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  • McHenry County farms, businesses connect on locally grown food

    The newest item on the menu of 1776 Restaurant in Crystal Lake is a living salad.It starts with tray ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • McHenry, Lake county government consolidation bill still stuck in committee

    State Sen. Pam Althoff said she cannot move a contentious government consolidation bill out of committee because she no longer has control of it – an ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Bond lowered for McHenry man accused of rape

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County prosecutor on Friday detailed violent rape allegations at a bond hearing for a McHenry man.
    May 22, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • McHenry County spelling champ heads to national bee

    JOHNSBURG – Mareike Western has spent at least 16 hours online in the past two months.But unlike mos ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Johnsburg School District 12 coach hiring vote violated OMA, Attorney General says (with documents)

    JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg School District 12 Board will have to re-vote to hire its high-school football coach after the Attorney General’s Office con ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • DUI charges refiled for Woodstock city council member-elect

    WOODSTOCK – The drunken driving charge against a newly-elected, and still-to-be-seated city councilman was refiled in McHenry County court.
    May 22, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Woodstock father denies allegations in shaken baby case

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock man accused in a shaken baby case has denied all allegations that he injured the 4-month-old child.
    May 22, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Harvard Savings Bank acquired by the State Bank Group in Wonder Lake

    WONDER LAKE – The parent company of the State Bank Group in Wonder Lake recently acquired Harvard Savings Bank and its three locations, under a deal t ...
    May 22, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Main Stay Therapeutic Farm to hold groundbreaking for new Richmond facility

    RICHMOND – Main Stay Therapeutic Farm will hold a June 11 ceremony to announce the groundbreaking of its new 37,000-square-foot equine therapeutic cen ...
    May 22, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Cary-Grove seniors showcase artwork at Odyssey Artwalk

    CARY – The Cary-Grove High School Odyssey Artwalk was senior Sydney Romero’s first show. Her collect ...
    May 22, 2015 - 1:06 am
  • Wonder Lake man charged after crash, altercation in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – McHenry County Sheriff's deputies have identified the man arrested after a Thursday crash and physical altercation in Ringwood as Sean C. C ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • McHenry County College to hire search firm for next president

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The search is on – for the firm that will help McHenry County College find its next chief executive.
    May 22, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • McHenry County home sales increase 11.7 percent in April over 2014

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Home sales in McHenry County continued to climb in April, jumping 11.7 percent from last year, while median home prices locally also in ...
    May 22, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Open swim starting at Algonquin pool Saturday

    ALGONQUIN – ALGONQUIN – Open swim hours at the Lions-Armstrong Memorial Pool in Algonquin will begin Saturday, according to a news release from the vi ...
    May 22, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • 8 Crystal Lake Community School District 47 schools to get new leaders

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Eight of the 13 schools in Crystal Lake Community School District 47 will have new leadership next school year, as four principals reti ...
    May 22, 2015 - 12:47 am
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