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  • Harvard woman ID'd after being fatally struck by Metra train

    HARVARD – Authorities have identified the woman fatally struck by a Union Pacific Northwest Metra as Meghan Donovan, 32, of Harvard.
    May 27, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Seat belt crackdown in Woodstock leads to arrests, tickets

    WOODSTOCK – Extra enforcement by the Woodstock Police Department over the past two weeks led to six arrests and 50 tickets, Woodstock police said in a ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 educator recognized for technology work

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The lead facilitator for Crystal Lake Community School District 47's new science, technology, engineering and mathematics program has b ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Crystal Lake fire stations to get new alert system

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake firefighters will get a less rude awakening when an emergency call comes in.
    May 27, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • McHenry Township officials to answer assessment questions

    JOHNSBURG – McHenry Township Assessor Mary Mahady will answer questions regarding the property assessment process during a public information session ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Rain, isolated thunderstorms move into McHenry County

    Rain and isolated thunderstorms will spread across McHenry County through the afternoon, but the area won't see much severe weather as long as clouds ...
    May 26, 2015 - 6:33 pm
  • Huntley High School teachers chosen for Fulbright trip to Philippines

    HUNTLEY – Two Huntley High School teachers have been selected to travel to the Philippines as part of a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad trip spon ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Installation of water mains in Crystal Lake's Country Club subdivision wrapped up

    CRYSTAL LAKE – All the water mains are in the ground in the final phase of the Country Club subdivision project.
    May 26, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • McHenry County area events pay tribute to fallen on Memorial Day

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A combat medic who attended to troops on the battlefield, killed by an enemy hand grenade. A behavioral health specialist who worked wi ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Cary-Grove auditorium on track for completion before 2015-16 school year

    CARY – Beyond the massive concrete panel walls of the new Cary-Grove auditorium structure, John Jordan saw great opportunity for future students.
    May 26, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Organizers gear up for 2nd Crystal Lake Patriot Run to benefit veterans

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After a successful inaugural year, the Patriot Run will be back on the streets of Crystal Lake in June.
    May 26, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Harvard woman struck by Union Pacific Northwest Metra train in Harvard

    HARVARD – A 32-year-old Harvard woman was airlifted after being struck by a Union Pacific Northwest Metra train Monday in Harvard, police said Tuesday ...
    May 26, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Houlihan’s apologizes after turning away veteran over service dog in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – An apology has been issued by Houlihan’s Restaurants Inc. after a military veteran with a service dog was treated in what company official ...
    May 26, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • No major injuries after rollover crash in unincorporated Wonder Lake

    WONDER LAKE – A vehicle was heavily damaged, but there were no major injuries, after a rollover crash in unincorporated Wonder Lake on Saturday night, ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Memorial Day festivities in McHenry County

    Attendees honor veterans and celebrate freedom achieved from their sacrifices during annual Memorial Day festivities throughout McHenry County on Mond ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:41 am
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