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  • Harvard Police investigating threatening phone call

    HARVARD — Police are looking into the source of a threatening phone call that caused an investigation in a Harvard neighborhood on Friday afternoon, H ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 7:47 pm
  • McCullom Lake looks to complete multi-year stormwater sewer project

    McCULLOM LAKE – The bids on the final phase of a stormwater sewer project that has stretched longer than three years came in higher than expected, the ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Harvard rollover crash sends 2 to hospital

    HARVARD — One male and one female were transported to Mercy Harvard Hospital on Friday afternoon after a one-car rollover crash, a Harvard fire offici ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 6:47 pm
  • Huntley, Lake in the Hills Rotary clubs donate books to Conley Elementary

    ALGONQUIN — Thanks to a collaboration between the Huntley and Lake in the Hills Rotary clubs, fifth-graders at Conley Elementary School will soon have ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 6:46 pm
  • Crystal Lake Public Library offers holiday programs plus crafts, games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Children can meet Mrs. Claus and her elves at one of the upcoming programs offered by the Crystal Lake Public Library.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Three teenagers killed in single-car crash on Lily Lake Road in McHenry

    McHENRY – Three teenagers died in a single-car crash on Lily Lake Road on Friday afternoon. Accordi ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • McHenry caterer served undercooked chicken at funeral, lawsuit alleges

    WOODSTOCK – A pair of funeral attendees are suing a McHenry-based caterer saying they were poisoned after eating food at a funeral luncheon.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Fire destroys car in Woodstock garage

    WOODSTOCK – A fire destroyed a car when it ignited inside a Woodstock garage Friday, a fire official said.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Election 2016: More contested McHenry County races materializing with one day left to file

    WOODSTOCK – Contested March Republican primaries and at least two contested November election races are shaping up on the McHenry County Board with on ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Black Friday shoppers flood McHenry County retailers (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Allison Baker stood back and looked at her SUV on Friday morning wondering where she would cram $1,600 worth of Black Friday deals.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • VIDEO: Community Harvest in Crystal Lake helps the hungry on Thanksgiving

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Volunteers sort and pack donated food at the Community Harvest in Crystal Lake on Thanksgiving.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • VIDEO: Salvation Army hosts Thanksgiving community meal in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — The Salvation Army of McHenry County hosted its first community meal on Thanksgiving on Thursday.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Crystal Lake South High School teacher chosen to fill park board vacancy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake South High School math teacher is the newest member of the Crystal Lake Park District Board of Commissioners.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:33 am
  • Proposed levy would lower property tax rates in Lakewood

    LAKEWOOD – Lakewood residents would see the taxes they pay to the village remain flat under a proposed levy.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:30 am
  • Harvard looks for resident input on additional funding for parks

    HARVARD – The residents of Harvard ultimately will determine the scope of the improvements they’d like to see made to Harvard’s park system, according ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:26 am
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