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  • 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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 re ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:25 pm
  • 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. 26, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • 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 - 2:40 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 - 12:39 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. 26, 2014 - 11:46 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
  • No charges filed after Carpentersville man dies following traffic stop

    CARPENTERSVILLE – In August, a 31-year-old Carpentersville man died after being stopped for a traffic offense and subsequently taken to the ground by ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District's Racket Club offers pickleball

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Pickleball has joined the offerings at the Racket Club.The Crystal Lake Park District ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Cooking classes in Crystal Lake to focus on appetizers, essentials

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A hands-on cooking class is planned just in time for the holidays. The Crystal Lake P ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Santa’s Workshop in Crystal Lake to include crafts, games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Children will get a sneak peek into Santa’s Workshop this December. Children ages 3 a ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District Equestrian-geared improvements move forward

    WOODSTOCK – Horseback riders could be traversing the multiuse trail at Brookdale Conservation Area outside Woodstock as early as June.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:41 pm
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