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  • Lakewood to replace expiring SSA with new one

    LAKEWOOD – A special property tax district, often known as an SSA, is proposed to replace an expiring one that raises money to maintain the Turnberry ...
    NEW: July 1, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Cary driver cited after crash injures West Dundee motorcyclist

    CARY – A motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital Wednesday after a crash in Cary, fire officials said.
    NEW: July 1, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • McHenry County agencies could feel pain in protracted Illinois budget fight

    Pioneer Center for Human Services, like most Illinois social-service agencies, has become used to late or shorted state reimbursement payments.
    July 1, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • McHenry County coroner case 'convoluted' as attorneys sort out legal representation

    WOODSTOCK – The case involving a criminal charges against the former McHenry County coroner keeps getting more complicated as one conflict led to anot ...
    UPDATED: July 1, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • Woodstock driver collides with Lakewood police car, driver's ed vehicle

    LAKEWOOD – McHenry County Sheriff's police cited two drivers Wednesday after one of the drivers crashed into a driver's education vehicle and a Lakewo ...
    UPDATED: July 1, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • OSHA cites Island Lake manufacturer after serious arm injury

    ISLAND LAKE – An Island Lake manufacturer has been cited for safety violations after an employee's arm was pulled into a machine that had been set up ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Deer Park crash injures Crystal Lake family

    DEER PARK – Four members of Crystal Lake family were injured Tuesday after a man crashed into them in oncoming traffic while fleeing the scene of anot ...
    July 1, 2015 - 6:45 am
  • Divorce study suggests children stress less when living at both parents' houses

    There’s a specific look to the child of divorced parents getting out of a car with mom and going into a house dragging a suitcase.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Algonquin reminds residents of fireworks regulations

    ALGONQUIN – The village is reminding residents of regulations related to the upcoming Fourth of July holiday.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Huntley shopping center spot sold to Heartland Dental

    HUNTLEY – A property developer from Highland Park recently sold 1.45 acres within a Huntley shopping center to a business that supports dentists in 31 ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Crystal Lake Food Pantry releases new website, Twitter account

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Food Pantry has changed its website in an effort to make it more user-friendly, the nonprofit said in a news release.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Volo woman indicted on bank robbery charges

    ROCKFORD – A federal court has charged a Lake County woman, alleged to have robbed three Chase Bank branches in separate incidents in March, with mult ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Land Conservancy of McHenry County to offer chainsaw workshop

    WOODSTOCK – A second-level class on how to operate a chainsaw will be offered by a McHenry County nonprofit this July.
    June 30, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • Crystal Lake chapter will celebrate national nonprofit's anniversary

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake chapter of Women of Today will mark the 30th anniversary of the national organization's creation with its annual Child ...
    June 30, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Woodstock to hold annual patriotic concert on the Square

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Band will hold its annual patriotic concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on the Square.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:20 pm
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