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  • Medical emergency ends McHenry County zoning hearing

    WOODSTOCK – A medical emergency abruptly ended a zoning hearing over a controversial request to allow a Nunda Township home to operate as a bed and br ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • McHenry County environmental groups announce event on fracking

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry is hosting a public event on fracking March 31.
    March 25, 2015 - 5:23 pm
  • Woodstock woman charged with church burglary

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock woman has been charged with burglarizing a Woodstock church. Jessica R. Mads ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Fundraiser for Cary man with Ewing sarcoma cancer set for Saturday

    CARY – Jake Kaplan was a 15-year-old student at Cary-Grove High School when a dentist found a lump in his mouth during a routine dental exam.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Lake in the Hills Planning and Zoning chairman dies after battling cancer

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – From village affairs to rotary club to father-daughter organizations, Tom Stock, who recently lost a battle with cancer, gave his ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Huntley man's domestic battery charge upgraded to murder after wife dies

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley man was charged Tuesday with murdering his wife days after police responded to the couple's home for a domestic violence incident.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Prosecutor asks that Holiday Hills man accused of shooting deputies not use wheelchair at trial

    WOODSTOCK – The prosecutor trying the Scott B. Peters case asked a judge Wednesday to prohibit the man accused of shooting two officers from using a w ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Fire leaves Algonquin home uninhabitable

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin couple was displaced after an early Wednesday morning fire in the bathroom of their home, fire officials said.
    March 25, 2015 - 9:06 am
  • Volo woman accused of trying to rob Johnsburg Chase Bank

    JOHNSBURG – A Volo woman is accused of attempting to rob the J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, 2911 Commerce Drive, in Johnsburg on Tuesday, police said.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • McHenry County College to host trip to Canadian Rockies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Canadian Rockies are the destination of an upcoming McHenry County College Trips and Tours program.
    March 25, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • MCC to offer art classes in Crystal Lake, Woodstock, Algonquin

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering a variety of spring art classes, including watercolors, oil painting, painted wine glasses and mosai ...
    March 25, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Huntley contractor president charged with fraud, failing to pay taxes

    HUNTLEY – A federal grand jury Tuesday charged the president of a Huntley concrete contractor with defrauding labor union benefit plans and failing to ...
    March 24, 2015 - 6:17 pm
  • 5 candidates running for three Holiday Hills Village Board seats

    HOLIDAY HILLS – Rather than complain about the state of Holiday Hills, three residents have banded together to run against two incumbent candidates fo ...
    March 25, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • McHenry High School choir to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City (with video)

    McHENRY – Julia Knight was expecting to spend her spring break in Florida, but she couldn't be happier that trip will not happen.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Lake Atwood at The Hollows in Cary stocked for trout fishing season (with videos)

    CARY – With a few brief movements, Richard Potter unleashed a flood of trout into Lake Atwood on Tuesday.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:39 pm
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