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  • Woodstock VFW Post 5040 holds grand opening at new location

    WOODSTOCK – After 75 years in the same location, the Woodstock Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5040 has a new place to call home.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Illinois Wesleyan University researcher turning science fiction into reality

    BLOOMINGTON – When Gabe Spalding talks about time traveling light waves, holograms and tractor beams, it might sound like the stuff of science fiction ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Algonquin police reports for Sunday, January 22, 2017

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Photos: Women's March highlights from across the country

    Highlights from the nationwide Women's March rallies held on Saturday, Jan. 21. ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 7:01 am
  • PHOTOS: St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church mobile food truck

    Volunteers handed out food and clothing to those in need Saturday at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Crystal Lake.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Fabrik Industries completes expansion in McHenry

    Fabrik Industries, a 35-year-old McHenry County company, has completed its expansion in the city of McHenry with the purchase of a second facility at ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Cary increases scope of Metra train station project, anticipates 2018 completion

    CARY – Cary officials have approved an increase in the scope, and cost, of a project to upgrade the village’s more than 50-year-old Metra station.  
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Rotary Club of Crystal Lake Dawnbreakers holding Western-themed auction in March

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Rotary Club of Crystal Lake Dawnbreakers is hosting its 28th annual Western-themed auction March 4.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Tiger Koo’s Martial Arts Academy looks to open on Route 47 in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A martial arts academy is set to open in a vacant space on Route 47 in Huntley. Tiger Koo’ ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:40 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Leadership withdrawals delay McHenry County Board vote on Human Resources Committee seating

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board still is without a Human Resources Committee after the nominees for both chairwoman and vice chairwoman turned do ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Discover Engineering Week educates Crystal Lake School District 47 students on growing STEM field

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Electrical engineer Evan Klepitsch recently visited Hannah Beardsley Middle School, his old stomping ground, to teach Crystal Lake Comm ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County State's Attorney's Office to expand first offender program

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office’s first offender program now will include misdemeanor offenses.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Budapest mourns as 16 die in fiery bus crash on Italian road

    VERONA, Italy – The Hungarian students had just finished a week of skiing in France when their bus swerved right, then left, then hit a highway barrie ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Bomb blast kill 22, wounds at least 50 in northwest Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A bomb exploded Saturday in a market in a northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing 22 people and wounding at least ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:28 pm
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