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  • Crystal Lake teen identified as Lakewood crash victim Oct 19, 2014 5:20 PM
    The woman killed Saturday in a fiery rollover crash in Lakewood has been identified as 19-year-old Jacquelyn Paulson of Crystal Lake. McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski announced Sunday morning that an autopsy is scheduled for today to determine the cause and manner of Paulson’s death.

  • Crystal Lake teen killed in Lakewood crash Oct 19, 2014 3:36 PM
    The woman killed Saturday in a fiery rollover crash in Lakewood has been identified as 19-year-old Jacquelyn Paulson of Crystal Lake. McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski announced Sunday morning that an autopsy is scheduled for Monday to determine the cause and manner of Paulson’s death.

  • Bethany Lutheran welcomes Lyric Opera contralto Gwendolyn Brown Oct. 12 Oct 6, 2014 5:12 PM
    Renowned opera singer Gwendolyn Brown will perform as part of the Bethany Arts Series at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake. Brown will make her debut this fall season with the Chicago Lyric Opera as Maria in Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess.” Other recent operatic appearances include covering Queenie in “Showboat” with both the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Washington National Opera in 2013.

  • MAV Music Leadership Award nominations now open Sep 19, 2014 7:15 PM
    The McHenry County Music Center recently announced that nominations for the fourth annual Marie Ann Vos Music Leadership Award are now being accepted. Marie Ann Vos was the founder of MCMC and this award was created in her name to honour this achievement and more.

  • Woodstock Theatre completes construction with ‘Big Ticket Tear’ ceremony Jul 10, 2014 3:58 PM
    Woodstock city staff and mayor, as well as executives from the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce, joined with the management and owners of the Woodstock Theatre in marking the grand opening of the renovated and expanded theater.

  • Afternoon of Music and Song was a success! Jun 30, 2014 4:18 PM
    On June 25, Anthony Kawalkowski, often called the "young Andre Rieu," brought to the Listening Room in Crystal Lake an afternoon of high quality music and entertainment.

  • Elgin lieutenant to become police chief in Lakewood Jun 20, 2014 1:17 PM
    If it hadn't been for a client who was accused of murdering her husband 22 years ago, Elgin Police Lt. Leigh Rawson, then a lawyer, would have never joined the police force. Rawson retired Thursday after 20 years in Elgin to become the new police chief in Lakewood.

  • ‘the Listening Room’ at the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park Presents: “A Night of Light” with Annie Sander and Shawn Christopher May 30, 2014 2:26 PM
    At 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, two local Christian artists, Annie Sander and Shawn Christopher, will perform in the Listening Room at the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park in Crystal Lake. These artists combine their passion for R&B, soul and contemporary Christian music to inspire all music lovers. These Chicago artists also share a single focus; the eradication of human trafficking both domestically and abroad. “A Night of Light” is an intimate evening of music where the artists will combine their passion of music to motivate others toward awareness and action. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. To reserve your tickets today, visit or call (815) 455-8000.

  • Lakeside Legacy Arts Park hosts local art show on June First Friday May 28, 2014 6:41 PM
    Lakeside Legacy Arts Park at the Historic Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake hosts a monthly art show called First Friday that is the perfect, local event. The public is welcome at the upcoming showcase on Friday, June 6, from 5 to 8 p.m., which is free to attend but donations are appreciated, as Lakeside is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

  • Voices in Harmony accepting new members May 22, 2014 1:19 PM
    Page 2 Voices in Harmony, a community choir, is accepting new members for their summer concert season.

  • Voices in Harmony accepting new members May 15, 2014 4:15 PM
    Voices in Harmony is accepting new members for their summer concert season.

  • Woodstock Theatre Debuts Expanded Party Room! May 6, 2014 5:28 PM
    The Woodstock Theatre has opened an adjoining party room perfect for celebrating your child’s next birthday at the movies. The party room can now accommodate two small parties or one large bash for up to 24 guests. Plan a birthday party in one of the bright and cheerful party rooms, and watch your child’s eye light up when they get to actually start the movies in the projection booth! Located at 209 Main Street, the Woodstock Theatre offers the Woodstock Theatre Birthday Party Package starting at $11 per guest. This price includes movie admission as well as a Kiddie Concession Combo containing a drink, fruit snacks and popcorn.

  • Compassion4Campers seeks volunteers to feed, aid homeless May 5, 2014 4:01 PM
    Compassion4Campers, the program which supports homeless PADS clients while the church-based rotating shelter sites are shut down for the warmer months, is gearing up for a third year of service and is seeking volunteers to help out.

  • Son arrested in Algonquin Township couple's 2006 slayings Jan 17, 2014 12:42 PM
    More than seven years after he told authorities he found his parents murdered in their Cary-area home, a former Algonquin man is behind bars in a Nevada jail facing charges he killed the couple. Michael Romano, 54, was arrested Tuesday in Las Vegas after a McHenry County grand jury indicted him on four counts of first-degree murder stemming from the slayings of Nick and Gloria Romano.

  • Husband of ex-Grafton official found not guilty of battery Jan 15, 2014 6:02 PM
    The husband of Grafton Township's ex-supervisor has been found not guilty of a dust-up that involved a former township trustee. David Moore, 51, of Huntley, had been charged with misdemeanor battery in 2010 after police said he shoved then-Township Trustee Gerry McMahon.

  • Voices in Harmony accepting new members Jan 6, 2014 4:31 PM
    Voices in Harmony, a community choir, is accepting new members for their "Season of Passion: Hope Eternal" concert on April 13.

  • A look at the Fox Valley’s biggest news stories in 2013 Dec 26, 2013 10:31 AM
    The year 2013 saw at least a half dozen court cases across the Fox Valley came to an end, turnover in key political positions, progress on several construction projects and important property acquisitions. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair also made a trip across the pond to speak to a select group at Judson University and Batavia rejoiced when after more than 100 years its football team won the Class 6A state football championship. Those stories and the others that follow, had all of us talking.

  • Huntley offering temporary rides to Sun City seniors Nov 27, 2013 5:07 PM
    Huntley has inked a deal with a local cab company to temporarily offer rides to seniors living in both Rutland and Hampshire townships. In doing so, those accustomed to riding Grafton Township’s buses won’t see a break in service — Grafton leaders terminated the bus rides effective Friday and the cab service starts the following day.

  • Will Huntley hire taxi service for Rutland riders? Nov 26, 2013 6:00 PM
    While Grafton Township officials are still on track to eliminate bus service for Rutland Township’s senior and disabled riders Saturday, they are hopeful Huntley leaders pick up the slack. At the same time, Huntley’s youngest trustee has made a proposal to keep the service going for a year.

  • Could special tax be answer to Rutland’s bus woes? Nov 15, 2013 5:30 AM
    Even though the Rutland Township board refused to make a decision on financing bus service for its senior and disabled residents, Township Supervisor Margaret Sanders isn’t giving up just yet. At the same time, officials from Huntley and the Sun City subdivision have no interest in starting their own bus system, but in Sun City’s case, officials are figuring out how to help the 130 Rutland residents who won’t have transportation after Nov. 30.

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