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  • Retired Crystal Lake District 47 teacher completes Antarctica expedition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Retired educator Betty Trummel may have returned home from a three-week science and leadership expedition to Antarctica, but she says h ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • ServiceMaster by Pletz celebrates 30th anniversary

    ServiceMaster by Pletz is celebrating its 30th year in business.Owners John and Kathy Pletz heard ab ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 to host forum to talk facilities, consolidation

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 is inviting the public to attend a community forum Tuesday that will go over a committee’s pr ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 students to see Trump's inauguration in person

    CRYSTAL LAKE – District 47 educators and eighth-grade students will witness the 45th presidential inauguration next week.
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Woodstock seeks input via online economic development survey

    WOODSTOCK – The city of Woodstock wants input from residents, business owners and employees, and visitors regarding their views of how things are work ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Algonquin trustees to consider medical marijuana dispensary on North Main Street

    ALGONQUIN – Village officials are considering plans for a medical marijuana dispensary that could open in Algonquin in the coming year.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Huntley manufacturing company to nearly double size of its facility

    HUNTLEY – FYH Bearing Units USA Inc. is looking to nearly double the size of its existing property in Huntley.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • ‘Is it on your bucket list to save a life?’ Johnsburg grad to donate kidney to classmates' child

    JOHNSBURG – Married not long after graduating from Johnsburg High School where they met, Ryan and Ashley Wagner’s joy 10 years later over expanding th ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Cary Library holds open house after $2.6M renovation complete

    CARY – The Somers family is looking forward to more visits to the library in 2017 after seeing the new renovations at this weekend's open house.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:54 pm
  • East St. Louis man gets 34 years for Carpentersville drug deal, police chase

    CARPENTERSVILLE – An East St. Louis man has been sentenced to more than three decades in prison for a drug deal in Carpentersville that turned violent ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Fox River Grove garage fire causes $50,000 in damage

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The Fox River Grove Fire Department responded to a garage fire Thursday evening that caused about $50,000 worth of damage, a fire of ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • McHenry County Electoral Board tosses state rep's anti-tax referendum from April 4 ballot

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County election officials tossed an advisory property tax freeze referendum off the April 4 ballot for having far from the require ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Heartland Blood Centers reports immediate critical blood shortage

    Heartland Blood Centers representatives said the center is in critical need of several blood types to meet the demands of hospitals in northern Illino ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Crystal Lake Public Works employee flown to hospital after being hit by SUV

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake Public Works Department employee was flown to an area hospital Friday morning after he was struck by an SUV, police said ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:09 am
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