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  • Harrison District 36 school board candidates focus on consolidation,

    WONDER LAKE – Two coalitions divided by the issue of consolidating with another district are vying for four seats on the Harrison School District 36 b ...
    NEW: March 29, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Doctors' Appreciation Day: Docs offer free care at Crystal Lake clinic

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Suzanne Hoban said it takes a “special kind of doctor” to work at the Family Health Partnership Clinic.
    NEW: March 29, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • McHenry County represented on Bruce Rauner's government consolidation task force

    A new task force meant to find ways to reduce Illinois’ almost 7,000 units of local government is not the first of its kind, but it very well could be ...
    NEW: March 29, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Man uninjured after falling from kayak into Pistakee Bay in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A man spent 40 to 45 minutes in Pistakee Bay in Johnsburg, but was uninjured, after falling from a kayak Sunday morning, fire officials sa ...
    March 29, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Election 2015: 6 running for 3 Johnsburg School District 12 board

    JOHNSBURG – Finances and quality of education are at the forefront for the six candidates running for three open seats on the Johnsburg School Distric ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Harvard School District 50 board candidates target better student achievement

    HARVARD – Both sitting board members and election challengers want to improve student achievement at Harvard School District 50, as the district typic ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Algonquin's Scorched Earth Brewing seeking to add beer garden patio

    ALGONQUIN – During the warm summer months, there’s nothing like sitting outside with a cold craft beer, Michael Dallas said.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake mayoral candidates differ on state of city

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city of Crystal Lake as described by the two candidates vying to be its mayor looks starkly different.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • McHenry High School District 156 candidates focus on finances, academic improvement

    McHENRY – McHenry High School District 156 will have at least one new board member this coming school year as six candidates, including two incumbents ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity, Home of the Sparrow help Woodstock woman get chance at a new life

    WOODSTOCK – It’s taken so long to get here.Cecilia Vasquez, a 46-year-old mother of four, sat at a l ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Five candidates running for three Fox River Grove Board seats

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The proposed $250 million downtown redevelopment project is big on the minds of the five Fox River Grove Village Board candidates.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • SleepOut for Shelter fundraiser for McHenry County homeless program opens registration

    McHENRY – The Pioneer Center for Human Services and McHenry County Community Foundation are asking residents to get their tents, cars and cardboard sh ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Haiti fundraiser set for April 18 in McHenry

    McHENRY – Tickets are now on sale for Touch a Heart in Haiti, a fundraiser to benefit people in Despinasse, Haiti.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Minor injuries after semitrailer rolls over north of Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A truck driver was treated for minor injuries Saturday afternoon after his semitrailer rolled off Route 47, just north of Huntley, police sa ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Harvard City Council candidates weigh economic growth, budget issues

    HARVARD – The numerous Harvard City Council candidates emphasized the city’s slow economic development and its budgetary constraints as the primary ch ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:30 pm
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