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Planting symbols of hope

Planting symbols of hope

Members of the Antioch Upper Grade School Garden Club tend to a hill of topsoil at the Antioch Community Garden, east of Main Street, on May 19. The club, directed by science instructor Barbara Regan (far right) was on hand to prep and plant a variety of vegetables in the […]

 
 

Free Illinois Fishing Days set for June 5 to 8

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources hosts free fishing days throughout the state Saturday through Monday. With the Chain o’ Lakes running through the heart of the area, it’s prime chance for anglers to introduce youngsters to the sport, according to the DNR. During the free fishing promotion, no fishing […]

 
 

Let ‘em have it!

Let ‘em have it!

It’s all giggles for Morgan DeWitt, 8, (from left) Wyatt Flade, 5, and his sister, Abigail, 8, as they spray kindergarten teacher Tami Dati (left, foreground) and first-grade teacher Deon Obrochta with cans of Silly String during the Hillcrest Fun Fair held at the Hillcrest Elementary School in Antioch, Ill., […]

 
 

Antioch set to host Beer and BBQ walk

Tickets are on sale now for Antioch’s Beer and BBQ Walk on April 25 from noon to 4 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at www.antiochchamber.org. Only a limited number of tickets are available. Tickets are $40 per person, and are nonrefundable. Credit Card payments must be made at time […]

 
 

Urban farmers

Urban farmers

Don Zienty (left) and wife Lynn learn a few of the finer points of honey and beeswax soap from “Keeper of the Bees,” Peter Poli, at the Antioch Public Library District, 757 N. Main St. on Saturday. Poli, owner of Humdinger Honey Works, held a discussion on “Urban Farming” and […]

 
 

Couple arrested for parental abduction

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested an area couple who are wanted in Las Vegas for abducting their own children to avoid possible abuse charges. At 11:20 p.m. on Jan. 27 a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy on patrol spotted what he described as suspicious activity in the truck parking […]

 
 

Winter’s wrath roars back

Winter’s wrath roars back

A lone pickup truck heads through blizzard conditions on an unrecognizable Main Street near First Street in Antioch, Ill., on Sunday. An all-day snow coupled with high winds – and the accompanying drifiting and low visibility – made all forms of outdoor travel a challenge, at best, and hazardous, at […]

 
 

Ambulance funding will get another referendum

Officials are running out of options to pay for service By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Both the Village of Antioch and the First Fire Protection District will go to referendum again in April in an attempt to raise additional funds for ambulance service. If this attempt fails, the village will simply […]

 
 

Budgets cuts needed to create funds for EMS

Antioch officials still scrambling for answers in wake of failed referendum By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Antioch Village Administrator Jim Keim presented two options Dec. 10 to the Village Board in response to the failed referendum on funding for local emergency medical services – and none of the board members liked […]

 
 

Path of destruction

Path of destruction

Teen arrested for allegedly wrecking vehicles, injuring passengers An 18-year-old Ingleside , Ill., man allegedly led police on a chase of destruction in two stolen vehicles Nov. 13 that didn’t end until the teen suffered a gunshot wound to the cheek and a broken arm. Police eventually found and arrested […]

 
 
 
 
 

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