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  • Fitness bash to give sampling of Crystal Lake Park District fitness classes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Just in time for the holiday feasts, the Crystal Lake Park District is offering a Holiday Fitness Bash designed to give a taste of diff ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers dance, poms day camps for kids

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kids can try out dance and poms with a holiday twist this winter.The Crystal Lake Par ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers basketball for fourth- through sixth-graders

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fifth- through sixth-graders will get the chance to hone their basketball skills with an upcoming program held two days a week directly ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Richmond police reports for Dec. 16, 2014

    • Holly M. Moravec, 18, 10615 Main St., Richmond, was charged Friday, Nov. 14, with domestic battery.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • McHenry police reports for Dec. 16, 2014

    • Michael W. Howe, 21, 2018 N. Oak Drive, McHenry, was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 23, on a failure-to-appear warrant out of McHenry County for possession ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Bullet found at Matthews Middle School in Island Lake triggers lockdown

    ISLAND LAKE – A lockdown lasted for more than two hours Tuesday at Matthews Middle School in Island Lake after a student found a bullet on the hallway ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • New and improved Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake to be completed this week (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Walking through the new automatic sliding doors into an entirely transformed Sage YMCA, Rene Glosny didn't need much convincing before ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Election 2015: McHenry County-area candidates turn in paperwork in first day of filing

    Monday marked the first day most candidates could file for the spring municipal elections. Most vill ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Election 2015: McHenry County-area municipal election candidate filings

    These are the candidates who have filed to run for the various village president, mayoral, trustee, council and school board positions in the McHenry ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 17, 2014 - 6:25 pm
  • Two Crystal Lake residents charged with possessing more than 900 grams of cocaine

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two Crystal Lake residents are being held in McHenry County Jail on felony drug charges, including having more than 900 grams of cocain ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • School District 47 Board unanimously approves tax levy increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With the possibilities of pension costs being shifted onto local school districts and the education funding formula being reworked, the ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • Fox River Grove District 3 adopts its annual levy

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The School District 3 Board on Monday approved a $5.389 million levy request.Howev ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • Spain designates Woodstock school as 'International Spanish Academy'

    WOODSTOCK – On Tuesday, officials from Spain will recognize a School District 200 elementary for showing excellence in language education.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Crystal Lake group looks for volunteers for aid trip

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal-Lake based volunteer group is planning a two-day trip to Marseilles to help with continuing repair efforts on homes damaged i ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 5:19 pm
  • Cary Trustee Bruce Kaplan won't run for re-election

    CARY – A village trustee who ran for village president in 2013, and lost, will not be running for re-election to the village board, according to a new ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 5:08 pm
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