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  • Metra has free rides for accompanied children 11 and younger

    CHICAGO – The Chicago area's commuter rail agency says children ages 11 and younger will be able to ride free with an adult this summer.
    May 25, 2016 - 7:50 am
  • Algonquin police reports for May 25, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 25, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Thunderstorms in McHenry County forecast through Saturday

    McHenry County residents might need to keep their umbrellas handy through Saturday, based on the forecast from the National Weather Service.
    May 25, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 25; Protests turn violent outside Trump rally

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 25, 2016 - 6:25 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Keep eyes on road, off smartphone

    I can think of no invention of the past 25 years that’s had a greater effect on Americans’ lives than the smartphone. And for the most part, the effec ...
    May 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Bernotas Middle School's 5K raises $8,210 for NAMI in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The first-ever Viking Strong 5K at Bernotas Middle School raised more than $8,000 for the National Alliance on Mental Illness in McHenr ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary Junior High to have 175 runners in 2nd annual 24-Hour Run

    CARY – Cary Junior High will host the second annual 24-Hour Run this week. The run will begin at 3:30 p.m. Thursday and will continue until 3:30 p.m. ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man cited after Route 47 rollover crash in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A 71-year-old Lake in the Hills man was cited Tuesday after police said his actions prompted a rollover crash that sent two people to the ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Marengo City Council fills alderman vacancy in Ward 1 with 40-year resident

    MARENGO – Longtime resident Mike Miller has been appointed as the newest member of the Marengo City Council.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry County College Board taking another swing at improving science labs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees on Thursday will consider yet another proposal for new and enhanced science labs and healt ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • McHenry County gun stores weigh in on proposed Illinois licensing law

    Owners of local gun stores are calling a new proposed state regulatory layer bureaucratic overkill designed to shut them down under the guise of impro ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 students to give 'TED' talks

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 seventh-graders will bring their own rendition of the often inspirational TED talks as part ...
    May 25, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Cary homeowner pleads not guilty to arson charge; judge denies bond reduction

    WOODSTOCK – A Cary man is denying allegations that he set fire to a vacant two-story home he owned, leaving it uninhabitable.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Huntley OKs engineering contract for multi-use path along Route 47

    HUNTLEY – The village is moving forward with its plan for a multi-use path on the east side of Route 47 after the Village Board approved a contract fo ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Teen killed in ATV crash in Crystal Lake died of asphyxia, coroner says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A teenage boy killed in an ATV crash Sunday night died after the ATV found on top of his chest cut off his ability to breathe, accordin ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:32 pm
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