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Zion Benton Times Has Closed

The Zion-Benton Times, due to a lack of community support, has gone out of business. No further information is available at this time....

 

Glenda Duncan

When a corporate executive needed to say "thank you" after an important deal was closed, he called Glenda Duncan, master basketeer, and owner of By Design Baskets and placed an order. Glenda listened...

 

Joe Rose, World War II Vet Turns 100

World War II Veteran Joe Rose celebrated his 100th Birthday on January 2, 2019 at the Rolling Hills Campus in Zion. From his hometown of Ottawa, Ill. (near Starved Rock) Joe Rose joined the Navy on Ju...

 

What to Know Now About COPD

(StatePoint) It claims a life every three to four minutes, making it one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The culprit: COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nationwide, more than 16 million people have been diagnosed...

 

Congressman Schneider Shares Wrap Up of 115th Congress Tenth District Activities

WASHINGTON, DC – In 2018, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) focused on making a difference for his district through open community outreach, aggressive constituent service, and legislating with a...

 

Elf Network Partners to Bring Christmas Joy

The holidays can be touchy for families who are struggling to pay rent. According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation, there are about 772,000 households where there are children whose parents lack...

 

Zion-Benton Township NJROTC Hosts Air Rifle Competition on New Indoor Range

Story by Scott Thornbloom, Naval Service Training Command ZION, Ill. – Zion-Benton Township High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) Air Rifle team hosted their annual ZB...

 

Zion-Benton Library Hosts Annual Holiday Bash Superheros Show Up

Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My, No - Wrong Story. Batman, Dr. Strange and Superman were among the superheroes along with a few exotic creatures from Star Wars that ran amuck at the Zion Benton...

 

78 Low-Income Children Shop With The Sheriff For Christmas

The Lake County Sheriff, John Idleburg, and the Lake County Sheriff's Association announced a successful 7th annual 'Shop with a Sheriff' event that was held on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The...

 

Zion Conservatory of Music Holds Christmas Recital

Zion Conservatory of Music held their annual Christmas Recital on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the Christ Community Church. The sounds of Christmas filled the Christ Community Church Sanctuary as...

 

Fatal Wadsworth Traffic Crash

On December 16, 2018, at approximately 10:15PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Route 41 and Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, for a traffic crash with injuries. When Deputies arrived, they found a car versus semi-truck crash with major...

 

Paying It Forward In Zion This Holiday Season

by Candi Diypunx When the students at The Zion Academy of Science and Art heard that they were the recipients of an award from Scholastic to expand their school library, they decided to pass on their...

 

N and T's Breakfast with Santa

Saturday December 15th from 9 to 12 and NT's Family Restaurant had breakfast with Santa( played by Charles Launchard) . The restaurant was filled with holiday spirit for 3 hours as the kids enjoyed...

 

We Love Zion Secret Santa Program

We Love Zion is a community Facebook group who has developed a Senior Santa program that provides Christmas Gifts to Senior Citizens, many who may not be visited and supported by friends and family...

 

Democratic Party of Lake County Vice Chairman has died

Pete Couvall, 73, died, Sunday December 9, 2018. He was the long-term Vice Chairman of the Democratie Party of Lake County serving under State Senator Terry Link. "Pete and I grew up together," says...

 

Old Cruisers Building in Beach Park Demolished

Mayor John Hucker takes first swing at demolishing tired old tavern in Beach Park. Village officials and staff observed and applauded as 38498 N. Sheridan Road was demolished on Monday, December 10,...

 

CLC students win literary awards at Skyway Conference regional competition

College of Lake County writers won five of 12 awards, including two first-place finishes, at the 2017 Illinois Skyway Conference Writers’ Festival and Writing Competition, Nov. 15 at Morton College in Chicago Heights. The CLC student winner in the...

 

Schneider, McEachin Introduce P.A.R.I.S. Climate Act

Schneider, McEachin Introduce P.A.R.I.S. Climate Act Legislation would highlight danger of U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10) and A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) introduced the...

 

American Legion Hosts Annual Christmas Party with Santa

The American Legion Zion-Benton Post 865 held their annual family Christmas Dinner Tuesday night at N&T Restaurant in Zion. The event is a time for everyone to come together for an evening of fun and...

 

Candidate Filing for April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election

WAUKEGAN, Illinois - Lake County Clerk Robin M. O’Connor announced that candidates wishing to appear on the April 2019 ballot file their nomination papers from December 10 to 17, 2018. Most candidates file with the local unit of government where...

 

Women's Club Hosts Fundraiser

GFWC ion Woman's Club hosted a Christmas Tea Fundraiser to benefit the Zion-Benton Children's Services organization on December 9, 2018 at the Shiloh House. The Zion-Benton Children's Services...

 

This past week, workers removed the old Norstates Bank sign in Winthrop Harbor and replaced it with the First Midwest Bank sign. Inside, there is new paint and a different look as the transition takes place.

This past week, workers removed the old Norstates Bank sign in Winthrop Harbor and replaced it with the First Midwest Bank sign. Inside, there is new paint and a different look as the transition...

 

Winthrop Harbor Dedicates Jana Joy Lee Memorial Park

Winthrop Harbor, Illinois - The Mayor and Trustees of Winthrop Harbor Illinois held a dedication service for the Jana Joy Lee Memorial Park on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The park was named in honor...

 

Winthrop Harbor Dedicates Jana Joy Lee Memorial Park

Winthrop Harbor, Illinois - The Mayor and Trustees of Winthrop Harbor Illinois held a dedication service for the Jana Joy Lee Memorial Park on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The park was named in honor...

 

My Fathers Table - A Thanksgiving Feast

My Father's Table is a free annual Thanksgiving Day Meal offered to those who can't afford a meal or who just want someone else to be thankful with. The meal is free. Sponsored by First Baptist...

 

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