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  • Crystal Lake shoppers asked to bring their own bags

    CRYSTAL LAKE – This month is bring-your-own-bag month, the latest effort by the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County to encourage shoppers to bri ...
    July 16, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Probation ordered for Woodstock man who recorded girl in bathroom

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man left the McHenry County Jail on Thursday to begin serving a two-year probation sentence for recording a young girl in a ba ...
    July 16, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Marengo rollover crash sends woman to hospital

    MARENGO – A 62-year-old Garden Prairie woman, Nancy Serapin, was flown to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford with non life-threatening injur ...
    July 16, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Algonquin considers road project to increase downtown parking on Main Street

    ALGONQUIN – Village Board members considered two separate projects Tuesday, one moving to create easier access to a particular cul-de-sac and one that ...
    July 16, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Periodic thunderstorms may return to McHenry County Thursday, over weekend

    Thunderstorms perhaps complete with heavy rainfall, flash flooding and wind gust over 40 mph may return to McHenry County Thursday.
    July 16, 2015 - 6:25 am
  • Farmers markets' bounty keeps growing and growing in McHenry County

    One of the biggest trends at farmers markets might not be a growing one.Rather, local vendors say it ...
    July 16, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Suicide prevention training to be offered in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – New suicide prevention training will teach those who are positioned to recognize and refer someone at risk of suicide – including family m ...
    July 16, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Cary physical therapist, ex-NCAA All-American hosts pole vaulting camps

    CARY – A Cary physical therapist, who once was a six-time NCAA All-American athlete, will be hosting two pole vaulting camps for residents starting Th ...
    July 16, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Motorcycle ride to benefit Pioneer Center in McHenry

    McHENRY – Registration is now open for the ninth annual Pioneer Motorcycle Ride on Aug. 8. This year ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Woodstock Children's Peace Park and Paths project set for September finish

    WOODSTOCK – Dick Tracy Way Park will have a completed labyrinth in September as part of the Children's Peace Park and Paths project.
    July 15, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Lake in the Hills commission moves group home changes to full board

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A proposed ordinance amendment that would simplify the process of establishing group homes for the developmentally disabled will b ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Economic plan for McHenry, Boone, Winnebago counties heads to public Thursday

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County residents have their first opportunity Thursday to examine a regional strategy meant to strengthen and diversify the local ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • McHenry County court costs lawsuit dismissed in federal court

    A multimillion dollar lawsuit alleging the McHenry County circuit clerk improperly assessed fines on criminal defendants was dismissed this week in fe ...
    July 16, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Volunteer work day planned at MCCD site in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A restoration project aimed at stopping the honeysuckle invasion will take place at Exner Marsh Conservation Area.
    July 15, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Read Between the Lynes moving to larger Woodstock Square location

    WOODSTOCK – In an age of e-readers and tablets, an independent bookstore off the Woodstock Square plans to move a couple hundred feet east into a larg ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:39 pm
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