Lake County in 60 Seconds

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County could shudder RV park:

A Lake County board committee Monday agreed to crack the whip on the owners of an Antioch-area recreational-vehicle park, an action that could lead to the business being shuddered, an official said. At the urging of county board member Judy Martini of Antioch, the planning, building and zoning committee directed workers to "red flag" Steitz's Resort, 25400 W. Bluff Lane near Antioch, for allegedly refusing to allow county inspectors to enter the property. A red flag could force the business to close. Martini said the resort has been operating without a county license since March. Owner John Steitz could not be reached for comment. Steitz is among 11 RV park owners who sued the county last month over the new regulations. Martini said the two issues are unrelated.

Death records cost $2 more:

Effective Monday, the fees for all certified copies of death or fetal death records will increase by $2. The new cost is $10 for the initial copy and $6 for each additional copy. The rate increase will fund a statewide Electronic Death Certificate system. The system is intended to provide accurate and timely storage and retrieval of data and statistics for vital records registration and administration.

Wedding bells ring for Kirk:

U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk, a North Shore Republican, will be married Saturday to Kimberly Vertolli, a 29-year-old law student who lives near Washington, D.C. The private ceremony will be at the Wilmette home of a Kirk family friend on the shore of Lake Michigan. Kirk, 41, met Vertolli, a New Jersey native and graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, several years ago at the Pentagon when she was working as a Naval intelligence officer and he was a Naval reservist. …