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Dilger’s purchase sets stage for Waukegan River Walking Path

Lake County Chronicle
January 15, 2020

Feria de empleo del Distrito de Parques

Puro Futbol
January 7, 2020

2020 welcomed with ‘super cold and cool’ Polar Bear Plunge in Waukegan

Lake County News-Sun
January 1, 2020

Polar Bear Plunge in Waukegan

CBS Chicago
January 1, 2020

Waukegan approves sale of Carnegie Library to park district

Lake County News-Sun
December 22, 2019

Go jump in the lake to celebrate the new year at Waukegan Polar Plunge

Lake County News-Sun 
December 17, 2019

Waukegan orchestra’s Do-It-Yourself Messiah welcomes singers and listeners alike

Lake County News-Sun 
December 2, 2019

Waukegan Tour of Homes features 3 residences never before open to public

Lake County News-Sun 
September 24, 2019

Waukegan transferring ownership of Carnegie Library to park district

Daily Herald 
September 16, 2019

Enter the George Bridges 5K Sept. 21 in Waukegan

Daily Herald 
September 10, 2019

Rain on Waukegan Parade Can’t Dampen a Good Time

Lake County News-Sun
July 1, 2019

New conductor takes baton for Waukegan Symphony Orchestra: ‘Music has such a beautiful role to play in people’s lives’

Lake County News-Sun
June 24, 2019

Moran: Literary Landmark status coming to Ray Bradbury Park and its storied ravine

Lake County News-Sun
March 5, 2019

Outdoor water playground at Waukegan’s Rose Park will be ‘a crown jewel for the entire city’

Lake County News-Sun
February 28, 2019

Eugene P. King Park in Waukegan set for $800K upgrade

Lake County News-Sun
February 15, 2019

Freezin’ for a reason: 20th annual Polar Bear Plunge benefits special recreation

Daily Herald
January 1, 2019

‘It’s crazy for a good reason’: Waukegan’s Polar Bear Plunge lures fundraisers into frigid Lake Michigan

Lake County News-Sun
January 1, 2019

Bank Transforms into Waukegan Park District Administrative Center

Legat Architects Newsletter
November 26, 2018

Waukegan Symphony concert focuses on music of the 1920s

Lake County News-Sun
November 26, 2018

Rauner, Sanguinetti honor examples of efficient local governments

Daily Herald
July 31, 2018

Dunk a cop, hop on a fire truck, watch a movie at Waukegan event on the beach

Lake County News-Sun
July 16, 2018

HarborFest, parade anchor July Fourth week in Waukegan

Lake County News-Sun
June 21, 2018

Distrito de Parques de Waukegan cuenta con nueva guía de eventos en español en internet

Univision Chicago
March 26, 2018

‘First Lady of the Parks’: Waukegan’s Belvidere Park renamed for Corrine Rose

Lake County News-Sun
February 14, 2018

Volunteers participate in Waukegan Polar Plunge

Big 95.5 – Chicago’s New Country on January 2, 2018

Suburban Polar Plunge goes on despite subzero temps

WGN 9 News
January 2, 2018

Polar Plunge canceled in Chicago, but Waukegan plunges on

ABC 7 Chicago Eyewitness News
January 2, 2018

Upbeat polar plungers say -6 air made 35-degree water feel balmy

Daily Herald
January 2, 2018

‘I was kind of numb’: Waukegan Polar Bear Plunge rolls on in subzero weather

Lake County News-Sun
January 2, 2018

Join the icy adventure Jan. 1 in Waukegan

Lake County News-Sun
December 19, 2017

Waukegan musicians celebrate 10 years of Do-It-Yourself Messiah

Lake County News-Sun
December 5, 2017

Waukegan BMX racers plan for Grand Nationals in Oklahoma over Thanksgiving weekend

Lake County News-Sun
November 20, 2017

New Waukegan field trips aim to increase water safety, reduce childhood obesity

Lake County News-Sun
October 23, 2017

Day of the Dead event in Waukegan celebrates those who have passed

Lake County News-Sun
October 22, 2017

Conduit Between Development & Leadership

Illinois Parks and Recreation in September/October 2017

Cemetery walk hearkens to founding of park district

Lake County News-Sun
August 30, 2017

Renovation project closes Waukegan’s Clearview Park into next year

Lake County News-Sun
August 11, 2017

Local boys Rockin’ Aces return to perform at Bowen Park

Lake County News-Sun
July 25, 2017

Waukegan Night Out moves to the beach

Lake County News-Sun
July 20, 2017

First participants complete Waukegan ‘Pieces of the Past’ game

Daily Herald on July 17, 2017

Waukegan Park District holds Community Yard Sale

Daily Herald on July 11, 2017

Yeoman Park on Waukegan River ravine opens new playground

Lake County News-Sun
July 10, 2017

Waukegan Partner in Parks golf benefit to feature $1 million hole

Daily Herald on July 7, 2017

Waukegan hosts community yard sale

Lake County News-Sun on July 6, 2017

Waukegan Park District Announces New Superintendent

theYoujournal
April 16, 2017

Waukegan Park District to Tackle Water Safety

Lake County News Sun 12/4/16
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Pool Safety Goes Beyond Lifeguards in Waukegan

Lake County News Sun 7/21/16
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Path Linking Lyons Woods to River Trail Nears Approval

Chicago Tribune 7/5/16
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Hundreds Will Throw in a Line at Fishing Derby

Lake County New Sun 6/2/16
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Gas Company Helps Kids Learn to Swim

theYoujournal 5/24/16
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Waukegan’s Live Green Family Festival Promotes Nature with Interactive Activities

Lake County News Sun 5/22/16
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Waukegan Orchestra offers “Greetings from Vienna”

Lake County News Sun 5/16/16
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Women of Distinction: Waukegan’s Freeman keeps arts alive, brings culture to community

Lake County News Sun 5/3/16
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Day of the Dead

Lake County News Sun 11/02/15
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Waukegan Symphony Orchestra-In Nature’s Realm

Lake County News Sun, 10/23/15
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Pool Project Construction

Lake County News Sun. 10/21/15
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Waukegan Park District wins national award

Daily Herald 10/22/13
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Thanks to all on parks honor

Daily Herald 10/20/13
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Waukegan Park District wins national award

Zion Benton News 10/17/2013
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Dog Parks More Than Just a Fence

Recreation Management Magazine, September 2013
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Field of the Year Waukegan (IL) SportsPark Field #2

SportsTurf, August 2013
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