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  • Storytime at Prairieview Education Center in Crystal Lake to feature coming winter

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A children’s storytime at the Prairieview Education Center will follow a family’s journey out into the first snow of the season.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Bruce Rauner encourages women to get out the vote in race for Illinois governor

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Bruce Rauner had an important message for the women gathered at the Boulder Ridge County Club Wednesday.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Hospitals try to shorten ER wait times in area emergency rooms

    Area emergency rooms have a goal in mind: Move patients from door to doctor in 30 minutes or less. ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Prairie Grove road projects to start next week

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Road work will be starting next week in a Prairie Grove subdivision and on Half Mile Trail, the village administrator said.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Family program in Ringwood to explore subject of white-tailed deer

    RINGWOOD – The white-tailed deer will be the subject of a nature lesson, game and activity for some families visiting Glacial Park's Lost Valley Visit ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:01 pm
  • Attorney General: Cary did not violate Open Meetings Act with Pedcor talks

    CARY – The Illinois Attorney General's Office has determined the village did not violate the Open Meetings Act when the Village Board had a discussion ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Generator stolen from McHenry Area Jaycees Haunted House, police say

    McHENRY – The generator used to power the sign leading to the McHenry Area Jaycees Haunted House has been stolen, the McHenry police said.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Wisconsin man gets 6 years for selling crack cocaine in Crystal Lake

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake Geneva man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for selling crack cocaine to a confidential informant within 1,000 feet o ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Cary School District 26 plans to increase annual property tax levy

    CARY – District 26 is looking to increase the amount of money it will bring in with its annual tax levy.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Northwest Herald, Chicago Football websites are EPPY Awards finalists

    Editor & Publisher, a national industry journal, announced its finalists for the 2014 EPPY Awards on Wednesday.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Harvard funeral home co-owner to appear on 'Let's Make a Deal'

    Michael Saunders' 8-year-old daughter, Addy, was convinced he should be on the television game show "Let's Make A Deal."
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Oct. 22, 2014

    • Edward Sylwestrzak, 56, 14411 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock, was charged Sunday, Aug. 3, with possession of alcohol on public property.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Spring Grove police reports for Oct. 22, 2014

    • Gary J. Educate, 56, 94 Forest Ave., Fox Lake, was charged Saturday, Sept. 20, with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without light ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Wheelchair catches fire in McHenry home

    McHENRY – A 52-year-old McHenry woman was taken Wednesday to an area hospital after a small house fire, which was contained to a pile of clothes and a ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Chicago-bound Metra train halts in Woodstock with mechanical issues

    WOODSTOCK – A Union Pacific Northwest Metra train scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 8:01 a.m. has been terminated in Woodstock because of mechanical i ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:32 pm
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