Jackson Tweedie is only 3 years old, but already knows he wants to be a firefighter. Jackson got to live his dream at the May 18 Lake County Fire Safety Expo at Gurnee Mills parking lot, where he rescued a Tasmanian Devil doll in the Kids Challenge by dragging the soaked doll to safety. He crawled through a tube and sprayed a fire hose at a target.
In honor of the soldiers who have marched throughout American history to make personal sacrifices for freedom, communities in Lake County march in solidarity on Memorial Day. From the small history-soaked community of Grayslake to the Waukegan metropolis, what parade organizers say these events have in common is Lake County residents who attend. Following is a list of Lake County Memorial Day parades, designed to commemorate fallen soldiers as well as living veterans and active duty personnel.
Lon Hodge gets a lot of attention when he goes to the movies, the coffee shops and out for walks with his best friend. Especially when his best friend licks his face.
As a man browsed items at a Gurnee garage sale, Dennis Feldkamp asked, "How do you like your truck?"
Lindenhurst Park District was awarded $3.4 million in matching federal and state grants for the construction of a Grass Lake Road Pedestrian Underpass connecting the under developed Park District’s Oak Ridge Park, which also received development funds.
The Naval Station Great Lakes MWR library summer reading program will run June 10 through Aug. 16.
The NSGL Navy College Office provided the following list of recent degree graduates. Congratulations to all for their accomplishment.
Carmen Patlan was 7 when she emigrated from Mexico to the United States with her family. Diana Alvey was also just a child, 3, when she came to the United States from Mexico.
Each honor graduate and award winner will receive the commanding officer’s commemorative coin in recognition of their superlative achievements during recruit training. The honor graduates for May 17 recruit review graduation are as follows:
Now that the federal government has approved financial assistance to homes and businesses in Lake County after last month's flood, residents and store owners can begin applying for funds as they clean up the damage.
Kristin Miks, 32, of Wildwood was arrested May 13 and charged with two counts of criminal sexual assault and four counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Na na na na na na na na, Namtab! Oops, we meant Batman. We’re still dizzy from riding Six Flags Great America’s Batman The Ride Backwards, just in time for Batman The Ride’s 21st birthday.
Ian Nichols recently got a small dose of an event that just may break him.
The Electronic Products Recycling & Reuse Act took effect a litle over a year ago, banning myriad devices from being dumped in the garbage and ending up in landfills.
While some teens where getting refreshing treats from the Tastee Freeze on a recent sunny evening, next door, three friends — 15-year-old Ben Reyes, Nick Misterle and Brian Mace of Grayslake — played a Super Smash Mario Brothers video game inside a local Grayslake teen center called the Oasis.
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