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Lake County Board passes policy mandating government-owned building have ‘bird-friendly’ glass

The Lake County Board approved a new policy that will keep birds at the top of mind on all newly constructed and renovated Lake County government-owned facilities. The primary aim of the policy is to mitigate hazards for birds posed by the building environment, particularly from collisions with glass surfaces. The policy, which went into […]

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Two Lake County hospitals named among best in United States for maternity care

Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville and Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington are two of six Advocate Health Care hospitals nationally recognized as leaders in advancing maternity and postpartum care by Newsweek and Statista Inc., a statistics portal and industry ranking provider. This distinction reflects the safe, high-quality care parents and their newborns can […]

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29-year-old mother dies in hospital after being ejected during rollover crash near Woodstock

A 29-year-old mother of two has died in the hospital after she and another woman were critically injured in a rollover crash near Woodstock last week. The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday to the area of Dean Street and Gayle Drive in unincorporated Woodstock for a report […]

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Residents escape after passerby spots flames engulfing garage, spreading to Libertyville home

Residents were able to escape after a passerby spotted flames engulfing a garage and spreading to a home in Libertyville Monday morning, authorities said. The Libertyville Fire Department and Libertyville Police Department responded around 5 a.m. Monday to the 1200 block of East Park Avenue for a report of a structure fire. Libertyville Deputy Fire […]