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  • Crystal Lake school bus carrying 42 students rear-ended (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A group of Hannah Beardsley Middle School students started their second day of school with a jolt Thursday when their school bus was re ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Harvard man accused of fondling underage girl

    HARVARD – A Harvard man is accused of fondling an underage female. According to reports provided by ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Former Cary man admits fondling 4-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old faces three to seven years in prison after admitting Thursday to allegations that he fondled a young girl.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers programs for home-schoolers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An upcoming expo designed for parents who home-school is one of several programs offered by the Crystal Lake Park District designed for ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Wonder Lake man cited for DUI in rollover crash

    WONDER LAKE – A 65-year-old Wonder Lake man was cited for driving under the influence after he was in a rollover crash Wednesday, police said.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Home of the Sparrow moves McHenry office

    McHENRY – Home of the Sparrow is relocating its main administrative headquarters.The administrative ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Algonquin townhome fire sends 1 to hospital

    ALGONQUIN – One person was taken to the hospital after a fire Wednesday in Algonquin, fire officials said.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Demand steady at McHenry County food pantries despite rebounding economy

    JOHNSBURG – The third Tuesday of each month at FISH of McHenry Food Pantry resembles career day.For ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry County Community Foundation distributes $300,000 in grants

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Housing Authority has suspended dental care to the general low-income population because of the state budget cr ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Fire destroys tractor outside Harvard

    HARVARD – A tractor was destroyed in a fire Wednesday afternoon, a fire official said. The Harvard F ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation fall registration open

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Fall registration for Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation programs now is open.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Fox Lake chief to retire; investigation still pending

    FOX LAKE – Just days after being placed on paid administrative leave along with a Fox Lake police officer, the Fox Lake police chief has announced his ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Lake in the Hills homebuilding project prompts possible fee-reducing policy changes

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Plans to build out the rest of an unfinished Lake in the Hills subdivision have prompted the village to take a closer look at some ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • MCC to offer seminars for financial professionals

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Seminars for accountants, tax preparers and financial planners will be offered this fall.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 approves tentative balanced budget for 2016

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock School District 200’s tentative operating budget, which accounts for the district’s day-to-day operations, is balanced for fisca ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:18 am
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