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  • Snakes, fish focus of MCCD programs in Marengo, Crystal Lake, Cary

    WOODSTOCK – Children will get to see and learn about snakes and fish in a handful of upcoming programs.
    June 25, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Woodstock-based Wondertucky's corn whiskey hits retail shelves Friday

    WOODSTOCK – A local craft distillery’s corn whiskey arrives on retailers’ shelves for the first time Friday.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Online Education: The Growing Trend in Virtual Classrooms

    Busy lives, non traditional work schedules, kids and even second jobs can put a huge constraint on those wishing to attend college during the day. For ...
    June 25, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake City Council takes a look at private roads

    CRYSTAL LAKE – William Halter has been looking for a solution to his subdivision's roads for seven years now.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Supreme Court health care subsidies ruling relieves consumers; GOP states remain critical

    MIAMI — Thursday's Supreme Court ruling validating federal health insurance subsidies for nearly 6.4 million Americans had consumers breathing a sigh ...
    June 25, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoes Illinois budget, cites $4 billion deficit

    SPRINGFIELD — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed the bulk of the Illinois budget Thursday that the Democratic-controlled Legislature sent him, increa ...
    June 25, 2015 - 2:04 pm
  • McHenry County residents: Weigh in on religion

    A new study shows the share of U.S. Christians has dropped 7.8 percentage points in the last seven years, while the group of Americans who identify as ...
    June 25, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Crystal Lake Regal Showplace theater upgrades with king-sized recliners

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Moviegoers in Crystal Lake now can experience the big screen with their feet up.Regal ...
    June 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Huntley buys land for new entrance to McHenry County visitors center

    HUNTLEY – The village of Huntley has bought a 16,000-square-foot plot of land from Dean Foods, according to recently released information about area r ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Missing McHenry man not located in Island Lake private pond (with video)

    ISLAND LAKE – Police will continue searching for a missing McHenry man after they said a nearly four-hour search for him Thursday in private ponds in ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • McHenry Public Library to be closed July 3, 4 for Independence Day

    McHENRY – The McHenry Public Library will be closed Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, for the holiday.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District seeks input on splash pad hours

    CRYSTAL LAKE – As the splash pad at Woodscreek Park's Crystal Castle turns on this July, the Crystal Lake Park District is looking for feedback on whe ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Crystal Lake Main Beach reopens after closing for elevated bacterial levels last week

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Main Beach has reopened after elevated bacteria levels closed it Friday. Staff from t ...
    June 26, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • U.S. Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies: The latest

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. (All times Central)
    June 25, 2015 - 12:52 pm
  • Crystal Lake Independence Day parade to feature bag pipes, tumbling teams

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Led by a former Crystal Lake marching band director, the annual Independence Day parade will follow its traditional 1.8-mile route.
    June 27, 2015 - 12:04 am
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