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  • VIDEO: Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's secret stash of surplus military equipment

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake Village Administrator Anne Marrin and Detective Chris Covelli look on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, through mounds of boxes full of mil ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Learn American Rumba in Crystal Lake at Main Beach

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A chance to learn the American Rumba and then dance the night away is coming this Saturday.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Woodstock evaluates how to address pavement management report

    WOODSTOCK – After a report evaluating the condition of Woodstock’s streets revealed they are in overall poor condition and would cost about $69 millio ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Woodstock hires new assistant director of public works

    WOODSTOCK – After working with the Elgin Public Works Department for more than 23 years, Woodstock’s new assistant director of public works is ready t ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Crystal Lake continues environment-focused committee despite program end

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city-backed group of volunteers that established no-idling zones near schools and the train station and helps host the annual Bike ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Huntley Library giving out free tickets for holiday open house sessions

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Public Library will host three sessions for its annual Holiday Open House as part of the “Very Merry Huntley” event Dec. 4.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Snow days create tough choices for McHenry County's working parents

    We hate to break it to you, but winter is coming. You know the drill: plunging temperatures, bluste ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • McHenry veterans groups look for volunteer, donations ahead of Thanksgiving dinner

    McHENRY – Veterans groups in McHenry will once again be hosting sailors from the Great Lakes Naval Base for Thanksgiving and are looking for help to m ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • VIDEO: Students at Hannah Beardsley Middle School in Crystal Lake get virtual tour of landmarks

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Hannah Beardsley Middle School students participate in the Google Expeditions Pioneer Program as they use Mattel viewmaster goggles fit ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Dead, fallen tree puts hole in Lakemoor house's roof

    LAKEMOOR – Nobody was injured after the wind knocked over a large, dead tree onto a Lakemoor resident's home, the Lakemoor police chief said.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Compromise to keep Crystal Lake South High School bleachers standing

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A compromise has been reached to keep the west bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School standing at their current height while Commu ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Ex-Algonquin man gets life in prison for Cary-area murder of his parents

    WOODSTOCK – For the death of his parents, Michael W. Romano will never see life outside of prison's walls.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:54 am
  • 3 Chicago men charged in Woodstock residential burglary

    WOODSTOCK – All three suspects believed to be involved in a residential burglary in Woodstock on Wednesday are in custody after the search for the thi ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 board approves tentative levy increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The potential addition of air conditioning to schools and a life safety review of facilities are among the items driving the recently a ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • MCC trustees hear from crowds of athletic program supporters fearing cuts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After dozens took turns at a McHenry County College podium, pleading and describing the significance of the athletic program, trustees ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:54 am
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