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  • Battle of the Bands set for Saturday in Cary at Lions Park

    CARY – The Cary Park District will host a Battle of the Bands competition Saturday enabling several local teen bands to show off their talents.
    NEW: May 5, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves MCCD budget for 2016

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved the 2016 budget for the McHenry County Conservation District with only a handful of traditional opponent ...
    May 5, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Fox Lake dispatch center earns license for providing pre-arrival medical advice

    FOX LAKE – The dispatch center that serves the village of Fox Lake and five other Lake County agencies can now provide medical advice to 911 callers.
    May 5, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Food drive to be held by Crystal Lake postal carriers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The U.S. Postal Service will picking up food items along with letters and packages this Saturday.
    May 5, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation festival highlights wildflower art, includes hikes, crafts

    MARENGO – An afternoon of outdoor exploration, artistic activities and live music will mark A Celebration of Wildflowers and Art at Coral Woods Conser ...
    May 5, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Cary's Three Oaks School to get new parking lot

    CARY – Three Oaks Elementary School will get a new parking lot over the summer after a newly organized school board voted to accept a bid for the proj ...
    May 5, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • MCC offers exploration of local natural area in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An exploration of McHenry County's natural wonders, including springs, fens, creeks and eskers, will be offered this spring.
    May 5, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • 2 decades after 'Black Hawk Down,' Kerry visits Somalia

    MOGADISHU, Somalia — Two decades after dead American soldiers were dragged through the streets of Mogadishu, John Kerry on Tuesday became the first se ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • 'Walking Dead' actor Seth Gilliam accused of drunken driving, drug charge

    ATLANTA — An actor who plays a priest on the AMC drama "The Walking Dead" is facing drunken driving and drug charges after police say he was clocked g ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel chooses 30-year transit veteran to head CTA

    CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel has chosen a veteran public transportation executive to head the Chicago Transit Authority.
    May 5, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner releases survey of Illinois' foreign trade partners

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has done a survey of Illinois' ten largest foreign trading partners and their assessment of the state ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • DEA agents raid Huntley home in investigation of drug trafficker

    HUNTLEY – Officers with the DEA and local agencies raided a Huntley home Tuesday as part of a long-term narcotics investigation into a local drug traf ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Crystal Lake woman on trial for animal cruelty starved 4 horses, prosecutors say

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a Crystal Lake woman so severely starved four horses that they were a "bag of bones" when authorities seized them.
    May 5, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake's HR director to leave for Schaumburg job

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city of Crystal Lake's human resources director is leaving for the city of Schaumburg.
    May 5, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Cary Park District launches new mobile-friendly website

    CARY – A four-month project for the Cary Park District has come to an end, the result being a new, colorful mobile device-friendly website.
    May 5, 2015 - 9:38 am
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