Area Dogs receive rabies vaccines during a rabies vaccine event on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at the McHenry County Animal Control and Adoption Center, in Crystal Lake. Two more low-cost rabies vaccination clinics will be offered on May 14th, and May 21st. The clinics are by appointment only, and registration is available online at

The Crystal Lake Chamber Foundation's honors their awards winners at the 11th Annual GEM Awards Leadership Celebration on April 18, 2024, at the Boulder Ridge Country Club in Lake in the Hills. This year's award winners are Elizabeth Wakeman, of Wakeman Law Group, PC.; Randy Smith, of General Kinematics Corporation; and SHAW Media/The Northwest Herald.

Jacobs faces Cary-Grove in a Fox Valley Conference baseball game on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at Cary-Grove High School. The game was stopped for darkness after the 9th inning with the score tied 6-6.