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  • PHOTOS: St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church mobile food truck

    Volunteers handed out food and clothing to those in need Saturday at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Crystal Lake.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Fabrik Industries completes expansion in McHenry

    Fabrik Industries, a 35-year-old McHenry County company, has completed its expansion in the city of McHenry with the purchase of a second facility at ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Cary increases scope of Metra train station project, anticipates 2018 completion

    CARY – Cary officials have approved an increase in the scope, and cost, of a project to upgrade the village’s more than 50-year-old Metra station.  
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Rotary Club of Crystal Lake Dawnbreakers holding Western-themed auction in March

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Rotary Club of Crystal Lake Dawnbreakers is hosting its 28th annual Western-themed auction March 4.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Tiger Koo’s Martial Arts Academy looks to open on Route 47 in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A martial arts academy is set to open in a vacant space on Route 47 in Huntley. Tiger Koo’ ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:40 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Leadership withdrawals delay McHenry County Board vote on Human Resources Committee seating

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board still is without a Human Resources Committee after the nominees for both chairwoman and vice chairwoman turned do ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Discover Engineering Week educates Crystal Lake School District 47 students on growing STEM field

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Electrical engineer Evan Klepitsch recently visited Hannah Beardsley Middle School, his old stomping ground, to teach Crystal Lake Comm ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County State's Attorney's Office to expand first offender program

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office’s first offender program now will include misdemeanor offenses.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Driver killed in Wednesday crash was Hoffman Estates teen

    ALGONQUIN – The driver killed in an Algonquin car crash Wednesday was an 18-year-old Hoffman Estates man, according to the McHenry County Coroner’s Of ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 8:40 pm
  • McHenry County People in Need Forum coming up at MCC

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County residents are invited to register to become better informed of resources and support for themselves and others at the an ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 5:58 pm
  • Algonquin police to hold class for alcohol servers

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Police Department will hold a Basic Alcohol Seller/Server Education Training class at 9 a.m. March 8.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 5:53 pm
  • Family Alliance to host conference in Huntley on caregiver wellness

    HUNTLEY – Family Alliance Comprehensive Care Services will hold a conference focused on caregiver wellness. 
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 5:53 pm
  • 2-vehicle crash in Richmond shuts down Route 12 Saturday morning

    RICHMOND – An early-morning crash between two vehicles temporarily shut down Route 12 Saturday morning.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 5:24 pm
  • Huntley police reports for Saturday, January 21, 2017

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 8:41 pm
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