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Russell Lissau

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Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Russell:

Shaw out, Brin in as Lake County Republican Party chair

Former Lake County circuit court Clerk Keith Brin has been named the new leader of the local Republican Party. → Read More

Two Des Plaines cops to be honored for saving lives

Two Des Plaines police officers will be honored at Monday's city council meeting for separate lifesaving efforts. → Read More

Why Des Plaines might buy and demolish three downtown buildings

Calling them dilapidated, Des Plaines officials want to buy three older commercial buildings in the downtown area, raze them and create green space. → Read More

Proposed Wheeling bakery gets $100,000 village grant

A retail bakery that's set to open soon in Wheeling will receive a $100,000 municipal grant to help pay for an interior renovation. → Read More

Foster's $4.9 million campaign fund dwarfs Lauf's total, records show

Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster's campaign coffers dramatically outsize those of Republican challenger Catalina Lauf, new reports show. → Read More

Business that infuses edible products with cannabis coming to Des Plaines

A business that infuses edible products with cannabis has received permission to operate in Des Plaines. → Read More

Controversial apartment building plan moves forward in Des Plaines

A cotnroversial plan to construct a seven-story apartment building in Des Plaines took a step forward Monday night. → Read More

FBI opening family assistance center for victims of Highland Park shooting

The FBI has opened a family assistance center in Highland Park to assist people physically or emotionally affected by Monday's mass shooting. Personal items left along the parade route after the shooting also will be available for retrieval at the center. → Read More

Spring Grove trustee Thomas Sanders dies

Thomas Sanders, 69, was a police chief, village president and trustee → Read More

Authorities identify teen struck by train in Glenview

A pedestrian fatally struck by an Amtrak train in Glenview on Friday night has been identified as a 15-year-old Northbrook boy. → Read More

Woman-centric art exhibition coming to Oakton Community College

Female professional artists are invited to submit entries for an exhibition at Oakton Community College. → Read More

Schakowsky gets campaign boosts from Google, Target and other major companies

A bevy of popular companies, including Target and Google, are among the contributors to U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky's reelection campaign, records show. → Read More

Illinois Primary: Nominations for governor, congressional seats at stake Tuesday

Six GOP candidates brawling over the governor nomination lead the longest primary campaign in Illinois history. → Read More

'More than a grocery store': Island Foods closing after 50 years in Island Lake

A family-owned grocery store that has served Island Lake and nearby communities for generations is closing. → Read More

Group offering programs, services for people with disabilities moving back to Mundelein

The Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County's operated in Mundelein from in 1976 until the mid-'90s. → Read More

Activists on both sides of abortion battle demonstrate in suburbs

People on both sides of the abortion fight commandeered parks, sidewalks and other public venues Friday to celebrate -- or protest -- the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling. → Read More

English as national language? Border wall? 11th District Republicans discuss immigration

Republicans running for Illinois' 11th Congressional District seat expressed varied stances on immigration policy reform and what to do about people already in the country illegally. → Read More

Apartments, townhouses proposed for land near Wheeling Town Center

A roughly 10-acre residential and commercial development has been proposed for land across Dundee Road from Wheeling's Town Center complex. → Read More

Chicago Ramen chef launches second restaurant in Des Plaines

The chef and restaurateur behind Des Plaines' Chicago Ramen has launched a second eatery in the suburb, not far from the first. → Read More

Marijuana shop, separate bakery to fill former Twin Peaks restaurant building in Wheeling

Wheeling's second cannabis dispensary could open in December, a representative announced this week. It would share the former Twin Peaks restaurant building on Milwaukee Avenue with a separately operated bakery. → Read More