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  • Woodstock police officer faces DUI charge after Lake County crash

    WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock police officer is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol in a crash while off-duty in Round Lake Beach.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:25 pm
  • Crystal Lake City Council OKs plan for new MCC science center

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council gave its blessing to McHenry County College’s plan to build a new $16.8 million science center.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:19 pm
  • McHenry County Board fills Human Resources Committee, ending impasse

    WOODSTOCK – More than two months after sparing it from consolidation, the McHenry County Board finally has members on its Human Resources Committee.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:56 am
  • Crime mugs for February 2017 in the McHenry County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:31 am
  • Sterne's Woods and Fen restoration project means temporary closures

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Parts of the walking trail at Sterne’s Woods and Fen, 5617 E. Hillside Road, will be closed temporarily during a planned $50,000 restor ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Sculpture of Cary's founder to be put in Jaycee Park

    CARY – When Cary-Grove Historical Society founder and President Pam Losey speaks with students, she always asks them how the village of Cary was named ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Police accuse Fox River Grove brothers of selling drugs

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Two Fox River Grove men face felony drug charges after a monthlong investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Ta ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Ex-Oakwood Hills man faces child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County man will be in court Thursday facing 10 counts of child pornography charges.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • County Board to take another shot at filling Human Resources Committee

    WOODSTOCK – An ad hoc McHenry County Board committee took another shot late Tuesday afternoon at filling a Human Resources Committee that has been vac ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County suicides now trending down; mental health board says prevention efforts paying off

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Suicides are at a seven-year low in McHenry County.“We’re working hard to address the ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Woodstock business owners concerned about $78M Route 47 construction proposal

    WOODSTOCK – The multimillion-dollar Route 47 widening project that could take two years to complete drew a crowd at the Woodstock City Council meeting ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Riverfront views and four boat docks: 16 photos of a $880,000 Algonquin home for sale

    Check out the riverfront views along the Fox River in this $880,000 Algonquin home for sale ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • National Margarita Day: 6 local places to get the tequila drink in McHenry County

    Wednesday, Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day. Here are the six best local places to celebrate, based on reader votes in our Best of the Fox competitio ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:22 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this past week indicted these people on these charges:• Jaso ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Weigh in on Fox River Corridor Plan in Lake and McHenry counties at Cary open house

    CARY – The McHenry County Planning and Development Department is hosting a public open house so residents can give their input on the Fox River Corrid ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:49 pm
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