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  • Lake in the Hills looking for extended time care staff

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's parks and recreation department is accepting applications for its Extended Time Care Program, according to a news re ...
    July 23, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for July 23, 2014

    •A global positioning system was taken from an unlocked vehicle Monday, July 7, from the 300 block of Starwoods Pass.
    July 23, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Lake in the Hills receives budget award

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association, according t ...
    July 23, 2014 - 2:38 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity in contest for new office equipment

    The Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County is participating in a contest for a chance to win a $15,000 office technology upgrade, according to a news ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Free family program to look at pioneer play

    RINGWOOD – Pioneer play is the theme of this month's family-oriented Lost Valley Venture.The program ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Lake in the Hills looks to update economic incentive policy

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills officials want to update the village's economic incentive policy, which is in place to help attract businesses t ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Historical schoolhouse, cemetery open to public

    MARENGO – Artifacts unearthed at a 1867 limestone one-room schoolhouse as well as a pre-Civil War cemetery will be on display this August.
    July 23, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • Historical society offers one-room schoolhouse experience

    UNION – Classic songs, geography and spelling lessons and passages from turn-of-the-century books will make up a one-room schoolhouse experience.
    July 23, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District seeks more time to buy property

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A delay in the removal of two billboards is causing the Crystal Lake Park District to need more time to close on a purchase of 27 ...
    July 23, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Oakwood Hills residents voice concerns about power plant project

    CRYSTAL LAKE –The first public presentation of a proposed $450 million power plant was mostly met with concern and resistance from residents wanting t ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Bond for truck driver in fatal I-55 crash set at $1 million

    JOLIET – Monday’s fatal chain-reaction crash on Interstate 55 near Arsenal Road involving a semitrailer should be a wake-up call for state and local o ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • MCC to offer Harvard-based degree track

    HARVARD – Post-secondary education will get a lot closer this fall for the county community farthest from McHenry County College.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • McHenry offers tree planting program

    McHENRY – To promote the planting of trees, the city of McHenry is offering to split the cost with residents.
    July 22, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Richmond looks at new lighting for downtown

    RICHMOND – Downtown Richmond may get some new street lighting. A donor has offered to replace the c ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Railroad repairs to restrict traffic on Route 120

    McHENRY – Repairs to a Union Pacific railroad crossing will narrow Route 120 to one lane in each direction for several days next week, according to th ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:32 am
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