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  • Cary District 26, Fox River Grove District 3 preschool screenings set

    CARY – Two area school districts have paired this year to offer voluntary preschool screenings for developmental skills.
    NEW: Oct. 4, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Lake in the Hills' extra Labor Day enforcement results in 7 arrests

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Seven people were arrested, and 42 tickets were issued over the days leading up to the Labor Day holiday, the village said.
    NEW: Oct. 4, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry County Board mulls appointee guidebook over a code of conduct

    WOODSTOCK – The blanket ability to remove appointees to McHenry County government’s numerous boards and commissions under a new state law is a power a ...
    NEW: Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Turning Point to host domestic violence vigil in Woodstock's Square

    WOODSTOCK – Turning Point’s annual candlelight vigil will be Wednesday at Woodstock’s Park in the Square, and this year’s theme will be “domestic viol ...
    NEW: Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Stiemke: Find volunteer opportunities that fit your needs

    Sometimes finding the right place to volunteer can be a challenge. You want to begin by asking yourself a few important questions.
    NEW: Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • McHenry County courts avoiding lack of court reporters with technology

    WOODSTOCK – An early embrace of recording technology helped McHenry County’s courts avoid the court reporter shortage that is hamstringing other judic ...
    NEW: Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry County school districts weigh in on construction, zoning after bleachers controversy

    CARY – The meeting started with accusations of malfeasance over the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers before transitioning to a celebratory rib ...
    NEW: Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Cary family escapes house fire that spread from garage Friday night

    CARY – Firefighters were able to control a garage fire that quickly spread into a home in about 15 minutes Friday night after the homeowner who discov ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Lakemoor police use naloxone to save man suspected of heroin overdose

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor police used naloxone to save a 27-year-old man suspected of overdosing on heroin Thursday, police said.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Illinois Solar Tour stops at Woodstock, Crystal Lake, Bull Valley homes

    WOODSTOCK – The 12-foot solar panels behind Michael Dudek’s Woodstock home are his favorite feature.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Mooseheart students tour manufacturers in Cary, Spring Grove

    CARY – Bryce Chapline hadn’t considered manufacturing as a career until Friday.Chapline, 18, took a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Residents voice concerns about Fox River Grove public works facility plans

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Several residents from the neighborhood surrounding the village’s planned public works facility voiced concerns about the building a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Woodstock crash sends motorcyclist to hospital

    LAKEWOOD – One person was flown to a hospital after a crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle Friday evening, Woodstock fire officials said.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • 1 person transported after 2-vehicle crash in Richmond

    RICHMOND – A two-vehicle crash in Richmond sent one person to an area hospital with minor injuries, fire officials said Friday.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Negotiations on future of Crystal Lake South High School bleachers start

    WOODSTOCK – The first major negotiations in the wake of an Illinois Supreme Court decision on the controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High S ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
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