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  • MCCD programs include hikes, canoeing, nature activities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Lessons on plants, playtime for little ones and a hike are among some upcoming programs offered by the McHenry County Conservation Dist ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • 40 years for Lake in the Hills man's 'systematic' sex abuse

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man will spend the next three decades behind bars under a sentence issued Thursday for what a prosecutor described as ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Route 176 to be reduced to one lane in each direction in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Traffic along Route 176 will be reduced to one lane in each direction starting as soon as Monday, the Illinois Department of Transporta ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Earth Day celebration planned in Crystal Lake for Saturday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Children’s crafts, games, puppet shows and hikes are part of an Earth Day celebration put on by the McHenry County Conservation Distric ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • 3 McHenry County College alumni recognized as 'distinguished'

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The owner of Willow Lea Stock Farm, the chief human resources officer of Elgin Community College and the administrator for the city of ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Cary man charged with robbing Fifth Third Bank in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A 45-year-old Cary man was charged Thursday with robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in Woodstock, after local police arrested him inside a ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Hampshire, McHenry East students win new cars through Operation Click (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sixteen-year-old Jason Lunstrum on Thursday jumped out of a silver Ford and thrust both fists triumphantly in the air, all of a sudden ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Art for the Paws fundraiser set for Saturday in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The first Art for the Paws community project and fundraiser will be this weekend. Art fo ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • McHenry County College Fitness Center staff members recognized

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two McHenry County College Fitness Center staff members were named recipients of the 2015 Innovative Award by the Northern Illinois Spe ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Shah Center to offer courses on QuickBooks software in McHenry

    McHENRY – A course on accounting software will teach students how to track bills, invoices and estimates and to perform payroll functions in an easy-t ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Crystal Lake-based District 155's bleacher requests rejected by city zoning commission

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The special use permits and variance requests for the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers were roundly rejected by the Crystal Lak ...
    April 16, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Algonquin rejects bids for Woods Creek restoration project, pushes it to next year

    ALGONQUIN – A project to restore the Woods Creek stream bank will have to wait until next year after a village committee moved to reject the bids that ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Island Lake, McHenry men face drug charges after police find heroin during traffic stop

    McHENRY – Two men face multiple drug charges after a traffic stop Monday in McHenry resulted in the discovery of 25 grams of raw heroin, the McHenry C ...
    April 16, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Slide the City event in Algonquin would have giant water slide down Main Street

    ALGONQUIN – The Village Board heard plans Tuesday for a massive water slide to come to Algonquin this summer, and if approved, the village will be one ...
    April 16, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • Huntley man guilty of body-slamming girlfriend in drug-fueled encounter

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge convicted a 24-year-old Huntley man Wednesday on charges of aggravated domestic battery.
    April 16, 2015 - 3:42 pm
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