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  • Fox River Grove tries to capture new growth in tax levy proposal

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village anticipates the total amount of money it will collect in property taxes will be about $8,000 higher than last year’s tot ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Huntley rejects proposal to open veterinary clinic on Route 47

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board rejected a request for a special use permit for a veterinary clinic along Route 47 in a 4-1 vote last week, saying they wa ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Holiday Hills mulls McHenry County Deputy Dwight Maness memorial in new park

    HOLIDAY HILLS – The Village Board is discussing including a memorial to McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Dwight Maness as part of a plan for a revamped ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • McHenry County College president search down to 5 candidates

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There are two women and three men currently in the running to lead McHenry County College as the next president.
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • MCC forensics team wins awards at recent tournament

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Forensics Team brought home a number of individual awards from a tournament hosted by a Wisconsin university ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Huntley Historical Society fundraising at Culver's Monday

    HUNTLEY — The Huntley Historical Society will be fundraising at the Culver’s on 12950 Route 47 from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday.
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Photos: McHenry County winter storm

    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Reader photos: Snow storm hits McHenry County

    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Winter storm dumps more than a foot of snow on McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A week ago, it was 60 degrees out.Today, there is more than a foot of snow on the gro ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • Prairie Grove School District 46 board approves 3-year teacher contract

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Teachers and certified staff in Prairie Grove School District 46 will receive a 2.5 percent raise this school year, per the new contra ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Freeze on Fox Lake Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow's bank accounts extended

    WAUKEGAN – The freeze on Melodie Gliniewicz’s bank account was extended Friday, as attorneys issue subpoenas and the ongoing investigation of her late ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • McHenry County students visit landmarks through Google's virtual reality program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Gracie Willis walked into Hannah Beardsley Middle School on Thursday morning as usual, but by the end of the day she had been to Italy ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Woodstock's Centerville Station denied video gaming license, considers closing

    WOODSTOCK – After its video gaming license was denied, Woodstock’s Centerville Station could close after about seven months in business, owner Dan Har ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Crystal Lake nonprofit for kids with emotional challenges to close Jan. 1

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake-based Families ETC will close by the end of the year after concerns over the agency’s operations caused a dramatic drop in ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Ex-assistant state's attorney challenging State's Attorney Lou Bianchi

    A former assistant state’s attorney who ran a heated campaign against State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi eight years ago is taking another shot at the offic ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:58 pm
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