Thursday, May 3, 2012
Would you like video gaming in town?
The Crystal Lake City Council discussed the possibility of video gaming being allowed in town. An argument was made that video gaming would bring in revenue and create jobs, but most council members shot it down, including Mayor Aaron Shepley. Read about the video gaming debate here. “Let’s call it what it is,” Shepley said. “It’s gambling, period. Not ‘video gaming.’ … It preys on the weak, on people who are down on their luck.” This comes on the heels of city council rejecting a proposal for a pawn shop in town. Council Nixes Pawnshop Proposal How do you feel about video gaming in town?
Friday, April 20, 2012
After the City Council nixed the proposal, we're asking for your opinion.
The City Council turned down a proposal to bring the first pawn shop to town. Mayor Aaron Shepley said, “It’s not a good fit for our community. The business preys on people of little means who are down on their luck. …What we’re really talking about is the character of our community.” Read the full article here What do you think? Vote below.
Friday, September 23, 2011
Can Jay Cutler stay on his feet long enough to top the Packers?
The Chicago Bears host the Superbowl champs on Sunday and things aren't looking great for the Monsters of the Midway. After an impressive win over the Atlanta Falcons in Week 1, the Bears couldn't keep quarterback Jay Cutler upright in an ugly loss to the New Orleans Saints last week. Cutler was sacked six times in the 30-13 loss and now they're dealing with injuries to the offensive line and secondary. But the Bears seem to play the Packers tough, keeping Aaron Rodgers contained for the most part. Can the Bears win this week?