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  • McHenry-based Catholic Assistance Missions visits Haiti after hurricane

    McHENRY – Four missionaries from Catholic Assistance Missions witnessed the devastating impact of Hurricane Matthew during a recent trip to Haiti.
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Johnsburg High School receives fitness equipment from Centegra

    JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg High School received more than $20,000 of used fitness equipment from Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center earlier this month.
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Cary zoning board gives positive recommendation for Meyer Material machine

    CARY – The Cary Board of Zoning, Planning and Appeals reviewed a petition from Meyer Material Co. at its meeting Thursday and made three recommendatio ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Man who left loaded gun at Woodstock post office was a McHenry County judge

    WOODSTOCK – The man who dropped his loaded handgun at the Woodstock post office in February was a McHenry County associate judge, according to a polic ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Crystal Lake's Faith Lutheran High School reaches 100 students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Faith Lutheran High School started in 2004, the first class of eight students would complain so much about the small class and lac ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Volunteers 'lend a hand' to various nonprofits Saturday

    WOODSTOCK – Sometimes the most valuable donation to a nonprofit is time, and volunteers took to various missions Saturday to illustrate the point.
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Saturday, October, 22, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves addendums to 2030 Comprehensive Plan

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved a task force’s additions to the 2030 Comprehensive Plan.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Centegra hosts support group for parents of ADD, ADHD children

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will offer a free support group for parents of children with attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hy ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • McHenry County College job fair draws a crowd

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It can be hard to find work, but McHenry County College sought to make it a little easier for students and residents Friday.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Crystal Lake couple drives around in the ‘Go Cubs Go’ car

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Russ and Helen Feign decorated their 1926 Ford Model T with Cubs-themed accessories to celebrate their favorite baseball team.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:32 pm
  • Retired District 47 teacher headed to Antarctica for science expedition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Betty Trummel may be retired, but in a few months she will be off to Antarctica to participate in an elite science leadership expeditio ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 files lawsuit against Merryman Excavation Inc.

    WOODSTOCK – School District 200 has sued Woodstock-based Merryman Excavation for breach of contract related to utility work at the Woodstock North Hig ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Crystal Lake tightens video gambling ordinance to clearly mandate barrier

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council tightened its fledgling video gambling ordinance to reflect the wishes of members that an actual wall or partition sep ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Reader Poll

    If the Cubs and Indians went to Game 7, which starter would you want on the mound?
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