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  • Woodstock police reports for Thursday, July 28, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:40 am
  • Editor's Desk: Downtown Crystal Lake is business-filled, vibrant

    I don’t get to downtown Crystal Lake near enough, but I’ve had the chance to visit several times this week as my wife and I have taken turns shuttling ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Charity golf outing to benefit Pioneer Center

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The 2016 Tee Up 4 Charity golf outing is taking place Friday with all proceeds going to the Pioneer Center for Human Services in McHen ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Fox River Grove School District 3 teachers get pay raise after negotiations

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Teachers from Fox River Grove School District 3 recently reached a deal with the district’s Board of Education, resulting a pay incr ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signs law boosting fines for FOIA non-compliance

    A new state law will make it expensive for local governments that choose not to comply with orders to turn over documents ruled public under the Illin ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • 2 men stranded on island in Nippersink Lake after boat crash, official says

    SPRING GROVE – Two men were stranded on an island in Nippersink Lake after their boat crashed Wednesday night, an official said.
    July 28, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Judge raises bond in alleged heroin DUI crash that killed Woodstock mom

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge increased the bond for woman from Wisconsin who was allegedly under the influence of heroin during a fatal McHenry ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • McHenry County kids learn valuable info at health and safety fair

    CRYSTAL LAKE – As Aidyn Bottcher, 5, cast his rod, he hoped to catch a fish among the garbage. Aidy ...
    UPDATED: July 28, 2016 - 9:14 am
  • Crystal Lake Central High School roof fire sends 2 firefighters to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two firefighters were sent to the hospital for heat exhaustion Wednesday after a roof fire at Crystal Lake Central High School, fire an ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Marengo police reports for Wednesday, July 27, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    July 27, 2016 - 7:29 am
  • MCCD to host family campout at The Hollows in Cary

    CARY – Residents are invited to pitch a tent, cook over a campfire, go for a sunset canoe, and watch for shooting star at McHenry County Conservation ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Dan McConchie to open his 26th Senate District office Wednesday

    State Sen. Dan McConchie officially was set to open his office for the 26th Illinois Senate District on Wednesday afternoon in Lake Zurich.
    July 27, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Kane County deputy, wife of ex-McHenry County undersheriff drug case transferred to Lake County

    WOODSTOCK – A criminal case against a Kane County sheriff’s deputy and wife of the former McHenry County undersheriff will be heard in Lake County.
    July 27, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Skip the plastic, August is BYOBag month in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – After a unanimous vote at a McHenry County Board meeting, this August is being proclaimed BYOBag (Bring Your Own Bag) month throughout the ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • New law sponsored by State Rep. Barb Wheeler allows college credit for language literacy

    A new opportunity allows high school students to earn college credit for language proficiency.The bi ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:19 am
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