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  • McHenry County College to offer golf class in Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A golf class offered by McHenry County College will get participants into the swing of things this season.
    July 7, 2015 - 5:24 pm
  • Crystal Lake July 4 crackdown results in 2 arrests, 59 tickets

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A crackdown by the Crystal Lake Police Department over the week leading up to the July 4 holiday resulted in two arrests and nearly 60 ...
    July 7, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Cary Park District continues with comprehensive master planning

    CARY – Some Cary Park District residents will receive community surveys at the end of the month as the district continues with its 2015 comprehensive ...
    July 7, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • Harvard man arrested after crashing into building

    HARVARD – A 25-year-old Harvard man faces drug and traffic charges after he crashed into a building in Harvard, police said Tuesday.
    July 7, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • James Cowlin promoted to McHenry County circuit judge, bench vacancies remain

    WOODSTOCK – A third generation McHenry County associate judge has been promoted to circuit judge.Jud ...
    July 7, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • McHenry County Board again rejects prevailing wage ordinance

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board, for a second straight year, voted down the prevailing wage in a symbolic gesture to Springfield that carries no ...
    July 7, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Bond lowered for former Johnsburg school employee charged with sex act with student

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge reduced the bond for a former Johnsburg High School employee accused of engaging in a sex act with a student.
    July 7, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Glacial Park concert to feature jazz favorites in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – The Dixieland Jazz Cats will bring the spirit of New Orleans, Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras to the back patio of the Lost Valley Visitor Ce ...
    July 7, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Police: Alcohol-related charges expected in Fox River crash near Cary

    CARY – Illinois Conservation Police officials say they expect to file alcohol-related charges against a speed boat operator after a Fourth of July boa ...
    July 7, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Punctured aerosol can catches fire in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A pierced aerosol can started a small fire Tuesday at a home in Woodstock, fire officials said.
    July 7, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • McHenry County Circuit Clerk Katherine Keefe announces re-election bid

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Circuit Clerk Katherine Keefe has announced that she intends to seek a third term in 2016.
    July 7, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • Notice to readers: Production facility issue may delay paper delivery

    Delivery of Tuesday's paper is delayed due to overnight problems in the production facility. We apologize for this inconvenience. You can contact Cust ...
    July 7, 2015 - 6:29 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 to review bids for artificial turf field

    WOODSTOCK – Five bids for the proposed Woodstock High School artificial turf field project were submitted to Woodstock School District 200 on Monday.
    July 6, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Deputies seize pot, cash in home of Lake County man

    LAKE COUNTY – Sheriff’s deputies seized 54 pounds of marijuana and $230,000 in cash after executing a search warrant in the home of a Lake County man.
    July 6, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • MCC to offer course on women in U.S. history

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The history of American women, both noble and not, from Colonial times through the 1990s, will be explored in a women’s history class o ...
    July 6, 2015 - 5:08 pm
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