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  • Negotiations on future of Crystal Lake South High School bleachers start

    WOODSTOCK – The first major negotiations in the wake of an Illinois Supreme Court decision on the controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High S ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Ex-ISU student found guilty of DUI in death of CLS grad

    A former Illinois State University student faces up to 29 years in prison after he was found guilty this week of felony aggravated driving under the i ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • No deal after Friday's session; McHenry District 156 teachers, board to meet again Sunday

    McHENRY – The two parties at the center of the McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers strike will meet Sunday for another negotiation ses ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • VIDEO: McHenry high school students turn out to support teachers strike

    McHENRY — McHenry East and West high schools remain closed as teachers continue to strike on Friday. Some students turned out to show their support.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • VIDEO: Crystal Lake South football players read to elementary school students for homecoming

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Crystal Lake South High School football players, cheerleaders and poms read to Indian Prairie Elementary school students during homecom ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Cary parents mourn teen killed returning to PADS shelter in Woodstock

    CARY – Curt and Judy Michols always thought their son Chris would come home.He’d matured in the five ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • McHenry High School District 156 teachers strike: Union, board to meet Friday afternoon

    McHENRY – The McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers union and school board will meet Friday afternoon as the second day of a strike wear ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • McHenry County fields complaints over Plum Tree National Country Club

    HARVARD – A concert Saturday, and future planned events, have some residents in the neighborhoods around Plum Tree National Country Club concerned.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Unincorporated residents concerned about Lakemoor annexation plans

    LAKEMOOR – A number of residents affected by the village's proposed annexation of around 70 homes in an unincorporated area of McHenry County are unha ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Rabid bat found in Cary is McHenry County's third of 2015

    CARY – A rabid bat was recently discovered in Cary, McHenry County Department of Health officials announced Thursday.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Sage Products in Cary launches resdesigned website

    CARY – Medical manufacturer Sage Products launched a redesigned website that better meets demand for clients who are on the go, the Cary-based company ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:51 pm
  • McHenry County Bar Association marks centennial with celebration Friday

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A celebration of the McHenry County Bar Association, which has been around for 100 years, is taking place Friday.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Fox Lake police officer shot with his own gun, signs of struggle at scene, investigators say

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was shot twice with his own gun, Lake County investigators said Thursday.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • Video: McHenry District 156 teachers strike over contract dispute

    In this short video from Thursday morning, McHenry School District 156 teachers begin their strike o ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Woodstock apartment fire displaces resident, causes $20,000 in damage

    WOODSTOCK – One person was displaced after a bathroom exhaust fan caught fire in a Woodstock apartment late Wednesday night, a fire official said.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:02 am
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