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  • Business Time Capsule: Helm Hardware in Algonquin

    To many, spring means yard and garden work. In time past, it was the hardware store where gardeners found their needed tools and seeds. Helm Hardware ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McGuire: Neighbors, families, businesses form community

    Community.It’s a word that is used quite a bit to suggest that we live more than just for ourselves. ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • State law requires certain percentage of housing to be 'affordable'

    Construction workers along Congress Parkway in Crystal Lake carry long boards in and out of future residences as they put the final touches on a set o ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Algonquin Road crash restricts traffic for almost an hour

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Southbound traffic on Pyott Road was closed and traffic on Algonquin Road was reduced to one lane in each direction after a two-ve ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Edward Jones - Michael Woods reaches milestone in Lake in the Hills

    Edward Jones – Michael Woods, 980 E. Oak St., Lake in the Hills, recently celebrated one year in business with an Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Chamber ...
    June 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Taste This Sandwich opens in Algonquin with ‘eclectic’ offerings

    ALGONQUIN – After 17 years in the restaurant business, Tammy Powers recently leaped into ownership with a new downtown Algonquin eatery that she hopes ...
    June 28, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • McHenry County unemployment falls to 6.2 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County’s unemployment rate was 6.2 percent in May, the lowest it’s been since the Great Recession, according to preliminary fig ...
    June 26, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Algonquin bypass project nearing completion

    ALGONQUIN – Crews poured concrete on a Friday to help complete the future driving surface that will take motorists around downtown Algonquin, which th ...
    June 29, 2014 - 8:01 am
  • Panera opens drive-thru in Algonquin café

    ALGONQUIN – Panera Bread will be giving away free bread for a year to its first drive-thru window customers in Algonquin this week.
    June 23, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for June 23, 2014

    • Victor Gonzalez, 35, 221 N. Main St. Algonquin, was charged Wednesday, May 28, with two counts of unlawful sale of alcohol to a minor. He also was w ...
    June 23, 2014 - 11:38 am
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