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  • MCDH accepting nominations for 2017 McHenry County Green Awards

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Department of Health is inviting people to submit nominations for the 2017 McHenry County Green Awards.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office receives $17,500 grant for AEDs, training

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office received a $17,500 grant from the McHenry County Community Foundation for equipment and training, the ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry County website to make ordinance lookup easier

    WOODSTOCK – Trying to find a particular ordinance on the McHenry County government website can be like trying to navigate a maze.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Fox Lake Polar Plunge to make a splash for Special Olympics Illinois

    FOX LAKE – The Village of Fox Lake is inviting the community to “Take the Plunge” into the frigid waters of Nippersink Lake to raise money for Special ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • McHenry County residents discuss future of anti-abortion movement under Trump

    CRYSTAL LAKE – President Donald Trump has made it clear he opposed abortion by reinstating the Mexico City policy, barring international nongovernment ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Lake in the Hills to start adult coloring book club

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department has started an adult coloring book club. 
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • McHenry County sees record-breaking warm spell

    CRYSTAL LAKE – “You can’t beat it” was the sentiment around McHenry County on Saturday.Record warm t ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Algonquin recognized for excellence in financial reporting

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 13th consecutive year for its compre ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • McHenry County College to offer more beekeeping classes during spring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Area residents can learn how to become a beekeeper by taking classes at McHenry County College that teach modern beekeeping techniques, ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:59 pm
  • House near Crystal Lake sustains $250K in damage in Friday night fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Firefighters from more than a dozen area agencies were called Friday night to a fire at a residence near Crystal Lake that firefighters ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Cary Park District to host summer job fair

    CARY – The Cary Park District will host a job fair for adults and teens looking for seasonal positions with the district this summer. The fair will be ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:45 pm
  • Lake in the Hills employees recognized by American Public Works Association

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Two Lake in the Hills Public Works Department employees were recognized by the American Public Works Association Chicago Chapter. 
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake Circle K fails tobacco compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local business was cited earlier this week for selling tobacco to a minor.Circle K, ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Harvard School Board names new high school principal

    HARVARD – The Harvard District 50 School Board of Education has named a new high school principal.Cu ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Crystal Lake-based High School District 155 candidates talk finances, career readiness at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Property taxes and career readiness were two hot topics among school board candidates at a forum this week.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
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