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  • Severe thunderstorm warning expires for McHenry County

    The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a severe thunderstorm warning in McHenry County until 10:45 a.m. It was allowed to expire.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Maplewood Lane open in Crystal Lake after tree removal

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Maplewood Lane between Oak Street and Lincoln Parkway in Crystal Lake has re-opened after a tree was removed from the roadway.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Hultgren to host health care forum at ECC

    ELGIN – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren will host a leadership forum on health care at Elgin Community College on Thursday to address the challenges of an “e ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Need for skilled workers still prevalent

    Adam Hoambrecker, 29, of West Dundee, makes a shim die that will be used inside of the Algonquin business Kenmode Tool and Engineering. The apprentice ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Hultgren roundtable covers Common Core

    GENEVA – Illinois adopted the Common Core state standards in 2010, but educators, parents and school officials still are wary of what it means for the ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Hultgren roundtable covers pros, cons of Common Core Standards

    GENEVA – Illinois adopted the Common Core State Standards in 2010, but educators, parents and school officials still are wary of what it means for the ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Crystal Lake South tops Marian Central in season opener

    The girls volleyball game between Marian Central and Crystal Lake South Monday, August 24, 2014 in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake South beat Marian Centra ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Rotary Club re-energizes Crystal Lake Park District safety

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Dean Solberg saw a Crystal Lake Park District officer on the wrong set of two wheels.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Chicago man wanted on downstate murder charge apprehended in Lake in the Hills

    WOODSTOCK – A 29-year-old Chicago man wanted for a downstate murder was apprehended Monday in McHenry County.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • 5K training program offered for Family Health Partnership event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Residents looking to take on one of the area's most popular 5K runs can get a little coaching before they hit the course.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Reick to start tour of 63rd District in Harvard

    HARVARD – Republican candidate Steve Reick is kicking off a town hall tour throughout the 63rd House District.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry County Board of Health expected to choose new department leader

    The McHenry County Board of Health is expected to select one of two finalists to fill the health department's top slot.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • State police investigate Carpentersville man's death

    CARPENTERSVILLE – State police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Carpentersville man who died after he was taken to a hospital following a ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Heat Index could reach 100 this afternoon

    A mild summer will turn quite warm today, according to a special weather statement issued by the National Weather Service.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Union man dies in morning car vs. bus crash

    UNION – Investigators are trying to determine why a Union man crossed the centerline Monday morning and collided with a school bus in a crash that app ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:46 pm
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