Memorial service for Central teacher David Novaez is Thursday

The Westosha Central High School German Class will be hosting a public memorial service on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m.  in the school’s cafetorium, to honor late German teacher Captain David A. Novaez. Novaez and his wife, also a teacher, both were killed Oct. 9 when a truck hit […]


ATC seeks approval to build transmission line

Co. filed an application on Oct. 13 with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build an approximately 5.3-mile, 345,000-volt electric transmission line called the Pleasant Prairie-Zion Energy Center Transmission Line Project. The northern end point of the line will be the Pleasant Prairie Substation. The southern end point will […]


Go geocaching at Pringle Saturday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Avenue, Bristol, is holding a Beginning Geocaching course on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Geocaching is a sport where people use their GPS’s to play hide and seek with caches, sometimes filled with treasure. Whether you’re just starting or completely new […]


Twin Lakes skate park has shot at $25,000 grant, with your help

By Annette Newcomb Editor A $25,000 Pepsi Grant is within reach of Twin Lakes residents, and all you have to do to win it is vote once a day through the entire month of November. The funds would be used to purchase new equipment for the skate park that once […]


RBCHS Honor Roll

Richmond-Burton Community High School 1st Quarter Honor Roll 2011-2012 HONOR ROLL GPA 3.0 to 3.74 Seniors (Class of 2012) Tyler Acuff, Heather Aitken, Allison Barratt, Alex Barth, Deborah Bottcher, Jake Budnick, Mark Burns, Frank Canalle, Bradley Cooke, Joshua Cox, Jack Dechow, Amy Dezanek, Paige Domantey, James Donnellan, Heidi Dowell, Matthew […]


Job Fair to be held Nov. 16 at MCC

Area job seekers are invited to attend McHenry County College’s Fall job fair from noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the Gym/Multi-Purpose Room in Building A, located at 8900 U.S. Highway 14 in Crystal Lake. Sponsored by MCC’s Career Services Department, the job fair will feature more […]


Twin Lakes recycling center open until Nov. 27

  The Twin Lakes yard waste drop off center (Recycle Center) located at Burlington Avenue and Industrial Drive, will be open Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 27, weather permitting. No commercial dumping is […]


Riverport’s Winter Wonderland set for Sunday

The Riverport Chorus, under the direction of June Berg, presents Winter Wonderland: The Style, the Event, on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel in Pleasant Prairie, located at 10080 108th Street next to the Prime Outlet Center just north of the Illinois border. There will be […]


Auditions for ‘The Wedding Singer’ set for Dec. 5, 6

The Black Box Theatre at McHenry County College announced auditions for “The Wedding Singer,” with original music by Mathew Skylar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and book by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy. Auditions will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Dec. 5 and 6 with callbacks from 6 […]


Johnsburg wrestling fundraiser this weekend

The Johnsburg High School Skyhawks wrestling team is holding a fundraiser on Nov. 12 and 13 to raise money for uniforms, new equipment, and other costs that acquire throughout the year. The team will be cleaning up autumn waste and any other yard waste. This fundraiser is built strictly on […]


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