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  • Lake in the Hills plans extra enforcement for Super Bowl weekend

    LAKE IN THE HILLS — The Lake in the Hills Police Department will have an increased enforcement campaign to patrol drunk drivers this Super Bowl weeken ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 8:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake joins drunken driving crackdown over Super Bowl weekend

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Special patrols will be on the lookout for impaired drivers this Super Bowl weekend, the Crystal Lake Police Department said in a news ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer financial aid workshops, FAFSA help

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students will have a chance to apply for financial aid during a hands-on workshop to be hosted by McHenry County College and scheduled ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Woodstock Fire Rescue District cuts deputy chief job after Lakewood contract ends

    WOODSTOCK – With the elimination of a deputy chief position, the upcoming retirement of the chief and other position and wage cuts, the Woodstock Fire ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Crystal Lake to pursue fines over Crystal Lake South bleacher zoning violations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The multi-year lawsuit over the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers has cost the city of Crystal Lake about $250,000.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, lawmakers unveil government consolidation bills

    Gov. Bruce Rauner and like-minded lawmakers unveiled four proposed pieces of legislation Friday aimed at helping reduce the state’s 7,000 units of gov ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Ex-McHenry County assistant state's attorney charged with felony theft

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County assistant state's attorney faces felony theft charges after she allegedly stole more than $10,000 from several acc ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Marengo police reports for Feb. 5, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Cary Park District preschool registration open to residents

    CARY – Resident registration is in progress and nonresident registration will open Monday for the Cary Park District’s preschool program.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • La Grange man taken to hospital after crash in Harvard

    HARVARD – A 27-year-old La Grange man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday after a one-vehicle crash near Routes 14 and 23 in Harvar ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Four people transported from two-vehicle crash near Union

    UNION – Four people were taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock with injuries that were not life-threatening after a two-vehicle crash Thursday near U ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • McHenry County employers skip social media screenings on potential hires

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College Director of Recruitment and Staffing Sandra Hess Moll has more than one reason to make sure her staff is not loo ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Feb. 4, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:50 pm
  • Otis Burger Day fundraiser happens Saturday in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The Otis Green Foundation hosts its third annual “Otis Burger Day” from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday inside DC Cobbs, 226 Main St., Woodstock.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Ex-Prairie Grove cop indicted on official misconduct for on-duty DUI crash

    WOODSTOCK – The former Prairie Grove police officer accused of crashing his patrol SUV into a pole while drunk on duty has been charged with official ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:45 am
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