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  • Defense in McHenry fatal DUI case wants to introduce teen victim's toxicology

    WOODSTOCK – Defense attorneys for a man accused of drunken driving in a crash that killed a McHenry teen are seeking to introduce evidence that the te ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Huntley School District 158 blended learning enrollment explodes

    HUNTLEY – In his sophomore year at Huntley High School, Jason Zobott was one of only 600 students who had a red “B” on his school ID.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Woodstock Route 14 crash sends 2 to hospital, fire official says

    WOODSTOCK – Two people were sent to the hospital after a crash at Dean Street and Route 14 in Woodstock, a fire official said.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Marengo Ridge campsite to open for winter camping this December

    MARENGO – The quiet, peaceful winter woods of the Marengo Ridge Conservation Area will open this December for camping.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • Turkey Trot at McHenry High School East Campus to benefit hospice

    McHENRY — In November 2011, the Siman family lost its family matriarch, Carlene Siman, to cancer.The ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • Cary School District 26 adopts 2015 levy increase, debt service resolution

    CARY – Cary Community Consolidated School District 26 is asking its community for about $20.96 million property taxes this year, not including bonds a ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • IDOT safety instructor, ex-cop charged with arson in Algonquin fires

    WOODSTOCK – A traffic safety educator for the Illinois Department of Transportation has been suspended after police charged him with setting a string ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • McHenry County restoration projects planned for day after Thanksgiving

    WOODSTOCK – Thanksgiving dinners can be worked off restoring three natural areas in McHenry County.M ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • East Algonquin Starbucks gets liquor license; evening menu rollout continues

    ALGONQUIN — The Village Board approved a Class F liquor license for the Starbucks Coffee at 1532 E. Algonquin Road, continuing the chain's rollout of ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Avoid Route 176 as Crystal Lake crews repair water main break Tuesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Repairs to a water main will divert traffic Tuesday on Route 176. Crews will repair ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Lake in the Hills park dept. to offer child care over Thanksgiving break

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Parents looking for a place to send their kids over Thanksgiving break after another option.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • Home sales in McHenry County increase for October

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The number of homes sold in McHenry County last month increased 11.6 percent from the same time a year ago, even as the local retail es ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • MCC trustee calls paintings 'borderline pornographic;' student artist responds

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A student artist at McHenry County College said she was left "appalled" after a board trustee, who in the process of advocating for mor ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Crystal Lake animal rescue's future unclear after teen accused of killing kitten

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The owner of a Crystal Lake animal rescue is uncertain whether it will stay open as Illinois Department of Agriculture officials review ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Election 2016: Active first filing day for McHenry County primary candidates

    WOODSTOCK – The first minute of the first day candidates have to file to run for office in the March 15 primary was a busy one for the McHenry County ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:29 am
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