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  • Letters, phone calls from Santa to arrive in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A letter or phone call from Santa Claus could be on its way.If children send their le ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Turkey Testicle Festival a growing tradition in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Darcy Bauer checked off one item on her bucket list Wednesday. Bauer, who flew in to the a ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • 32nd annual Turkey Testicle Festival

    The 32th annual Turkey Testicle Festival Wednesday at the Parkside Pub in Huntley. ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Wisconsin man charged in Route 120 crash that killed Lindenhurst man

    VOLO – A Wisconsin man has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the Tuesday crash on Route 120 that kille ...
    UPDATED: Nov. 27, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • D-155 to start city zoning process for Crystal Lake South bleachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 plans on starting the zoning process on its controversial $1.18 million bleacher expansion in the ne ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Crystal Lake comes together for annual Community Harvest (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Every year, Jay Gorski of Crystal Lake takes a week off from his Chicago-based job to spend five hours of each day weighing and organiz ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • Woodscreek Park reopens in Crystal Lake following renovation

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Woodscreek Park has reopened to the public after a $1.2 million makeover. The newly r ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Marlowe Middle School's 'Nutcracker' play starts Dec. 12 in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – More than 60 students from Marlowe Middle School will perform a unique take on the classic "Nutcracker" ballet, beginning Dec. 12.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • McHenry County sheriff looking for info on car burglaries near Cary

    CARY – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in identifying a suspect or suspects in recent car burglaries.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Woodstock Police host 'Coffee with the Chief' on Dec. 8

    WOODSTOCK – The latest "Coffee with the Chief" event at the Woodstock Police Department will feature workers from McHenry County Animal Control.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Unemployment rate in McHenry County falls to 5.1 percent

    McHenry County’s unemployment rate fell 1.9 percentage points in October compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary data from the U ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary receives reports of catalytic converter thefts at Metra station

    CARY – Catalytic converters from two vehicles were stolen from the village's Metra lot, the police department said.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Woodstock Police Explorer Post hosts food drive starting Dec. 1

    WOODSTOCK – Starting Dec. 1, the Woodstock Police Explorer's Post #765 will host a food drive that benefits the Woodstock Food Pantry.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Cary police reports for Nov. 26, 2014

    • Harold Braxton, 43, 264 Crystal St., Cary, was charged Monday, Nov. 3, with two counts of domestic battery.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • McHenry County Environmental Defenders host Woodstock holiday book sale

    WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County are holding their annual Holiday Kick-Off Book Sale at the Woodstock Square Mall building lo ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:43 am
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