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  • McHenry County Mental Health Board expansion now finding occupants

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A half-vacant government building expansion that critics derided as a bad idea may find redemption as a central location for agencies w ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • MCCD to acquire nine acres using federal grant dollars

    GREENWOOD – A nine-acre section of wetlands is set to join the Queen Anne Prairie Conservation area.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Former Crystal Lake man admits to sex abuse, child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – The catalyst for a number of sex charges filed against a former Crystal Lake man turned out to be a computer he sold, prosecutors said.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • McHenry County to see up to 3 more inches of snow

    McHenry County will likely see 1 to 3 inches of fresh powder after some expected snow showers slated to start Wednesday afternoon, according to the Na ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 1:40 pm
  • Cary District 26 keeps A2 credit rating as Moody's drops negative outlook

    CARY – Cost-cutting moves made in recent years by Cary District 26 have resulted in the removal of a negative outlook on the district's credit rating, ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • Woodstock police announce 'Coffee with the Chief' for March

    WOODSTOCK – The latest "Coffee with the Chief" event will feature a presentation about homelessness in McHenry County, Woodstock police recently annou ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Crystal Lake firefighters respond to vehicle fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department was called about 11 a.m. Wednesday for a vehicle on fire on Pauline Avenue, officials said.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Revised plan for Fox Bluff Conservation Area centers on Camp Algonquin

    WOODSTOCK –The former Camp Algonquin site would be the focal point of the 279-acre Fox Bluff Conservation Area under a proposed master plan being con ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Proposed Crystal Lake Fresh Thyme Farmers Market denied full waiver of fees

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A grocery store set to move into the old Crystal Lake Dominick’s will not have all of its building permit and inspection fees waived.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Prairie Grove OK's video gaming; Johnsburg seeking to limit terminals

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove gave the green light to video gaming terminals, while Johnsburg is making sure the gambling trend doesn’t spread to cert ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Fox Lake police, FBI investigate PNC Bank robbery (with video)

    FOX LAKE – A man wearing a surgical mask and dressed in a blue hoodie robbed the PNC Bank in Fox Lake on Tuesday and fled the scene in a red van, auth ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • MCC offers Healing Touch introductory course

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A course on the holistic practice of Healing Touch offers a continuing education opportunity for nurses and massage therapists.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry police reports for Feb. 24, 2015

    • Israel Lopez, 18, 1949 N. Orleans St., McHenry, was arrested Wednesday, Dec. 3, on a warrant out of McHenry County for retail theft.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Irish dance, music to take the stage at MCC

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A series of toe-tapping performances will highlight the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day Concert at McHenry County College.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 hosts presentation on immigration policy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Information on the immigration policy change made by President Barack Obama will be the focus on a presentation hosted by Crystal Lake ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:06 pm
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