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  • McHenry County College traffic safety program sees enrollment decline as fewer tickets issued

    As area police are sending far fewer traffic tickets to the McHenry County court system than in previous years, a relevant program run by McHenry Coun ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Marengo public works director fired after 13 years with city

    MARENGO – City officials fired the Marengo public works director, ending his 13-year tenure at City Hall where he climbed the department ranks and ult ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Marlowe Middle School hosts 2-night patriotic event in Huntley starting Friday

    HUNTLEY – Students from Marlowe Middle will recite patriotic speeches, sing and dance during a fundraiser for the Huntley Area Veterans Foundation on ...
    April 20, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Crystal Lake committee to hear details of proposed CVS Pharmacy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – CVS Pharmacy is moving forward with plans to put a store in Crystal Lake, but some neighbors aren’t keen on the drugstore chain’s plann ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Registrations still being accepted for McHenry County Human Race 5K

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sunday's McHenry County Human Race is supporting 55 local charities this year, and organizers are still accepting registration for part ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Scott Peters attorney: Potential witness conflict in Holiday Hills shooting case

    WOODSTOCK – A potential witness disclosed by prosecutors presents a conflict for attorneys representing Scott Peters, his public defenders told a judg ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Canine flu kills dog in McHenry County, 2 more infections suspected

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One dog in McHenry County has died from the canine flu and at least two others are suspected of having the virus, McHenry County Depart ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • McHenry police search for man who robbed Subway at gunpoint

    McHENRY – McHenry police are asking for the public’s help to find a man who robbed a Subway at gunpoint Sunday.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • MCC to offer training series for administrative assistants

    McHENRY – A workshop series designed for beginning or seasoned administrative assistants looking for practical ways to revitalize their work will be o ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Marengo Cemetery Board says city funding cut is unfair punishment

    MARENGO – The Marengo City Council is unfairly punishing the board that manages the city cemetery after aldermen drastically cut its funding and never ...
    April 19, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Harvard nurse honored for efforts with migrant workers

    HARVARD – The first treatment that Elizabeth Rios administered at the Harvard Area Community Health Center didn’t come in a bottle, but in a sentence.
    April 19, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Open Meetings Act bill inspired by Oakwood Hills moving in Senate

    State Sen. Dan Duffy is fighting to move forward a bill to reform the Illinois Open Meetings Act in the wake of a closed-session debacle over a now-sc ...
    April 20, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Crystal Lake budget heavy on capital improvements

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A $105.1 million budget set to be considered by the Crystal Lake City Council this week includes $9 million in street projects, improve ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Woodstock City Council dedicates video gaming money to community programs

    WOODSTOCK – A portion of the $160,000 Woodstock officials expect to receive from video gaming machines in the upcoming budget will now cover programs ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Lakewood subdivision to be financed through the crowd

    LAKEWOOD – The homes being built in the Cambria subdivision are designed with empty nesters in mind – maintenance-free landscaping, architecture meant ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:45 pm
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