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  • 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 ...
    NEW: Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:39 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.
    NEW: Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:37 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. 20, 2014 - 11:15 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
  • Ringwood grain bin fire causes $2,500 in lost corn

    RINGWOOD – Firefighters took nearly nine and a half hours to extinguish a grain bin fire that caused only minimal damage.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Identical triplet boys born to St. Charles couple

    ST. CHARLES – A set of identical triplet boys were born Friday at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield to Brandi and James Murphy of St. Charles, the h ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • East students expelled for attack on D-303 network

    ST. CHARLES – Two St. Charles East High School students in November were expelled from St. Charles School District 303 because of an attack they launc ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Penkava: Puttin’ on the Ritz at the movies

    Recently my wife and I went to the movies, and I was not prepared for what I experienced. Don’t get me wrong; it had nothing to do with any problems o ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Small tax increase, big downtown dreams for Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Ringwood's tax levy increase is half of last year's but its downtown dreams are growing.R ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • Harvard School District 50 adopts annual levy

    HARVARD – District 50 residents can expect an increase in their annual tax bills.The District 50 sch ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • MCCD to host family-friendly winter exploration event

    MARENGO – Building a home for a mouse, hunting for animal tracks and drinking hot chocolate will round out an upcoming winter adventure at the Marengo ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • MCC to offer construction zone flagger training

    McHENRY – Training for those interested in becoming construction zone flaggers will be offered at the McHenry-based Shah Center next month.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • McHenry Township supervisor retires; successor appointed

    Friday marked the last official day of work for McHenry Township Supervisor Donna Schaefer, who is retiring from a 26-year tenure in local government.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • McHenry County teachers turn to online fundraising to help buy school supplies

    Last year Amanda Lemke posted an online fundraiser to ask for help in paying for extra organizational materials, such as binders, folders, dividers an ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Fox River Grove finds buyer for previous public works garage site

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village of Fox River Grove has found a buyer for 3 acres of land along County Line Road originally planned to be the location fo ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:41 pm
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