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  • Woodstock police reports for May 18, 2015

    • James H. Day, 61, 407 W. Judd St., Woodstock, was charged Saturday, March 21, with battery.• Justi ...
    May 18, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • McHenry County leaders support uniform standards for AP scores

    More high school students could receive college credit for Advanced Placement test scores under a bill pending in the state Senate that would set a st ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Special prosecutor ordered to defend former McHenry County coroner in "Baby Doe" case

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys agree that a special prosecutor should be appointed to defend former McHenry County coroner on official misconduct charges, but ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Registration open for Cody's Canteen annual golf outing in Cary

    CARY – Interested participants can now register for a June 26 golf outing that benefits the child life department at Advocate Lutheran General Hospita ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Lake in the Hills teen crashes truck into ditch along Rakow Road (with video)

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A moment of distraction caused a 19-year-old Lake in the Hills man to drive off Rakow Road and into an embankment Monday, police s ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:09 pm
  • On the Record With: Retired Woodstock School District 200 board member Bob Birchfield

    WOODSTOCK – Bob Birchfield had helped officials from Woodstock School District 200 put together a successful referendum in 1995, when he was approache ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Class of 2015: For Alden-Hebron High School, small class and big spirit

    HEBRON – To see some of the last vestiges of small town McHenry County, look no further than Alden-Hebron High School’s graduating class.
    May 18, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Huntley starts $915,000 in local road work by early June

    HUNTLEY – Construction crews in June will start resurfacing nearly three miles of combined roads throughout Huntley, as part of $915,000 in local road ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Class of 2015: Woodstock High School grads look back, look forward

    WOODSTOCK – Rachel and Kyle Sherman settled into a spot along the east-side bleachers in the James M. Shipley Memorial Gymnasium on Sunday.
    May 18, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • New children's dentist office proposed in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – Residents could soon see an additional dentistry option in the village.The village’s Com ...
    May 17, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Stage Left Cafe in Woodstock to host exchange student event

    WOODSTOCK – High school students from across the world will be at Stage Left Cafe in Woodstock on Wednesday to talk about opportunities to host and su ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Early learning center honored for excellence

    WOODSTOCK – A statewide organization recently recognized the Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center in Woodstock for academic excellence.
    May 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Centegra lecture leads to heart surgery for Lake in the Hills mother

    When Beth-Sophia Thompson attended a conference about women’s health she didn’t know she was in the throes of a heart attack.
    May 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Lakewood keeps current rules for unimproved, vacant lots

    LAKEWOOD – The owners of 300 unimproved or vacant lots in Lakewood will have to keep mowing their properties in their entirety, the Lakewood Village B ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Algonquin pursuing water/sewer rate and fee study proposals

    ALGONQUIN – The village of Algonquin is accepting proposals from now until the end of the month from firms to conduct a comprehensive water and sewer ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:33 pm
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