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Illinois authorities still seek assault suspect

Illinois authorities still seek assault suspect

Since Friday, Illinois authorities continue to search for a 26-year-old Hebron man accused of sexually assaulting a child, and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to call them immediately. Esau Ancheyta Hernandez, who allegedly assaulted a child in the 1200 block of Hebron Road in Hebron, […]

 
 

Local author digs deep into historical mysteries

Local author digs deep into historical mysteries

By Sandra Landen Machaj Correspondent When we read a work of published writing, we often think that the author is someone special, unlike the everyday people living in our neighborhood with a family and a full time job. In reality, most authors are special, but they also may be our […]

 
 

Area art studio finds its niche with paint and sip classes

Area art studio finds its niche with paint and sip classes

WHAT: Studio 25 Art Creations Inc. WHERE: 5 Nippersink Boulevard, Fox Lake, Ill. CONTACT: (224) 225-1563 ONLINE: studio25artcreations.com By Jason Arndt Editor Amanda Munsen is not just an owner of an art studio, but an artist herself, and wanted to share her passion with her hometown of Fox Lake, Ill. […]

 
 

Antioch to host wizard-themed event

Antioch’s Wizard Weekend will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 18, in downtown Antioch. Attendees will celebrate all things magical during the event. People can bring their wands, owls and dress up for this event. […]

 
 

PASS THE CROWN

PASS THE CROWN

Miss Antioch for 2016 Melissa Nettgen, 20, places the royal crown upon the head of Jessica Lamberty, 17, who was selected to be Miss Antioch for 2017, as 2016 Junior Miss Antioch Noelle Roskopf, 16, looks on during the annual pageant held at the Antioch Community High School, 1133 Main […]

 
 

Warrant issued in Antioch burglaries

Warrant issued in Antioch burglaries

An arrest warrant has been issued for a 25-year-old Antioch man accused in a rash burglaries in downtown Antioch March 27, according to an Antioch Police Department news release. The Antioch Police Department names Anthony J. Altmayer, who faces six felony charges, as one of two suspects in the five […]

 
 

Hazmat situation near stateline unfounded

Hazmat situation near stateline unfounded

Incident started with Antioch police pursuit of half-naked man After Antioch authorities struggled to arrest a man in the 300 block of West Route 173, about five minutes south of Trevor, they detected a strong chemical odor at his residence in the 1200 block of Main Street that forced a […]

 
 

Antique store in an antique home

Antique store in an antique home

Roots of Antioch family business run deep By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Inspired by their grandparents’ hobby of dealing antiques, the sister and brother duo of Heather Fenzel and Ben Purrazzo Jr. have carried on the tradition as co-owners of Family Heirloom Antiques in Antioch, Ill. Family Heirloom Antiques, 1098 […]

 
 

Sheriff seeks man who robbed Lake Villa gas station at gunpoint

Sheriff seeks man who robbed Lake Villa gas station at gunpoint

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Sunday morning armed robbery in unincorporated Lake Villa of a BP Gas Station, where a man brandishing a handgun demanded cash, and fled the scene. According to a news release issued by the Sheriff’s Office, the armed robbery happened at about 12:15 […]

 
 

Missing woman found dead at Nippersink Lake

Missing woman  found dead at  Nippersink Lake

No foul play suspected, Fox Lake police say By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A 57-year-old Fox Lake woman reported missing and endangered by her son Friday was found dead at Nippersink Lake the following day, according to the Fox Lake Police Department. “(We) are spearheading an ongoing investigation into the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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