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  • Lakemoor to host craft show Saturday

    LAKEMOOR – The annual Lakemoor craft show is planned for this Saturday.It will be open to the public ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Algonquin Bypass Opens

    Sept. 7, 2014 - 7:49 am
  • Oakwood Hills officials had closed-door power plant discussions in 2013 (with documents)

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Village officials have been discussing and negotiating a proposed power plant that residents learned about a few months ago since at l ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Iowa casino trip to raise money for McHenry County veteran-centric nonprofit

    McHENRY – A two-night casino trip will raise money for Freedom Branches, a local nonprofit focused on taking veterans to see the memorials in Washingt ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Algonquin Western Bypass opens to traffic

    ALGONQUIN – Three construction seasons and $88.5 million later, the Algonquin Western Bypass is officially open to traffic.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Crystal Lake roads reopened after gas leak

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sections of Wallace and Rosedale Avenues in Crystal Lake have been reopened after a minor gas leak, police said.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • McHenry police reports for Sept. 3, 2014

    • Colleen L. Blue, 54, 713 Treeview Lane, Round Lake Park, was charged Monday, July 14, with disorderly conduct.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Huntley announces branch pickup dates

    HUNTLEY – Public works crews will be traveling through Huntley neighborhoods later this month to clean up tree branches.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • U.S. Senate hopeful Jim Oberweis updates Republicans in Algonquin

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jim Oberweis is doing his talking with his walking. The Republican challenger to U.S. ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • Appellate court affirms city authority in Crystal Lake South bleacher lawsuit

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School will need to receive city approval after an appellate court affirmed Wednesday a McHenr ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Lawsuit over McHenry County sheriff's internal investigation continues

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County’s undersheriff likely will be called to testify to shed light on who provided a Northwest Herald reporter with the copy of ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Donated sweet corn for all McHenry County food pantries

    Volunteers harvest sweet corn to be donated to all of the McHenry County food pantries on Monday, September 1, 2014. The Bartman family has donated 3 ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • Algonquin area library to stop charging overdue fines

    ALGONQUIN — Library cardholders who miss their due dates no longer have to worry about bringing along some spare change when they return books late.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • McHenry brush pickup starts this week

    McHENRY – Brush pickup for McHenry residents started this week. Residents should have their brush n ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • New horse trail in works at Brookdale in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – A pent-up demand for more horse-friendly trails may have a new outlet next spring, conversation district officials and horse riding advoca ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:59 pm
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