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St. Mary’s Road in Mettawa to close for several weeks for road construction

Transportation officials say that St. Mary’s Road in Mettawa will be closed for several weeks for road construction and repairs to the railroad crossing starting on Monday. The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) in conjunction with the Canadian National Railroad, on behalf of the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway (EJ&E RR), will be temporarily […]

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Wadsworth man critically injured in motorcycle crash in Mettawa

A 55-year-old Wadsworth man was critically injured after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed in the parking lot of Costco in Mettawa. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Lake Forest Fire Department and Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District responded around 6:10 p.m. Saturday to the Costco Wholesale, 25901 Riverwoods Road in Mettawa for a vehicle […]

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Several animals killed in Mettawa barn fire

Thirty chickens and several alpacas died after a barn fire in Mettawa on Tuesday, the Libertyville Fire Department said. Firefighters were called at 1:12 p.m. to a barn fire at a farm property at 14060 West Old School Road near the Tri-State Tollway in Mettawa. Fire officials said that several horses, cats and goats escaped […]