Tuesday said residents should expect to see more of the same in the years to come.
By Jim Newton, Lake County News-Sun, September 17, 2019
Residents crowded in to see a presentation Tuesday on reported increases in rain strength and frequency in Lake County and the region, as well as a projected long-term continuation of that pattern and what it might mean for the future.
By Frank Abderholden, Daily Herald, July 12, 2019
Citing a lack of support from Lake County officials and financial constraints, Illinois Tollway officials announced Friday that they are ending their current multimillion-dollar efforts toward a Route 53 extension north of Lake Cook Road.
By Doug T. Graham, Daily Herald, July 8, 2019
While there are likely military veterans grappling with homelessness somewhere in Lake County, two national agencies have assessed the county and said it is among a select group of communities certified to have "officially ended homelessness" for veterans.
Local roads, bridges, schools, and parks are all set to receive funds from the $45 billion "Rebuild Illinois" capital plan.
Press release published in Patch, July 3, 2019
By Russell Lissau, Daily Herald, June 27, 2019
Lake County officials are moving ahead with plans to prohibit the expansion of video gambling in unincorporated areas.
The financial and administrative committee on Thursday recommended the full board ban new video gambling terminals at bars, restaurants and other gathering spots in the areas it oversees.
By Mick Zawislak, Daily Herald, June 7, 2019
Pushing back against gambling expansion, Lake County officials are considering banning new video gambling licenses in unincorporated areas but say they need time to research potential wrinkles before taking official action.