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  • Johnsburg fire causes $40,000 in damages to boat, residence

    JOHNSBURG – Fire officials continue to investigate what started a fire that caused $40,000 in damages to a boat and a Johnsburg residence Thursday nig ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • McHenry County Board settles lawsuits filed by former assistant state's attorney

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board without debate voted to settle lawsuits filed against State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi by a former assistant state’s ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • McHenry County school districts should consider consolidating, regional superintendent says

    One way McHenry County Regional Superintendent of Schools Leslie Schermerhorn said schools can cut costs and improve educational opportunities for stu ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • McHenry police reports for Wednesday, Sept. 7

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Little League Challenger program jamboree coming up in West Dundee

    WEST DUNDEE – Tri-Cities Little League will host the fifth annual Challenger Jamboree on Sept. 11.Di ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Marengo schools to conduct emergency lockdown, crisis drill Saturday

    MARENGO – Residents can expect to see a lot of police activity in Marengo on Saturday as the schools conduct an emergency lockdown and crisis drill fr ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Woodstock special census begins Friday

    WOODSTOCK – A special census will begin Friday in Woodstock.The city estimates there are at least 65 ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Car bought to benefit Gliniewicz family to be auctioned off for new purpose

    VOLO – About a year ago, Tim Potoczny bought a 2002 California Highway Patrol Camaro to benefit the family of Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Lakemoor still raking in red-light fines as cameras under continued scrutiny

    Lakemoor, a village of just more than 6,000 residents straddling the border of McHenry and Lake counties, generates substantial revenue from red-light ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Judge OKs testimony on events before 2014 police shooting for Fox Lake woman's assault trial

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will allow a Fox Lake woman’s actions the day before she was shot in the neck by deputies after making suicidal sta ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Cary man gets prison for Crystal Lake, Woodstock bank robberies

    ROCKFORD – A Cary man was sentenced to 49 months in prison Wednesday in federal court after he admitted to robbing two McHenry County banks in 2015, f ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Woodstock police arrest juvenile accused of stealing truck

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have arrested a male juvenile for allegedly stealing a truck from a Woodstock residence.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Meat and Potato Eatery offers comfort food, meat

    McHENRY – A new food establishment opened its doors this summer for meat and potato lovers near the corner of Route 31 and Bull Valley Road in McHenry ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • McHenry dentist encourages patients to use dental stem cell banking

    McHENRY – Not many people may know it yet, but removed baby teeth and wisdom teeth can be saved and preserved to potentially save people’s lives somed ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Crystal Lake police Labor Day crackdown results in numerous citations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city police department’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Labor Day crackdown resulted in three arrests, 73 stops for violations an ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 6:10 pm
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