CL Main Beach, Two in Wonder Lake Closed by Health Department

A press release from the McHenry County Health Department: Beaches closed due to elevated bacteria levels Woodstock Ill. – McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) conducted beach water samplings at 37 licensed beaches on Wednesday August 17.  The following beaches … Continue reading

County Board Looks for Three for Board of Health

A press release from the McHenry County Board: The McHenry County Board is accepting applications from INDIVIDUALS, NURSES and PHYSICIANS interested in appointment to the McHENRY COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH. Three three-year terms are available with terms which will expire on June 30, … Continue reading

Board of Health Considering Union Contract Monday

6:30 PM on Monday, January 11th, the McHenry County Board of Health will take up a Collective Bargaining Agreement between for employees of it veterinary division. The meeting will be held at the Public Health Building behind the Woodstock Courthouse. … Continue reading

Board Member Sought for TB District

A press release from the McHenry County Board: The McHenry County Board is accepting applications from INDIVIDUALS interested in appointment to the McHENRY COUNTY TUBERCULOSIS BOARD. One position is available for a three-year term which expires on June 30, 2018. … Continue reading

New Members Sought for Board of Health

A press release from the McHenry County Board: The McHenry County Board is accepting applications from INDIVIDUALS and DENTISTS interested in appointment to the McHENRY COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH. Three three-year terms are available with terms that will expire on … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Restaurant Sanitation Ratings – CL Country Club – Krystal Thai

Yesterday I wrote of the McHenry County Board’s Public Health Committee having given a thumbs up to posting sanitation reports for restaurants. Donna Kurtz, John Hammerand and Paula Yensen were in favor. Mary McCann and Anna May Miller were opposed. … Continue reading

McHenry County Board and Commission Vacancies

The following popped into my inbox on April 17th. It details positions on boards and commissions that were open at the time. Submission deadlines are during the coming week. So, if you want to get involved in what county government … Continue reading

Non-Dedicated Road Coalition Seeks Questionnaire Answers from County Board Candidates

The McHenry County Non-Dedicated Roads Coalition has sent letters and questionnaires to each person running for the McHenry County Board. Those who live on roads not maintained by Township Road Commissioners just don’t understand why their usually older subdivisions get … Continue reading

McHenry County Board Candidate Mike Walkup Comments on Overregulation of Agribusiness Climate

A press release from Distrcit 3 McHenry County Board candidate Michael Walkup: Walkup Points to “Outdated and Overly Restrictive Regulations” The potential business climate in McHenry County is being stifled by outdated and overly restrictive regulations of all kinds. A … Continue reading

Cat Tax Feedback Causes Keely Cat to Relax

After attending “Under the Streetlamp,” a concert by the stars of “Jersey Boys,” at Huntley High school, the Skinners went to eat at 1776 in Crystal Lake. Proprietor Andy Andresky, as usual, came around to greet us and, after catching … Continue reading

U.S. Senate Candidate Ed Varga Speaks to McHenry County YR’s, Statewide Forum Today

The patriotic decor of Crystal Lake’s 1776 restaurant was an ideal setting for Wednesday night’s meeting of the McHenry County Young Republicans. It was so much more appropriate that the little room in the Pizza Hut basement outside the men’s … Continue reading