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  • Crystal Lake's First United Methodist Church Preschool celebrates 50 years

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When the First United Methodist Church in Crystal Lake opened its preschool for the first time in 1965, its classroom had just one teac ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • McHenry County College to offer electric code class in Woodstock this fall

    WOODSTOCK – A general electric code class offered this fall in Woodstock will focus on commercial sites and one- and two-family homes.
    July 29, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • National Night Out event in Wonder Lake to feature free food, demos

    WONDER LAKE – Demonstrations of precision motorcycle riding and on how firefighters extricate people from vehicles will highlight a McHenry County Nat ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Spring Grove sinkhole: McHenry County, IDOT, village trying to determine who's responsible

    SPRING GROVE – Southbound Blivin Street will be closed from Main Street to Route 12 until at least Aug. 10 as state, county and village officials disc ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Cary Park Foundation announces 2 educational scholarships

    CARY – The Cary Park Foundation recently announced the award of $500 scholarships to two local students to help with post-high school educational goal ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 29; American who spied for Israel to get freedom

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner halts payment of video gambling profits

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Municipalities that host video gambling in bars and restaurants won’t get their cut of profits from the machines until the state b ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Elder abuse is a problem in McHenry County, experts say

    WOODSTOCK – Glynnis Walker Anderson never got to say goodbye to her mother.Anderson, a Woodstock res ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Faculty, students, community members named to MCC presidential search committee

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 15 members of a committee tasked with overseeing the search for McHenry County College’s next president have been chosen.
    July 29, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Illinois House passes bill to repeal pay raise for state legislators

    The Illinois House approved legislation Tuesday that would repeal the 2 percent automatic cost-of-living adjustment that lawmakers recently received a ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Man accused in African lion death thought hunt was legal

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe said Tuesday he thought everything about his t ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Fighting between Turkey and Kurds escalate amid NATO unease

    ISTANBUL – Fighting between the Turkish military and Kurdish rebels escalated Tuesday amid signs of unease from NATO allies attending an emergency mee ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Father says he didn’t know Colorado theater was mentally ill

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The father of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes said he didn’t know his son suffered from mental illness until he killed 12 pe ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

    TEQUESTA, Fla. – Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

    WASHINGTON – The nation’s respite from accelerating health care costs appears to be over.Spending on ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:40 pm
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