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  • Hampshire fire causes about $20,000 in damage

    HAMPSHIRE – A fire that started in a wood burning stove Sunday morning caused about $20,000 in damage, the Hampshire Fire Department said in a news re ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Changing Faces: McHenry County becoming more diverse, older

    Demographic shifts over the last 14 years provide clues to what McHenry County is going to look like in the future. We should expect to be older and m ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 6:13 pm
  • McHenry County home sales fall 10.4 percent in November as sale prices rise

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County home sales fell 10.4 percent in November as median sale prices jumped 11.3 percent and more homes were put on the market ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Jury duty raise could mean financial hit for McHenry County

    A new state law raising jury pay to slightly above a pittance could mean big budget headaches for McHenry County.
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Lake in the Hills starts new hangar incentive program at airport

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has started a new T-Hangar incentive program at the Lake in the Hills airport in order to bring in new tenants.
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • ARDC investigates Mario Casciaro prosecutors after witness complains, declines to act further

    WOODSTOCK – The state oversight committee in charge of disciplining lawyers declined to further investigate the McHenry County prosecutors who tried M ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Explosive device found in unincorporated Marengo, authorities say

    The McHenry County Sheriff's Office on Sunday found what appeared to be an explosive device in the ground in unincorporated Marengo, an official said.
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Nonprofit notebook for Dec. 22

    Turning Point planning artand BYOB charity eventCRYSTAL LAKE – Bring your favorite coffee, hot choco ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • McHenry County car dealers point to low gas prices, loan rates, technology for sales bump

    Low gas prices, low interest rates and vehicles with smarter technology have meant good news for the auto industry and could be driving sales of SUVs, ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Snow expected for Christmas Eve in McHenry County, meteorologists say

    It seems McHenry County residents can expect some snow Christmas Eve, but meteorologists are still uncertain as to how much will come down.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Police looking for SUV after Lake in the Hills hit-and-run crash, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department is looking for a large SUV after a reported hit-and-run crash involving three vehicles Sun ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 9:28 pm
  • New District 47 classes aim to expose kids to science, tech fields

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Clare Ryan and Emily Pikula were trying to make a bead. The Richard Bernotas Middle S ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Marengo Fire Rescue expands facilities, buys former auto shop in Union

    UNION – A former auto repair shop in Union will soon help Marengo Fire Rescue respond quicker to ambulance calls in the area, the fire chief said.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • McHenry County-area police offer tips to keep snowbird homes safe

    A mass migration that began when the weather first turned colder will soon kick into high gear.McHen ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Two McHenry County soldiers welcomed home Saturday

    CARY – Poland native Karolina Tohill does not mind grabbing a large gun, getting on a Black Hawk helicopter and defending America.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:14 pm
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