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  • McHenry County sees record-breaking warm spell

    CRYSTAL LAKE – “You can’t beat it” was the sentiment around McHenry County on Saturday.Record warm t ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Algonquin recognized for excellence in financial reporting

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 13th consecutive year for its compre ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • McHenry County College to offer more beekeeping classes during spring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Area residents can learn how to become a beekeeper by taking classes at McHenry County College that teach modern beekeeping techniques, ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:59 pm
  • House near Crystal Lake sustains $250K in damage in Friday night fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Firefighters from more than a dozen area agencies were called Friday night to a fire at a residence near Crystal Lake that firefighters ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Cary Park District to host summer job fair

    CARY – The Cary Park District will host a job fair for adults and teens looking for seasonal positions with the district this summer. The fair will be ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:45 pm
  • Lake in the Hills employees recognized by American Public Works Association

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Two Lake in the Hills Public Works Department employees were recognized by the American Public Works Association Chicago Chapter. 
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake Circle K fails tobacco compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local business was cited earlier this week for selling tobacco to a minor.Circle K, ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Harvard School Board names new high school principal

    HARVARD – The Harvard District 50 School Board of Education has named a new high school principal.Cu ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Crystal Lake-based High School District 155 candidates talk finances, career readiness at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Property taxes and career readiness were two hot topics among school board candidates at a forum this week.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Willow Creek Community Church makes headway on Crystal Lake expansion

    Construction on Crystal Lake’s planned megachurch is going as planned, and the facility should be open by late fall.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Harvard man convicted on drug, weapons charges could get new trial

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will determine whether a Harvard man convicted of drugs and weapons charges in 2014 will receive a new trial.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Food Shed Co-op begins to scout McHenry County locations for grocery store

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County’s community-owned food co-op has begun scouting locations for its brick and mortar store.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Nunda Fire partners with nonprofit to comfort children in crisis

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With the goal of helping McHenry County children during a crisis, the Nunda Rural Fire Protection District on Friday received five back ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Chicago fugitive arrested after being found hiding in Island Lake home

    A Chicago man facing kidnapping, domestic battery and drug charges was arrested Thursday by the Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team after he was found ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Woodstock father gets probation, jail time for shaking 4-month-old son

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Woodstock man who “violently” shook his son 4-month-old son to probation and jail time.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:01 am
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