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  • McHenry County officials to host 7th Drug Court graduation ceremony

    WOODSTOCK – In celebration of “National Drug Court Month,” the 22nd Judicial Circuit Adult Drug Court will hold a commencement ceremony at 6:30 p.m. M ...
    NEW: May 2, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 OKs contract for website redesign

    ALGONQUIN – Community Unit School District 300 board members recently made the first official move toward a website redesign project, expected to take ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of May 2

    MondayMcHenry City Council: 7 p.m., McHenry City Hall, 333 S. Green St.McHenry County Board Law and ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Cruise Nights coming to downtown Huntley starting June 7

    HUNTLEY — The village's downtown area will host weekly cruise nights this summer after the Village Board approved the event this week.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Tee 2 Green in Huntley may alter plan for outdoor space

    HUNTLEY – The owner of Tee 2 Green Indoor Golf said he will work with the village to plan an outdoor entertainment area within Huntley’s boundaries af ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • McHenry County Board members set to have busy Tuesday agenda

    WOODSTOCK – A referendum, a countywide agency’s budget and the fate of land acquisition for the planned widening of Randall Road are some of the items ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Voter advocacy groups to host home rule event in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – In response to a special census that could result in Woodstock’s recognized population growing above 25,000 and giving the city home-rule ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • On the Record With: Prairie Ridge senior accepted to Yale University

    CRYSTAL LAKE – On the Tuesday before he began his winter break in December, Aidan O’Connor got an early Christmas gift when he opened the application ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • McHenry County dispatchers talk job stress, ways to cope with trauma

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A.J. Gazda has taught himself to erase the contents of his day when he presses the button to unlock his car after work.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry head-on crash sends 3 to hospital, fire official says

    McHENRY – A head-on crash on Route 120 in McHenry sent two men and a girl to an area hospital with minor injuries Sunday, a fire official said.
    May 1, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • House Speaker Michael Madigan makes rare appearance in Joliet to address labor leaders

    JOLIET – Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan – arguably the most powerful politician in Springfield – made a rare appearance Friday night in Joliet ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Huntley hosting Ladies Night Out downtown May 5

    HUNTLEY – The village, downtown businesses and the Huntley Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a Ladies Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 5.
    May 1, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Illinois lawmakers pushing bill to regulate daily fantasy sports

    On the heels of two states legalizing and regulating daily fantasy sports, Illinois lawmakers are hoping to do the same.
    May 1, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills fire chief honored nationally for work as instructor

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Nearly three decades after teaching his first class of recruits to the fire service, Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection D ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Group for veterans with PTSD restarting in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When the veterans therapy group he organized lost its funding last fall, Ted Biever was determined to continue the group sessions ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:03 am
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