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  • Harvard City Council candidates weigh economic growth, budget issues

    HARVARD – The numerous Harvard City Council candidates emphasized the city’s slow economic development and its budgetary constraints as the primary ch ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Zoning, land issues divide Barrington Hills Village Board candidates

    BARRINGTON HILLS – Rules governing the commercial boarding of horses in recent years have divided Barrington Hills and helped fuel the six-way race fo ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • McHenry County one of the healthiest in Illinois, report says

    McHenry County is one of the healthiest counties in Illinois.McHenry County ranks 13th out of 102 co ...
    March 27, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • McHenry County drone users waiting on government rules for commercial use

    Excited by the rapidly developing technology, Robert McClurg bought his first drone two years ago to experiment with operating the small unmanned airc ...
    March 27, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • Crystal Lake man gets prison for sexually abusing young relative

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man who pleaded guilty to a sex crime was sentenced to 40 months in prison Friday.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Harvard police investigate wave of business burglaries

    HARVARD – Harvard police are encouraging business owners to secure their buildings in light of a rash of burglaries that have occurred since January.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Huntley husband accused of wife's beating murder appears in court

    WOODSTOCK – The Huntley man charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of his wife appeared in court Friday.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • McHenry County temperatures low, but not record-setting for March 27

    It's colder than normal, but not recording-setting cold, National Weather Service officials said.Tem ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Home improvement businesses open in CL

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two new home improvement businesses are set to open in Crystal Lake. Home Heart Designs, 407 E. Terra Cotta Ave., and Crawford Supply G ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • McHenry County drivers warned of possible snow Friday morning

    The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for several counties, including McHenry, Lake, Kane, DeKalb and Cook, among others ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:08 am
  • Snow pushes Crystal Lake sewer work back; goal is to wrap up in July

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A late snow stopped construction from getting started on a water main project in the Country Club Road area, according to a Crystal Lak ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Fox River Grove board OKs use of eminent domain to further redevelopment project

    FOX RIVER GROVE – There are three single-family residences in Fox River Grove sitting in the middle of where a proposed $250 million redevelopment pro ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Election 2015: 3 seek 2 spots on Elgin Community College Board of Trustees

    ELGIN – Voters on April 7 will decide whether to re-elect two incumbents to the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees or to replace one incumbent ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • McHenry County agencies highlight summer camp options for residents

    CARY – This is crunch time for the Cary Park District. In a matter of weeks, registration for the di ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • State audit flags NIU for reimbursing $32K to employee for travel from home to work

    DeKALB – A state audit released Thursday found Northern Illinois University failed to comply with internal control guidelines and improperly reimburse ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:40 pm
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