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‘You are not alone’: Veterans Assistance Commission tells Lake County veterans following fall of Afghanistan

The Veterans Assistance Commission in Lake County is urging the community to reach out and check on veterans they know following the events in Afghanistan. Andrew Tangen, Superintendent of the Veterans Assistance Commission of Lake County (VACLC), said “there are a lot of emotions flying around” following the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan after the Taliban […]

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Lake County state’s attorney announces new changes to his office, says “We must make Lake County safer”

Lake County State’s Attorney Eric Rinehart said his top priority is to eliminate systemic racism in the justice system and make Lake County safer, according to a public letter he wrote. Rinehart said that he is pledging safety, equality and transparency as pillars of his new administration. “We must make Lake County safer and our […]

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State says Lake County is at ‘warning level’ for coronavirus spread

State health officials announced on Friday that Lake County is among 28 other counties at “warning level” for coronavirus risk and are urging residents to take precautions to prevent spreading the virus. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 29 Illinois counties are now at warning level: Boone, Bureau, Clinton, Coles, Cumberland, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, […]