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  • Notice to readers: Production facility issue may delay paper delivery

    Delivery of Tuesday's paper is delayed due to overnight problems in the production facility. We apologize for this inconvenience. You can contact Cust ...
    July 7, 2015 - 6:29 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 to review bids for artificial turf field

    WOODSTOCK – Five bids for the proposed Woodstock High School artificial turf field project were submitted to Woodstock School District 200 on Monday.
    July 6, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Deputies seize pot, cash in home of Lake County man

    LAKE COUNTY – Sheriff’s deputies seized 54 pounds of marijuana and $230,000 in cash after executing a search warrant in the home of a Lake County man.
    July 6, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • MCC to offer course on women in U.S. history

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The history of American women, both noble and not, from Colonial times through the 1990s, will be explored in a women’s history class o ...
    July 6, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Former Cary-Grove High School teacher awarded presidential award in teaching

    CARY – A former Cary-Grove High School teacher has received the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, Cry ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Woman who stole $100K from Crystal Lake business sentenced for not paying restitution

    WOODSTOCK – A former Lake in the Hills woman convicted of stealing from an employer was resentenced Monday for failing to pay restitution.
    July 6, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central High School ranks 4th in Illinois in Vocabulary Bowl

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Central High School students have mastered 13,253 words, putting them in fourth place in the state and 95th in the country ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • McHenry County breweries eye craft beer legislation on Illinois, national level

    As the craft beer industry continues to evolve, new business owner Mike Dallas of Scorched Earth Brewing Company said progress certainly has been made ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Prairie Grove police need help to ID driver in hit-and-run who injured boy on bike

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove police need the public’s help to find a driver who hit a 14-year-old who was riding his bike on Route 176.
    July 6, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Fox River Grove decides on a site plan for new public works facility

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Village Board trustees gave an architect the go-ahead to proceed with one of three recently presented preliminary site plans for a n ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • 14-year-old boy riding bike in Prairie Grove injured in hit-and-run

    PRAIRIE GROVE — A 14-year-old boy was taken to the hospital by Flight for Life after he was hit riding his bike on Route 176, a fire official said.
    July 6, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • NICB, McHenry County car dealers warn against buying flood-damaged vehicles

    When buying used cars, local dealers and the National Insurance Crime Bureau agree that if it seems like too good of a deal, it probably is.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Bird flu has McHenry County business owners, consumers facing high egg prices

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With 3,600 eggs coming out of the kitchen at Andy’s Restaurant in Crystal Lake weekly, co-owner Angie Angelos sees only one option to d ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • McHenry County College offers introduction to Akashic records class

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An introduction to Akashic records – a term that refers to a metaphysical record of all thoughts and actions in the universe – will be ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • On the Record with: McHenry East grad Brendan Slovacek taking faith on road in NET

    In his freshman year of high school, McHenry resident Brendan Slovacek decided to let his negativity go.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should Illinois limit restrictions on the craft beer industry?