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  • Pavement sealer spill flows into Wonder Lake

    WONDER LAKE – Some of the 10 to 20 gallons of pavement sealer that spilled at a Wonder Lake home ended up in the village's namesake lake, a fire offic ...
    July 21, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Bike tour to explore northern part of Prairie Trail, downtown Richmond

    RINGWOOD – A bike tour will explore the northern stretch of the Prairie Trail.McHenry Count Conserva ...
    July 20, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Illinois National Guard security questioned in wake of deadly Chattanooga shootings

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The fatal shootings of four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have some Illinois lawmakers questioning how vulnerable Ill ...
    July 21, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers dance, pom-poms camps

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Slots are still available for several dance and poms camps offered by the Crystal Lake Park District this summer.
    July 20, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Opening on Crystal Lake Park District board

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Park District is looking to fill a seat on its governing board.Park ...
    July 20, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court allows vacancy on McHenry County bench to be filled

    WOODSTOCK – The Illinois Supreme Court authorized McHenry County's 22nd Judicial Circuit to post a second opening for an associate judge.
    July 21, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Quotable McHenry County: Newsmakers on hot topics

    There's a lot going on in McHenry County. Here's what area newsmakers had to say ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Metra's Northwest Line delayed by freight train

    Two inbound trains on Metra's Union Pacific/Northwest Line are running more than 10 minutes behind schedule, according to Metra.
    July 20, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District forms adult beanball baseball leagues

    Church seeks vendors for craft fair in CaryCARY – Cary United Methodist Church, 500 First St., is se ...
    July 20, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Lakewood gifted six properties along RedTail Drive

    LAKEWOOD – Several lots along RedTail Drive have been donated to the village of Lakewood, the village administrator said.
    July 20, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • On the Record With: Spring Grove airplane restorer Neil Anderson

    WONDER LAKE – Neil Anderson’s passion started with a bucket list. About 20 years ago, the Spring Gro ...
    July 20, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Concerns over 'religious freedom' emerge after Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage

    After the Supreme Court’s ruling last month gave same-sex couples the right to marry anywhere in the United States, some conservatives have raised con ...
    July 20, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Crystal Lake single mom gets Habitat for Humanity home in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – As the walls went up and the paint started to dry at the two-story townhouse, Jamie Askin started imagining where all her belongings would ...
    July 20, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Teen girl attacked by man while jogging in Lake Barrington area

    LAKE BARRINGTON – A 16-year-old girl was attacked by an unknown man while jogging in unincorporated Lake Barrington.
    July 20, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Nominations Open: Commitment to McHenry County

    The Northwest Herald is now accepting nominations for the inaugural Commitment to McHenry County Business awards.
    July 19, 2015 - 5:00 am
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