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  • Lake in the Hills man found guilty of domestic battery, not guilty of sex assault charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man was convicted on one of three charges against him stemming from a 2013 incident where he was charged with physical ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Richmond-Burton High School student avoids expulsion after sending controversial photo

    RICHMOND – Nearly 50 people showed up to the Richmond-Burton Community High School District 157 Board meeting Wednesday to support a student at risk o ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • McHenry County Board OKs money to tear down McHenry "house of horrors"

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved cutting a $19,375 check to comply with a court order to demolish a derelict rural McHenry residence once ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Crystal Lake library supporters working hard to persuade voters

    If an advisory referendum that asks voters whether the city of Crystal Lake should borrow $30.1 million to replace its library fails, the library’s ar ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry recycling straw bales

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Instead of being thrown away, straw bales used for fall decorations can be recycled at the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • McHenry County police departments to host meet-and-greet Sunday

    McHENRY – Eight McHenry County police departments will host a meet-and-greet Sunday.The Johnsburg, M ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Marlowe Middle School in Lake in the Hills to honor veterans with program

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Marlowe Middle School will honor local veterans at its annual Veterans Day recognition program.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Salvation Army honoring 25 years of service in McHenry County this weekend

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Salvation Army in McHenry County will hold its 25th anniversary celebration Saturday.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Cafe 31 North brings unique breakfast, lunch items to McHenry

    McHENRY – A new restaurant, Cafe 31 North, officially opened its doors Oct. 10 in McHenry.Cafe 31 No ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Flatlander Market featured on American Express national TV ad campaign

    MARENGO – Don’t be surprised if you recognize a face or two when you walk into downtown Marengo’s Flatlander Market for lunch.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Cary Village Board considers public comment policy for village meetings

    CARY – The Cary Village Board is considering adopting a public comment policy that would apply to village meetings.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Harvard man accused of assaulting girl at ScaryTown Scream Park

    HARVARD – A Harvard man was arrested Sunday at ScaryTown Scream Park after an alleged confrontation with two juveniles.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Sparks fly over McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin's contract

    WOODSTOCK – Approval of an extended contract for county Administrator Peter Austin caused some turmoil Tuesday night on the McHenry County Board.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Sullivan: Not voting is not an option

    Many citizens feel voting won’t make a difference. In 2008, our presidential election had the highest U.S. turnout since the 1968 elections, and yet m ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Huntley police investigate death in Sun City neighborhood

    HUNTLEY – Huntley police are investigating a death that occurred Tuesday morning in Sun City Huntley, Deputy Police Chief Mike Klunk said.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:21 am
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