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  • Fair at MCC teaches McHenry County children about safety, health

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Anthony Ruiz's path to kindergarten started Wednesday.Anthony, a 5-year-old from Harv ...
    NEW: July 29, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Starbucks requests to serve alcoholic beverages in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – Thirsty customers at a particular Algonquin Starbucks might at some point be able to choose from a selection of not only coffee and tea, b ...
    NEW: July 29, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Illinois budget impasse puts halt to McHenry County summer internships, job training

    WOODSTOCK – A worker placed with McHenry-based Fabrik Molded Plastics didn't get to finish his summer internship, a ripple effect from the continuing ...
    NEW: July 29, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake, Algonquin cops to serve lunch at Special Olympics Illinois fundraiser

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake and Algonquin police officers will be serving a benefit lunch to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois.
    NEW: July 29, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • Crystal Lake Lions Club expands charitable mission

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The donations raised by the Crystal Lake Lions Club have jumped about 10 percent over the previous year as the organization looks to ex ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:33 pm
  • Shoe retailer DSW plans to open in McHenry store

    McHENRY – DSW, a prominent shoe retailer that offers numerous brand names, plans to open a store in McHenry on Sept. 3.
    UPDATED: July 29, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • McHenry County College to host craft fair, seeks exhibitors

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is looking for exhibitors for its upcoming craft fair.The coll ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Crystal Lake's First United Methodist Church Preschool celebrates 50 years

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When the First United Methodist Church in Crystal Lake opened its preschool for the first time in 1965, its classroom had just one teac ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • McHenry County College to offer electric code class in Woodstock this fall

    WOODSTOCK – A general electric code class offered this fall in Woodstock will focus on commercial sites and one- and two-family homes.
    July 29, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • National Night Out event in Wonder Lake to feature free food, demos

    WONDER LAKE – Demonstrations of precision motorcycle riding and on how firefighters extricate people from vehicles will highlight a McHenry County Nat ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Spring Grove sinkhole: McHenry County, IDOT, village trying to determine who's responsible

    SPRING GROVE – Southbound Blivin Street will be closed from Main Street to Route 12 until at least Aug. 10 as state, county and village officials disc ...
    UPDATED: July 29, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Cary Park Foundation announces 2 educational scholarships

    CARY – The Cary Park Foundation recently announced the award of $500 scholarships to two local students to help with post-high school educational goal ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Elder abuse is a problem in McHenry County, experts say

    WOODSTOCK – Glynnis Walker Anderson never got to say goodbye to her mother.Anderson, a Woodstock res ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Faculty, students, community members named to MCC presidential search committee

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 15 members of a committee tasked with overseeing the search for McHenry County College’s next president have been chosen.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Illinois House passes bill to repeal pay raise for state legislators

    The Illinois House approved legislation Tuesday that would repeal the 2 percent automatic cost-of-living adjustment that lawmakers recently received a ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:56 pm
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