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  • Democratic congressional candidate speaking in Harvard

    HARVARD – Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson will stop by Harvard on Tuesday evening to hear what is on local voters' minds.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Ross denies murder charge over remains found in McHenry house

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man denied allegations that he murdered a woman whose skeletal remains were found in his home almost two years after she died.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Video: Woodstock coach takes the #IceBucketChallenge

    Woodstock boys basketball coach Al Baker does the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS research. Who did he challenge? Watch to find out, and send your Ice Bu ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Local police departments to run extra Labor Day enforcement

    Police departments from around the county are preparing for special enforcement details through the Labor Day weekend.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Autistic man in Algonquin safely located

    ALGONQUIN – A missing 27-year-old white, autistic man has been located, according to a recent Nixle alert from the Algonquin Police Department.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 7:10 am
  • On the Record with … Mike Skala

    HUNTLEY – Mike Skala has only recently returned to work, both at his business in Woodstock and on the McHenry County Board.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • More states recognizing Illinois concealed-carry permits

    A growing number of states are honoring Illinois’ new concealed-carry permit. Since becoming availab ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Hospitals to see Medicare payments tied more closely to readmission rates

    Scrolling through a slew of files stored on his desktop, James Messerschmidt looked for an updated list of home-care providers.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for Aug. 15, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Pregnancy center looks for volunteers

    JOHNSBURG –A pregnancy support center in Johnsburg is looking for volunteers to help train nurses in ultrasound scanning.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • District 156 proposed budget reaps some savings

    McHENRY – The focus this year at District 156 will be in tying the technology purchases made last year into the curriculum, the budget director said.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Algonquin Township to hold Touch-a-Truck event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Algonquin Township Road District will sponsor its Touch-a-Truck event Saturday at the district facility, 3702 Route 14.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Marengo-Union Library set to move to new building

    MARENGO – The long-awaited move to a larger facility begins Monday for the Marengo-Union Library, as staff and volunteers will work to set up their ne ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Crystal Lake restaurant owners double down on video gambling push

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A group of Crystal Lake bar and restaurant owners are rolling the dice on convincing City Council members to allow video gambling in th ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Nov. 4 ballot packed with state questions

    Fans of long, drawn-out novels will want to make sure they vote Nov. 4.The Illinois ballot will star ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:49 pm
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