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  • Crystal Lake issues extra 31 tickets over Super Bowl weekend crackdown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An extra 31 tickets were issued this past weekend through a stepped-up enforcement effort for the Super Bowl, the Crystal Lake Police D ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Huntley Village Board to vote on restricting trucks from downtown streets

    HUNTLEY — The Village Board will vote this week on whether to restrict trucks driving through the village's downtown streets after several trustees op ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Fox River Grove man hospitalized after oxygen mask catches fire, official says

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A 64-year-old Fox River Grove man was taken to the hospital with minor second-degree burns after his oxygen mask caught fire, a fire ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:29 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for Feb. 8, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • Neighbors in Crystal Lake South High School bleacher lawsuit to get $273K in attorney fees

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 will be responsible for covering $273,000 in legal bills for the property owners who filed a lawsuit ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Everyday Heroes Breakfast Tickets

    Everyday Heroes are the people who make McHenry County a great place to live and work. They make a ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • Woodstock police not charging man who left loaded gun at post office

    WOODSTOCK – The 56-year-old Woodstock man who dropped his loaded gun at the U.S. Post Office in Woodstock will not face charges from local police beca ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's patrol leader with criminal background resigns

    WOODSTOCK – The man McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim appointed to a supervisory position despite criticism about his criminal background that surfaced ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Sewer repairs close Crystal Lake streets

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two streets adjacent to Route 14 in Crystal Lake will be closed until 5 p.m. today because of a sewer repair, according to an alert fro ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Quiz: Test your Mardi Gras knowledge

    How much do you know about Mardi Gras? Take our quick quiz to find out. ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • Wintry week ahead for McHenry County

    It appears Woodstock Willie's prediction of an early spring won't come to fruition for a couple weeks, as meteorologists with the National Weather Ser ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • New Algonquin Founders' Days leaders plan for move back downtown

    ALGONQUIN – Alan Kirk knows he’s facing a “daunting challenge” in taking over as board president for the Algonquin Founders’ Days festival, but the lo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Huntley begins $2.7M process to upgrade wastewater treatment plants

    HUNTLEY – The village is in the planning stages of making improvements to its wastewater treatment facilities that will put equipment in compliance wi ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry County College schedules 2 Chicago trips for April

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College has planned two upcoming trips to Chicago.The first will be fr ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • MCCD to offer kid-friendly programs about animals in Ringwood, Cary

    RINGWOOD – The ways animals adapt, the ones that come out at night and the gross things they do will be explored as part of upcoming programs in Ringw ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:25 am
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