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  • Defenders hosting book sale at Algonquin Township Road District garage

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is holding its annual Big Fall Book Sale beginning Friday at the Algonquin Township Road ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Crystal Lake approves video gambling permit, says another proposal needs more work

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council granted a video gambling license to one establishment, and told another that it needs to figure out a workable plan be ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office to host snowmobile safety courses

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office will offer beginning snowmobile operators safety education courses over the next several months.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Editor's Desk: Help your community, support United Way

    The bad news is, the state of Illinois is so fiscally messed up that it fails to pay the nonprofit agencies that provide vital services to our most at ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Woodstock's Jaci's Cookies to close Sept. 30

    WOODSTOCK – The Square will lose a bit of its sweetness by the end of the month.Jaci Krandel announc ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Local state legislators appointed to human trafficking task force

    Three McHenry County-area state legislators were appointed to a newly created human trafficking task force.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Sage Products in Cary plans 27-acre expansion, expects to add 350 jobs

    CARY – A 27-acre expansion of Sage Products in Cary is expected to create 350 jobs within five years, Village Administrator Chris Clark said.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Woodstock resident raising awareness of brain aneurysms

    WOODSTOCK – September is Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month, and Woodstock resident Alana Sattler said she wants more people to be aware of the life-threa ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • 10 most expensive homes for sale in McHenry County: Week of Sept. 21, 2016

    How often have you driven by a large home and asked yourself how much does that home cost? Here is a compiled list of the 10 most expensive homes as o ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Huntley police reports for Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • MCCD to hold October oak restoration event in Marengo

    MARENGO – The McHenry County Conservation District is inviting the public to help plant more than 400 oak trees as part of a restoration project.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Crystal Lake's Colonel Palmer House hosting land protection discussion

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County residents can learn how to create a sustainable local food system Friday.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Marengo Lions Club to host Trap Shoot fundraiser

    The Marengo Lions Club will hold its annual Trap Shoot fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Coon Creek Hunt Club in Garden Prairie.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Low-cost pet microchip, vaccination event to be held in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Animal Control officials say pets have a better chance of being reunited with their families if they have microchips for quick identifi ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Fox River Grove's Norge Ski Club to hold Autumn Ski Jump Competition

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The 31st annual Norge Autumn Ski Jump competition will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Norge Ski Club, 100 Ski Hill Road, Fox Riv ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:43 am
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