2 hrs ago
More Snow, Bitter Cold Moving Our Way
By Karen Chadra , and Stephanie Price, editors The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a winter weather advisory for much of the Chicago metro area, including DuPage, Cook and Kane counties.
6 hrs ago
Fundraiser for Toddler Who Had Liver Transplant Surgery
Family and friends are holding a fundraiser for Arianna Gillespie, a 20-month-old girl who underwent a liver transplant.
10 hrs ago
McHenry County Firefighters Join Operation North Pole Benefitting Children
Standing on the Metra train platform at the Pingree Road Station in Crystal Lake, it was cold enough to feel like the North Pole this past Saturday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Extreme Cold Expected Tonight Through Tuesday Morning
A special weather statement was issued for Crystal Lake and Cary, on accuweather.com.
Fire-damaged apartment building in Ringwood to be demolished
The Ringwood Village Board voted unanimously in favor of hiring a contractor to demolish the apartment building at 5204 Barnard Mill Road if the owner, Debbie Foster of Crystal Lake, doesn't meet the March deadline to have the building demolished.
Frigid temps set in, more snow expected Tuesday night
Mark Trebes with the McHenry County Conservation District clears steps leading to Prairie Trail in Algonquin Monday, December 9, 2013 after McHenry County had its first significant measurable snowfall of the winter season.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
CL Man Killed in I-55 Crash, Corner Bakery Closes, Body of Missing Woman Found
Miss any of the news this past week? Here is a list of top stories on Crystal Lake-Cary Patch from the past week.
Crystal Lake Celebrates Centennial with Winter Festival Today
Ice sculpting demonstrations, horse-drawn carriage rides and an indoor iceless ice skating rink.
McHenry County officials warn of scams
JOHNSBURG – Crystal Lake accountant Ken Martin has seen his fair share of clients fall victim to scams and identify theft, but nothing compared to his McHenry client who lost more than $130,000 to a scam artist in Costa Rica.
Enjoy 'Songs of the Season' Dec. 6
Cassandra Vohs-Demann and Josh Hegner will perform in the Listening Room at the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake.
Gun law education ramps up for start of concealed-carry
Bob Dwyer of Crystal Lake waits between firing during a concealed-carry class Tuesday at On Target in Crystal Lake.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Area tanning salons adjust ahead of new law
Key West Tan employee Mara Gasher of Lake Barrington wipes down the spay tan machine while working at the Cary store.
Program lets students be heroes, teaches healthy eating habits
Dressed as a superhero banana and superhero strawberry William Niedfeldt, 7, and Aidan Stuckemeyer, 7, pop bubbles to portray “fighting germs” Wednesday during a healthy eating program at Coventry Elementary School in Crystal Lake.
Weekender: Christmas at the Dole, CL Centennial Winter Festival
Happy Friday, Crystal Lake and Cary! There are plenty of holiday happenings this weekend, and many of them are family friendly and free! First Friday at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park - Friday The annual "Christmas at the Dole" celebration is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, Dec. 6, along with the First Friday art show and holiday performances ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Peterson: Just lock the doors, keep the beep
It's a match of the car we already had, a 2003 Chevrolet Impala. This one is a 2002 Impala.
County unemployment rate drops to 6.8 percent in October
CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County's unemployment rate fell to 6.8 percent in October, down from 7.5 percent a year ago, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Special bond with special education aides
Marlowe Middle School inclusion aide Sharon Peckham assists Kiera Smith during a project that incorporates math skills in class at the school in Lake in the Hills.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Vocal, instrumental music featured in St. Matthew's Christmas concert
The choirs of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Barrington will present their annual Christmas concert "Kneeling in Bethlehem," a service of carols and readings of the Advent and Christmas Season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. The concert will feature both vocal and instrumental music, including the St. Matthew Senior Choir and Handbell Choir, and ... (more)
Exhibit offers a peek into Christmases past
The McHenry County Historical Society will host a "Christmas on Main Street" featuring storefront window display items from the 1940s through the 1960s.
Car Collision Near MCC Sends One Person to Hospital
A multi-vehicle crash occurred at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Route 14 and Lucas Road near McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, according to dispatch notices on Lake & McHenry Scanner.