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  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office warns residents of arrest warrant scam

    WOODSTOCK — The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a scam in which someone has been calling residents and telling them there w ...
    NEW: March 1, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Will I Ever Use This?

    If your child has ever struggled with math, you’ve probably heard this question, and if you haven’t, their teachers certainly have. It can be hard for ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:42 pm
  • With 40 acres and an indoor pool, check out 13 photos of a $1,150,000 Marengo home for sale

    Check out this $1,150,000 home for sale in Marengo ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:39 pm
  • 2 McHenry County teachers among finalists for Golden Apple award

    A teacher from Fox River Grove Middle School and Lotus Elementary School in Spring Grove are among the 33 finalists for the Golden Apple Awards for Ex ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:34 pm
  • Photos: Tornadoes strike Ottawa, Naplate area

    Severe weather hits the Ottawa area ...
    March 1, 2017 - 8:00 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump takes credit he hasn't earned

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday night about corporate job expansion and military cost-savings that actually took root under his pr ...
    March 1, 2017 - 7:57 am
  • Teen Career Expo Offers Interactive Glimpse into Future

    Middle and high school students from sixth through tenth grades can get an interactive glimpse of more than a dozen career paths at a free Career Expl ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 6:05 am
  • Clean your house, clean your air

    For a completely clean house, clean it top to bottom, and the middle – the air.  According the to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor air ca ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 6:00 am
  • Tornado hits Ottawa killing 1 in Illinois

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Tornadoes touched down in the upper Midwest and northern Arkansas on Tuesday, killing at least two people, as a spring-like storm ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Prairieland Disposal Inc. to be McHenry's new trash service starting Aug. 1

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry is getting a new waste-hauling and recycling service this summer.With ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • People line up for Fat Tuesday paczkis in Lake in the Hills, Crystal Lake

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – People lined up Tuesday at Blue Cow Polish Deli in Lake in the Hills and Country Donuts in Crystal Lake to buy paczkis before the ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Family Christian closing all locations; Algonquin Commons store set to close in 8 to 12 weeks

    ALGONQUIN – All Family Christian stores are closing, including the one in Algonquin Commons, according to an announcement on the organization’s websit ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • The family legacy of Small Town Brewery in Wauconda

    WAUCONDA – Small Town Brewery is one of those local hidden treasures you have to know is there in order to find it.
    March 1, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Marengo officials mull infrastructure projects

    MARENGO – The city will have a little extra money for infrastructure because of an inactive economic incentive account that the state of Illinois want ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Trump signs executive order signaling commitment to improving black colleges

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at signaling his commitment to historically black colleges and universitie ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 11:20 pm
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