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  • Woodstock named underrated town to visit by Fodor's Travel

    WOODSTOCK – The city has been named one of the underrated towns in the Midwest to visit this season by travel website Fodors Travel, coinciding with a ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Photos: Lake in the Hills 5th Annual Disc Golf Tournament

    Images from the 5th Annual Disc Golf Tournament in Lake in the Hills ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 7:41 am
  • Photos: Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Open House

    Images from the Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Open House on Saturday, Oct. 8. ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Marengo celebrates 46th annual Settlers' Days

    MARENGO – A carnival, car show, flea market and more activities took place Saturday afternoon in downtown Marengo for the 46th annual Settlers’ Days.
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 7:39 am
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District asks again for tax increase referendum

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A referendum to add a new property tax for the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District will be back on the ballot in ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Huntley Police Department reports suspected burglaries in Sun City community

    HUNTLEY – Huntley police officials are urging residents living in the Sun City community to remain vigilant as daytime burglaries are being reported.
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Congressional candidate Amanda Howland to host voter meeting

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Democratic 6th Congressional District candidate Amanda Howland will be in town Tuesday to meet with constituents.
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Teen charged with DUI after driving off Algonquin Bypass into creek

    ALGONQUIN – A 17-year-old boy was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol Friday after he drove off the Western Algonquin Bypass and lande ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Woodstock concerned with rising pension costs, financial sustainability

    WOODSTOCK – Police pension costs will rise 22 percent in the upcoming year, and city officials are concerned about financial sustainability.
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Man sent to hospital after mo-ped crash in Prairie Grove, fire official says

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A man was sent to the hospital Saturday after he appeared to have lost control of his mo-ped, a fire official said.
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Prairie Ridge High School launches business incubator for student entrepreneurs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Budding student entrepreneurs attending Prairie Ridge High School now have a chance to see what it takes to make their dreams of a comp ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 8:10 am
  • Cary police investigate armed robbery at gas station

    CARY – Cary police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Saturday. About 12:30 a.m ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Lakewood good-government group opens website, prepares for elections

    LAKEWOOD – A fledgling anti-tax group determined to reduce residents’ tax bills has started up a website with April elections around the corner.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Woodstock Police Department to host drug take-back event

    WOODSTOCK – If you’ve been meaning to throw out those old prescriptions, the Woodstock Police Department wants to help.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Wonder Lake man arrested on traffic, drug charges

    WONDER LAKE – A 32-year-old Wonder Lake man was arrested Thursday on traffic and drug charges, according to a news release from the McHenry County She ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:45 am
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