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  • Is Facebook 'threat' in Crystal Lake cop case protected speech?

    Legal issues before the Supreme Court on the limits of free speech in the digital age could affect a McHenry County case filed last week, legal expert ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • McHenry County apartment complexes show school impact formula might need update

    Myra Garcia stands at a bus stop in the afternoon in McHenry waiting for her 9-year-old son to arrive after a day in school. The stop is down the stre ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Missing Cary man found safe Saturday night in Wauconda homeless shelter

    CARY – Kyle Cuchna, 21, of Cary was found in a Wauconda shelter Saturday after going missing Jan. 10.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Marengo contemplates tree nursery to address emerald ash borer beetle

    MARENGO – The Marengo public works department wants to create a city-operated tree nursery, as officials during the next two years prepare to replace ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Algonquin School District 300 propose student fee increases

    ALGONQUIN – Parents in Algonquin-based School District 300 could pay $10 or $20 more to register their child for school next year.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • MCCD's fundraising arm needs to ‘gear up,’ new member says

    WOODSTOCK – As part of an effort to diversify the revenue coming into the McHenry County Conservation District, its Board of Trustees is hoping to whi ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Woodstock woman delivers baby in McHenry hospital parking lot

    Israel Chavez was in a hurry to come into the world.On Thursday morning, about two-and-half weeks be ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 5:32 pm
  • 16 people displaced in Cary apartment fire

    Sixteen people were displaced by a structure fire at 1:47 a.m. Saturday at 342 Crystal St. in Cary. ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • NIU researchers study perceived need to respond to electronic messages from work

    DeKALB – Ben Kastler briefly glanced at his cellphone while shopping for groceries at Hy-Vee in DeKalb.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Cary family thankful one year after baby’s heart transplant

    CARY – In November 2013, Demetri and Eleni Tsilimigras ordered invitations to the baptism for their twin babies.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Snowmobiler taken to hospital after crashing into pier on Fox River

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A man snowmobiling on the Fox River crashed into a pier Friday and had to be taken to the hospital, the Fox River Grove Fire Protect ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • Lake in the Hills police looking for information about recent burglaries

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Police are looking for information related to three recent burglaries in town.On ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • Woodstock Challenger League offers baseball for disabled adults

    WOODSTOCK  – The Challenger Division was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with physical and mental ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office releases holiday crackdown results

    WOODSTOCK – During the holiday season, the McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim said the office made reducing the deadly dangers from drunken driving a to ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Home of the Sparrow shelter expansion project complete in McHenry

    McHENRY – Home of the Sparrow is expecting to serve several more families in need of transitional support than in previous years now that a four-month ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 12:16 am
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