Top 10 Stories of 2019

With the year almost officially at the end, the Village is continuing its tradition of holding a countdown of the top 10 Village news stories of the year. The countdown will begin at 9:00 a.m. on December 31st and continue every hour until 6:00 p.m., with stories updating on this page during that time. The countdown will continue on the Village’s Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts. Thank you for a great 2019, and we wish you a very happy New Year!

  • Dec 31, 2019, 12:00 PM

Top Stories of 2019: #7 Gurnee Wonder Woman Race Draws Thousands

On Sunday, June 9th, the Village of Gurnee hosted the DC Wonder Woman Run Series where participants could run or walk the Gurnee 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon race. The Wonder Woman run brought over 5,000 runners to the Gurnee area. This run series was featured in as many as 10 major cities across the United States and Canada. The event started at Six Flags Great America and finished with runners crossing the finish line at Gurnee Mills.