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  • Algonquin-based District 300 to review Cambridge Lakes Charter School at special meeting

    HAMPSHIRE – Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 will host a special board meeting Thursday to review the progress of Cambridge Lakes Ch ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Woodstock Old Firehouse Assistance Center expands days for homeless

    WOODSTOCK – After being open for 19 days, the Old Firehouse Assistance Center in Woodstock has served more than 120 homeless people, Sue Rose said.
    May 18, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • GOP candidate: Jack Franks' departure from Illinois House race improves odds

    The decision by state Rep. Jack Franks to run for McHenry County Board chairman rather than re-election to his Illinois House seat makes the seat prim ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Centegra, Lurie Children’s to offer pediatric care at Huntley hospital jointly

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will partner with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago to provide 24-hour pediatric hospitalist cover ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • TSA, American Airlines sending help for O'Hare airport security lines

    In the wake of excessive lines at security checkpoints that have caused frustration and missed flights for hundreds of passengers, the Transportation ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • McHenry County SWAT team continues reach to outside police departments

    WOODSTOCK – A group of police officer armed with AR-15 semi-automatic rifles jump out of the back of a towering Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected milita ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Crystal Lake crash sends 1 person to hospital, fire official says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One person was sent to the hospital Tuesday after a two-vehicle crash on Route 31 in Crystal Lake, a fire official said.
    May 17, 2016 - 9:57 pm
  • School districts 15, 156, 36 hosts meeting for parents of homeschool, private school kids with disabilities

    McHENRY – Officials from McHenry School District 15, Harrison School District 36 and McHenry Community High School District 156 will discuss plans for ...
    May 17, 2016 - 1:02 pm
  • Woodstock police reports for Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 17, 2016 - 7:50 am
  • Semi-tractor destroyed by fire on I-90 near Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A semi-tractor that was headed west on I-90 near Huntley was destroyed Monday when a fire broke out in the cab, a fire official said.
    May 17, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: McHenry County to see new House representatives

    The ripple effects of state Rep. Jack Franks’ decision to run for chairman of the McHenry County Board instead of another term in the General Assembly ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Marengo city council OKs water sewer rate increase for next 2 years

    MARENGO – After staff revisited where cuts could be made in the budget to fill an expected $90,000 gap in the city’s water sewer budget, the Marengo C ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Carpentersville firefighters rescue dogs from house fire

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Firefighters rescued three dogs from a house that was left uninhabitable after a fire Monday.
    May 16, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Slide the City bringing giant water slide to Carpentersville this summer

    CARPENTERSVILLE – An event that made a splash in Algonquin last year is sliding to the nearby town of Carpentersville for its second summer appearance ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • McHenry County Board set to reject inflationary property tax increase again

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will again turn down an inflationary property-tax increase for its next budget under guidelines set for a vote Tu ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:24 pm
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