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  • Crystal Lake Library still in search of new location

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Despite years of hurdles including a failed referendum and missing out on a $7.7 million state grant, Crystal Lake Public Library offic ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Richmond Village Board questions trustee’s timing

    RICHMOND – The Richmond Village Board voted to withdraw its membership from an economic development organization after one of its trustees got hired o ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Gavers foundation hosts annual Barndance fundraiser

    WOODSTOCK – As people strolled into the large white tent at Emricson Park on Saturday, some wore plaid shirts, with cowboy hats and cowboy boots.
    July 19, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Three people sent to hospital after Crystal Lake crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three people were sent to the hospital Saturday morning after a crash just west of the Route 176 and Route 14 intersection, the police ...
    July 19, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Harvard Tri-County Pro Rodeo

    The IPRA-sanctioned Tri-County Pro Rodeo Friday in Harvard. ...
    July 19, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • McHenry County providers treat alcohol use as definitions change

    McHENRY – Falls, car accidents and fights will sometimes land heavy drinkers in the emergency room at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Hultgren hosts forum with veteran service officers from 14th Congressional District counties

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, hosted a veterans forum Friday morning at his Geneva district office to discuss the state of veterans a ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Woodstock nonprofit offers free guitars, one-on-one lessons

    WOODSTOCK –  Growing up with a dad who played guitar, access to the instrument was never the issue for Josh Hoeck.
    July 19, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Miller, Garrels resign from District 50 school board

    HARVARD – Two District 50 school board members resigned this week, school officials said. Genny Mill ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Fired from Richmond, charged cop had disciplinary marks in Hebron

    HEBRON – According to Hebron Police Department records, Ryszard Kopacz twice was suspended before eventually being fired, although village officials s ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Admitted serial killer up for parole

    Betty Portenlanger's heart breaks every three years.Every three years for the past 44.Every three ye ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:25 pm
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    July 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Changed role for District 156 assistant principal to save $40,000

    McHENRY – A McHenry West High School dean and one of its department chairs will move into the two open assistant principal positions.
    July 18, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • McHenry County Grand Jury indictments for July 18, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County Grand Jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's office. The charges are allegati ...
    July 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Beaches closed due to elevated bacteria levels

    Two McHenry County beaches have been closed due to elevated bacteria levels, according the McHenry County Department of Health.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:31 am
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