Crystal Lake Launches Small Business Assistance Program

The City of Crystal Lake is organizing resources to support our business homepage features a link “Small Business Assistance,” which opens the assistance page. Beginning Monday, the City is hosting web presentations to businesses walking through the steps to apply for funding programs. Various programs are available and deadlines are quickly approaching.

Trump slams ‘complaining’ Dem governor at coronavirus briefing as officials brace US for pandemic ‘peak’

“Well, it’s tragically fitting that we’re talking at the beginning of Holy Week because this is going to be the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans’ lives, quite frankly,” Adams told “Fox News Sunday,” comparing it to historic national tragedies. “This is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment, our 9/11 moment, only […]

Free Child Care for Essential Workers (Boys & Girls Clubs)

FREE CHILD CARE FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS Safe & Secure Background checked Youth Development ProfessionalsStrict adherence to guidelinesNurses station on-siteConvenient Hours Open 6:30 AM until 7:30 PMLocations in Germantown and Silver SpringFlexible drop-in hours that fit your scheduleFun & Enriching Trained Staff offering the high quality programming you expect from a Boys & Girls Clubs

Rumor: Burnout Paradise Remastered Coming To Xbox One, PlayStation 4

We’ll see what comes of this rumor over the next few months, but, yeah, we wouldn’t mind taking a trip back to Paradise City. Where the grass is green and the girls are pretty. TAAAAAAAKE MEEEEEEE HOOOOOOME yeah yeah! (Sorry, got into karaoke mode for a moment there.)

Prairie Grass Cafe Offers Raw Sustainable Fish for Home Cooking

“We want to support our fish suppliers and fishermen, who have lost 85 percent of their revenue, by encouraging people to prepare sustainable fish at home,” said Stegner. “My partner George Bumbaris and I want to express our commitment to sustainable fishing while giving our guests the ability to have access to quality fish to […]

Ranking the best first weekends in NCAA Tournament history: 2018 is in the top three

2001: Underrated tournament. Its opening weekend was noisy. There were nine gap-of-five upsets in the first and second rounds. That doesn’t include Gonzaga making the Sweet 16 as a No. 12 — beating No. 13 Indiana State on along the way. No. 15 Hampton’s win over No. 2 Iowa State is an enduring image from this […]

LOOK: Barack Obama congratulates Loyola-Chicago on upset win vs. Miami

Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, used to invite a TV crew into the Oval Office every year as he filled out his NCAA Tournament bracket. Though now a private citizen with the rest of us, Obama has not discontinued his practice of filling out a March Madness bracket and publishing his […]

Meet @UMBCAthletics: Retrievers’ tweeter has become a March Madness hero, too

Then the women’s team made the tournament in 2007, when Seidel was a high school junior. Seidel’s father, Jeff Seidel, a freelance sportswriter, brought him to the selection show. Seidel met the school president, Freeman Hrabowski, who spoke to Seidel as if he were the most important student in the world. Seiedel was a huge […]

2018 March Madness picks: Four Cinderellas you should strongly consider

Matt McMahon’s team is in a tough spot against West Virginia. But the 26-5 champs out of the Ohio Valley Conference have the guard play — Ja Morant’s a top 20 freshman in the country and Jonathan Stark is a senior stud with a great 3-point stroke — to keep up with the Mountaineers. The […]

NCAA Tournament bracket keeps Duke, Villanova on collision course, and we’re better for it

While we expected Villanova to stay true to what it’s been most of this season — the Wildcats were the second-most stable team in the country to Virginia — Duke’s performance was not automatic. But its disposal of URI, even though it’s no big surprise, is nonetheless encouraging given how the most talented team in […]