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  • 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
  • Woodstock Public Library will soon have new art tile entryway

    WOODSTOCK – Community members and patrons of the Woodstock Public Library will soon see a new addition to the library’s entryway.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • McHenry Planning and Zoning Commission OKs downtown theater redevelopment

    McHENRY – The McHenry Planning and Zoning Commission this week unanimously approved a proposal to redevelop and reopen the downtown McHenry theater bu ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Vigil honors Lake in the Hills mother, children killed in apparent murder-suicide

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – It’s been a hard week and a half for his family, but Luis Garcia said the support of the community has made everything easier.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Crystal Lake students attend President Donald Trump’s inauguration

    While many were watching the presidential inauguration on their TVs, Nichole Kiddy and Alex Harris, eighth-graders at Hannah Beardsley Middle School i ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:35 pm
  • Rauner appoints new NIU trustees

    DeKALB – Gov. Bruce Rauner announced three new appointments and one reappointment to the Northern Illinois University board of trustees Friday.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Algonquin water meter replacement program to improve reading accuracy, official says

    ALGONQUIN – A proposed water meter replacement program will improve the accuracy of readings and give residents an easy way to measure their water use ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • McHenry County's 22nd Judicial Circuit Court relocating, renaming arbitration center

    WOODSTOCK – The 22nd Judicial Circuit Court’s arbitration center is getting a new home and a new name.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:01 am
  • Prairie Grove School District 46 awarded $7,222 grant to get LED lights

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 has been awarded $7,222 to replace broken and inefficient light fixtures at Prairie Grov ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry County College offering Animal CPR, First Aid class for future veterinarians

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Those interested in becoming pet-care professionals might be interested in taking McHenry County College’s Animal CPR, First Aid and Ca ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • Metra to expand capacity on all lines for Women’s March on Chicago

    Metra trains will have expanded capacity on all lines Saturday to accommodate people traveling to the Women’s March on Chicago. 
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:02 am
  • Route 14 crash sends 2 to hospital, police say

    HARVARD – Two people were sent to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a crash north of Harvard, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Aimee Knop said.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • Crystal Lake Rib House, On Target Range team up for inauguration party

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local barbecue restaurant and a neighboring gun range are teaming up to throw a party celebrating Friday’s inauguration.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry police promote new commander, sergeant at City Council meeting

    McHENRY – The promotion of two McHenry police officials and a liquor license transfer highlighted Monday’s McHenry City Council meeting.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:53 am
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