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  • McHenry County lawmakers file bills aimed at property tax relief

    Emboldened by a new governor prioritizing property tax relief, several local lawmakers are filing bills aimed at curtailing how much local governments ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District to offer tango lessons, dance night

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Main Beach will feature a night of dancing this March.Dance instructors Jim and Barba ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • Richmond man denies putting camera in McHenry Target changing room

    WOODSTOCK – A Richmond man pleaded not guilty Thursday to allegations he placed a video camera in a changing room at the McHenry Target.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • Former McHenry County man pleads guilty to 20-year-old sex crime

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County man pleaded guilty Thursday to sex crimes that were nearly 20 years old, but his defense attorney said Nathan R. T ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Colonel Palmer House in Crystal Lake offers kid-friendly, history program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Hands-on History is a new free program offered by the Colonel Palmer House for kids.T ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • MCC to offer classes in McHenry on time management, effective presentations

    McHENRY – Classes aimed at helping employees develop professional will be offered next month at McHenry County College's Shah Center in McHenry.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Line dancing party planned at Main Beach Pavilion in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Boot, scoot and boogie to some traditional country music and some not so traditional country tunes.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Woodstock teen ID'd as victim of fatal crash with Metra train at crossing

    WOODSTOCK – The victim of Wednesday's fatal Metra-vehicle collision has been identified by the McHenry County Coroner's Office as 19-year-old Amanda L ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 26, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Enrollment in McHenry County high school dual credit programs explode

    CRYSTAL LAKE – More than 500 high school freshmen and sophomores at half of McHenry County's high schools are set to get their first taste of college ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Crystal Lake firefighters respond to two crashes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake firefighters responded to two traffic crashes that occurred within 10 minutes of each other. Officials have said neither a ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:24 am
  • Richmond man ID'd as victim in Ringwood fatal crash

    RINGWOOD – A 57-year-old man was identified as the victim of Thursday's two-vehicle fatal crash in Ringwood by the McHenry County Coroner.
    UPDATED: Feb. 26, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • McHenry mayor credits community for success in State of the City address

    McHENRY – McHenry Mayor Sue Low channeled her inner Phil Jackson on Wednesday, reciting a quote from the former Chicago Bulls coach to summarize the s ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • McHenry man charged with beating, theft near Woodstock bar (with video)

    WOODSTOCK – Police arrested a McHenry man for an attack outside a Woodstock bar that left a Woodstock man with several facial fractures.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • One dead after Metra train strikes car at crossing between Crystal Lake and Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – One person is dead after their car was hit by a Metra train shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lily Pond Road, a rural crossing between Cr ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Health clinic for Woodstock School District 200 high school students opens in August

    WOODSTOCK – A new clinic meant to provide additional health care services for all Woodstock high school students will open in August, nearly three yea ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:47 pm
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