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  • Leadership of Greater McHenry County celebrates 10 years

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Marcy Piekos wants people to know the only difference there needs to be between for-profit and nonprofit organizations is in the first ...
    July 9, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • E-cigarette shops pop up throughout McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In opening a new electronic cigarette and hookah lounge, a Crystal Lake man said he was joining what he calls “a revolution.”
    July 9, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Cary considering facade grant for new pub

    CARY – Two beer brewers are hoping to buy the Cary Public House at 208 W. Main St. in order to open a pub and restaurant called the Cary Ale House and ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Labor board denies Woodstock's request in dispute with union

    WOODSTOCK – The Illinois Labor Relations Board has denied Woodstock's request to defer to arbitration a dispute with the union that represents public ...
    July 9, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Harvard man ordered to prison for repeat DUI with child in car

    WOODSTOCK – When resentencing a Harvard man to prison time, a McHenry County judge said he previously gave the defendant every possible lifeline to st ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Monkey Joe’s in Crystal Lake closes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Monkey Joe’s location in Crystal Lake has closed.The children’s inflatable play c ...
    July 9, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Bull Valley police warn of 'Green Dot' scam

    BULL VALLEY – Police are warning against a "Green Dot" scam that a Bull Valley resident was targeted with this week.
    July 8, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • No injuries in Crystal Lake multi-vehicle crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE — All three drivers said they were uninjured after a multi-vehicle accident Tuesday in Crystal Lake.
    July 8, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Officials continue to investigate suspicious fire in Cary

    CARY – As fire investigators look into a suspicious fire in Cary that occurred over the weekend, authorities say that residents in the area of Hillcre ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for July 8, 2014

    • Michael L. Bentley, 37, 2708 Greenwood Road, Woodstock, was charged Monday, June 9, with two counts of domestic battery.
    July 8, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Workshop will teach teachers how to build native gardens

    RINGWOOD – A hands-on workshop will give teachers the background to build a native garden with their students back at their own school.
    July 8, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Coroner to speak at Woodstock Coffee with the Chief

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski will speak at this month's Coffee with the Chief. M ...
    July 8, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • Two injured Monday in Kane County crash

    Two people were transported to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin after a box truck rolled over in unincorporated Kane County around 2:30 p.m. Monday, ...
    July 8, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • Lake in the Hills airport working toward safety upgrades

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – In the middle of the day, a charter plane, which just dropped off some passengers, prepares to leave the village airport.
    July 8, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Cary man arrested on drugs, resisting arrest charges

    PALATINE – Police found crystal meth and marijuana on a Cary man who started fighting officers after being pulled over for driving under closing railr ...
    July 7, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you support the development of a power plant in Oakwood Hills?