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  • Spring Grove, McHenry fire official to battle blazes in Antarctica

    SPRING GROVE – Todd Robel expects an icy reception at his new job.Robel, a lieutenant with the Sprin ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Former Algonquin police chief lobbying against larger trucks

    ALGONQUIN – Russell Laine retired at the end of last year, but the former Algonquin police chief is continuing his work on behalf of public safety by ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Algonquin-based District 300 to host Family Cyber Night

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 is hosting a hands-on seminar focused on teaching elementary and middle school students ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Former McHenry County Board Chairman Ken Koehler hitting the ground running as Metra rep

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ken Koehler’s first meeting as McHenry County’s representative on the Metra Board did not start out mundane.
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry District 156 school board, teachers union reach tentative agreement

    McHENRY – A tentative agreement over contract negotiations between the McHenry Community High School Educators’ Association and the McHenry Community ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Nippersink Creek canoe trip among upcoming MCCD program

    WOODSTOCK – Crafts for kids, lessons in papermaking and a fall canoe trip are among the programs the McHenry County Conservation District will be offe ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Bird watching event to return to McHenry County

    RINGWOOD – A stationary bird watching event in the style of a tailgate party is coming back to McHenry County.
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Neighbors who filed bleachers lawsuit endure threats, property damage

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The latest threat came shortly before 7 a.m. the Saturday after the Illinois Supreme Court handed down its decision on the Crystal Lake ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Correction

    Headlines on a story on page 2 of Saturday’s Prep Extra high school football section should have indicated the Marengo Indians led by elusive quarterb ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers painting classes for beginners

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Beginner painters can take home their own work after upcoming classes offered by the Crystal Lake Park District.
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Detour: Road projects finishing and winding down with season

    • CHARLES J. MILLER ROAD: A new traffic pattern is in place after workers switched the travel route to the newly laid pavement. Workers this year will ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Attorney: Army officer recommends no jail time for Bergdahl

    AUSTIN, Texas – An Army officer is recommending that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl face a lower-level court martial and be spared the possibility of jail time fo ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Fired Benghazi investigator says House probe is partisan

    WASHINGTON – A former investigator for the House Select Committee on Benghazi says he was unlawfully fired in part because he sought to conduct a comp ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks

    JERUSALEM – Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians we ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • House Republicans ask: Can anyone lead us?

    WASHINGTON – The job of leading House Republicans may have gone from difficult to impossible.After t ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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