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  • Crystal Lake votes to not further regulate e-cigarettes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After 27 years as a smoker, Effie Elliott quit smoking combustible cigarettes nine months ago.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Huntley homeowners expected to pay less for village property taxes

    HUNTLEY – Unlike in the years after the economic recession, the average Huntley homeowner next year should pay less for village property taxes than th ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • McHenry fire department to host Black Friday blood drive

    McHENRY – It took more than 30 pints of blood to save Bill Kornfiend's life. Kornfiend, the brother ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Photos: Deputies receive first-ever Purple Heart award

    The McHenry County Sheriff's deputies who were shot and injured in the line of duty received the Office's first-ever Purple Heart award on Tuesday.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Crystal Lake masonic organizations to host sailors for Thanksgiving

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Masonic organizations of Crystal Lake are scheduled to host Thanksgiving Day dinner for 30 U.S. Navy trainees from the Great Lakes Nava ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Purple Heart awards given to injured McHenry County deputies

    WOODSTOCK – As is said about a Purple Heart, it’s an award no one ever wants to receive. As McHenry ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Chicago man indicted on charges in Huntley bank robbery, two others

    ROCKFORD – A Chicago man is facing three federal charges after allegedly robbing multiple banks, one of which was in Huntley, federal officials said.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Potential Maplewood developer to present at Cary District 26 board meeting

    CARY – A possible developer for the vacant Maplewood School property owned by Cary District 26 is scheduled to make his pitch to school board members.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • No one injured after fire at Huntley McDonald's

    HUNTLEY – There were no injuries, but minor damage after a fire broke out at a Huntley McDonald's early Tuesday morning, the Huntley fire chief said.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Kane County proceeds with solar power pilot program

    GENEVA – Kane County is preparing to harness power from the sun.After months of discussions about po ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • McHenry aldermen seek feedback from residents

    McHENRY – Two McHenry aldermen will host a casual sit-down with residents Saturday to get feedback on any issues of concern.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Hebron President John Jacobson signs grant application for homeless veterans shelter

    HEBRON – Village President John Jacobson on Monday signed a grant application for a homeless veterans shelter in Hebron, but he defended his original ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Odd McHenry County document leads to historical find

    WOODSTOCK – An unusual finding at the bottom of a drawer at the McHenry County Division of Transportation led to the discovery of more than 300 old do ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Fox Lake creates new community development position

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake officials have added a new position in the village to create a one-stop shop for all things business and community related.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Lake in the Hills adopts annual levy

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Village Board has adopted its $5.4 million property tax levy. The estimated ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:01 am
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