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  • Woodstock, Lake in the Hills police offer 'safe havens' for Internet sales

    Residents looking to exchange goods they've bought or sold on Craigslist can now look toward police parking lots in Lake in the Hills and Woodstock fo ...
    NEW: May 6, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for May 6, 2015

    • Nadia Z. Kaleel, 20, 2421 Meadowsedge Lane, Carpentersville, was charged Friday, Feb. 13, with driving with a suspended license.
    NEW: May 6, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • McHenry city pool passes go on sale May 12

    MCHENRY –Seasonal pool passes and private rentals of the Merkel Aquatic Center will go on sale Tuesday, May 12.
    NEW: May 6, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District approves resolution opposing consolidation bill

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Conservation District was created by voters and it should be up to voters to eliminate it, one of its trustees said.
    NEW: May 6, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Woodstock officials working on compromise for train depot

    WOODSTOCK – Three Woodstock officials now have the exclusive authority to execute sublease changes over a troubled business plan for the train depot, ...
    May 6, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Lake County deputies use naloxone in apparent Fox Lake heroin overdose

    FOX LAKE –A man found unconscious in a Fox Lake motel room was given naloxone by a Lake County Sheriff's Office deputy to combat an apparent heroin o ...
    May 6, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Quit smoking class space available in Crystal Lake

    WOODSTOCK— Space is still available for the next quit smoking classes for adults sponsored by McHenry County Department of Health and Centegra Health ...
    May 6, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • U.S Rep. Peter Roskam delivers civics lesson at Crystal Lake school (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – William Hough and Linnea Diersen fell on opposite sides of a debate about shortening the school year by three months, but the fifth-gra ...
    UPDATED: May 6, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Submit a Best Under 40 Nomination Today!

    We are now accepting nominations for the 2015 class of Best Under 40! Please complete the online for ...
    May 6, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake sex trial for former Woodstock nursing assistant underway

    WOODSTOCK – A former health care worker is standing this week trial on allegations that he sexually assaulted a patient, though he won't be able to fa ...
    May 6, 2015 - 2:12 pm
  • Thirsty Whale Bar owner opening Iron Horse Bar & Grill in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – The owner of a 6-year-old Algonquin restaurant on Friday will open the doors of a second, brand new eatery and bar – Iron Horse Bar & Gril ...
    May 6, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • Family Alliance having free screenings in Huntley, Woodstock for anxiety, depression

    Family Alliance, a nonprofit health care provider for older adults, is offering free anxiety/depression screenings for older adults throughout May.
    May 6, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • 2 Huntley men help bring back Lake in the Hills 2015 triathlon

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Thanks largely to two Huntley men, the village's 2015 triathlon is back on after a roadblock that previously caused staff to cance ...
    May 6, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Wilmington restaurant receives backlash after breastfeeding incident

    WILMINGTON – When John Mathias, owner of Big Fish Grille in Wilmington, thinks about breaking the law, he thinks of theft, burglary and murder.
    May 6, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92

    DALLAS — Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first House speaker in history to be driven out of office in ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:55 am
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