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  • McHenry County quit smoking classes begin Sept. 10

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Department of Health and Centegra will offer quit smoking classes for adults starting Sept. 10.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Police: Habitat for Humanity home broken into, tools stolen

    McHENRY – The garage of a nearly completed Habitat for Humanity house was broken into sometime this past week and about $3,500 worth of power tools an ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Crystal Lake residents can shape transportation plan online

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents can provide suggestions online to help shape the city's transportation master plan over the next 15 years.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Richmond police reports for Aug. 13, 2014

    • Brian T. Winkler, 28, 100 Emerson St., Mount Prospect, was charged Saturday, July 5, with driving under the influence, possession of marijuana and i ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • District 300 school begins a new school year

    ALGONQUIN – Math has always been fun for 9-year-old Olivia Reynolds, a fourth grader in District 300.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Chris Schauer, Basketball in the Park founder, remembered for selflessness

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ken Ruud still remembers the first flier to Basketball in the Park he received from Chris Schauer.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Class-action lawsuit takes aim at McHenry County court fees

    Anyone who’s ever been in McHenry County court for a traffic offense knows there are two pipers to pay: the fine and the court fees.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Hospital car-in-pond incident remains a mystery

    BARRINGTON – A full investigation into an empty security vehicle that was found while draining a pond on the campus of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry police reports for Aug. 13, 2014

    • Joseph A. Savino, 31, 28904 Pilgrims Pass, Lakemoor, was charged Monday, July 7, with felony retail theft.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • McHenry Township offers extended hours for assessment review

    McHENRY – McHenry Township property owners who wish have their property assessments reviewed must file a formal appeal with the McHenry County Assessm ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Sheriff's office asks for help identifying Harvard robbery suspect

    The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are looking for the community's assistance in identifying a robbery suspect, ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Dennis Anderson to meet with voters in Harvard

    HARVARD – Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson is stopping by Harvard next week to hear what is on local voters' minds.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Group wants to grow medical marijuana in Marengo

    MARENGO – An undisclosed business group recently approached Marengo officials about growing medical marijuana, making the city the only known area loc ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Island Lake to vote on resolution opposing Oakwood Hills power plant

    ISLAND LAKE – Another entity is set to raise opposition against the proposed power plant in Oakwood Hills.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • Blood drive planned in Fox Lake

    FOX LAKE – The village of Fox Lake is hosting a blood drive at its Village Hall. Volunteers can stop ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Reader Poll

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