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  • Fox Lake Polar Plunge to make a splash for Special Olympics Illinois

    FOX LAKE – The Village of Fox Lake is inviting the community to “Take the Plunge” into the frigid waters of Nippersink Lake to raise money for Special ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • McHenry County residents discuss future of anti-abortion movement under Trump

    CRYSTAL LAKE – President Donald Trump has made it clear he opposed abortion by reinstating the Mexico City policy, barring international nongovernment ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Lake in the Hills to start adult coloring book club

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department has started an adult coloring book club. 
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • McHenry County sees record-breaking warm spell

    CRYSTAL LAKE – “You can’t beat it” was the sentiment around McHenry County on Saturday.Record warm t ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Algonquin recognized for excellence in financial reporting

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 13th consecutive year for its compre ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • McHenry County College to offer more beekeeping classes during spring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Area residents can learn how to become a beekeeper by taking classes at McHenry County College that teach modern beekeeping techniques, ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:59 pm
  • House near Crystal Lake sustains $250K in damage in Friday night fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Firefighters from more than a dozen area agencies were called Friday night to a fire at a residence near Crystal Lake that firefighters ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Norma McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69

    DALLAS – Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that legalized abortio ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Cary Park District to host summer job fair

    CARY – The Cary Park District will host a job fair for adults and teens looking for seasonal positions with the district this summer. The fair will be ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Lake in the Hills employees recognized by American Public Works Association

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Two Lake in the Hills Public Works Department employees were recognized by the American Public Works Association Chicago Chapter. 
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake Circle K fails tobacco compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local business was cited earlier this week for selling tobacco to a minor.Circle K, ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Harvard School Board names new high school principal

    HARVARD – The Harvard District 50 School Board of Education has named a new high school principal.Cu ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Crystal Lake-based High School District 155 candidates talk finances, career readiness at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Property taxes and career readiness were two hot topics among school board candidates at a forum this week.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Willow Creek Community Church makes headway on Crystal Lake expansion

    Construction on Crystal Lake’s planned megachurch is going as planned, and the facility should be open by late fall.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Tentative settlement reached in 2008 Illinois education lawsuit over school funding

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Urban League and the Illinois State Board of Education have reached a tentative settlement of a yearslong lawsuit that claims di ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:21 pm
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