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  • MCC receives anonymous $10,000 donation for student veterans

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Friends of MCC Foundation recently received a $10,000 donation supporting a laptop and textbooks grant in McHenry County College’s ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • New MCC scholarship available for McHenry County high school seniors

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering a new 60-credit hour tuition scholarship that will be made available to high school seniors at the s ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Hampshire man among 2 killed in dirt bike, ATV crash near Kirkland

    KIRKLAND – Two men died Saturday after colliding head-on while driving off-road vehicles on Cherry Valley Road north of Kirkland in DeKalb County.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • McHenry resident 'honored' to win 2017 Illinois Realtor of the Year award

    McHENRY – There’s more to being in the real estate business than just making sales, said Sue Miller, who has been in the industry for 30 years.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Three Norge Ski Club members reach podium at 112th International Winter Tournament

    There were fewer skiers jumping, but it didn’t lessen the excitement any for Norge Ski Club’s 112th annual International Winter Tournament. A postpone ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 8:23 am
  • Stores set closing dates at Huntley Outlet Center

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Outlet Center soon will be a ghost town, as most stores have set closing dates for later this month through mid-March.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • McHenry County sheriff: Walkup Road between Hillside and Pleasant Hill roads reopens

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office announced the area of Walkup Road between Hillside and Pleasant Hill roads in Crystal Lake is reope ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 8:10 am
  • PHOTOS: Norge Ski Club's 112th International Winter Tournament kicks off

    FOX RIVER GROVE – After an unprecedented postponement and unseasonably warm weather, the Norge Ski Club kicked off its 112th annual International Wint ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County Historical Society kicks off series with protest songs program

    UNION – Public protests about perceived loss of freedoms and equal rights is nothing new.In the cent ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Centegra support group meets in Huntley for parents of children with ADD, ADHD

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System is offering a free support group for parents of children with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperac ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Cary-Grove High School's Rebecca Saffert recognized by Illinois Principals Association

    CARY – Cary-Grove High School Vice Principal Rebecca Saffert was recognized by the Illinois Principals Association this month.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board considers partnership with local police

    CARY – A new partnership between the Cary Police Department and McHenry County Mental Health Board might help residents in need get access to behavior ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Route 23 overpass work in Marengo to start Monday

    MARENGO – The Illinois Tollway is expected to begin reconstructing and widening the Route 23 bridge across the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway on Monday ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Starbucks pulls liquor license from Huntley location

    HUNTLEY – People looking for the option to grab a beer or glass of wine at Starbucks locations in Huntley, Crystal Lake and Algonquin no longer will b ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:52 pm
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