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  • McHenry County legislators coming to McHenry for Clean Energy Forum

    McHENRY – Several state legislators will attend a Clean Energy Forum on Thursday in McHenry.State Re ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • Crystal Lake South High School bleachers can come down, District 155 Board says

    CARY – The controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School can come down, the Community High School District 155 Board decided Wednesday eve ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • VIDEO: Johnsburg staff Whip, Nae Nae, Time Warp at homecoming pep rally

    JOHNSBURG — Johnsburg High School faculty liven up the crowd with their dance moves during the school's homecoming pep rally Wednesday, Sept. 30.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Vince Foglia to speak at new Sage YMCA lunch programs in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Philanthropy, government, health care and finance are some of the topics that will be covered as part of Sage YMCA's new Out to Lunch s ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Terror on the Railroad in Union, Haunted Square in Woodstock canceled

    Halloween could be a little less scary in McHenry County this year. The annual Terror on the Railro ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Crystal Lake-based Prairie Grove School District 46 receives $10,000 from PTO

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A monetary gift from the parent-teacher organization will help Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 put new interactive teachi ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers go on strike

    McHENRY – McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers are on strike Thursday after a nearly six-hour contract negotiation session yielded no a ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Pyott Road reopens after Lake in the Hills crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Police have cleared a traffic crash that disrupted traffic near Pyott Road and Industrial Drive, according to a Nixle alert from t ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged with burglary in jewelry store break-in

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 49-year-old Crystal Lake man is charged with breaking into Nelson's Jewelry and stealing several pieces of jewelry from the store's d ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Jury begins deliberations in ex-Algonquin man's double-murder trial

    After closing arguments late Wednesday afternoon, the jury began deliberations on the four counts of first-degree murder the former Algonquin man face ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • McHenry County College seeking literacy volunteers for tutoring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College's Adult Education Department is looking for volunteers to tutor adult students in various subjects, according to ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • MCC's Voices wins 3rd in national literary magazine competition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The student magazine at McHenry County College won third place in a national literary magazine competition, the college announced this ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Police find Crystal Lake teen missing since August in Oklahoma

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A missing 16-year-old from Crystal Lake is being reunited with her family after police found her in Tulsa, Oklahoma, more than a month ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Man injured after crashing into Harvard cornfield

    HARVARD – A 44-year-old Harvard man suffered minor injuries Wednesday after he drove into a cornfield in Harvard, a fire official said.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:11 am
  • McHenry County towns take big hit on video gaming amid budget impasse

    Add it to the growing list of concerns municipalities have with the budget stalemate in Springfield: The potential to lose thousands in video gambling ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 12:03 am
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