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  • Citizens Utility Board to host utility bill clinic in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A free clinic coming up in Johnsburg is designed to help residents save on their utility bills.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry Public Library to close early ahead of Thanksgiving

    McHENRY – The McHenry Public Library will close early the day before Thanksgiving and remain closed for the holiday.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Fox Lake to celebrate winter season with parade, tree lighting ceremony

    FOX LAKE – A parade will kick off Fox Lake’s tree lighting ceremony this November.The Illuminated Pa ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers private lessons to learn dance to song of choice

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Private classes to learn a special dance for a wedding, daddy-daughter dance or quinceañera will be offered in Crystal Lake.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Crystal Lake Library looks at hiring construction manager ahead of public input

    CRYSTAL LAKE – As the Crystal Lake Library looks toward a possible November referendum, its board is building a team to help it plan and
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Cary OKs contract with Turning Point for social worker to work with police

    CARY – The Village Board approved a contract with Turning Point, Inc., that will bring a social worker to the village one day a week and asked the pol ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Fox River Grove tries to capture new growth in tax levy proposal

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village anticipates the total amount of money it will collect in property taxes will be about $8,000 higher than last year’s tot ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Huntley rejects proposal to open veterinary clinic on Route 47

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board rejected a request for a special use permit for a veterinary clinic along Route 47 in a 4-1 vote last week, saying they wa ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Holiday Hills mulls McHenry County Deputy Dwight Maness memorial in new park

    HOLIDAY HILLS – The Village Board is discussing including a memorial to McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Dwight Maness as part of a plan for a revamped ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • McHenry County College president search down to 5 candidates

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There are two women and three men currently in the running to lead McHenry County College as the next president.
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • MCC forensics team wins awards at recent tournament

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Forensics Team brought home a number of individual awards from a tournament hosted by a Wisconsin university ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Huntley Historical Society fundraising at Culver's Monday

    HUNTLEY — The Huntley Historical Society will be fundraising at the Culver’s on 12950 Route 47 from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday.
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Photos: McHenry County winter storm

    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Reader photos: Snow storm hits McHenry County

    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Winter storm dumps more than a foot of snow on McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A week ago, it was 60 degrees out.Today, there is more than a foot of snow on the gro ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 10:16 am
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