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  Waukegan, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Waukegan is commonly referred to as the midpoint between Chicago and Milwaukee, although it is still a part of Chicagoland.
Waukegan is considered the hometown of comedian Jack Benny (1894-1974), though he was born in Chicago; a Waukegan middle school is named for him, and a statue of him stands in the downtown.
Waukegan is the birthplace of writer Ray Bradbury (born 1920), whose great-grandfather was mayor of the city in 1882.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Waukegan,_Illinois   (1138 words)

  
 Waukegan, IL
The phenomenal growth of Waukegan, located 36 miles north of Chicago and 60 miles south of Milwaukee, can be attributed to industry, Lake Michigan, and the railroads.
At mid-nineteenth century, Waukegan harbor was one of the busiest on the Great Lakes, with nearly a thousand ships sailing per year.
The population of Waukegan was 67,653 in 1980, and 87,901 by 2000.
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org /pages/1328.html   (535 words)

  
 Great Lakes Areas of Concern:  Waukegan Harbor
Waukegan North and South beach closures have averaged 7 per season over the past several years of record keeping (1988-present).
The Waukegan Harbor Citizens Advisory Group and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency received an outstanding achievement award for progress made in restoring environmental quality in the Great Lakes through the involvement of the local citizenry at the State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference (SOLEC '98) in Buffalo, New York in October, 1998.
Since Waukegan's downtown and waterfront areas are separated by a number of brownfield sites, the project targets five or six of these properties along the proposed Madison Street corridor that will eventually link the City's downtown and waterfront areas.
www.epa.gov /glnpo/aoc/waukegan.html   (2556 words)

  
 Lake Michigan Angler - Fishing Lake Michigan in Waukegan, Illinois
Waukegan is located on the western side of Lake Michigan, about 40 miles north of Chicago, Illinois.
In 1849, the village was renamed Waukegan, which is based on a Potawatomi Indian word for "fort" or "house".
Waukegan was the home to comedian Jack Benny and science fiction writer Ray Bradbury.
www.lakemichiganangler.com /site/waukegan/waukegan.htm   (180 words)

  
 Waukegan News
A storefront church in Waukegan's downtown redevelopment area will likely continue ministering to the homeless until its lease expires, lawyers for the church and the city said Friday.
After investigators arrived at the address in Waukegan, the identity of the victim was obtained and related to the Lake County Coroners Office.
A 35-year-old Waukegan man was sentenced to misdemeanor probation Tuesday by Lake County Circuit Court Judge Victoria Rossetti following his second conviction involving solicitation of children.
www.topix.net /city/waukegan-il   (698 words)

  
 Waukegan Regional Airport
The Waukegan Regional Airport is situated on 535 acres of land located approximately 3.5 miles north and slightly west of the heart of the City of Waukegan, about 35 miles north of Chicago.
The Waukegan Regional Airport is a general aviation facility categorized by the FAA as a "reliever airport" for Chicago's O'Hare International.
And with almost 4 million gallons of aviation fuel dispensed annually, the airport is a significant economic generator the area.
www.waukeganport.com /wkgn_airport   (439 words)

  
 Waukegan Main Street: Changing the face of downtown through community commitment.
Waukegan Main Street: Changing the face of downtown through community commitment.
Waukegan Main Street (WMS) is a volunteer-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to the revitalization and preservation of historic downtown Waukegan.
Waukegan's Main Street program is not designed to tackle the bigger issues of an entire community.
www.waukeganmainstreet.org   (444 words)

  
 Lakeland Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The program brought in 20 educators from Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 to work with professors, and each other, to come up with innovative new lesson plans to engage their students.
The goal of the program was to use resources from Waukegan to show students how their hometown could be incorporated into what they were learning.
Bill used the Warner Sugar Refinery that was on Waukegan’s south side until 1913 to convey larger lessons about global industrialization during the early 20th century to his students.
www.lakelandmedia.com /waukegan.html   (741 words)

  
 Waukegan Fire Department
Traditionally, the primary function of a city's fire department is to save lives and property from damage and destruction from fires.
To this end, the City of Waukegan maintains five (5) active fire stations strategically located through the community, staffed by 110 professional fire fighters and civilian personnel.
The employees of said businesses and the constant flow of people passing through town are also recipients of these services which include fire prevention, fire control and suppression, rescue, ambulance and paramedic coverage and public education.
www.waukeganfire.com   (366 words)

  
 Waukegan Historical Society
The Waukegan Historical Society operates the Haines House Museum and the John L. Raymond Research Library, both located amidst the gentle rolling landscape of Bowen Park in far northeastern Illinois.
Whether you are coming to view the Victorian decor, an exhibit on Waukegan history, or researching the history of your house or family, you will find that the Waukegan Historical Society offers something for everyone.
The museum of the Society, restored to its 1870s splendor, is open Monday through Friday and the first two Saturdays of each month from 1:00 to 3:00pm.
www.waukeganhistorical.org   (321 words)

  
 Waukegan Tire & Supply, Waukegan, IL - BF Goodrich, Nokian, Michelin - tires, automotive service
For years we have provided the Waukegan area with the latest products and unprecedented service for everything we sell.
At Waukegan Tire, our friendly and knowledgeable staff, quick and dependable service professionals, and affordable prices all come together to make driving out on a new set of tires easy.
Conveniently located in Waukegan, Illinois, Waukegan Tire & Supply Co, Inc offers expert alignment, brakes, suspension and other valuable services to get your car, truck, minivan or SUV back on the road.
www.waukegantire.com   (313 words)

  
 Waukegan Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Lake County, Illinois
This diverse community is located along the glistening western shoreline of Lake Michigan, just 39 miles north of Chicago and 60 miles south of Milwaukee.
Waukegan is bordered by Beach Park to the north, North Chicago to the south, the village of Gurnee to the west and breathtaking Lake Michigan to the east.
Waukegan is the ninth largest city in Illinois with a population of approximately 90,000.
waukegan-chicago.com   (643 words)

  
 Welcome to the Waukegan Chamber of Commerce an Affiliate of LCCC
Community Issues ~ The Waukegan Chamber of Commerce would like to focus on issues important to the Waukegan business community and the overall Waukegan community.
Waukegan Chamber of Commerce of Lake County, Illinois
All text and images are property of the Lake County Chamber and may not be reproduced without prior written consent.
www.lakecountychamber.com /waukegan   (147 words)

  
 Welcome to the Waukegan Community Unit School District #60
Waukegan Public Schools: Working Together To Build A Better Tomorrow!
Waukegan Public Schools Educate the Children of Today to Be the Leaders of Tomorrow.
Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission is prohibited.
www.waukeganschools.org   (93 words)

  
 Chicago Lake Michigan Fishing Charter,Illinois Fishing charters,Waukegan fishing charters,Chicago salmon fishing boats
We can provide all your needs for business or family fishing trips and TMA Charters is located in Waukegan, IL.
Waukegan is only 30 minutes north of Chicago.
All ages are welcome...experience is not needed as we are fully prepared to assist you if needed.
www.tmacharters.com   (676 words)

  
 Waukegan, Illinois (IL) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hotels, hospitals, schools, crime
Waukegan, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Waukegan city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/21/1967, a category 4 tornado 19.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
www.city-data.com /city/Waukegan-Illinois.html   (1382 words)

  
 Waukegan Yellow Pages and Waukegan IL Guide
Free Waukegan Weather Sticky showing current weather for your Waukegan web site.
We're faster than any yellow pages in Waukegan or directory at finding a local business or person.
To get the best Waukegan directory search results enter a Business Name OR a Business Category.
waukegan.areaconnect.com   (232 words)

  
 AirNav: KUGN - Waukegan Regional Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In this space we feature lodging establishments that are convenient to the Waukegan Regional Airport.
If your hotel/inn/B&B/resort is near the Waukegan Regional Airport, provides convenient transportation, or is otherwise attractive to pilots, flight crews, and airport users, consider listing it here.
Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the actual route traveled and the location of the travel start on the airport.
www.airnav.com /airport/KUGN   (561 words)

  
 Music Recyclery offers CDs, coffee, cigars
With plans to revive Genesee Street under way, Waukegan residents are about to get a CD and cigar shop with a cup of rare coffee to wash it down, according to Paul Frischer, president and CEO of Music Recyclery.
The Music Recyclery franchise has 12 stores in the Illinois and Wisconsin area, and the one on 119 Genesee St. will be the largest and the most multi-tasked.
After drinking a cup of the fire roasted coffee, Waukegan coffee drinkers can rest assured that they are first in the Midwest to drink the brew.
www.suburbanchicagonews.com /newssun/aboutus/progress/2004/w30music.htm   (651 words)

  
 Waukegan: Courtyard Chicago Waukegan / Gurnee - Traveler Reviews - Great location for NTC - TripAdvisor
This was a very nice place to stay, close to the Naval Base which is why we came to Waukegan in the first place.
There isn't much to do in Waukegan itself, you really need to go to Gurnee.
Waukegan: Courtyard Chicago Waukegan / Gurnee: "All in all, a good choice"
tripadvisor.com /ShowUserReviews-g36854-d88074-r3932282-Courtyard_Chicago_Waukegan...   (1754 words)

  
 Waukegan Apartments
To view all of our Waukegan apartment rentals, all you need to do is create a free Rent.com account.
In addition to helping you find apartments in Waukegan, Rent.com also offers a variety of moving services and moving advice.
From movers and moving quotes to boxes and storage, Rent.com has everything you need to make your move to Waukegan as simple as possible.
www.rent.com /rentals/illinois/chicago-and-vicinity/waukegan   (322 words)

  
 Waukegan Township Employment Opportunities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Waukegan Township has no summer jobs for youth
Apply in person, 149 S. Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL Mail resume to: Human Resources Manager,
© 2004 Waukegan Township - Lake County Illinois
www.waukegantownship.com /employment_oppt.htm   (31 words)

  
 waukeganweb -The Official Website for the City of Waukegan, Your Digital Key to the City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Waukegan City Hall - 100 N. Martin Luther King Jr.
This page web site is maintained by the City of Waukegan's office of public relations and marketing.
David Motley - Director of Public Relations and Marketing - City of Waukegan
www.waukeganweb.net   (84 words)

  
 Professional Sport Fishing Charter Boat Captains on Lake Michigan fishing Salmon/Trout out of Waukegan, Winthrop ...
Awesome Salmon and Trout Fishing with The Waukegan Charter Boat Assoc.
fishing the western shores of Lake Michigan out of Waukegan, Winthrop Harbor, Chicago, Illinois.
The Waukegan Charter Boat Association is the oldest and largest charter boat fleet on Lake Michigan.
www.wcba.info   (169 words)

  
 EarthCam - Falcon Cam
This EarthCam camera lets you peer into a Peregrine nest on the roof of Midwest Generation's power plant in Waukegan, Illinois.
A wooden box has been the urban nesting site of a peregrine from Wisconsin named Fran since 2001.
Should you encounter a problem with a link, let us know.
www.earthcam.com /usa/illinois/midwestgen   (164 words)

  
 Official Website of the Waukegan Rotary Club, Waukegan, Illinois
About Us Contact Us Waukegan Rotary Club meets at 12:05 p.m.
on Thursdays at the Ramada Inn, 200 North Green Bay Road, in Waukegan, Illinois.
Waukegan Rotary Club Board Meetings meet at noon on the third Friday of the month at the home of President Katie Larsen, 1402 West Glen Flora Avenue.
www.waukeganrotaryclub.org   (92 words)

  
 Flickr: Photos tagged with waukegan
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Waukegan Gas Prices - Find the Lowest Gas Prices in Waukegan, Illinois
When you enter a gas price into the above form, you are assisting in the fight against high gasoline prices in Illinois.
Illinois Gas Prices reserves the right to make changes to any of the site content at any time without notice.
www.illinoisgasprices.com /Waukegan/index.aspx   (258 words)

  
 Chicago, Waukegan, Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Sport Fishing Charter Boat
Chicago, Waukegan, Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Sport Fishing Charter Boat
Chicago, Waukegan, Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Sport Fishing
These Salmon and Trout are larger and put up a good hard fight.
www.bonshellfishing.com   (126 words)

  
 Waukegan Auto Auction - Chicago Car Auction, Inc.
Waukegan Auto Auction - Chicago Car Auction, Inc.
Waukegan Auto Auction - Featuring Donation Cars From the Salvation Army
Copyright © 2006, Waukegan Auto Auction, All Right Reserved.
www.waukeganautoauction.com   (137 words)

  
 Candlewood Suites WAUKEGAN Hotels | CHICAGO-WAUKEGAN | Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Every hotel reservation booked through an InterContinental Hotels Group web site is guaranteed to have the lowest rate publicly available on the internet or IHG will match a lower rate under the following conditions:
Spacious and built for comfort, each suite has a full kitchen complete with microwave and full size refrigerator.
The Candlewood Suites Chicago - Waukegan is located just minutes from everything including:
www.ichotelsgroup.com /h/d/cw/1/en/hd/chiwr   (1377 words)

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