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  • Lake in the Hills to start hydrant flushing Monday

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The semiannual flushing of fire hydrants will start Monday in Lake in the Hills. The Public Works Department will flush the hydran ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Huntley considering tax break if developer develops Panera, 3 new businesses

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board approved a new business development agreement designed to promote the development of the 58-acre Huntley Crossings propert ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • McHenry County CASA celebrates 10 years serving juveniles in court system

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After experiencing emotional, verbal and sexual abuse growing up, Corey Rotelli did not have a constant in her life.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Woodstock bans video gaming signage from exterior of buildings

    WOODSTOCK – Starting in January, no signs advertising video gaming will be seen by people passing by the city’s 18 establishments with video gaming li ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Lake in the Hills may look into 2 TIF districts

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – An economic development tool known as a tax increment financing district could be coming to two spots in Lake in the Hills.
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • 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
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