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  • Huntley police reports for Feb. 9, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:57 pm
  • Harvard police reports for Feb. 9, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Icy conditions lead to Crystal Lake crash that sends 1 to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE — One woman was transported to Centegra Hospital - Woodstock with minor injuries after her car veered off the road and hit a tree in Crys ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Algonquin taking proposals for purchase, relocation of Franke House

    ALGONQUIN – The village announced Tuesday it is accepting proposals for the purchase, moving and rehabilitation of the historic Franke House at 103 W. ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Prairie Ridge High School hosts tech, trade fair for students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – More than 25 employers will be at Prairie Ridge High School on Wednesday to discuss with students career alternatives to a traditional ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Marengo City Council OKs new quarry development

    MARENGO – The Marengo City Council approved an annexation agreement and ordinances regarding rezoning land for a new quarry at its meeting Monday, Cit ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • VIDEO: Making paczkis at Swiss Maid Bakery in Harvard

    HARVARD — See paczki-making in action at Swiss Maid Bakery in Harvard. PHOTOS: Making Paczkis at Sw ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • McHenry County Epilepsy Foundation to expand traumatic brain injury services

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Epilepsy Foundation announced Tuesday it will begin offering brain injury health management services to McHenry Coun ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Dog rescued in Crystal Lake gets emergency makeover

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When 5-year-old shih tzu-mix Meeko arrived at On Angels Wings Pet Rescue the staff knew the spirited little guy was loved.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • CASA of McHenry County to host Little Black Dress fundraiser in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of McHenry County will host the fourth annual Little Black Dress fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 18, ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 1:19 pm
  • Huntley District 158 returns students to Leggee Elementary after evacuation

    HUNTLEY – All students from Leggee Elementary School are returning to class after the building was evacuated because of a smell of what was suspected ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Snow showers could affect evening commute in McHenry County

    Snow showers with minor accumulations will continue through the day, producing brief but sharp reductions in visibility that National Weather Service ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Huntley School District 158 OKs refinancing, tax abatements

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley School District 158 Board is the latest to give administrators direction to proceed with certain measures meant to save money.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • 3 GOP candidates vie for the 26th Illinois Senate District

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Stemming the exodus of taxpayers and jobs from Illinois and lightening the state’s heavy property tax burden is paramount to the three ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • McHenry County seniors face obstacles to get back into workforce

    Despite having four decades of office administrative work on her resume, Debra Williams did not have an easy time finding work when she set out on a j ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:34 am
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