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  • Registration open for Lake in the Hills preschool

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Registration for 2014-15 preschool students is open.Registration will be taken a ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Workforce development week to offer job-seeking insight

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Workforce Investment Board is hoping to highlight the importance of workforce development next week, and will offer sev ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Detour: Western Bypass opening to traffic this week

    We start this week’s Detour bulletin with the impending completion of two large-scale road projects:
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 8:05 am
  • Fox River Grove changes zoning rules for itself

    FOX RIVER GROVE – In an effort to avoid future litigation over the construction of a public works garage, the Fox River Grove Village Board has put in ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District opens new senior center

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Whether it is through card games or yoga, there is a new place in Crystal Lake for seniors to socialize and stay active.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Ferguson residents struggling with daily life

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Life in this working-class St. Louis suburb of modest brick homes and low-rise apartments hasn’t been the same since Angelia Dickens’ ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Noise from the sky draws complaints in ritzy Hamptons

    EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. – It’s summertime in the Hamptons and the biggest buzz is coming from the sky.Com ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Obama again faces tug of U.S. military action in Syria

    WASHINGTON – For three years, President Barack Obama has resisted the pull of potential U.S. military action in Syria.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Chicago’s Pullman site could become national park

    CHICAGO – It was a different kind of company town. Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood, built by industrialist George M. Pullman in the 19th century, was a ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Federal subpoena sought email of ex-Quinn advisers

    CHICAGO – A federal grand jury has subpoenaed the emails of three former top advisers to Gov. Pat Quinn, including a onetime chief of staff, as part o ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Cary Matters says village violated Ill. Open Meetings Act

    CARY – The group that has campaigned against the proposed Pedcor Investments apartment complex at First and Pearl streets in Cary is alleging an Open ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • As most localities’ DUI arrests drop, Bull Valley’s soar

    BULL VALLEY – There’s a perfect storm brewing in Bull Valley. Geography, diverted resources, and low ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • 2014 Honor Flight McHenry

    The departure and welcome home party for Honor Flight veterans at the Holiday Inn in Crystal Lake. Each year since 2005, the Honor Flight Network has ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District Grand Oaks Active Senior Center grand opening

    The Crystal Lake Park District Grand Oaks Active Senior Center grand opening celebration Saturday, August 23, 2014 in Crystal Lake. The center offers ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Festival Latino 2014

    Festival Latino 2014 at the Evangelical Free Church of McHenry Saturday, August 23, 2014. The free event offers food, crafts, live music, inflatables, ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 12:21 pm
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