GOP Christmas Party Wednesday Night at CL’s Cottage

The McHenry County Republican Party is throwing a party in Crystal Lake on Wednesday, December 17th, from 7-9. It will be held at The Cottage, located where the five streets come together.  (The official address is 6 E. Crystal Lake … Continue reading

Bi-Partisan Coalition Led by Joe Walsh “Saves Christmas” or at Least “Merry Christmas”

That’s how the Daily Caller puts it: “It’s official: Congressmen Joe Walsh, an Illinois Republican, and Mike Ross, an Arkansas Democrat, have saved Christmas.” Put in place in 1974, the House Rules prohibit the use of “Merry Christmas” or “Happy … Continue reading

Huntley High School Freshmen Deliver Christmas Cheer, Cost – $3,200, Benefit – Priceless

A press release from Huntley School District 158. The article was written by Mike Krebs – HHS “The Voice” Staff Writer. Huntley High School’s Freshmen Class and Link Crew Raise Over $3,200 for Holiday Charity HUNTLEY, IL – On December … Continue reading

Could TIF Monument Ads Help City Collect More Sales Taxes?

Crystal Lake used to get a lot of money from sales taxes? To keep the dollars flowing, the Crystal Lake City Council voted to hike the city’s rate by 75%. Advertising shopping opportunities in the city might help repay the … Continue reading

It’s Not YOUR Birthday!

During Advent, the four weeks before Christmas, both ministers at the First United Methodist Church of Crystal Lake have emphasized that Christmas is not your birthday Think about how you and your family celebrate Christmas. What role does the honoree … Continue reading