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  • Centegra hospitals in McHenry County implementing flu visitor restrictions

    HUNTLEY – The Centegra hospitals in Huntley, McHenry and Woodstock are putting an influenza visitor restriction policy into effect starting Tuesday.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Crystal Lake to apply for federal money to rebuild Route 14-Virginia Road intersection

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city will petition for federal funds to defray the costs of improving the three-way intersection of Route 14 and Virginia Road.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Coroner: West Dundee construction worker died of suffocation

    GENEVA – A preliminary autopsy report shows that a worker who was killed in a tower at the Geneva Commons shopping center Friday was suffocated by bei ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Woodstock North High School Assistant Principal Steven Rick dies over weekend

    WOODSTOCK – If a person could survive on love alone, Steven Rick could have lived forever, his family members said.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • McHenry City Council approves downtown theater proposal

    McHENRY – McHenry’s indoor theater has been closed since 2014. However, the theater is coming back after the McHenry City Council unanimously approved ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Spring Grove man charged with wife's murder threatened to kill her in 2015, documents show

    SPRING GROVE – Elizabeth Volberding sought an order of protection against her husband, Lorin Volberding, in January 2015 after he threatened to kill h ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Malfunctioning railroad gates fixed at Route 47, Main Street in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Traffic is back to normal near Route 47 and Main Street in Huntley following a problem with railroad gates at the intersection, according to ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • PHOTOS: McHenry County protesters

    McHenry County activists joined a nationwide movement Sunday in protest of President Donald Trump's recent executive orders regarding a ban of Muslim ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • McHenry County College environmental speaker series kicks off Tuesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College recently announced the dates for its 2017 Great Lakes Bioneers Speaker Series, which will include discussion on ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Tee 2 Green Indoor Golf in Huntley to move forward with outdoor entertainment center plans

    HUNTLEY – Huntley village officials have given the OK for Tee 2 Green Indoor Golf to begin the formal development review and approval process for its ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:59 am
  • Retired leader of Blue Angels flying team to speak at annual McHenry County GOP dinner

    The retired leader of the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels aerobatic team will be this year’s guest of honor at the McHenry County Republican Party’s Lincoln L ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:57 am
  • McHenry High School chess team headed to state

    McHENRY – The McHenry High School chess team is competing for the state title next weekend.Coach Chr ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • Silver Prairie Natural Soap Co. opens shop in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Annette Gast has been making soap out of goat milk for the past six years. This led her ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • Lake in the Hills recognized for excellence in financial reporting

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting was awarded to the village of Lake in the Hills for its compreh ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:57 am
  • 81-year-old McHenry man starts blacksmithing club in McHenry County

    McHENRY – During his contracting days, Jerry Freund occasionally would do some welding and metalworking for his jobs.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 1:01 am
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