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  • Marengo's new wastewater plant to open after numerous setbacks

    MARENGO – City officials expect to start a modernized wastewater treatment plant by next week, putting to a rest a $12 million project in Marengo that ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Judge sides with taxpayers in Crystal Lake tax levy dispute

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sided with about four dozen Crystal Lake businesses and property owners challenging the validity of property taxes ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Census: McHenry County's population drops again in 2014, only collar county to lose residents

    McHenry County’s population had a fourth straight year of decline last year, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau figures.
    March 26, 2015 - 7:40 pm
  • Senate passes bill filed after Crystal Lake South bleacher lawsuit

    SPRINGFIELD – A bill filed in response to the lawsuit over the Crystal Lake South High School bleacher expansion unanimously passed the Illinois Senat ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • McHenry funeral home owner: Illinois funding cut for burials for poor could be devastating

    McHENRY – The State of Illinois plans to cut funding a program that helps pay for funeral and burial costs for the poor, sparking concern among some f ...
    March 26, 2015 - 7:19 pm
  • Bull Valley police: On way home from jail, woman jumps out of vehicle going 50 mph

    BULL VALLEY – The Bull Valley Police Department says a recently arrested woman on her way home from the McHenry County Jail jumped out of a moving veh ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • McHenry County court officials watching bill to hold off court reporter layoffs

    WOODSTOCK – Local court officials are closely watching a bill that would restore state funding for court reporters and stave off impending layoffs.
    March 26, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Snowplow payment dispute results in Lake in the Hills protest (with video)

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – About 25 snowplow drivers took to Pyott Road on Thursday to protest a Lake in the Hills businessman they contend failed to pay the ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Virginia Road reopens in Crystal Lake after gas main leak

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Traffic could not access Virginia Road from Rakow Road to Pyott Road for about six hours Thursday after the stretch of road was closed ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Traffic lights restored at Route 31 and Huntley Road in Carpentersville

    CARPENTERSVILLE – The traffic lights are working again at Route 31 and Huntley Road in Carpentersville, according to dispatchers.
    March 26, 2015 - 8:50 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 26; Tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Arkansas

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 26, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Huntley High School expansion project more than halfway complete

    HUNTLEY – Construction workers this week tore up the floor to what eventually will be the new Huntley High School library and resource center, as the ...
    March 26, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Lakewood to do fewer infrastructure projects, village manager says

    LAKEWOOD – This year marks the last year the village of Lakewood will be able to invest in infrastructure with the savings it has in the bank, the vil ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Glacial Park family program to explore spring with hike in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – The signs of spring are the focus of a family-friendly afternoon at the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park.
    March 26, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Swing band to perform at Park Place in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 20-piece swing band will take the stage this April at Park Place.The band Let’s Dan ...
    March 26, 2015 - 4:34 pm
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