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  • Route 120 re-opened after crash near Volo kills Lindenhurst man

    VOLO – Route 120 near Route 12 has reopened after a fatal crash, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Crystal Lake man rejoins workforce after 2 years without seizures

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ben Lukas has never been so happy to have a minimum-wage job.On Aug. 18, 2009, he had ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 approves levy increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 taxpayers will likely see the taxes they pay to the district rise next year.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • McHenry County police departments to boost Thanksgiving enforcement

    Police departments around McHenry County are set to have extra enforcement to make sure people are wearing seat belts and not driving drunk during the ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Riley District 18 near Marengo latest to consider full-day kindergarten

    MARENGO – A small school district in an unincorporated area near Marengo is thinking about becoming the latest district in McHenry County to offer ful ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Department: 10 cited for selling alcohol to minors

    WOODSTOCK – Ten people were cited for selling alcohol to minors after a special enforcement, the Sheriff's Office announced today.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • Dance, poms classes to be offered in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A series of dance and pom classes for children as young as 3 will be offered by the Crystal Lake Park District.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • McHenry County residents share stories, causes through 'snapshot' segment

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crowded in a radio studio Tuesday was a McHenry man discussing an upcoming Jeep parade, a Cary mother trying to raise awareness about d ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • Sewing, craft classes in Crystal Lake to feature holiday theme

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sewing and craft classes are gearing up at the Crystal Lake Park District.A sewing cl ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Nov. 25, 2014

    • Victor E. Garcia, 22, 315 Ridge Lane, Harvard, was charged Tuesday, Nov. 4, with driving without a license, leaving the scene of an accident and fai ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Driver hospitalized after truck catches fire after crash near Huntley

    A man was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries Tuesday after the pickup he was driving crashed into a tree and went up in flames, the Huntley ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • 1 driver taken to hospital after Spring Grove semi-pickup truck crash on Route 12

    SPRING GROVE – A man was taken to Centegra Hospital–McHenry on Monday night after a pickup truck crossed over Route 12's center line and into a semi-t ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Developer envisions rental units at Maplewood School property in Cary

    CARY – A potential development on the vacant Maplewood School property would include 150 to 200 rental units, a developer told Cary School District 26 ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Multiple crashes on Route 120 send three people to the hospital

    McHENRY – Four crashes Monday evening sent three people to the hospital and temporarily closed part of eastbound Route 120, officials said.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • MCCD workshop in Ringwood to cover plant identification in winter

    RINGWOOD – Most of the trees, shrubs and woody vines growing in northeastern Illinois can be identified as easily in winter as in summer.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:08 pm
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