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  • Open house at historic Ringwood home to show life at twilight in 1850s

    RINGWOOD – An upcoming open house at the 1850s Powers-Walker House will give visitors as sense of what life was like with only candles and lamps.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Intergovernmental agreement fully restores McHenry County VAC's support

    WOODSTOCK – A question over whether the support that the McHenry County Veterans Affairs Commission gets from county government is legal, which result ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Woodstock lawyer selected as McHenry County Associate Judge

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County's 22nd Judicial Circuit judges have selected a Woodstock attorney to fill the second vacancy on the local bench.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:06 am
  • Marengo police investigate possible heroin OD death

    MARENGO – Marengo police say they are investigating the possible heroin overdose death of a woman who was found unconscious in a home Tuesday night.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:08 am
  • Crystal Lake school bus strikes light pole

    CRYSTAL LAKE – No one was injured when a school bus collided with a light pole Wednesday morning in Crystal Lake, officials said.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Crystal Lake woman gets new puppy after dog was killed by drunken driver

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Laura Johnson’s new best friend is fearless. She’s also covered in fur, weighs about ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • McHenry crash involving Pace bus, motorcycle sends one to hospital

    McHENRY –A crash involving a Pace bus and a motorcycle sent one person to the hospital Tuesday evening, a fire official said.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Crash in unincorporated Crystal Lake sends one to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A two-vehicle crash on North Oak Street sent one person to the hospital Tuesday evening, a fire official said.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • 9-hour negotiation session produces no deal; District 156 teacher strike continues

    McHENRY – After nearly nine hours at the bargaining table, the McHenry Community High School Educator’s Association and the school board remained at ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 1:40 pm
  • Huntley considers tax breaks for corporation mulling headquarters move

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board will vote Thursday on providing a 50 percent, three-year property tax abatement for Hiwin Corporation, which is hoping to ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • McHenry moves forward with bike path to recreation center

    McHENRY – The construction of a bike path connecting the existing path on Knox Drive with the coming recreation center moved forward this week.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry County Board rejects township consolidation referendums

    WOODSTOCK – A lack of hard information on the effects of merging townships, except for the fact that property taxes for many McHenry County residents ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Coroner IDs Harvard man found behind Woodstock business

    WOODSTOCK – The man found dead behind 3 Stars Pizza in Woodstock has been identified as 48-year-old Gary E. Reiher, McHenry County Coroner Anne Majews ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Video: McHenry County Board member John Hammerand rails against proposed township consolidation

    In this short video from Tuesday, McHenry County Board member John Hammerand rails against proposed township consolidation referendums.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Lou Malnati's Pizzeria to open Cary carryout, delivery location

    CARY – Residents in the Cary area soon will have a hearty dining option complete with melted cheese, buttery crust and vine-ripened tomatoes, once Lou ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:34 am
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