Crystal Lake (Illinois, United States)

Type: City
Name: Crystal Lake (Illinois, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 42.23
Longitude: -88.330002
population: 41,188
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 14 mins ago - 1 reports

Common Core facts

When we strip away the rhetoric and the emotions surrounding Common Core, there are facts that are inescapable. Three private organizations all funded by the by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation developed the standards, and it was the Gates Foundation ... [Published Northwest Herald - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

A Choice: Taxable or tax-free income in retirement?

Recent legislation has made it possible for plan sponsors to allow plan participants to convert their traditional employer-sponsored retirement plan accounts into Roth accounts. Participants may either continue to make traditional pre-tax contributions ... [Published Northwest Herald - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Our View: Kudos for supporting kids, CASA

Thumbs up: To all who attended Tuesday’s Light of Hope Breakfast in support of CASA of McHenry County, and especially to those who made a financial contribution. Court Appointed Special Advocates is a nonprofit agency that trains volunteers, known as ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Penkava: Fat dreams of a love-struck spokesman

There I was, roaming the aisles of Farm & Fleet in search of your basic sewer pipe root killer, when I turned the corner and suddenly there she was. All 26 inches of her.Her name was Mongoose. Her color was neon green. She had 10 speeds. Yep, she was ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Union allows alternative travel for disabled residents

Wheelchair-using resident Dale Carr, who lost the ability to walk in a work accident 27 years ago, will again be able to use his John Deere Gator to navigate Union nearly 10 months after the Northwest Herald first reported his frustration with village ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Century-old school celebrated

We celebrate those fortunate enough to become centenarians for good reason. Generally speaking, time wins the war of attrition more times than not. But there are exceptions.The McHenry County Historical Society calls the 1870 Union School home, but despite ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Weighing in on few things

A few random thoughts:Ever notice the number of cars in a school parking lot hours before or after school starts or ends? Those belong to the dedicated teachers so many think are overpaid.The first words from Jim Oberweis after his primary win were about ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

MCC to offer engineering graphics course

The course, which takes place online, except for three meeting times for a group project, begins June 9 and ends Aug. 1.The course introduces the language used by engineers, designers and drafters, to communicate technical ideas in the context of engineering ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Girls on the Run: Cooperation gets job done

It’s very easy to fall into the wrong direction with your peers pressuring you to do something you know is wrong, such as bullying, teasing, etc.These are things that hurt people and sometimes hurt yourself, too. We learned when we’re in a sticky situation ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Oliver: Charity knows ABCs of helping kids A to Z

“Africa was always in my heart and on my radar,” said Mal Keenan, a literacy coach at Bernotas Middle School in Crystal Lake and the movement’s founder.Keenan was going to go to Ethiopia but was convinced by a friend to go with her to Zambia.“I fell in ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Crystal Lake approves $91 million budget

The budget is $2 million more than last year's $89.3 million budget with revenues conservatively expected to come in at $78.7 million. It remains a balanced budget because of $12.5 million in reserve spending to cover capital projects.The reserve fund ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Former girlfriend: surveillance photo was Crystal Lake man

Sorenson is on trial this week, facing charges stemming from a Sept. 2, 2012, armed robbery at the Crystal Lake CVS. He's accused of robbing the pharmacist at gunpoint and making off with 300 Oxycodone pills.Ketan Patel, the CVS pharmacist working that ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 15 2014]

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...not for me, but for the child in a wheelchair, the citizen who uses a walker and the person who needs an alternative means to travel," Carr said. "I will continue to fight this battle because it's the right thing to do."
Kane County Associate Judge Elizabeth Flood ordered that employees of Kane County Animal Control and the Kane County Sheriff's Office are to "refrain from making statements to the media in this case."
...It said gun owners who obtained medical marijuana cards "may be subject to administrative proceedings by the Illinois State Police if they do not voluntarily surrender" their firearms owners ID cards or concealed carry permits
"We want students to walk away with the basic concept of where does food come from," said Dan Volkers, manager at the McHenry County Farm Bureau. "When we look back, say, 100 years ago, most people had some direct tie to agriculture one way or another. You go to the 1950s and that number keeps shrinking. Now we're looking at, in McHenry County, you're talking about less than one percent of the population is growing food."

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Common Core facts [Published Northwest Herald - 3 hours ago]
A Choice: Taxable or tax-free income in retirem... [Published Northwest Herald - 3 hours ago]
Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry [Published Northwest Herald - 9 hours ago]
Our View: Kudos for supporting kids, CASA [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 19 2014]
Penkava: Fat dreams of a love-struck spokesman [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 19 2014]
Captain of sunken South Korean ferry, 2 crew ar... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 19 2014]
Styf: Why we fight to bring you open records [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 18 2014]
Union allows alternative travel for disabled re... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 18 2014]
Century-old school celebrated [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 18 2014]
People/Professions Sunday, April 20, 2014 [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Apr 18 2014]
Weighing in on few things [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 18 2014]
MCC to offer engineering graphics course [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 17 2014]
Judge issues gag order in Fiebelkorn case [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 17 2014]
Woodstock, Woodstock North to make move to new ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 17 2014]
Illinois medical marijuana rules drop gun language [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 17 2014]
Dobbeck: Set up new employees for success [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 17 2014]
Girls on the Run: Cooperation gets job done [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 17 2014]
Literacy Volunteers Needed; Free Training Offer... [Published Crystal Lake Patch - Apr 17 2014]
Police reports: West Chicago for April 10 [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Apr 16 2014]
Colorado company buys Centerville Self Storage [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Lake in the Hills American Legion to hold fish fry [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Students flock to McHenry County Ag Expo [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Plan for cell tower at Norge Ski Club debated [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Oliver: Charity knows ABCs of helping kids A to Z [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Crystal Lake approves $91 million budget [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Zinke asks for partial recount of Sheriff's ele... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Former girlfriend: surveillance photo was Cryst... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Wintrust Financial Corporation Reports First Qu... [Published Nasdaq - Apr 15 2014]
Doctors Share 7 Biggest Fertility Misconception... [Published HealthNewsDigest.com - Apr 15 2014]
Conservancy hosts amphibian hike [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 15 2014]
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Virtue Advertising Moves to Better Office to Ac... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Feb 23 2014]
Crystal Lake, IL, February 23, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Virtue Advertising, an expertly staffed, full-service Internet marketing agency, is ecstatic to announce that they've relocated offices on January 1st, 2014 to 500 Coventry Lane, Suite 250, Crystal ...
What’s a Move-Up Buyer to do? Recovering Northe... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Feb 20 2014]
Chicago, IL, February 20, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Selling one home and buying another is never a simple task. As market conditions change, so does the nature of that challenge. Today, in the metro Chicago real estate market and across much of northern Illinois, ...
Porte Brown Accounting and Consulting Expands i... [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Jan 30 2014]
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Porte Brown LLC, www.PorteBrown.com, a Chicagoland accounting firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of LHW & Associates based in Crystal Lake, Illinois. LHW offers specialized services for ...
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