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  • 1 killed in Woodstock-area crash on Route 14, sheriff's office says

    WOODSTOCK – A 29-year-old male from Spring Grove was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 14 and Hartland ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Illinois High School Football Podcast: Who is in and who is out entering Week 9?

    With one week before the IHSA playoffs, who is in and who is out? The Kankakee Daily Journal sports writer and IHSA football bracket expert Steve Souc ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 3:31 pm
  • Crystal Lake Ambutal building demolished

    A crew from Alpine Demolition worked Monday to tear down the site of the former Ambutal health care facility at 4900 S. Route 31 in Crystal Lake.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • McHenry County revokes Plum Tree National Country Club's liquor licenses

    HARVARD – Plum Tree National Country Club’s liquor licenses have been revoked after noise complaints from neighbors and other license violations.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Advocate Health Care to break ground on new site in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Advocate Health Care plans to build an 18,000-square-foot outpatient center at 13900 Quality Drive, just north of Interstate 90 and Route 47 ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Woodstock police: Crystal Lake guitar instructor, convicted sex offender operated illegally

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was arrested after he allegedly taught guitar lessons to several students younger than age 18 and was prohibited from d ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Begalka: No trick to Halloween, just old-fashioned fun

    Kids still trick-or-treat, but a lot has changed over the years as far as Halloween is concerned. The witch, skeleton, tramp and ghost costumes of the ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of Oct. 17

    Monday, Oct. 17McHenry City Council: 7 p.m., McHenry City Hall, 333 S. Green St.Tuesday, Oct. 18Algo ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • McHenry Public Library offers scholarships for Career Online High School program

    McHENRY – McHenry Public Library is offering residents a chance to earn their high school diploma and obtain a career certificate through a new progra ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • McHenry County libraries gear up for National Novel Writing Month

    Local libraries are gearing up to support aspiring writers as National Novel Writing Month approaches.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Metra proposes $1.06 billion budget for 2017

    Metra proposed a $1.06 billion budget Friday that would provide $781.2 million for operating costs and $279.5 million for capital improvements in 2017 ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • McHenry man killed in weekend motorcycle crash in Walworth County

    LYONS, Wis. – A McHenry man was killed in a weekend motorcycle crash in southern Wisconsin, authorities said Sunday.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Crystal Lake motorcyclist killed in crash on Algonquin Western Bypass

    ALGONQUIN – A Crystal Lake man was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday evening that closed the Algonquin Western Bypass for several hours.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Care4 Breast Cancer 5K draws hundreds to Woodstock in 16th year

    WOODSTOCK – Steve Simons sat on the polished wooden gym floor, pulled off one of his black Brooks running shoes and adjusted his sock.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Cary fire district captain receives Life Safety Award for teaching CPR

    CARY – For more than 30 years, Cary Fire Protection District Capt. Dennis Krenz has taught Cary-Grove High School sophomores a skill he hopes they’ll ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
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