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  • Crystal Lake campers hold cardboard regatta of their own

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In anticipation of Saturday’s Cardboard Cup Regatta, Crystal Lake campers participated in a regatta of their own.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop opens in Spring Grove

    SPRING GROVE – As Bryan Sterbenz was preparing Lucky Bernie’s on Thursday for its grand opening Friday, people lined up at the door trying to get in.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Prison sentence stands in DUI crash that paralyzed Algonquin man

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will not reconsider a lengthy prison sentence for a Hoffman Estates man who admitted to driving under the influence ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Woodstock man charged in Belvidere robberies is suspect in area bank robberies

    BELVIDERE – A Woodstock man has been arrested in connection with two Belvidere robberies, and officials are investigating whether he is responsible fo ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Restoration project ongoing at Loyola University campus in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – At the Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus, students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with what they’ve learned i ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Lake in the Hills motorcycle crash sends man to hospital, fire official says

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills motorcycle crash sent one man to the hospital Friday, a fire official said.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Marengo police reports for Friday, June 17, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Committee narrows expansion options for Algonquin library

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library’s Board of Trustees will consider two primary options for expansion at its meeting next week after the F ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Confusion surrounds Marengo wastewater treatment plant incident

    MARENGO – Poor communication about an incident at Marengo’s wastewater treatment plant has led to a draft resolution clarifying the chain-of-command s ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Richmond musician Georgia Rae in need of new fiddle

    RICHMOND – During a recent performance, award-winning Richmond musician Georgia Rae Mussared’s fiddle met its demise.
    June 16, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • McHenry County trains to distribute medicine in event of emergency

    WOODSTOCK – While the mood was happy and conversational among the dozens of volunteers lined up Thursday outside of Woodstock North High School, the s ...
    June 17, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Huntley affordable senior living facility gets nod from Plan Commission

    HUNTLEY – A planned affordable senior housing project is another step closer to a groundbreaking after getting a positive recommendation from the Hunt ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Motorcyclist injured in crash on Algonquin Road

    ALGONQUIN – A motorcyclist was taken to Sherman Hospital in Elgin with injuries not considered life-threatening after a crash about 6:30 p.m. Thursday ...
    June 16, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • Crystal Lake West Bay herbicide treatment scheduled Tuesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Hey and Associates Inc. on Tuesday will be conducting herbicide treatments of areas within the West Bay of Crystal Lake, the Crystal La ...
    June 16, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • Algonquin students place in Metra safety poster contest

    Two Algonquin students were honored this week by placing in Metra's 2016 Safety Poster and Essay Contest. The contest is held each year to promote tra ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:06 pm
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