How Did MCC Administrators Convince Students to Support Increasing Their Education Cost?

The top headline in the Wednesday Northwest Herald read, MCC trustees weigh tuition hike Student government representatives voice support for increase Every year McHenry County College Board members consider whether to raise tuition and fees. And this is at least … Continue reading

Message of the Day – Still More Crystal Lake City Council TIF Waste on Route 14

When I was over  at my state legislators’ offices Wednesday, I was complaining passionately about the way the Crystal lake City Council wasted money on changing the streetscape of part Route 14. That’s a term I first ran into in … Continue reading

The Taxman Cometh

When my Crystal Lake Community High School Class of 1960 held its tenth reunion, I was on the committee. We put together a questionnaire and one question this then-late twenty-something guy came up with was “What do you want on … Continue reading

Seven McHenry County High Schools Sent Students to “Model Congress” in Rockford Saturday

The following seven McHenry County high school students will participated in a “Model Congress” next Saturday in Rockford: Alden-Hebron H.S.: Leah Arthur, Cody Eskridge, Dillion Lalor and Morgan Lohse. Cary-Grove H.S.: Maurissa Dorn, Luke Jenner, Jon Lubow and Alix Rozolis. … Continue reading

Manzullo Announces Merchant Marine Academy Appointment

In the aftermath of the Easter rescue of Merchant Marine Captain Richard Phillips, 16th District Congressman Don Manzullo has appointed Crystal Laker Christopher Benard to the Kings Point U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Here is Manzullo’s press release: CL Central High … Continue reading