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  • McHenry bride asks for donated toys for Christmas-themed wedding

    After two years planning an elaborate Christmas wedding, one aspect the bride was most looking forward to on the big day was the incoming pile of gift ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Deceased former suspect's role in Brian Carrick murder still debated

    His family and the attorney looking to overturn Mario Casciaro’s murder conviction have been pointing the finger at another man, as they raise questio ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • McHenry County clerk, treasurer reflect on years of service

    WOODSTOCK – A phone call from a friend in October 1959 changed the life of recent Woodstock High School graduate Kathie Cross.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Woodstock police plan extra seat belt enforcement for Thanksgiving weekend

    WOODSTOCK – Police in Woodstock will be doing extra seat belt enforcement during the Thanksgiving holiday, the department recently announced.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Developer considering senior affordable housing project in Cary

    CARY – An Ohio-based development company has begun researching the possibility of building a senior housing development along Three Oaks Road with the ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based high school District 155 to offer more AP classes

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A slew of new courses will be offered to Community High School District 155 students next school year.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Fundraiser to help Cary residents to attend murder trial in Arizona

    CARY – Friends and family members of a Cary resident are working to raise money to help her with travel expenses for a trial of the man accused of kil ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Huntley business group donates $500 to Grafton Food Pantry

    HUNTLEY – A group of Huntley-area businesses and organizations recently donated $500 to the Grafton Food Pantry.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Cary-Grove advances to semifinals

    The Class 7A football quarterfinal fame Saturday in Cary. Cary-Grove beat Geneva, 44-26. ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 7:29 pm
  • Veteran shelter says Hebron president holding grant hostage to help a tavern

    HEBRON – Representatives from a homeless veterans shelter say they might have to cut staff after grant funding stalled after Village President John Ja ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Appellate court issues stay in Crystal Lake South bleacher case

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A set of bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School can stay up, for now.A state app ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Marengo considering video gaming expansion

    MARENGO – Businesses that sell packaged liquors in Marengo would be allowed to have video gaming machines, under a City Council proposal that has some ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Fort McHenry Park in transition

    McHENRY – Fort McHenry Park is more than just a collection of swing sets and slides for many in McHenry.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Lakewood's RedTail Golf Club survives 'challenging' year

    LAKEWOOD – The RedTail Golf Club has had a challenging year. There was measurable snow in May and O ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:25 pm
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