Thursday Jul 3
Volunteers save fireworks display
After a long, curvy, rough and narrow road, the KeepTheSparkAlive.com Committee has raised enough funds for the Chain O Lakes fireworks display on the evening of Friday, July 4, on the northern part of Fox Lake between Fairmont Shores and Captain's Quarters.
Chain O' Lakes, Fox River now open for normal boating
The Fox Waterway Agency has lifted all boating restrictions as of 9 a.m. Friday, after no-wake rulings were issued earlier this week , according to the agency's website.
For this midweek religious gathering, there are no long wooden pews, no stained-glass windows, sometimes not even a roof - just puffy white clouds followed by a stunning sunset.
Former Chain Oa Lakes Fireworks president facing theft charge
An Ingleside woman accused of theft from the Chain O' Lakes Fireworks committee has surrendered to police and was released on bail.
Police say former Chain O' Lakes Fireworks president stole money
An arrest warrant has been issued for the past-president and co-founder of the not-for-profit Chain O' Lakes Fireworks organization, alleging she stole more than $500 over about 18 months, the Fox Lake Police arrest warrant states.