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  • Holiday hiring: McHenry County businesses readying themselves for the season

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Santa may need a few more elves this year, but that won’t have a major effect on the local job market.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake seminar on bipolar disorder taking place Oct. 6

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A workshop for people who want to learn more about bipolar disorder will be Oct. 6 in Crystal Lake.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s to be Sunday in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – More than 400 people are expected to attend the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event Sunday in Lake in the Hills.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Woodstock to take ownership of property once slated for ballpark

    WOODSTOCK – The 39-acre site once proposed for a ballpark will be in city hands if it passes inspection since the development plan fell through.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry man accused of making meth pleads not guilty to drug charges

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man formally denied allegations that he manufactured and possessed methamphetamine at his residence.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry County College to build $16.8M science facility

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College science aficionados and students at large can look forward to a new $16.8 million facility coming to campus.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Cary woman awaits second heart transplant

    CARY – About two and a half years ago, Cary resident Amy Lanning-Becerra’s life was changed after she received a heart transplant.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • PADS officials: There's an urgent need for homeless shelter sites in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County PADS is urgently recruiting new emergency church shelter sites for the upcoming winter weather season that starts Oct. 1, o ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • 2 Crystal Lake gas station operators charged with defrauding state more than $450,000 in sales taxes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two operators of Crystal Lake gas stations have been charged with defrauding the state of Illinois of more than $450,000 in sales taxes ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Steve Cuda, Wayne Jett among 4 considering running for McHenry mayor

    McHENRY – Four people, including a former city mayor, have expressed interest in running for mayor of McHenry after current Mayor Susan Low announced ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • New judge will hear Melodie Gliniewicz's motion to dismiss Fox Lake misuse of charitable funds charges

    A new judge will hear a motion to dismiss misuse of charitable funds charges against Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Jo ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Woodstock State of the City: Economic development efforts going strong, to remain priority

    WOODSTOCK – Economic development efforts have been going strong in the city of Woodstock and will continue to remain priority, officials said Thursday ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 students learn alpaca felting

    Students from Dundee-Crown, Hampshire and Jacobs high schools learned about the ancient art of alpaca felting this week via grant-funded workshops.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Cary police reports for Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 8:55 am
  • Defenders hosting book sale at Algonquin Township Road District garage

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is holding its annual Big Fall Book Sale beginning Friday at the Algonquin Township Road ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:52 am
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