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  • Book discussions, concerts offered at McHenry library

    McHENRY – Concerts, book discussions and family-oriented programs are lined up at the McHenry Public Library.
    NEW: July 28, 2014 - 7:30 pm
  • Railroad crossing work could cause traffic disruption in McHenry

    McHenry – Drivers could see delays this week during construction on the railroad crossing on Route 120 in McHenry.
    July 28, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • Woodstock hires two public works supervisors

    WOODSTOCK – Two new supervisors joined the city's public works department last week, replacing a combined 70 years in experience.
    July 28, 2014 - 5:12 pm
  • Judge orders 3 years for drug-induced homicide

    WOODSTOCK – An 18-year-old Lake County teenager believed to have provided a fatal dose of heroin to a Johnsburg woman was sentenced to three years in ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:26 pm
  • County begins developing code of conduct for appointees

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board is wasting no time developing a code of conduct for its appointees to boards and commissions to follow.
    July 28, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Cary police reports for July 28, 2014

    • Anthony M. Pierce, 19, 126 Ross Ave., Cary, was charged Friday, June 27, with theft/unauthorized control of less than $500.
    July 28, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Two people injured in Cary after head-on crash

    CARY – Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries Monday after a head-on crash in Cary, police said.
    July 28, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • MCC approves preliminary budget with frozen tax levy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees has approved a preliminary budget that assumes a freeze in the property tax levy for a sec ...
    July 28, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Review: Oakwood Hills and a potential power plant

    A $450 million state-of-the-art power plant could be headed to Oakwood Hills, potentially bringing millions of dollars into the small village but al ...
    July 28, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Carpentersville man who threatened Kane County courts pleads guilty

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A Carpentersville man Friday pleaded guilty to several offenses after threatening the Kane County courts last year, according to a p ...
    July 28, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Motorists advised of large pothole in Sleepy Hollow

    SLEEPY HOLLOW — Drivers are advised to be wary of a section of Route 72 in Sleepy Hollow until a large pothole can be addressed.
    July 28, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • On the Record with ... Aimee Suyko

    While on a family vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Aimee Suyko felt a lump on one of her breasts. She had always had cysts that went away and didn ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Marengo Park District looks for a new leader

    MARENGO – A park district trying to regain the public’s trust is now looking for a new leader to help move past the financial problems that have defin ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Associate program’s potential benefits, value can rival or exceed that of a bachelor’s

    John Kemic of McHenry spends his days detailing cars at Crystal Lake Chrysler Jeep Dodge, and his evenings working toward an associate degree.
    July 28, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Huntley tightens regulations on solicitors

    HUNTLEY – Solicitors wanting to sell services throughout Huntley neighborhoods will now have to undergo an in-depth background check and pay a new per ...
    July 28, 2014 - 8:49 am
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