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  • Pingree Grove man cited after Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK – Emergency responders took two people to the hospital and issued one citation after a crash that left one vehicle in a ditch, police said.
    May 1, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Huntley police investigating reported armed robbery of 7-11

    HUNTLEY – Authorities are investigating the reported armed robbery of a local 7-11 that occurred early Saturday morning, according to a news release f ...
    April 30, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Woodstock crash sends Crystal Lake man to hospital

    WOODSTOCK – A 66-year-old Crystal Lake man was taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock Saturday morning after a two-vehicle crash, a fire official said ...
    April 30, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Woodstock Police's Robert Lowen to host his last Coffee with the Chief

    WOODSTOCK – Police Chief Robert Lowen will hold his last Coffee with the Chief event as head of the Woodstock Police Department on May 9.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Sponsors needed for new Crystal Lake Williams Street Fest in June

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Raue Center for the Arts recently announced the first Williams Street Fest, which will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. June 4.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • McHenry County deputy receives Lifesaving Award

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Mandernack didn’t expect to save a life when he started his shift on March 21.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Cary mulls ordinance to save $1.5 million on special service areas

    CARY – The Village Board on Tuesday will consider a bond ordinance for two of its special service tax areas that staff members believe could save mor ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Make-A-Wish makes Crystal Lake 4-year-old's birthday party dreams come true

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Julio Lara-Perez has never had a birthday party.This year, the 4-year-old Crystal Lak ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • No one injured in Woodstock school bus fire

    WOODSTOCK – An empty Woodstock School District 200 bus was damaged after the engine compartment caught fire, a fire official said.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Environmental Defenders of McHenry County taking garage sale donations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In preparation for their spring garage sale, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will be taking donations of gently used item ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Woodstock lawyer touts experience in McHenry County State's Attorney race

    Woodstock-based attorney Jim Harrison says his "vast and wide" experience is what sets he and his opponent apart in the race for McHenry County state' ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Friday, April 29, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Fox River Grove woman made up abandoned puppy in pillowcase story, police say

    WOODSTOCK – Police said a story about a puppy, since dubbed Woodstock, being found on the side of the road after being abandoned turned out to be just ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Woodstock's 9 siblings join him in animal shelter care in Gilberts

    WOODSTOCK – The puppy reportedly discovered in a duct-taped pillow case near Route 14 last week is not an only child.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Stand Down in McHenry connects veterans with services

    McHENRY – When Norberto Martinez got out of the Army in 2009, he felt like he was invisible.Martinez ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:25 am
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