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  • Crystal Lake police responding to reported bank robbery (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Several units are en route to a Crystal Lake bank after a robbery was reported at that location, police said.
    March 30, 2015 - 5:23 pm
  • Volo woman tied to Johnsburg, Crystal Lake, Grayslake bank robberies charged by feds

    ROCKFORD – A Volo woman tied to several area bank robberies in the area has been charged by federal authorities.
    UPDATED: March 30, 2015 - 5:55 pm
  • Cars towed from Crystal Lake crash on Randall Road (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two cars were towed from the scene of a crash that briefly shut down some lanes of Randall Road and McHenry Avenue on Monday.
    March 30, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Employers invited to exhibit at MCC Job Fair

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Area employers are invited to sign up for an exhibit booth at the McHenry County College Job Fair that will take place from 10 a.m. to ...
    March 30, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • McHenry County Clerk's vote tabulation equipment to be tested Wednesday

    WOODSTOCK – A public test of the automatic tabulating equipment to be used during the April 7 consolidated election will be held Wednesday at the McHe ...
    UPDATED: March 30, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Harvard police investigating shots fired on Eastman Street

    HARVARD – Harvard police are seeking information about shots fired that struck a home Sunday night.P ...
    March 30, 2015 - 1:07 pm
  • Cary teen cited in 4-vehicle Crystal Lake crash (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 17-year-old driver was cited after police said he rear-ended another driver on Terra Cotta Road on Monday morning causing a four-vehi ...
    March 30, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Harrison District 36 school board candidates focus on consolidation,

    WONDER LAKE – Two coalitions divided by the issue of consolidating with another district are vying for four seats on the Harrison School District 36 b ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Doctors' Appreciation Day: Docs offer free care at Crystal Lake clinic

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Suzanne Hoban said it takes a “special kind of doctor” to work at the Family Health Partnership Clinic.
    March 29, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • McHenry County represented on Bruce Rauner's government consolidation task force

    A new task force meant to find ways to reduce Illinois’ almost 7,000 units of local government is not the first of its kind, but it very well could be ...
    March 29, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Man uninjured after falling from kayak into Pistakee Bay in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A man spent 40 to 45 minutes in Pistakee Bay in Johnsburg, but was uninjured, after falling from a kayak Sunday morning, fire officials sa ...
    March 29, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Election 2015: 6 running for 3 Johnsburg School District 12 board

    JOHNSBURG – Finances and quality of education are at the forefront for the six candidates running for three open seats on the Johnsburg School Distric ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Harvard School District 50 board candidates target better student achievement

    HARVARD – Both sitting board members and election challengers want to improve student achievement at Harvard School District 50, as the district typic ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Algonquin's Scorched Earth Brewing seeking to add beer garden patio

    ALGONQUIN – During the warm summer months, there’s nothing like sitting outside with a cold craft beer, Michael Dallas said.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake mayoral candidates differ on state of city

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city of Crystal Lake as described by the two candidates vying to be its mayor looks starkly different.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:36 pm
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