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Jan 23, 2023 10:49 AM
The Lake County Forest Preserves hired Ron Davis, a 34-year law enforcement veteran, as director of public safety to replace retiring John Tannahill.
Jan 18, 2023 12:53 PM
Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad opens Saturday January 28 at the Dunn Museum in Libertyville. The special exhibition, featuring the work of photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales, runs through March 19.
Jan 18, 2023 10:50 AM
The 40th annual Profiles in Excellence event takes place from 3–4:30 pm, Sunday, February 5, at Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road in North Chicago. The theme this year is Women in Sports.
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Dec 27, 2022 01:52 PM
Keep the mistletoe, let the tree go. 8 Forest Preserves to Recycle your Christmas Tree.
Dec 14, 2022 02:28 PM
A new, groundbreaking effort to study animal migrations and connect researchers, scientists and students to real-time migratory data across the globe is underway. Lake County is one of the newest links in the chain.
Dec 06, 2022 01:55 PM
At a special meeting, the Board of Commissioners reelected Angelo Kyle of Waukegan (District 14) as president of the Lake County Forest Preserves. The Board also reelected John Wasik of Grayslake (District 6) to serve as vice president.
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