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  • Woodstock Recreation Department to host 39th Challenge Run, pool party

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Recreation Department will host the 39th annual Woodstock Challenge Run and pool party June 11.
    May 31, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Woodstock restaurant, bar reopens under new name at former Tequilaville location

    WOODSTOCK – After being closed for about two months, the former Tequilaville restaurant has reopened as Corner Pub & Grille under one of its previous ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Nonprofit group visits Woodstock to help determine use for Old Courthouse, Sheriff's House

    WOODSTOCK – People in Woodstock are motivated to find a solution on how to use the Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House, Wendy Holmes said, but the city ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Dog dies in Fox Lake fire, firefighters say

    FOX LAKE – One of three dogs in a single-family home died after a structure fire in Fox Lake, a fire official said Monday night.
    May 31, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Memorial Day events honor fallen soldiers throughout McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Six-year-old Leia Fisher of Crystal Lake knows what Memorial Day is all about. “It’s ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • McSweeney resolution seeking study of lead in state water moves forward

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers are commissioning a report from the state's Environmental Protection Agency in an effort to better monitor lead level ...
    May 30, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Senate overrides veto override of Chicago pension break

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate has voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of legislation that would reduce city payments to Chicago's police an ...
    May 30, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • President Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama challenged Americans on Memorial Day to fill the silence from those who died serving their country with l ...
    May 30, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office investigating possible hit-and-run in Hebron area

    HEBRON – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible hit and run that occurred Sunday afternoon, according to the village of Hebro ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner, lawmakers remain deadlocked on budget; time is short

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers will spend Memorial Day in the state Capitol trying to fashion their first state budget in two years as the end-of-se ...
    May 30, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Illinois House passes bill that would bar new county board members from receiving IMRF pensions

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House unanimously passed legislation Monday that would prohibit newly elected county board members from receiving pensions ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Monday, May 30, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 30, 2016 - 9:37 am
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Monday, May 30, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 30, 2016 - 8:19 am
  • Illinois daily fantasy sports betting bill shelved

    SPRINGFIELD – Legislation to regulate daily fantasy sports betting in Illinois was shelved Sunday after the proposal became mired in vote-buying alleg ...
    May 30, 2016 - 7:36 am
  • Our view: Remembering McHenry County soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice

    On Memorial Day, we publish this list of McHenry County residents who died in service to our nation during wartime – as far back as the Civil War thro ...
    May 30, 2016 - 9:45 am
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