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  • Fire damages two homes; firefighter treated for minor injuries

    VOLO – A firefighter was taken to the hospital and another was treated for heat exhaustion after a fire Saturday night in Volo.
    July 5, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • MCCD's Extreme Expedition event to take teens hiking, canoeing in Cary

    CARY – Bike rides, hikes and canoe trips soon will take teenagers across McHenry County.The McHenry ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer photography certificate

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Photo enthusiasts can turn their hobby into a profession with the help of McHenry County College’s continuing education department’s ne ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Registration open for McHenry County College youth soccer camps

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Registration is underway for McHenry County College’s newest youth camps.The college’ ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Pottery sale to raise money for McHenry County College art scholarships

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A sale of pottery – created and donated by a local potter and glazed and fired by McHenry County College students – is being held to su ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Fox River Grove Memorial Library offers program to prevent 'summer slide'

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The Fox River Grove Memorial Library is offering a program to help area students prevent summer learning loss.
    July 4, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Lake in the Hills Rockin' Ribfest needs more volunteers

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills’ annual Rockin’ Ribfest needs more volunteers to help with this year’s 10th anniversary event after a somewhat t ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155's pool agreement falls through

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The LifeTime Fitness corporate office won’t be signing off on an agreement that would have given Community High School District 155 swi ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • People celebrate Fourth of July at Crystal Lake Lakeside Festival, Main Beach

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Parades, firework shows and festivals took place throughout McHenry County during Fourth of July weekend, and some people tried to see ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Detour: Road work suspended for Fourth, but closures remain

    Road work is suspended for the Independence Day holiday, but watch for existing road and lane closures.
    July 4, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Narcan just one weapon against McHenry County heroin, opiate overdose deaths

    As area police departments make a push to carry Narcan, a drug that reverses the effects of an opiate overdose, statistics from the McHenry County cor ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Documents: Lakewood considered tax revenue sharing with sports complex

    LAKEWOOD – The top priorities of extending utilities to Routes 47 and 176, improving the intersection and reimbursing the village for its expenses are ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • At least three taken to hospital following boat crash Saturday night in Cary

    CARY – At least three people were taken to the hospital following the hand-on collision of two boats, a fire official said.
    July 5, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • Brian Krueger Memorial Tournament returns to Lake in the Hills starting Wednesday

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – As the Brian Krueger Memorial Tournament nears its 10th year, Ken Krueger looks forward to feeling his son’s spirit amid the games ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Rules, budget on the agenda for McHenry County Board

    WOODSTOCK – A final change to board rules to accommodate for a popularly elected chairman and a discussion of next year’s budget will be tackled next ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Reader Poll

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