Pictures of the Year - nwherald

Josh Peckler - Jpeckler@shawmedia.com
From left, Drew Washow, 4 of Cary, Christopher Highfill, 5, Matt Ailes, 10 and Caulin Highfill, 10 all of Crystal Lake enjoy chocolate ice cream bars on a bench at Main Beach in Crystal Lake on a scorching day in July.