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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 […]

 
 

Stateline authorities seek missing endangered woman

Stateline authorities seek missing endangered woman

Fox Lake asks public for assistance A 57-year-old Fox Lake woman in need of medication, noting her history of mental illness, has been reported as missing endangered, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page. Citing circumstances, authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding the missing woman, […]

 
 

U.S. Representative visits Child Place of Antioch

U.S. Representative visits Child Place of Antioch

A Child’s Place of Antioch holds open house Saturday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren, of the 14th District in Illinois, paid a visit to Antioch’s A Child’s Place Learning Center earlier this month to receive insight from the small business. The district is comprised of parts […]

 
 

Sheriff’s Office warns community of new ‘creepy clown’ trend

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is taking proactive measures on individuals acting disorderly while wearing costumes or dressed as clowns, a new trend known as “creepy clown.” The new trend has caused an increase in reports across the nation of offenders wearing clown costumes while harassing or threatening members of […]

 
 

Longtime coach opens gym in Spring Grove

Longtime coach opens gym in Spring Grove

Westosha Legacy Athletic Club caters to gymnasts By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Bill Price has a history of mentoring kids in the area. He spent 40 years coaching baseball and gymnastics at Westosha Central High School in Paddock Lake, and was also a volunteer baseball coach at Wilmot Union High School. […]

 
 

Shaw makes initial appearance in Illinois

Shaw makes initial appearance in Illinois

Twin Lakes resident accused of killing woman while under influence By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Twin Lakes resident Sheree Ann Shaw, accused of killing a 32-year-old McHenry woman while under the influence of heroin May 6, made her initial appearance in McHenry County Circuit Court July 25. She faces charges […]

 
 

Excessive Heat Warning Thursday

Excessive Heat Warning Thursday

Health officials, National Weather service offer tips to keep cool With an anticipated heat index exceeding of 100 degrees Thursday, the National Weather Service issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the first time in four years, according to its website. “When warm temperatures combine with high humidity, conditions feel warmer […]

 
 

One identified in double fatal Fox Lake crash

One identified in double fatal Fox Lake crash

  Fiery crash involved several motorcycles, pickup By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Authorities identified one of two men involved in Saturday’s fatal crash in Fox Lake, Ill. as 43-year-old Matthew Stautz of Rothschild, Wis. Stautz, pronounced dead at Centegra Hospital McHenry, had been a driver of one of the three […]

 
 
 
 
 

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