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  • Crystal Lake police reports for May 19, 2015

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in police reports w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Normal traffic resumes on Route 47 and Main Street in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Route 47 near Main Street in Huntley has reopened to normal traffic after a malfunctioning railroad gate at caused significant traffic conge ...
    May 19, 2015 - 2:16 pm
  • McHenry County Bicycle Club's Udder Century Ride in Union open for registration

    UNION – The McHenry County Bicycle Club will host its 33rd annual Udder Century Invitational for bicycle enthusiasts of all ages on June 7.
    May 21, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • 68-year-old Hampshire bicyclist killed in crash biked competitively

    HAMPSHIRE – Dennis Jurs had signed up to compete in a bicycle race over Memorial Day weekend before he was killed while biking near Hampshire on Monda ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Algonquin School District 300 to host meetings on middle school changes

    ALGONQUIN – Parents who live in Algonquin School District 300 can learn about possible changes to the district’s middle school grading policy and cred ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Firm proposing $250M for downtown Fox River Grove project to meet with village

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village’s Planning and Economic Development Commission on Tuesday night will hear the official proposal from the firm hoping to ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Former Carpentersville Middle School employee charged with sex assault of minor

    A former employee of Community Unit School District 300 faces charges alleging she had sexual contact with a minor she knew.
    May 19, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • $75K in Grateful Dead memorabilia stolen from Union auction house, police say

    UNION – Police are investigating the theft of about $75,000 worth of Grateful Dead memorabilia that were awaiting transfer to its owners from a huge A ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Huntley's top business recruiter leaves post for Illinois agency

    HUNTLEY – The village staffer who helped the maker of Weber Grills expand within Huntley and attract other businesses started a new economic developme ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • McHenry County experts on retirement planning: Save early to save trouble

    Area financial planners find that shortcomings in a person's retirement fund usually result from the person's failure to plan. A newly released nation ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Woodstock police reports for May 18, 2015

    • James H. Day, 61, 407 W. Judd St., Woodstock, was charged Saturday, March 21, with battery.• Justi ...
    May 18, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • McHenry County leaders support uniform standards for AP scores

    More high school students could receive college credit for Advanced Placement test scores under a bill pending in the state Senate that would set a st ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Special prosecutor ordered to defend former McHenry County coroner in "Baby Doe" case

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys agree that a special prosecutor should be appointed to defend former McHenry County coroner on official misconduct charges, but ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Registration open for Cody's Canteen annual golf outing in Cary

    CARY – Interested participants can now register for a June 26 golf outing that benefits the child life department at Advocate Lutheran General Hospita ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Lake in the Hills teen crashes truck into ditch along Rakow Road (with video)

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A moment of distraction caused a 19-year-old Lake in the Hills man to drive off Rakow Road and into an embankment Monday, police s ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:09 pm
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