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  • Crystal Lake tightens video gambling ordinance to clearly mandate barrier

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council tightened its fledgling video gambling ordinance to reflect the wishes of members that an actual wall or partition sep ...
    NEW: Oct. 20, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man found guilty of domestic battery, not guilty of sex assault charges

    WOODSTOCK — A Lake in the Hills man was convicted on one of three charges against him stemming from a 2013 incident where he was charged with physical ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 3:18 pm
  • Richmond-Burton High School student avoids expulsion after sending controversial photo

    RICHMOND – Nearly 50 people showed up to the Richmond-Burton Community High School District 157 board of education meeting Wednesday to support a stud ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • McHenry County Board OKs money to tear down McHenry "house of horrors"

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved cutting a $19,375 check to comply with a court order to demolish a derelict rural McHenry residence once ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton and their debate claims

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump painted an inaccurately dark portrait of manufacturing in America while Hillary Clinton stretched credulity in boasting that ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton face off in final presidential debate

    LAS VEGAS – Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday night that he will accept the resul ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Crystal Lake library supporters working hard to persuade voters

    If an advisory referendum that asks voters whether the city of Crystal Lake should borrow $30.1 million to replace its library fails, the library’s ar ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • RIP? Not if you're a Chicago Cubs fan in a playoff year

    CHICAGO – If you want to know just how important the Cubs are to Chicago, a good place to start is at the end.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry recycling straw bales

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Instead of being thrown away, straw bales used for fall decorations can be recycled at the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • McHenry County police departments to host meet-and-greet Sunday

    McHENRY – Eight McHenry County police departments will host a meet-and-greet Sunday.The Johnsburg, M ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Marlowe Middle School in Lake in the Hills to honor veterans with program

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Marlowe Middle School will honor local veterans at its annual Veterans Day recognition program.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Salvation Army honoring 25 years of service in McHenry County this weekend

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Salvation Army in McHenry County will hold its 25th anniversary celebration Saturday.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Cafe 31 North brings unique breakfast, lunch items to McHenry

    McHENRY – A new restaurant, Cafe 31 North, officially opened its doors Oct. 10 in McHenry.Cafe 31 No ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Iraqi town outside Mosul rises up against militants

    AL-HUD, Iraq – The mutilated bodies of Islamic State group fighters were still strewn on the ground of this northern Iraqi town on Wednesday. One was ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Indiana election official clarifies voter registration fraud probe

    INDIANAPOLIS – A day after warning of potential widespread voting fraud, Indiana's secretary of state acknowledged Wednesday that many of the thousand ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:21 pm
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