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  • The X factor of healing

    The X factor of healing
    For decades, Dick Hattan, of Geneva, suffered survivor guilt as a result of his tour in the Vietnam War. After members of his church prayed for his psychological healing, he said, he was able to move on. "I've seen prayers help heal physical illnesses...
  • Life together a cabaret

    Life together a cabaret
    When you get married for the first time at the age of 61, you want to do it right. That's why Scott Urban chose an Elvis impersonator to perform the ceremony at his 2008 nuptials to Karen Morby. The vows were nontraditional. Elvis asked Scott, "Are...
  • Sidewalks: The past looms large

    Sidewalks: The past looms large
    Sometimes, to escape the leash of e-mail and the voices of editors, Osgood and I take a drive in the country, and this always makes us feel calmer, even though the drives are getting longer because the country is being pushed farther and farther away....
  • Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator

     Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator
    The incoming director of student services at Winnetka Public Schools District 36 said she'll bring previous experience in special education and blended early childhood education programs at other districts to the job she starts May 27. The school...
  • Fire chief credited with saving wounded cop: 'It was an act of God'

    Fire chief credited with saving wounded cop: 'It was an act of God'
    After allegedly harassing his ex-girlfriend for weeks, a man threatened the woman and her mother with a gun in a Northwest suburban home, shot a police officer who tried to intervene and was then fatally shot by police, authorities said. A firefighter...
  • Crystal Lake woman arrested again after abused horses found

    Crystal Lake woman arrested again after abused horses found
    For the second time in less than three years, a Crystal Lake woman has been arrested and charged with cruel treatment of horses in her care, officials said today. Jamie Koy, 39, of the 6100 block of East Hillside Drive, already was on probation for a...
  • Sixth man sought in drug conspiracy case in McHenry County

    Sixth man sought in drug conspiracy case in McHenry County
    Authorities said today they are looking for a Crystal Lake man in connection with a drug conspiracy case that already has resulted in the arrest of five people. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Terry R. Pugh, 24, whose last known address...
  • Crystal Lake crash leaves 1 dead, 3 hurt

    Crystal Lake crash leaves 1 dead, 3 hurt
    A crash in northwest suburban Crystal Lake left one person dead and another critically injured Monday, authorities said. About 5:45 p.m., a southbound Toyota Camry 4-door crossed into a northbound lane on Pyott Road just south of Rakow Road, striking...
  • Judge rules Crystal Lake school violated law by building bleachers

    Judge rules Crystal Lake school violated law by building bleachers
    A McHenry County judge ruled Wednesday that school officials violated the law by building 51-foot-tall bleachers on the Crystal Lake South High School football field last fall without going through the city's zoning process. But he stopped short of...
  • Ex-youth baseball coach gets 2 years for child porn

    Ex-youth baseball coach gets 2 years for child porn
    A McHenry County judge was not swayed today by a doctor’s claim that a former Crystal Lake youth baseball coach could be cured by "community-based" treatment. Instead, the judge sentenced the 41-year-old man to two years in prison. "The court...
  • Marie Ann Vos, 1938-2014

     Marie Ann Vos, 1938-2014
    Marie Ann Vos believed every child should have the opportunity to feel the joy of performing music, a passion she developed as a youngster and later while playing with her high school band in Minnesota. A longtime resident of Crystal Lake, Mrs. Vos...