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CRYSTAL LAKE AND CARY, IL — Good afternoon and happy Monday. Welcome to your Patch.com daily roundup where we aim to give you all the information you need to keep you in the loop on local news.

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First, a look at tomorrow's weather:

Sunny, but frigid. High: 9 Low: -11.

Here are the top stories in Crystal Lake-Cary today:

  1. Why did former Fox Lake administrator resign? Gliniewicz lawyers to hold hearing Monday to find out (Daily Herald)

  2. 'A world of difference': Newly expanded Huntley Library to reopen Feb. 7 (Chicago Daily Herald)

  3. Home Uninhabitable Following Weekend Fire (Crystal Lake-Cary Patch)

  4. 2 years ago, Illinois' first COVID-19 case was diagnosed. 2.8 million (and counting) followed. (Chicago Daily Herald)

  5. McHenry High School grad Grace Markovitz named first runner-up in Miss Illinois County Fair (Chicago Daily Herald)

  6. Crystal Lake-Cary Calendar: See What's Happening In The Area This Week (Crystal Lake-Cary Patch)

  7. Crystal Lake-Cary Area Job Openings: See The Latest (Crystal Lake-Cary Patch)

  8. Huntley School District Will Get 4 Electric School Buses – Kane County Connects (kanecountyconnects.com)

  9. Residents escape without injury after fire engulfs house in Woodstock, leaving it a 'complete loss' (Lake and McHenry County Scanner)

  10. Home Uninhabitable Following Weekend Fire (Crystal Lake-Cary Patch)

  11. See 5 New Homes For Sale In And Around Crystal Lake-Cary (Crystal Lake-Cary Patch)

  12. Crystal Lake-Cary Area High School Games: This Week In Preps (Crystal Lake-Cary Patch)

  13. Two injured in early morning shooting in Elgin (Daily Herald)

  14. Waukegan man charged with fleeing scene after crashing into parked cars in Wauconda (Lake and McHenry County Scanner)

  15. Former employee who stole over $20,000 from Woodstock church charity fund sentenced to 2 months in jail (Lake and McHenry County Scanner)

  16. Des Plaines Man Charged In Hampshire Sex Assault (Algonquin-Lake In The Hills Patch)

  17. Latest Crystal Lake-Cary Housing Market Info (Crystal Lake-Cary Patch)

  18. Judge Sentences Man To More Than 11 Years In Prison For Armed Robbery In Crystal Lake (Lake and McHenry County Scanner)

Today in Crystal Lake-Cary:

  • 6GB Away @ Johnsburg - Prairie Grove CSD 46 (4:00 PM)

  • 7GB& 8GB Home vs. Harvard - Prairie Grove CSD 46 (4:15 PM)

  • Teen Gaming - Cary Area Public Library (7:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • McHenry County Conservation District: "🦃Earlier this week, Ranger Josh Crittenden had this gaggle of turkeys cross his path at Stickney Run Conservation Area. 🤔How many do you count?" (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Conservation District: "❄️"Kindness is like snow. It beautifies everything it covers." -Kahlil Gibran 📷Photo of snowy Coral Woods by Keith D. Leman️" (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Historical Society: "Interior of Kunke’s Blacksmith Shop, Huntley, circa 1905. Pictured are Max Kunke (left) and Louie Badenhoff. This blacksmith shop was located off the square on East Main St. The building was built in 1882 and was used for many years as a..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Animal Control & Adoption Center: "Some pets seem to have the worst luck… Vance, one of our longest residents, was finally adopted and now has been returned (through no fault of his own). We love Vance and said we’d miss him, but that didn’t mean we wanted him back! Vance..." (Facebook)

  • Cary-Grove High School Booster Club: "D155 Varsity Swim Team competed at the Buffalo Grove Invitational and took 3rd Place. The swimmers had great time drops and several State Qualifying Times. We can’t wait to see what this team can do at the end of the season. Congratulati..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Conservation District: "❄️Now that we have snow, how will you enjoy it? 👟Rent snowshoes at Glacial Park (learn more at MCCD.me/Winter 🎿Cross country ski our groomed trails across the county (check MCCD.me/Status for trail conditions. 🛷Bring your sled and enj..." (Facebook)

  • The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: "On this cold, sunny Sunday morning we had a large crew show up to haul and stack stumps and branches at the habitat restoration workday at Sternes' Fen. Thanks so much to all these volunteers for their hard work!" (Facebook)

  • Crystal Lake Park District: "Are you a Puzzle Pro? Put a team together and test your jigsaw skills against the best at Puzzle Palooza! The original competition of its' kind in the area! 2 and 4 person teams race to finish the same 500 piece jigsaw puzzle. We also ad..." (Facebook)

  • The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: "A small but determined group made good progress yesterday clearing invasives under the direction of Jacob Karkowski at our Dean St. property! A big thank you to these volunteers! If you would like to help, the workdays are held on the 4t..." (Facebook)

  • Cary-Grove High School Booster Club: "D155 JV Swim Team competed at the Woodstock Varsity Invite and took 3rd Place! Congratulations!!!! We are so proud of the JV Swimmers!" (Facebook)

  • I Shop Crystal Lake: "HAVE A HEART PAPER DRIVE! ❤️🧻February 12th – February 19th2022 is a new year with a new focus!Target: Paper Products CollectionItems Needed: Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Facial Tissue & Dinner NapkinsThis year, Downtown Crystal La..." (Instagram)

  • Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Woodstock: "Did you know your local #HabitatReStore will pick up furniture you want to donate? ReStores make it easy to donate, and easy to help local families build strength and stability through safe and affordable shelter. #ReStoreChicagoland" (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Emergency Management Agency: "Illinois: Masks will be distributed at health centers and pharmacies enrolled in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, a nationwide program that relies on such entities to help expand COVID-19 vaccine access. Here's a list of where you'll..." (Facebook)

  • Crystal Lake Public Library: "Blow Off Some STEAM with Ms. Ashlee! Have fun exploring science, technology, engineering, art and math (S.T.E.A.M.). Ms. Ashlee will demonstrate a STEAM activity and then YOU can try it at home! This month she makes an ice sun catcher." (Facebook)

  • Community High School District 155: "The McHenry County Government recently awarded the district $1.5 million through the Advance McHenry County Program which will help the district launch career exploration opportunities for all students. We are excited about the benefits ..." (Facebook)

  • Crystal Lake Park District: "Seniors! Join us for a day out! Valentine’s Day Lunch and Bingo Let’s head over to play Valentine Bingo with the Cary Park District Seniors. Fee is for transportation only. Cost of bingo cards are $2 per 3/card booklet. Pay at the game. ..." (Facebook)

  • I Shop Crystal Lake: "Shopping local creates a closer community! 🛍 Shopping at local businesses gives neighbors a chance to connect. It’s easier to get to know someone you often see at a local coffee shop than someone you only wave to on your way in and out ..." (Instagram)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, College St: "Hi everyone - my daughter is selling Girl Scout cookies and I thought I would give it a shot to see if anyone was interested. - You can pay to get them shipped to your house or we can arrange for a public pick up or porch drop off Here’..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Four Colonies Park: "Hi anyone looking for a recurring babysitter job for two, early mornings before school or all day during summer. - Monday through Friday. Let us know. Thanks." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Hillhurst Trinity Oaks: "Micro fiber cube storage hassock. - For sale $10.00" (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, College St: "Good afternoon. - My name is Nick Mancini. I've lived in Huntley Illinois since 2004. I love it here and would love to continue to stay if I can. I have beautiful 19 year twin girls. A few days ago my landlord came to me and said they we..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Covered Bridge Trails: "The annual CBTHOA meeting will be on February 17th at 7:30 PM. - The meeting will be held at the Nunda Township Hall located at 3518 Bay Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60012 We will discuss the 2022 budget and take comments and suggestions from..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Coventry: "Can anyone help me locate the main water shut off valve for my home. - I’m in the Coventry neighborhood almost 2 years now and I have a a toilet valve leak. To replace it I need to locate the main shut off valve for entire house. I’ve lo..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Covered Bridge Trails: "We need to find a new tax advisor. - Our tax advisor retired. Anymore have a good tax advisor they can recommend. Thank you for any help." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Covered Bridge Trails: "We need to find a new tax advisors. - Does any one have any recommendations? #Askyourneighbors" (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Downtown: "Avon ladies - Hi neighbors, question, does anyone know of Avon ladies in the area? Thank you, be safe" (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Jefferson/Ivanhoe/Hampton: "Hello everyone! - We are back! Trojan Landscaping has returned for another season! I know, I know it’s not spring just yet, but it’s just around the corner. We are posting this early to see if anyone is in any need of landscaping this sp..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Crystal Lake Estates: "A birthday weekend hot tub rental in Cary....... - what a great way to celebrate. Check us out for your hot tub rental by visiting the website at www.chillntub.com, FB page - https://www.facebook.com/Chill... or instagra..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Crystal Lake Cov: "COME GET YOUR GLOW ON AT TROPIC TAN CO. - Under new ownership with a fresh clean look!!" (Nextdoor)

  • Assistant Village Manager Michael Kumbera, Village of Algonquin: "Winter Weather Advisory: January 24 - Another round of snow will move across our area tomorrow including during the morning commute. The snow will be heavier and more dense than what fell today with amounts of 2-3" especially in the red..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Village of Lakewood: "Hi is there anyone who would be willing to shovel a driveway if it blows over. - My friend has a service, but sometimes the wind blows the snow after the service has been there and fills up her driveway. Not a big job, normally, but she ..." (Nextdoor)

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