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  • McHenry County Community Foundation offers match on SleepOut for Shelter donations

    McHENRY – For the second year in a row, the McHenry County Community Foundation is partnering with Pioneer Center for Human Services to offer a 2-to-1 ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Hebron Village President John Jacobson not resigning after cocaine arrest

    HEBRON – At a packed Village Board meeting Monday, Hebron Village President John Jacobson said he was not resigning. 
    April 19, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Huntley Outlet Center sold: Outlet mall is less than half full

    HUNTLEY – The sparsely occupied Huntley Outlet Center has a new owner after an investment group led by a California outlet mall developer bought it la ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Jack McCullough plans to sue over conviction in 1957 killing of Maria Ridulph

    SYCAMORE – A 76-year-old Washington state man released from prison after a prosecutor concluded he was wrongly convicted in the 1957 killing of a scho ...
    April 18, 2016 - 2:15 pm
  • Wonder Lake man charged with DUI after fleeing T-bone crash, police say

    WONDER LAKE – A 24-year-old Wonder Lake man was charged with driving under the influence after police said he broadsided a truck in Wonder Lake and fl ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Hearing set for village petition on Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's pension

    FOX LAKE – The Fox Lake Police Pension Board on Monday scheduled a hearing on the village's request to have a say in whether the board should award a ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Cary minibike crash likely involved alcohol, police say

    CARY – Police believe alcohol was likely a factor in a minibike crash that critically injured a 49-year-old Cary man and remains under investigation.
    April 19, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Route 14 crash near Barrington, Fox River Grove involves 5 vehicles

    BARRINGTON – A 54-year-old Lake Barrington woman was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after a chain-reaction crash Monday mornin ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Do you actually know how to grill? Test your grilling IQ in our quiz

    Do you think you know how to grill? Test your knowledge in our quiz. ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Monday, April 18, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    April 18, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Hebron to hold first board meeting since president's cocaine arrest

    HEBRON – Monday the Hebron Village Board will hold its first meeting since Village President John Jacobson’s arrest.
    April 18, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • McHenry County Public Access for week of April 18

    Monday, April 18Hebron Village Board meeting: 7 p.m., Hebron Village Hall, 12007 Prairie Ave.McHenry ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • 6 horses from ASPCA's 600-animal rescue recovering in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Six horses are recovering at the Hooved Animal Humane Society after being rescued from an unlicensed animal rescue in North Carolina as pa ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District appoints new chief

    HEBRON – The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District will have a new chief May 1.Thomas Linn ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • On the Record With: McHenry County Board member Diane Evertsen

    HARVARD – Anyone who has ever met Diane Evertsen knows you never have to guess how she feels about something or what is on her mind.
    April 17, 2016 - 11:39 pm
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