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  • Correction

    A story on page C2 of Wednesday’s edition had the incorrect name for McHenry’s goalkeeper and should have said Abby Diedrich played the position.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • McHenry County-area lawmakers open to banning powdered alcohol products

    Federal regulators have approved a new form of booze that combines powder and water to create a standard mixed drink, but area state lawmakers don’t w ...
    April 23, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Rauner: Stop ‘fair share’ fees for nonunion teachers

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday he wants to banish a requirement that non-union public school teachers pay union fees – the Republican’ ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Cool temperatures predicted through the weekend in McHenry County

    A freeze warning for McHenry County has expired, but cool temperatures will persist through the weekend, the National Weather Service predicts.
    April 23, 2015 - 8:07 am
  • Electricity rates to go down in several McHenry County communities

    Electricity rates are set to go down for residents of five McHenry County communities. The municipal ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Crystal Lake approves $105.1 million budget

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The $105.1 million budget approved without discussion Tuesday places an emphasis on capital expenditures, particularly on improvements ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Subdivision near Holiday Hills faces another Nunda Township battle

    Residents in a private 79-home neighborhood near Holiday Hills are distraught over two subdivision pillars they say the Nunda Township Road District r ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • McHenry County home sales, prices increase in March

    Home sales in McHenry County jumped 16 percent in March from a year earlier, and median sales prices increased by 6.5 percent, as numerous counties in ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • MCC to host presentation on Abraham Lincoln assassination

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The assassination of Abraham Lincoln will be the focus of a lecture by a nationally recognized speaker and award-winning history teache ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Crystal Lake police reports for April 22, 2015

    • Jeffrey S. Dominick, 46, 205 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn, Wisconsin, was charged Friday, Dec. 26, with driving under the influence of alcohol and drivi ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Crystal Lake police seek information on damage at car lot

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department and the Crystal Lake Crime Stoppers are seeking information that might help solve multiple property ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Probation, jail ordered for former Lakemoor man's guilty plea to sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A former Lakemoor man was sentenced to two years probation and six months in jail and must register for life as a sex offender for nearly ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Wisconsin father driving family to hospital for 8th child's birth killed after deer struck van

    WAUSAU, Wis. — Donors have contributed more than $300,000 for a Wisconsin family of eight children who lost their father when a deer struck his van.
    April 22, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • Richmond's Main Stay Therapeutic Farm to host gala benefit in Harvard

    HARVARD – Main Stay Therapeutic Farm, formerly Main Stay Therapeutic Riding Program, in Richmond will have its annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Gala from ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago lands in Buffalo after emergency

    CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. — Authorities say a SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago has made an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, and at least one passen ...
    April 22, 2015 - 1:58 pm
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