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  • McHenry County won't see lead-tainted water like Flint, officials say

    Good stewardship, good infrastructure and good transparency will prevent crises similar to the lead-tainted drinking water afflicting the people of Fl ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Spring Grove-area crash sends 2 to hospital, fire officials say

    SPRING GROVE – Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash in Spring Grove that left one veh ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Pingree Grove man cited after Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK – Emergency responders took two people to the hospital and issued one citation after a crash that left one vehicle in a ditch, police said.
    May 1, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Huntley police investigating reported armed robbery of 7-11

    HUNTLEY – Authorities are investigating the reported armed robbery of a local 7-11 that occurred early Saturday morning, according to a news release f ...
    April 30, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Woodstock crash sends Crystal Lake man to hospital

    WOODSTOCK – A 66-year-old Crystal Lake man was taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock Saturday morning after a two-vehicle crash, a fire official said ...
    April 30, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Clinton gears up for Trump in fall race

    WASHINGTON – Waves of campaign staffers are being dispatched to battleground states. Advisers are starting to consider locations for a splashy convent ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • 16 blamed in deadly attack on Afghan clinic

    WASHINGTON – Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Republicans make peace with Trump as nominee

    WASHINGTON – They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are beginning to accept the ide ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Woodstock Police's Robert Lowen to host his last Coffee with the Chief

    WOODSTOCK – Police Chief Robert Lowen will hold his last Coffee with the Chief event as head of the Woodstock Police Department on May 9.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Illinois weighs college aid for students in the U.S. illegally

    SPRINGFIELD – Laura Vivaldo considers herself fortunate among her Illinois college classmates who are in the U.S. illegally and struggle to pay tuitio ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Sponsors needed for new Crystal Lake Williams Street Fest in June

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Raue Center for the Arts recently announced the first Williams Street Fest, which will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. June 4.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • McHenry County deputy receives Lifesaving Award

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Mandernack didn’t expect to save a life when he started his shift on March 21.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Cary mulls ordinance to save $1.5 million on special service areas

    CARY – The Village Board on Tuesday will consider a bond ordinance for two of its special service tax areas that staff members believe could save mor ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Make-A-Wish makes Crystal Lake 4-year-old's birthday party dreams come true

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Julio Lara-Perez has never had a birthday party.This year, the 4-year-old Crystal Lak ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • No one injured in Woodstock school bus fire

    WOODSTOCK – An empty Woodstock School District 200 bus was damaged after the engine compartment caught fire, a fire official said.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:31 pm
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