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  • Hebron village president facing cocaine charges could lose his home

    HEBRON – Village President John Jacobson could lose his home this summer after failing to pay three years of property taxes, according to information ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • McHenry County optometrists observe growth of digital eye strain

    CARY – As an optometrist for Johnson Eye Care, Rebecca Schoepke reads all the latest studies about the relationship between eye strain and digital dev ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:11 am
  • Car hits skateboarder in McHenry

    McHENRY — A skateboarder was transported to Centegra Hospital - McHenry with non-life threatening injuries after he was hit by a car on Tuesday night, ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Speed likely factor in crash that killed McHenry man, injured wife, police say

    McHENRY – McHenry County authorities said Tuesday they believe that speed might have been a factor in a Route 120 crash Monday that killed a 34-year-o ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Union woman cited in Marengo-area crash that sent Loves Park woman to hospital

    MARENGO –A two-vehicle crash Tuesday outside Marengo sent one person to the hospital, officials said.
    May 3, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Fate of Randall Road widening in Algonquin, Lake in the Hills on line in upcoming meeting

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will meet in a Committee of the Whole that could help determine the fate of the Randall Road widening and improve ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Bull Valley to allow video gaming ... for now

    BULL VALLEY – Video gaming now will be allowed in Bull Valley, at least for a year, Village Administrator Richard Vance said.
    May 3, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Marengo-area semi crash sends 1 to hospital

    MARENGO – A collision Tuesday between a semitractor trailer and a pickup truck near Marengo sent a man to the hospital with minor injuries, a fire off ...
    May 4, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • McHenry County tax bills to be mailed next week, treasurer says

    WOODSTOCK — McHenry County will begin mailing real estate tax bills for tax year 2015 on May 13, McHenry County Treasurer Glenda Miller said.
    May 3, 2016 - 4:11 pm
  • Field of Honor displays in Algonquin, Cary to honor fallen military members

    ALGONQUIN – The Veterans Network Committee of Northern Illinois will continue its tradition of honoring members of the military who died in Iraq and A ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Stiemke: More than $77K raised at McHenry County Human Race

    The sixth annual McHenry County Human Race on April 24 was a great example of how individuals in this county care for one another.
    May 3, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Illinois Tollway to host open house on I-90 construction project

    HOFFMAN ESTATES –The Illinois Tollway will host public open house meetings in May to provide information about construction scheduled in 2016, includ ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • McHenry County financial planners stress saving early, often for retirement

    McHenry County financial planners can agree on one thing when it comes to thinking about planning for retirement: Save early and often.
    May 4, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry County men arrested after selling cocaine in Lake in the Hills bar, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Four McHenry County men are facing felony drug charges after a joint police investigation found the men were selling narcotics out ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • McHenry man dead, another injured in Route 120 crash

    McHENRY – A man and a woman were airlifted to the hospital in critical condition Monday after a one-car crash on Route 120, a police official said.
    May 3, 2016 - 1:10 pm
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