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  • NIU symposium discusses how, why of April 9 tornado, preparing for next one

    DeKALB – If the April 9 tornado happened about 15 miles southeast, it could have been disastrous for DeKalb and Northern Illinois University.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • McHenry County Health Department to offer free prostate screenings in May

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Department of Health will offer free prostate cancer screenings in May for men aged 50 and older.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Heroin awareness event in Crystal Lake includes naloxone training for overdoses

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Training on how to use naloxone in the event of a heroin overdose will be part of an upcoming awareness event.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District to vote on resolution opposing consolidation bill

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Conservation District doesn't want a proposed consolidation bill to apply to it – or at least its Board of Trustees is ...
    April 30, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Holiday Hills shooting: Scott Peters found guilty of attempted murder

    WOODSTOCK – Scott Peters sat motionless looking forward as a judge read his verdict in front of a packed courtroom.
    April 30, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Illinois education leaders recognize Marengo School District 154 superintendent

    MARENGO – Statewide education officials recognized a Marengo superintendent for exemplary leadership in public education.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • McHenry County sheriff's statement on Holiday Hills shooting conviction

    McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim's statement on the Holiday Hills shooting after Scott Peters' conviction:
    April 30, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Cary man chosen to lead Home of the Sparrow in McHenry

    McHENRY – When Gene Salvadalena left his last job, he sought not just a leadership role at a nonprofit, but a role in which he could work for a cause ...
    May 1, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • Crystal Lake Central grad describes 'chaos' after Nepal earthquake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It started with the birds. Pigeons – hundreds of them – flew past former Crystal Lake ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Mother's Day craft, history part of children's program in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Children can make a Victorian-style silhouette as a Mother’s Day surprise at an upcoming Hands-on History event.
    April 30, 2015 - 1:54 pm
  • McHenry County Health Department offering STD testing

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Department of Health is offering affordable, comprehensive testing for sexually transmitted diseases.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • MCC receives grants to support art preservation, summer math academy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two grants will help fund restoration treatments for works by Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol and a summer math academy for incoming high ...
    April 30, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • McHenry County teachers cite technology, education as engagement keys

    HUNTLEY – Over her nearly 20-year career as a teacher, Denise Soling said it’s her role as a student that’s kept her engaged and devoted to her job.
    April 30, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • McHenry County natural wonders tour hosted on May 9

    WOODSTOCK – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County and McHenry County College are hosting a tour of natural wonders, such as springs, fens, creeks and ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Algonquin looking to do market study of East Algonquin Road corridor

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Village Board next week will consider the use of a Deerfield-based firm to conduct a market study of the East Algonquin Road ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:24 am
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