Kairos – Prison Ministry that Changes Lives

“God says, ‘If you don’t love your brother, you don’t know me.’” That was part of what Bud Gregory of Kairos Prison Ministry of Illinois had to tell of his weekend experiences at Stateville participating in four-day weekend retreats for prisoners. … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Park District Planning to Tax to the Max

Thursday night there was a workshop at the Crystal Lake Park Board to discuss the tax levying process. The presentation assumed that the Board wanted to extract as much money as possible from the taxpayers: Take the entire amount allowed … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Park Board Votes to Pay $6.3 Million for Viking Dodge

Big doings at the park board Thursday night. Lincoln’s Birthday, McHenry County Blog reported Viking Dodge was topping the rumor mill for a location for a Crystal Lake Park District Community Center and Sports Complex. “It’s more than a community … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Park District Hires Burke Engineering to Review Watershed Manual

The Crystal Lake Park board hired the firm offering the lowest price to review the city’s watershed manual. With prices ranging from Christopher B. Burke Engineering’s $6,600 to one coming in at $18,000, the board also selected the firm that … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Park District Hires Burke Engineering to Review Watershed Manual

The Crystal Lake Park board hired the firm offering the lowest price to review the city’s watershed manual. With prices ranging from Christopher B. Burke Engineering’s $6,600 to one coming in at $18,000, the board also selected the firm that … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Park Board Asks City and State Community College Board for Delay on Baseball Stadium

The Crystal Lake Park Board agreed to ask the city council to “take no action on any pending or future developments (in the watershed) until we have our report and the Best Management Practices have been approved by the technical … Continue reading