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Jul 31, 2015 Statement from Gurnee Mayor Kristina Kovarik regarding the passing of long-time Mayor Richard A. Welton   Village of Gurnee Mayor Kristina M. Kovarik has issued the following statement related to passing of long-time Gurnee Mayor Richard A. Welton:...
Jul 31, 2015 Obituary - Former Mayor Richard A. Welton Mayor Richard Allen Welton, 72, passed away July 31, 2015, surrounded by his wife Debby and loving family.  Dick was born on September 6, 1942 to...
Jul 23, 2015 Monday, July 27, 2015 Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting Canceled FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   GURNEE, IL - The Monday, July 27, 2015 Gurnee Village Board Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting has been canceled due t...
Jul 19, 2015 Des Plaines River Flood Advisory through Monday, July 20, 2015 GURNEE, IL -The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a flood warning for the Des Plaines River near Gurnee today, Sunday, July 19, 2015, thr...
Jul 18, 2015 Gurnee Police Investigate Burglary to a Church   Gurnee, IL – The Gurnee Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred on Friday, 07/10/15 at 3:50 AM. The burglary occ...
Jul 7, 2015 Village Board Approves Redevelopment Agreement with Gurnee Mills for Portillo's Restaurant GURNEE, IL— At its Monday, July 6th Village Board meeting, the Village Board approved a redevelopment agreement with Gurnee Mills to allow...
Jul 6, 2015 Closure at IL Route 176 (Rockland Road) Metra Railroad Crossing in the Village of Green Oaks: July 15th - July 24th Beginning on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM through Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM, the Metra railroad crossing at IL Route 176 (Rockland R...
Jun 30, 2015 Legions of Craft Beer Fest Announces Ticket Release; Sales Live Now FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   GURNEE, IL— The Village of Gurnee is partnering with Timothy O’Toole’s Pub, Gurnee Mills Shopping...
Jun 19, 2015 Gurnee Police to Conduct Special Independence Day Enforcement Period Gurnee, IL – The Independence Day holiday is one of the most dangerous in Illinois when it comes to crashes, according to the Illinois Departmen...
Jun 8, 2015 Gurnee Police Department Promotion Gurnee, IL – On Monday, June 15, 2015, the Village of Gurnee Police Department will be promoting an officer into a senior leadership position....
May 27, 2015 Cop on a Rooftop Special Olympics Campaign: Friday, May 29th Gurnee, IL -For the 13th consecutive year, Illinois police officers will stake out Dunkin' Donuts rooftops to benefit Special Olympics Illinois an...
May 27, 2015 Missing Adult - Located Gurnee, IL – On Tuesday, May 27, 2015, the Gurnee Police Department asked for assistance from the public in locating Jacqueline Bizzell, a 53 ye...
May 26, 2015 Missing Adult Gurnee, IL – On Tuesday, May 27, 2015, the Gurnee Police Department asked for assistance from the public in locating Jacqueline Bizzell, a 53 ye...
May 21, 2015 Annual Memorial Day Ceremony to Be Held Monday, May 25th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony to Be Held Monday, May 25th FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GURNEE, IL - On Monday, May 25th, the American Legion Post 771 will h...
May 11, 2015 Gurnee Police Conduct Special Enforcement Period May 11th-25th   Gurnee, IL – The Gurnee Police Department will be conducting occupant protection enforcement zones throughout the village beginning...
Apr 27, 2015 Mass Casualty Training Exercise Gurnee, IL - The Gurnee police and fire departments will conduct a mass casualty training exercise from 7 a.m. to noon on May 2 at Woodland Intermedia...
Apr 24, 2015 Village to Hold Open House for Residents Impacted by Upcoming Belle Plaine and Magnolia Reconstruction Thursday, April 30th GURNEE, IL – The Village of Gurnee will host an Open House for residents living on or near Belle Plaine and Magnolia Avenues on Thursday, A...
Apr 21, 2015 Monday, April 27th Village Board Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting Canceled   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   GURNEE, IL - The Monday, April 27th, 2015 Gurnee Village Board Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting has been ca...
Mar 26, 2015 Second Annual Teacher of the Year Award Ceremony to Be Held Monday, April 6th GURNEE, IL – The second annual Teacher of the Year Award Ceremony for teachers in Districts 50, 56 and 121 will be held on Monday, April 6th at...
Mar 25, 2015 Gurnee Liquor Compliance Checks Result in No Violations Gurnee, IL – The Gurnee Police Department conducts periodic checks of businesses within the village that offer retail sales of alcoholic beverag...