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  • VIDEO: Ride along on Slide the City in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN — Slide the City took over North Main Street on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15-16.Northwest ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Police investigating armed robbery of McHenry liquor store

    McHENRY – No one was injured during an armed robbery at a McHenry liquor store Saturday, police said.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Head-on crash near Woodstock leaves 2 drivers in critical condition

    WOODSTOCK – The two drivers injured in a crash Saturday afternoon remained in critical condition Monday morning, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office s ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Island Lake twins injured in crash; 1 brother released from hospital

    ISLAND LAKE – A crash on Route 176 that sent Island Lake twins to the hospital Sunday night remains under investigation, the Island Lake Police chief ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • McHenry County township consolidation maps on display at Tuesday open house

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County residents who want to learn more and speak out about proposed township consolidation maps can do so at a Tuesday evening op ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Fundraising effort on for Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Fundraisers for the Alzheimer’s Association are nearly 20 percent to their goal with the culminating Walk to End Alzheimer’s still ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • MCC to offer real estate pre-licensing program in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College will offer a real estate pre-licensing program this fall.The c ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Fire destroys tractor in Hebron, fire chief says

    HEBRON – A 2012 tractor was completely destroyed in fire Sunday morning in Hebron, the fire chief said.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • McHenry County police, fire dispatchers a 'rare breed,' part customer service, part lifesaver

    WOODSTOCK – Oct. 16, 2014, started out as a slow night for Jeremy Morris and Kelly Reid, dispatchers for the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • New Illinois law changes procedure for inmates with psychological issues

    WOODSTOCK – A new law will end what a local legislator calls an “unproductive and expensive cycle” within the state’s criminal courts.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Crystal Lake Public Library to host movie showings, book clubs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Public Library has free movie showings and book club discussions planned.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • MCC's Shah Center offers workplace communication training in McHenry

    McHENRY – Registration is open for a series designed to build workplace communication skills.McHenry ...
    Aug. 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Grant funding allows Woodstock to make storm sewer improvements

    WOODSTOCK – In a few years, residents living in the area around Walnut Drive and Ash Avenue in Woodstock won’t have to worry about flooded basements ...
    Aug. 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • On the Record with: Prairie Ridge High School senior Will Restrepo

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Will Restrepo was about 3 years old, he would tell people he wanted to be a humanitarian.
    Aug. 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • La Placita Taqueria in Woodstock on the Square receives liquor license

    WOODSTOCK – People may soon see beer and wine as options on the menu at La Placita Taqueria, along with its regular Mexican food.
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 11:47 pm
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