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  • McHenry County Sheriff's patrol leader with criminal background resigns

    WOODSTOCK – The man McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim appointed to a supervisory position despite criticism about his criminal background that surfaced ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Sewer repairs close Crystal Lake streets

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two streets adjacent to Route 14 in Crystal Lake will be closed until 5 p.m. today because of a sewer repair, according to an alert fro ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Quiz: Test your Mardi Gras knowledge

    How much do you know about Mardi Gras? Take our quick quiz to find out. ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • Wintry week ahead for McHenry County

    It appears Woodstock Willie's prediction of an early spring won't come to fruition for a couple weeks, as meteorologists with the National Weather Ser ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • New Algonquin Founders' Days leaders plan for move back downtown

    ALGONQUIN – Alan Kirk knows he’s facing a “daunting challenge” in taking over as board president for the Algonquin Founders’ Days festival, but the lo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Huntley begins $2.7M process to upgrade wastewater treatment plants

    HUNTLEY – The village is in the planning stages of making improvements to its wastewater treatment facilities that will put equipment in compliance wi ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry County College schedules 2 Chicago trips for April

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College has planned two upcoming trips to Chicago.The first will be fr ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • MCCD to offer kid-friendly programs about animals in Ringwood, Cary

    RINGWOOD – The ways animals adapt, the ones that come out at night and the gross things they do will be explored as part of upcoming programs in Ringw ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of Feb. 8

    Algonquin Planning & Zoning Commission: 7:30 p.m., Ganek Municipal Center, 2200 Harnish DriveThe Hun ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • On the Record with: 'Pulpit Fiction' Podcast host, Crystal Lake pastor Eric Fistler

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Eric Fistler figured the only people who would listen to the podcast he started with a friend from seminary would be family and close f ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • How fires have changed and what that means for firefighters and you

    Once a fire sparks in your home, you now only have between 180 to 240 seconds on average to get out – and that’s partially because of the material of ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary Village Board unanimously rejects cell tower proposed off Route 14

    CARY – The Village Board unanimously rejected a proposal to place a 150-foot telecommunications antenna on the property at 30 Route 14, citing concern ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Woodstock Mozart Festival to end after 29 seasons

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Mozart Festival is permanently closing after nearly 30 years in the community.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Single bullet found at Huntley High School

    HUNTLEY – A round of live ammunition was found at Huntley High School, leading to a search of the building that uncovered no other items, the Huntley ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • New UniCarriers Americas in Marengo president wants to make international company an industry leader

    MARENGO – For the past six years, a sales and marketing executive with UniCarriers Americas Corp. worked internally to grow the company’s global marke ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:04 am
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