Two Arrested for Vehicular Burgulary in Four Colonies

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Crystal Lake Police Arrest Two Suspects for Criminal Trespass and Burglary to Vehicles Crystal Lake Police have arrested two subjects believed to be responsible for several acts of trespass and burglary … Continue reading

A Late 1970′s Alternative Vision of Recreational Gravel Pits in Algonquin Township – Part 2

Because horse riding had just been banned at the old Lake Defiance, now Moraine Hills, it occurred to me that it could go in a Gravel Gertie State Park. Snow mobilers weren’t having trouble finding places to ride, but they … Continue reading

A Late 1970′s Alternative Vision of Recreational Gravel Pits in Algonquin Township – Part 1

During the first month of publishing McHenry County Blog in 2005, I wrote the following about what could be done with the gravel pits in Algonquin Township. Since then, of course, Crystal Lake has used higher sales taxes and a … Continue reading

Pro-Life Group that Used to be Called Tri-County Sets October 3rd Dinner Date

The group Informed Choices, which used to be the Tri-Country Pregnancy and Parenting Services, has set its annual fundraising dinner for October 3rd at Concorde Banquets on Route 12 in Kildeer. The group has been in existence for twenty-seven years … Continue reading

Republicans Dominate CL Indpendence Day Parade – Part 3

As an intermission between Republican politicians, the Allegiance Color Guard from Dundee came marching by. Horses pulling a stage coach also added interest. A necessary component of any parade with horses is a place to put any horse apples. The … Continue reading