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  • New McHenry County Board members, Chairman Jack Franks, to be sworn in

    WOODSTOCK – The half of the McHenry County Board that was elected in November, along with the first-ever popularly elected board chairman, will be swo ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • McHenry County neighborhoods see some growth in lots left vacant after housing market crash

    Years after the housing market crash, vacant lots still stand in McHenry County neighborhoods.In the ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued for McHenry County

    The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for 7 a.m. Sunday through 6 p.m. for McHenry County.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Volunteers needed for MCCD’s Pioneer Fen Restoration Days

    JOHNSBURG – The McHenry County Conservation District is inviting the public to participate in its Restoration Workdays on Saturday and Tuesday at Pion ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake's sister-city partnership with Holzgerlingen, Germany, reaches 20-year mark

    Crystal Lake’s sister city of Holzgerlingen, Germany, is an older sister – much older.Crystal Lake’s ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • IDOT, business owners discuss proposed Route 47 project in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The Illinois Department of Transportation held a meeting Friday at the Woodstock Public Library to go over a proposed project for Route 47 ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Fox Lake woman involved in 2014 police shooting sentenced to one year in prison

    WOODSTOCK – A Fox Lake woman was sentenced to one year in prison for her involvement in a 2014 police shooting.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • 26-year-old McHenry man in critical condition after Hoffman Estates shooting

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Hoffman Estates Police are investigating a shooting that left a 26-year-old McHenry man in critical condition, a police official sai ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Prison sentence stands for man convicted of killing Island Lake woman in 2014

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will not reconsider a lengthy prison sentence for a Chicago man who was found guilty but mentally ill in the first- ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Crystal Lake HVAC company asking for donations for Home of the Sparrow

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Official Heating & Cooling is acting as a drop-off location for nonprofit organization Home of the Sparrow starting Saturday.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:23 am
  • 'Years of Living Dangerously' viewing party to take place Dec. 8 at MCC

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Nonprofit organization Citizens’ Climate Lobby will be the focus of next week’s episode of National Geographic’s “Years of Living Dange ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:23 am
  • Crystal Lake teen identified as pedestrian killed by train in Cary

    CARY – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office has identified the person killed by a train Tuesday evening as a 17-year-old boy from Crystal Lake.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:21 am
  • 2 charged in Algonquin motorcycle crash that killed Crystal Lake man

    ALGONQUIN – Two have been charged with a variety of driving under the influence of alcohol charges after October’s fatal Route 31 crash, Algonquin pol ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:20 am
  • Plans for Woodman's grocery store in Lakemoor move forward

    LAKEMOOR – Plans for a Woodman’s Food Market at the intersection of Routes 120 and 12 are moving forward, Lakemoor Mayor Todd Weihofen said.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:09 am
  • Crystal Lake man gets probation on child pornography charge

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Crystal Lake man to probation after he admitted to possessing child pornography.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:05 am
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