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Public hearing to explore mental health priorities in face of continued cuts in funding

The Mental Health Board (MHB) invites individuals from the community to voice their opinions and concerns regarding needs of individuals who have a mental illness, … Read more ›

Crystal Lake Park District Summer Brochure Delivery Begins Week of May 7
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Crystal Lake Park District Summer Program Brochure to Be Mailed To Residents

Crystal Lake residents should look for the Summer 2012 Crystal Lake Park District program brochure in the mail during the week of May 7. Registration … Read more ›

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Crystal Lake Park District Commissioners Seek Volunteer to Fill Board Vacancy

For Immediate Release – The Crystal Lake Park District is looking to fill a seat on the Park Board of Commissioners that will become vacant … Read more ›

Judge rules against appointing special prosecutor to investigate McHenry County sheriff

A judge ruled Wednesday that he will not appoint a special prosecutor to investigate McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren. McHenry County Associate Judge Thomas Meyer … Read more ›

Durbin named to House-Senate panel on transportation bill

Illinois will have a seat at the table when an important U.S. House-Senate panel meets to hash out the next national transportation funding bill. U.S. … Read more ›

Pawnshops not welcome in Crystal Lake

Attracting new commercial and real estate developers to Crystal Lake does not include allowing pawnshops within city limits. The City Council has voted against allowing … Read more ›

State says McHenry dam flood gates, boat lock past their prime and must be replaced

The Daily Herald reports: The Stratton Lock and Dam is the lifeblood of the Chain O’ Lakes. Its gates push water south when the Chain … Read more ›

From the community

Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office Begins Saturday Office Hours for Summer Season

The Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office will be open on Saturdays, April 7-July 28 in order to better serve customers during the busy summer … Read more ›

Crystal Lake Park District Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
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Crystal Lake Park District Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The following press release has been received from the Government Finance Officers Association and is for immediate release. A PDF of the original press release … Read more ›

Illinois Beach State Park Site Superintendent Greg Behm inspects some of the damage last summer after a storm downed downed hundreds of trees there. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune / July 15, 2011)

State park entrance fees backed

Illinois Beach State Park has been closed since a devastating storm last summer downed hundreds of trees, making it unsafe for visitors. But a proposed … Read more ›