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  • Woodstock approves liquor license for Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop

    WOODSTOCK – Lucky Bernie’s sandwich shop, set to open in May, received approval from the city for a Class A-6 liquor license.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Wauconda man charged with 3 misdemeanors after 5-hour police standoff

    WAUCONDA – The 26-year-old Wauconda man who sparked a five-hour standoff with police Wednesday faces three misdemeanor charges, police said.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Huntley High School student removed from school after threat overheard

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley High School student was removed from school Thursday after a conversation involving a student threatening to bring a weapon to sch ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Marengo-area crash sends 2 women to hospital

    MARENGO – Two women were transported to a Rockford hospital with minor injuries after a rear-end collision Thursday outside Marengo, a fire official s ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Police discover child pornography, drugs in Fox Lake couple's home

    FOX LAKE – An investigation spanning several weeks led to Lake County authorities discovering hundreds of child pornography videos, an array of drugs ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 sets kindergarten registration schedule

    CRYSTAL LAKE –  Kindergarten registration for Crystal Lake School District 47 has been scheduled for the 2016-17 school year.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • Cary to get America's first drive-thru-only Burger King restaurant

    CARY – Burger King’s first drive-thru-only restaurant in the country will be opening in Cary this summer after the Village Board approved the project ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Woodstock OKs first phases of engineering for city's first roundabout

    WOODSTOCK – Construction could start for a roundabout at the five-way intersection at Lake Avenue, South Street and Madison Street in Woodstock as ear ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Athletic department serves as student success program, MCC president says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Lindsey Skinner didn’t know what she wanted to do after she graduated from McHenry West High School.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Wauconda man in custody after five hours barricaded in home

    WAUCONDA – A 26-year-old Wauconda man is in custody after he spent five hours barricaded in his trailer, police said.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:36 pm
  • Three-vehicle crash in Crystal Lake sends one to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A three-vehicle crash sent one person to the hospital Wednesday evening, a fire official said.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • Cary manufacturer Duraflex expands with new building

    CARY – A growing manufacturer in Cary is renovating a newly purchased 10,000-square-foot warehouse and office in the village, as it eyes adding anothe ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Algonquin library trustees consider $7 million main branch expansion

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library’s trustees will consider options for expansion this weekend after hearing a proposal that would add more ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Feb. 3, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:47 pm
  • Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow pleads not guilty

    FOX LAKE – The widow of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz pleaded not guilty to felony money laundering and misuse of charitable funds c ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:43 am
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