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  • Class of 2015: Richmond-Burton Community High School class 'one of the best', principal says

    RICHMOND – The Richmond-Burton Community High School graduating class may look ordinary from the outside, class president Jillian Townsend told her fe ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District's state funding for after-school programs, camps in jeopardy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – State funding for many of the families that use the Crystal Lake Park District’s day camps and after-school programs as their primary d ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • McHenry County Memorial Day event organizers hope to bring in younger attendees

    After 15 years of helping to plan Memorial Day events, Jim Mertz, a Vietnam War veteran from Lake in the Hills, has one main hope this year.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • McHenry County could see scattered thunderstorms, strong winds

    McHenry County and several others could see some storms Sunday night going into the morning of Memorial Day, which is expected to be particularly wind ...
    May 24, 2015 - 5:25 pm
  • Woodstock School District 200 board to see high school artificial turf plan

    WOODSTOCK – A group that has raised $800,000 to install artificial turf at Woodstock High School will unveil its plans to the public Tuesday, weeks af ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Progress made in recovery of Huntley investments lost in IMET fraud

    HUNTLEY – Huntley Village Manager David Johnson said the village has recovered about $16,000 worth of investments temporarily lost to fraud, and more ...
    May 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Locally owned franchise Kids R Kids Daycare to come to Cary

    CARY – What’s been described as a “high-end” day care center will plant roots in Cary after its petitioners received the supermajority vote they neede ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Fire contained to Fox Lake garage, firefighter says

    FOX LAKE – Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish a fire in a Fox Lake garage Saturday afternoon, a fire official said.
    May 23, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Detour: Road work takes holiday weekend off

    Road work is suspended for the Memorial Day holiday, but most work zones are still in place and the speed limits still apply.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Portion of Crystal Lake's West Bay to be treated with herbicide

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The northern areas of Crystal Lake’s West Bay will be treated with an aquatic herbicide this week.
    May 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Volo Auto Museum adds tractor, snowmobile, scooter, marine exhibits

    VOLO – Volo Auto Museum has added several new attractions during the offseason for this summer.Exhib ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Questions arise among Cary Village Board on affordable housing shortfall

    CARY – The Cary Village Board members on Tuesday took issue, many in fact, with a state-designated shortfall of affordable housing in the village.
    May 24, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • MCCD to offer story time at Crystal Lake-based education center

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A springtime story will be followed by an exploratory hike and craft at a weekend program for children.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Marengo Park District Offers Rules of the Road driving review course

    MARENGO – The Marengo Park District has partnered with the Illinois Secretary of State office to offer a free Rules of the Road course to assist area ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry's SleepOut for Shelter raises more than $180,000

    McHENRY – This year’s SleepOut for Shelter has raised over $180,000 so far.Organizers credit the sup ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:42 pm
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