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  • Cary to discuss zoning change signs

    CARY – If there is a zoning change request in the future, the property involved might have a sign to alert nearby residents.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Architect who created dirt road that became Randall dies in Arizona at 93

    Robert J. Cantrell, the architect whose 1949 dirt road eventually became Randall Road, died Aug. 18 in an assisted living facility in Arizona of conge ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:28 pm
  • D-300 looking for community applicants to fill new committee

    CARPENTERSVILLE – District 300 is looking for interested residents to fill a position on a new board committee designed to better engage the community ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Money plays role in picking majors, McHenry County counselors say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jazmynn Flathau wants to use art as a therapy tool once she graduates from college. T ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • State rep. proposes Open Meetings Act violation law after Oakwood Hills power plant controversy

    State Rep. David McSweeney has proposed legislation that would give another option for the Attorney General's office to look into possible violations ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Huntley village trustee resigns for new job in Ohio

    HUNTLEY – A new face will occupy the Huntley Village Board ahead of April’s municipal elections after trustee Nick Hanson resigned to take a job in Ci ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Runners gather in Fox Lake for Mayor's Challenge 5K benefitting Susan G. Komen Foundation

    FOX LAKE – Feet straddling the centerline of Rollins Road, Sarah Bryowsky bent at the waist and, with her left hand on her hip, reached with her right ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Former Hebron police officer denies new drug charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former Hebron police officer already facing weapons charges, denied new allegations that he sold drugs while on duty.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • 6 Wonder Lake waterskiers help U.S. Water Ski Show Team win world championship

    After helping a U.S. team win an international competition over the weekend, it’s back to reality for six Wonder Lake water skiers.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Blind man recalls World Trade Center escape with seeing-eye dog

    BARRINGTON – Michael Hingson remembers Sept. 11, 2001 clearly — the sounds, the smells and the lung-clogging dust.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Crystal Lake event to raise money for March of Dimes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The area’s top chefs will serve their best dishes at a fundraiser for the March of Dimes.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • McHenry Area Character Counts Coalition recognizes eight residents this year

    McHENRY – Eight residents of the McHenry area were recognized for their volunteer work by the McHenry Area Character Counts Coalition this year.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Child car seat check scheduled at Algonquin-Lake in the Hills fire station

    The Algonquin and the Lake in the Hills Police Departments, along with the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, have scheduled a chil ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • On the Record With ... Evelyn Crabtree

    At age 89, Evelyn Crabtree is both an artist and her own art critic.A good chunk of her room at East ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Marengo to penalize holdouts on water meter project with fines, shutoffs

    MARENGO – City officials could fine or even shutoff water to the few hundred holdouts who haven’t allowed the city access to their homes to upgrade de ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:31 pm
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