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  • St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Crystal Lake to give out food, clothes Saturday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Food and clothes will be given out to those in need Saturday at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Crystal Lake.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • Lyons named Northwest Herald managing editor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kevin Lyons, Northwest Herald’s news editor since 2004, has been named managing editor of the newspaper and multimedia outlet, effectiv ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Carpentersville police to join breast cancer awareness campaign

    CARPENTERSVILLE – The Carpentersville Police Department recently announced it is joining The Pink Patch Project, a public awareness campaign to help c ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Chicagoland Mobile Veterinary Services to open Lake in the Hills clinic

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – From pigs to camels to venomous snakes, Jason Olech – a veterinarian at Chicagoland Mobile Veterinary Services – has treated a wid ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Driver killed in Algonquin single-vehicle crash, police say

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin police officers are investigating the cause of a single-vehicle fatal crash Wednesday.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Lake in the Hills man pleads guilty to DUI in 2015 crash that injured 2 men

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man could be headed to prison after he admitted to driving drunk in a crash that seriously injured two men.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove postpones Winter Tournament for first time in more than a century

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove has held its International Winter Tournament for more than 100 years without canceling or post ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • McHenry County Board shoots down Jack Franks' advisory tax freeze referendum request

    WOODSTOCK – An advisory referendum asking whether property taxes should be frozen will not appear on the April 4 ballot.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Huntley crash victim who lost his legs awarded $1.5 million settlement

    A Huntley man who lost his legs after a car crash last summer recently reached a $1.5 million settlement.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 school board OKs 4-year teachers union contract

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Teachers in Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 will receive 3.75 percent annual raises under a new four-year contract.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • 2 people sent to hospital after McHenry rollover crash, fire official says

    McHENRY – Two people were sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after a car hit a utility pole and flipped on its roof, a fire official said.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:55 pm
  • Cary Public Works Department to close portion of First Street to complete water main repair

    CARY – A section of First Street in Cary will be closed Wednesday afternoon while the Cary Public Works Department works on a water main repair.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Fire causes about $15,000 in damage to Woodstock home, official says

    WOODSTOCK – Fire officials continue to investigate a structure fire that caused between $15,000 to $20,000 in damage to a Woodstock home Monday.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:31 am
  • Editor's Desk: Congratulations on generous holiday donations, McHenry County

    Congratulations to McHenry County residents for stepping up this past holiday season and giving back to the community.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry County group to conduct annual survey of homeless in county

    The McHenry County Continuum of Care to End Homelessness will be conducting its annual survey to count and gather information on the homeless populati ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:25 am
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