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  • McHenry County religious leaders note shift in faith landscape

    Having been ordained as a pastor just three years ago, Paul Cannon said he walked into a religious landscape much different than the one his older coh ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Cruise night comes to Marengo

    MARENGO – A newly created, regularly scheduled classic car show debuted in Marengo over the weekend, after longstanding issues were resolved between o ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Cary, Algonquin women among pilots who flew in 2015 Air Race Classic

    Two local women began their summers by traveling to various parts of the country, and as young pilots who participated in this year’s Air Race Classic ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Leave fireworks to the professionals, McHenry County officials say

    The temporary wonder of fireworks can turn into permanent scars.That’s a notion local emergency offi ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Glacial Park's Lost Valley Visitor Center to delve into predators, prey

    RINGWOOD – Kids can explore a touch table of skulls, furs and claws and make their own food chain coloring craft before heading outside for a scavenge ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Warning of funnel clouds expires

    A hazardous weather outlook warning of the possibility of thunderstorms, gusty winds and heavy downpours continues for the area despite a notice warni ...
    June 29, 2015 - 7:48 pm
  • Carpentersville man charged with armed robbery of liquor store

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A 28-year-old Carpentersville man has been charged in connection with the armed robbery of a Carpentersville liquor store, police sa ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Planning agency to give Fox River Corridor Plan update during Green Drinks meeting

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An associate planner for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning will attend an upcoming Green Drinks McHenry County meeting to di ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Route 14 work to close one MCC entrance

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Construction on Route 14 will close one of the entrances to McHenry County College starting July 6.
    June 29, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Summer Photo Contest: Where's Herald?

    “Herald” the Northwest Herald pup is ready for summer vacation. He loves to travel, but is looking for a friend to take him on adventures this year. ...
    June 29, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Crystal Lake police upgrade charges to attempted murder for man shot by officer

    WOODSTOCK – The man who was shot by police and accused of wielding a knife at an officer now is facing a criminal charge of attempted murder of a poli ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Culver's in McHenry, Island Lake doing Special Olympics Illinois fundraiser

    Culver's in McHenry and Island Lake are among the 45 Chicago-area locations participating Tuesday in a new fundraiser that benefits Special Olympics I ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Centegra Health System's Family Health Fest in Huntley opens registration

    HUNTLEY – Registration is open for Centegra Health System’s annual Family Health Fest from 9 a.m. to noon July 18 in Huntley.
    June 29, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police to ramp up drunken driving enforcement for Fourth of July

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police intend to crack down on drunken driving during the upcoming holiday weekend.
    June 29, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Fire destroys rural Huntley home

    HUNTLEY – Investigators are trying to determine what caused a rural Huntley home to nearly burn to the ground early Sunday, fire officials said.
    June 29, 2015 - 11:41 pm
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