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 […]


JEPF casino night is Saturday night

Johnsburg Educational Partnership Foundation (JEPF) is holding its Fourth Annual Casino Night on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 6 p.m. to midnight at the McHenry Moose Lodge, located at 3535 N. Richmond Road. Admission is $5, and you must be 21 years of age to participate. Gaming tables include blackjack, Texas […]


St. John the Baptist Holiday bazaar is Saturday

A holiday bazaar and craft show will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Church. The church is located at 2302 W. Church St. in Johnsburg. The public can enjoy […]


‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ to be performed this weekend

Johnsburg High School Theatre will perform “Arsenic and Old Lace” on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m. in the Johnsburg High School Duane Andreas Auditorium, 2002 West Ringwood Road. The stage classic play is about the elderly Brewster sisters and their mission to […]