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  • Cary Trustee Bruce Kaplan won't run for re-election

    CARY – A village trustee who ran for village president in 2013, and lost, will not be running for re-election to the village board, according to a new ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • MCC offers training for literacy tutors

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Free information sessions on becoming a literacy tutor for reading, math and English are available at McHenry County College from 6:30- ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Candlelight hikes planned in Crystal Lake, other towns

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Candlelight hikes will wind through the Silver Creek Conservation Area this December.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • McHenry man admits to sex act with girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man admitted to a sex act with a young girl and will remain free on bond until his sentencing.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Cary to proclaim Dec. 21-27 as Cary-Grove Trojan Football week

    CARY – To honor the state's Class 7A football runner-up, Village President Mark Kownick will proclaim Dec. 21 to 27 as "Cary-Grove High School Trojan ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County Health Department host flu shot clinic Thursday

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Health Department officials say there is still time to get a flu shot before the holiday get-togethers with family and frie ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers up gift ideas

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Memberships to the soon-to-be-open driving range, fitness classes or private music lessons are some of the holiday gift ideas the Cryst ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Crystal Lake parks, programming brochures to hit mailboxes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The upcoming season's Crystal Lake Park District program brochure will be in the mail starting Dec. 19.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Elgin man remains unfit for trial on Woodstock motel rape allegations

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge determined that an Elgin man remains unfit for trial, although his defense attorney argued that Timothy Levis can a ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office: Be cautious of 'jury arrest warrant scam'

    The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a scam currently being encountered in Kendall County, a Nixle alert said Monday.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • McHenry County nonprofits benefit from charitable donations' year-end surge

    ‘The end is near for area nonprofits. The end of the year, that is. And as many charity organization ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • MCC considers temporary building for Student Life, club activities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is one of the few community colleges without a dedicated space for Student Life activities and clubs, its studen ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Nonprofit Notebook for Dec. 15

    Volunteers needed for senior transportation program CRYSTAL LAKE – Senior Care Volunteer Network, a ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • On the Record with: Crystal Lake man crafts cannons as he loses sight

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The workshop was filled with cannons, varying in size, made of metal and wood, and all different.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Chimney fire in Cary results in no injuries

    CARY – A chimney fire was out by the time firefighters arrived at the Cary home, a fire official said.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 10:00 pm
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