CL Man, Former Deputy Chief of LITH Police Department, Arrested for Multiple Sexual Assults to Girl

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Crystal Lake Police Arrest Subject for Criminal Sexual Assault On November 29th, 2016, Crystal Lake Police met with concerned parents who reported their juvenile daughter had been sexually assaulted while at … Continue reading

Willson CL Library Architect Donating Big Money to Library Referendum Campaign

The following letter from bond analyst Steve Willson, was published originally in the Northwest Herald.  It is re-published below with permission from the author: Questionable Contributions Editor: Many years ago it was common for investment banks to contribute to local … Continue reading

CL Library Bond Referendum Opponents Surface Literature

The folks behind the signs asking people to vote against the Crystal Lake Library advisory referendum on borrowing $30.1 million have a handout. You can read it below: The contact information is [email protected]Continue reading

Some Facts You Probably Don’t Know about Crystal Lake and the Library Bond Referendum

This information was developed by commenter Mark: A major reason property taxes are high is because property taxing districts omit pertinent details during bond advisory and bond referendums. +++++ Do not even think about voting yes for a bond or … Continue reading

FBI Notified of Possible Social Media Threat to Prairie Ridge High School

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Crystal Lake Police Investigate Suspicious Incident On October 4th , 2016, Crystal Lake Police received a report of a suspicious incident involving a posting on social media. Within the comment of the … Continue reading

CL Library “Vote Yes” Signs Appearing

People poo-pooed my suggestion a couple of years ago that the signs being passed out by the Crystal Lake Library were intended to support a property tax hike. But look what is popping up in the same yards as those … Continue reading

CL Rural FPD – Unclear on the Process

The Crystal Lake Rural Fire Protection District has a “black box” ad in the Northwest Herald today. When a tax districts asks for more than 5% more than it received the year before, this newspaper revenue enhancer must be published. … Continue reading

Life Chains Sunday in Crystal Lake, McHenry, Richmond, Wonder Lake

Information about Sunday’s Life Chains in McHenry County from McHenry County Right to Life: Life Chain is a national, peaceful, and prayerful public witness of pro-life Americans standing for one hour along our roadways, praying for our nation and for … Continue reading