County to beef up St. Patrick’s Day traffic enforcement

To combat drunken driving and increase safety belt use, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department will intensify its traffic safety enforcement from March 5 to 21, which includes the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The increased enforcement is part of a $6,000 grant that the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department received from the […]


Think spring with a trip to Macy’s flower show

Spend a day rewarding your senses at Macy’s 2012 Flower Show from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, sponsored by McHenry County College’s Trips and Tours Office. Produced annually at the flagship store on State Street, this show features more than two million flowers and exotic topiaries […]


SGFD Explorer Post pancake breakfast set

Spring Grove Fire Explorer Post 1800 will be hosting its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, March 18 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Spring Grove Fire Station, 8214 Richardson Road. Come out and enjoy a great breakfast to support local youth explorers. Cost for adults, $6; children, $5, […]


Shabby Chic Affair girl party

The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to introduce an event for girls who just want to have fun – the Shabby Chic Affair, on Friday, April 13, from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Lakemoor, 28874 W. Route 120 in Lakemoor. This girl party event is prepared for girls by […]


Residents invited to participate in broadband survey

Illinois residents have the opportunity to shape the future of high-speed Internet in the state through a comprehensive survey deployed today by Partnership for a Connected Illinois. The results of the survey will serve as key components in the state’s broadband plan that will create jobs, improve medical care and […]


Play bingo March 16

Children and adults are welcome to join in for a night of bingo, food, fun and prizes, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Paddock Lake Village Hall, 6969 236th Avenue. Donations for the Pitter Patter Animal Rescue will be accepted.


Pancake breakfast set for March 18

A pancake breakfast to benefit the Sharing Center will be held on Sunday, March 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at La Salette’s Pilgrim Hall, 1033 336thAVenue (Highway KD) in Twin Lakes.       Menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice, coffee and pastries. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 […]


Spring craft fair is Saturday

Christ Lutheran’s Spring Craft Faire will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday March 10, at the church, 24929 75th St. (Highway 50) Paddock Lake. There will be 25 vendors; including wood turner, quilters, etched glass, candles, cloth books, holiday items, decorated bears, eggs and pillowcases, and much […]


A supper to celebrate spring

A Supper to Celebrate Spring is being offered free to the community from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Highway C and 306th Avenue, Wilmot, in the church hall. Call (262) 862-6014 to reserve your spot and to help the kitchen plan. The […]


Jam session set for March 25 in Silver Lake

The Silver Lake Community Growth Organization is hosting a Jam Session from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, at the Silver Lake American Legion, 307 N. Cogswell Drive. Cost is $5 to attend and food and beverages will be available for purchase. On Sunday, April 8, also from […]