1. Become an Election Judge!

    The Lake County Clerk’s Office is seeking election judges to process voters in their neighborhood Election Day voting site during the April 2 Consolidated Election! Classes begin Jan. 22. Additional Info...
  2. Zion Job Fair

    Meet with more than 25 Lake County area employers who are looking to hire at the annual Zion Job Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Zion-Benton Public Library. Additional Info...
  3. Free Seminar Addresses Housing Needs for Older Adults

    Many homes were not built in consideration for older adults or multigenerational households, so communities are turning to “granny flats.” Learn more about “granny flats,” and the impact they can have on older residents’ lives. Seminar info..
  4. New Illinois Laws for 2019

    More than 250 new laws will go into effect on Jan. 1. This includes a new requirement for children under age 2 to sit in a rear-facing car seat, background checks for ride operators, and expanded stalking laws to include messages via social media. Read on...
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Check Your Home for Radon Gas Levels This Winter 


Homeowners are urged to test radon levels in their homes and apartments during the winter months when indoor radon levels are at their highest. 

Radon is an odorless and colorless gas that naturally occurs in rock and soil and can seep into homes from the soil through cracks in the basement floors and foundations, crawl spaces, poorly sealed sump pumps, porous cinder block walls and other foundation floor and wall penetrations. Watch this video to learn ways to protect your home.