Category: Front Page

Front Page, October 31, 2018

The earth under the Yerkes moves, like an earthquake, building into a tsunami.
Let’s go all the way back to when Mr. John Johnson donated the land that the Yerkes Observatory sits on. Mr. Johnson gave the property to the University of Chicago, apparently without restriction…

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Front Page, October 3, 2018

The Yerkes Observatory is now officially closed.  It went down on Monday, October 1, 2018, as was advertised. Now what? Are there any new plans for Yerkes’ future? The talk around the lake is about some form of development getting ready to take place on the observatory property, with Mike Keefe being the motive force behind it.

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Front Page, September 19, 2018

Based on the dates provided in the information portion of the plan commission’s packet, and the paperwork submitted, switching the Hampton Inn out (they had applied for a permit to build a hotel up on Sheridan Springs Road on the northeast end of town) to the Fairfield Inn , was presented to the city on September tenth, then reviewed by staff on September eleventh, and now approved by unanimous plan commission vote on September nineteenth!

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Front Page, September 5, 2018

That headline is a lyrical excerpt from a song by a group called the Hollies, but the general meaning of it applies to what’s going on with this new climate change all humans are experiencing together, although in many different forms. Climate change, the general warming trend the planet is unquestionably going through, does not always mean higher temperatures.

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Front Page, August 29, 2018

Mayor Tom Hartz signs off on the attempt to attack the latest creepingly quiet threat to the quality of Geneva Lake. The mayor signed a check for twenty thousand dollars to stop the spread of something most people living around Geneva Lake have never heard of.

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