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  • Carpentersville woman wins $250,000 on Illinois Lottery instant ticket

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A Carpentersville woman has won $250,000 playing the Illinois Lottery. According t ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry City Council approves road improvements

    McHENRY – McHenry has $4.7 million in local road repairs planned out, but residents should not get too excited about seeing improvements to the street ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • McHenry County-area community, schools announce closings

    The following schools and organizations have announced closings. Algonquin – Consolidated School Dis ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • McCullom Lake woman charged with financial exploitation of elderly

    McCULLOM LAKE – A McCullom Lake woman faces multiple felony charges of financial exploitation of an elderly person.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer basic computer training

    McHENRY – Two hands-on computer training courses are designed to introduce computers to older adults, dislocated workers and others with little to no ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer accounting class for non-accountants

    McHENRY – An accounting class for non-accountants will be offered this March.The class will meet 6 t ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Veteran chosen as student voice on McHenry County College board

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For the first time, the student voice on the McHenry County College Board of Trustees will be a veteran.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • MCC partnership will provide forklift training at Marengo facility

    MARENGO – Registration is now open for hands-on forklift training.The McHenry County College Workfor ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Election 2015: Only 3 names to appear on Algonquin village trustee ballot

    ALGONQUIN – Even though five people had filed to run for village trustee in the upcoming spring election, only three names will appear on the ballot, ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Ash Wednesday mass at St. Margaret Mary Parish

    Ash Wednesday mass Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Algonquin. The mass signifies the the start of the lenten season which is d ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Marengo man who got teen pregnant gets prison for probation violation

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old Marengo man lasted less than two weeks on probation before being rearrested on allegations that he contacted the teenage gir ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Cary School District 26 looking to expand full-day kindergarten, ELL program

    CARY – District 26 is looking to expand its full-day kindergarten so it would be available to all students, according to a proposed staffing plan.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • McHenry County residents mark Ash Wednesday with sacrifices, good deeds

    ALGONQUIN – During the Lenten period, the faithful should focus on three main points, the Rev. Peter Sarnicki said.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Cold temperatures prompt McHenry County school closings

    Dangerously cold temperatures that are expected to last from Thursday morning until the early afternoon prompted all major McHenry County school distr ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:53 am
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