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  • Downtown Algonquin looks to thrive with Western Bypass in place

    ALGONQUIN – The truck traffic on Main Street is gone. Fewer vehicles passing through town are clogging the downtown area. When the Route 31 Western By ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Porsche North America offers Prairie Ridge students career insight

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students at Prairie Ridge High School looked at one another, eyebrows raised, as the engine of a black 2014 Porsche revved impressively ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • McHenry County lawsuit against Nunda Township over flooding is dismissed

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A lawsuit filed by McHenry County against the Nunda Township Highway Department has been dropped after more than a year-long legal batt ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Probation, public service ordered in Woodstock horse cruelty case

    WOODSTOCK – In finding a Woodstock woman guilty of animal cruelty, a McHenry County judge determined that she was the only one responsible for its car ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Johnsburg votes to increase levy

    JOHNSBURG –The Johnsburg Village Board approved a 2.28 percent levy increase, looking to capture roughly $24,000 in new revenue.
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Woodstock homeowners expected to pay same property tax rate under city plan

    WOODSTOCK – With their latest property tax request, city officials are only looking to capture revenue from new growth in Woodstock, a move that shoul ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • 72-year-old man in critical condition after McHenry crash

    McHENRY –A 72-year-old man is in critical condition after an early morning crash Friday in McHenry.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Woodstock City Council postpones vote on enterprise zone

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Council recently postponed a vote on a proposal with nearby Harvard to spur regional economic development out of concer ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • McHenry library partners with Hoopla

    McHENRY – McHenry residents are now able to check out – and receive – materials from their public library without ever having to leave their homes.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 8:31 pm
  • Elgin Community College president attends White House summit

    By early Thursday afternoon, Elgin Community College President David Sam – who was at the White House for the College Opportunity Summit – was looking ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 8:28 pm
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Dec. 4, 2014

    • Randall John Kwasneski, 51, 13 Lincoln Ave., Round Lake, was charged Wednesday, Oct. 29, with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving wit ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • McHenry Police searching for Discount Cigarette, Radioshack robbers

    McHENRY – McHenry Police are still looking for offenders of two robberies — one armed — that took place during Thanksgiving week.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 8:25 pm
  • Merry Cary festival, parade set for Sunday

    CARY – Merry Cary, the village's holiday parade and festival, is scheduled for Sunday.Haley Lichter, ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Dec. 4, 2014

    • Kevin H. Fischer, 54, 272 Indian Trail, Lake in the Hills, was charged Monday, Nov. 3, with violation of no contact order.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 2:58 pm
  • Woman injured after vehicle crashes into tree in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A woman in her late 40s was taken to an area hospital after the vehicle she was driving crashed into a tree Thursday, police said.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 2:50 pm
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