Local Governments Spent $1 Million Fighting Flooding, Illinois Total Too Low for Federal Reimbursement

Local governmental expenditures submitted to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency from McHenry County totaled $1,080,640.62. According to the McHenry County Emergency Management Agency, “In the four counties proclaimed a disaster area by Governor Rauner, uninsured damages to public property and … Continue reading

West Nile Virus in Crystal Lake

A press release from the McHenry County Health Department: McHenry County reports first human case of West Nile virus Woodstock IL – McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) hasconfirmed its first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) of 2017, inan elderly individual from Crystal Lake who remains hospitalized. As of August 23, fifteen (15) mosquito batches collected in McHenry County have tested positive … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Accepting Lakewood Sewer Water

Lakewood Village President Paul Serwatka sent the following press release: Crystal Lake Offers Assistance to Village of Lakewood Crystal Lake Mayor Helps Neighbors in Lakewood Clean-up After the Flood Village of Lakewood President Paul Serwatka is pleased to announce the … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Independence Day Parade Packs Pols at Front

The1.8 mile Crystal Lake Independence Day Parade was held on Sunday, July 2nd. It was about an hour and a half and featured elected officials and candidates near the front. Featured entries like the Crystal Lake Strikers, the Jesse White … Continue reading

Kids on Bicycles Hit by Landscaping Truck on Lake Avenue Near Crystal Creek

No news has appeared in a press release yet, but neighbors of where Crystal Creek flows from Crystal Lake report that children riding bikes were hit by a landscaping truck. The Crystal Lake Police Department says no one was killed. … Continue reading