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  • Avoid Route 176 as Crystal Lake crews repair water main break Tuesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Repairs to a water main will divert traffic Tuesday on Route 176. Crews will repair ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Lowest gas prices since 2009, rain await McHenry County Thanksgiving travelers

    Local residents taking holiday trips will find plummeting gas prices and soggy conditions during what experts predict will be the busiest Thanksgiving ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Lake in the Hills park dept. to offer child care over Thanksgiving break

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Parents looking for a place to send their kids over Thanksgiving break after another option.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • Home sales in McHenry County increase for October

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The number of homes sold in McHenry County last month increased 11.6 percent from the same time a year ago, even as the local retail es ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • MCC trustee calls paintings 'borderline pornographic;' student artist responds

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A student artist at McHenry County College said she was left "appalled" after a board trustee, who in the process of advocating for mor ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Crystal Lake animal rescue's future unclear after teen accused of killing kitten

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The owner of a Crystal Lake animal rescue is uncertain whether it will stay open as Illinois Department of Agriculture officials review ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Election 2016: Active first filing day for McHenry County primary candidates

    WOODSTOCK – The first minute of the first day candidates have to file to run for office in the March 15 primary was a busy one for the McHenry County ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Election 2016: Candidates filing in McHenry County for March 15 primary

    The following is a list of candidates who will appear on the March 15 primary ballot in McHenry County. Candidates marked with an (I) are incumbents:
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 23; Brussels remains on lockdown for third day

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • After victory, La. governor-elect starts piecing together transition

    NEW ORLEANS – Fresh off a strong victory in the Louisiana governor’s race, Democrat John Bel Edwards began to work Sunday on his plans for the transit ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Landslide near mine in Myanmar kills about 100

    YANGON, Myanmar – A landslide near a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed about 100 people, most of them villagers digging for green stones in a mount ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Belgium police arrest 16, Paris fugitive still at large

    BRUSSELS – Belgian prosecutors announced early Monday that police had detained 16 people in 22 raids but that Paris fugitive Salah Abdeslam was not am ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Volunteers needed for Special Olympics Alpine Ski Team

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For six weeks this winter, the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association needs volunteer coaches for its Special Olympics Alpine ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • On the Record With: 2015 Tuberculosis Service Award-winner Karen Stephenson

    WOODSTOCK – Karen Stephenson was ready when she encountered her first case of extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County College approves flat tax levy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A majority of the McHenry County College Board of Trustees voted in favor of a flat property tax levy despite one trustee’s urging to o ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 11:59 pm
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