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  • Cary police reports for Sunday, December 4, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for week of Dec. 2

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Steimke: How to navigate charity giving

    This last week I had seven requests for donations in my mailbox. On Giving Tuesday, my inbox and social media were loaded with requests.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based Senior Care Volunteer Network announces new executive director

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Senior Care Volunteer Network has named Sarah Schrempf the executive director of the Crystal Lake-based nonprofit program.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Crystal Lake resident turns 101 on Christmas Day

    Born in Canada in 1915, Ellena Vivian Slavin was alive during World War I as well as other major events that took place in the past century.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Prairie Grove expects village property tax rate to fall next year

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove residents could see a decrease in the amount of property taxes they owe the village in 2017.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • New McHenry County Board members, Chairman Jack Franks, to be sworn in

    WOODSTOCK – The half of the McHenry County Board that was elected in November, along with the first-ever popularly elected board chairman, will be swo ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • McHenry County neighborhoods see some growth in lots left vacant after housing market crash

    Years after the housing market crash, vacant lots still stand in McHenry County neighborhoods.In the ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued for McHenry County

    The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for 7 a.m. Sunday through 6 p.m. for McHenry County.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Volunteers needed for MCCD’s Pioneer Fen Restoration Days

    JOHNSBURG – The McHenry County Conservation District is inviting the public to participate in its Restoration Workdays on Saturday and Tuesday at Pion ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake's sister-city partnership with Holzgerlingen, Germany, reaches 20-year mark

    Crystal Lake’s sister city of Holzgerlingen, Germany, is an older sister – much older.Crystal Lake’s ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • IDOT, business owners discuss proposed Route 47 project in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The Illinois Department of Transportation held a meeting Friday at the Woodstock Public Library to go over a proposed project for Route 47 ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Fox Lake woman involved in 2014 police shooting sentenced to one year in prison

    WOODSTOCK – A Fox Lake woman was sentenced to one year in prison for her involvement in a 2014 police shooting.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • 26-year-old McHenry man in critical condition after Hoffman Estates shooting

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Hoffman Estates Police are investigating a shooting that left a 26-year-old McHenry man in critical condition, a police official sai ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Prison sentence stands for man convicted of killing Island Lake woman in 2014

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will not reconsider a lengthy prison sentence for a Chicago man who was found guilty but mentally ill in the first- ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:55 pm
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