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  • With new owner, Woodstock’s Dura-Bar aims to double revenue

    WOODSTOCK – Inside the Charter Dura-Bar building along Route 14, workers wearing protective jackets and masks handle molten iron.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:40 am
  • McHenry County Health Dept. to offer free prostate cancer screenings

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Department of Health will offer prostate cancer screenings at no cost in February.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Jack Franks taking another stab at Illinois government consolidation bills

    Bills aimed at helping consolidate some of the state’s almost 7,000 units of government may have a better chance of passing with a new governor in Spr ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Students compete in FIRST Tech Challenge robotics event in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Inside the Lundahl Middle School gym Saturday, a different type of competition unfolded on the hardwood.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • MCC trustees split between no tuition increase, lowered increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The tuition McHenry County College students pay next semester may be higher but perhaps not as high as staff originally recommended.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • McHenry police searching for robbery suspect

    McHENRY – Police are looking for a Hispanic man suspected of robbing a McHenry paint store Saturday morning and fleeing on foot with an undisclosed am ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • PHOTOS: 110th annual Norge Ski Jump Tournament

    The junior competition was held on day one at the 110th annual Norge Ski Jump Tournament in Fox River Rove Saturday, January 24, 2015. The tournament ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • McHenry County communities examine effects of red-light cameras

    FOX RIVER GROVE – When the contract for the red-light camera at Route 22 and 14 comes up for renewal, Trustee Steve Knar wants Fox River Grove to take ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • Body found after fire in home near Barrington

    BARRINGTON – Authorities are investigating the cause of a house fire near Barrington after a body believed to be the homeowner was found inside.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:08 pm
  • Missing Lake in the Hills teen found

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 17-year-old Lake in the Hills boy was found Friday night after being reported missing by his mother, police said.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • South beats Cary-Grove, 38-27

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    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Crystal Lake man charged with dealing cocaine at area bars, taverns

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man was charged Friday with peddling cocaine at bars and taverns in the Crystal Lake area, police said.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • McHenry County family shares immigration status uncertainty under DAPA

    For 17 years, Manuel and Maria have been living a life in the shadows.At work they have one name. At ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Harvard School District 50, union agree to two-year contract

    HARVARD – School District 50 and its education association have agreed to a new two-year contract.Th ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:06 pm
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