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  • Woodstock Country Club marks 100 years: Bull Valley golf course celebrates history

    BULL VALLEY – After 100 years, not much has changed at Woodstock Country Club’s golf course.And golf ...
    May 26, 2016 - 1:11 am
  • Protesters rally at McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook despite severe weather

    OAK BROOK – Severe weather could not stop the "fight for 15" on May 25 in Oak Brook.But a thundersto ...
    May 25, 2016 - 5:55 pm
  • Fox Lake Police Pension Board: Village can weigh in on Joe Gliniewicz's widow's request

    FOX LAKE — The village will have a say in whether the board should award a pension to the widow of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, the Fox Lake ...
    May 26, 2016 - 1:26 am
  • Environmental Defenders plan recycling drives in Harvard, Algonquin

    WOODSTOCK — The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County have scheduled recycling drives from 9 a.m. to noon on June 11 at Harvard Village Hall, 201 ...
    May 25, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for May 25, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 25, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Thunderstorms in McHenry County forecast through Saturday

    McHenry County residents might need to keep their umbrellas handy through Saturday, based on the forecast from the National Weather Service.
    May 25, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Keep eyes on road, off smartphone

    I can think of no invention of the past 25 years that’s had a greater effect on Americans’ lives than the smartphone. And for the most part, the effec ...
    May 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Bernotas Middle School's 5K raises $8,210 for NAMI in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The first-ever Viking Strong 5K at Bernotas Middle School raised more than $8,000 for the National Alliance on Mental Illness in McHenr ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary Junior High to have 175 runners in 2nd annual 24-Hour Run

    CARY – Cary Junior High will host the second annual 24-Hour Run this week. The run will begin at 3:30 p.m. Thursday and will continue until 3:30 p.m. ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man cited after Route 47 rollover crash in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A 71-year-old Lake in the Hills man was cited Tuesday after police said his actions prompted a rollover crash that sent two people to the ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Marengo City Council fills alderman vacancy in Ward 1 with 40-year resident

    MARENGO – Longtime resident Mike Miller has been appointed as the newest member of the Marengo City Council.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry County College Board taking another swing at improving science labs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees on Thursday will consider yet another proposal for new and enhanced science labs and healt ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • McHenry County gun stores weigh in on proposed Illinois licensing law

    Owners of local gun stores are calling a new proposed state regulatory layer bureaucratic overkill designed to shut them down under the guise of impro ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 students to give 'TED' talks

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 seventh-graders will bring their own rendition of the often inspirational TED talks as part ...
    May 25, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Cary homeowner pleads not guilty to arson charge; judge denies bond reduction

    WOODSTOCK – A Cary man is denying allegations that he set fire to a vacant two-story home he owned, leaving it uninhabitable.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:42 pm
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