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  • Holiday Hills shooting suspect caught; McHenry County deputies recovering

    HOLIDAY HILLS – A near 16-hour manhunt Thursday for a Holiday Hills man who allegedly shot and wounded two sheriff deputies ended with the help of res ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board taps new executive director

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A familiar face to the county mental health community will take the reins of the McHenry County Mental Health Board.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • McHenry County Board candidates address residents at League of Women Voters forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ten candidates for the McHenry County Board participated in a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters at McHenry County College on W ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • McHenry County undersheriff at internal documents trial: I showed personnel report to journalist

    WOODSTOCK – In his own testimony, Undersheriff Andrew Zinke said he showed a former Northwest Herald reporter documents relative to his internal inves ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • McHenry County supporters speak out against SEDOM closing at board meeting, rally (with video)

    WOODSTOCK – Connie Castillo of Wonder Lake said her 17-year-old may never attend another school dance after this year.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Spring Grove Hatchery Park ready for trout season

    SPRING GROVE – The trout fishing season starts Saturday in Illinois. Spring Grove Hatchery Park, 231 ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:34 pm
  • Thornton's gas station planned in Algonquin's east end

    ALGONQUIN – Developers are proposing a Thornton’s gas station on a little more than 2.5 acres of land on the northwest corner of Compton Drive and Eas ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • State Bank moves to dismiss Johnsburg’s lawsuit over improvements in subdivision

    JOHNSBURG – A year after receiving a promise from the State Bank president to extend the letter of credit issued to guarantee infrastructure improveme ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Sewer work to close Municipal Drive in McHenry on Friday

    McHENRY – Municipal Drive will be closed to through traffic Friday for sewer work. The new McHenry ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • McHenry Turkey Trot to raise money for hospice center

    McHENRY –A 5K held annually in memory of a McHenry resident who died of cancer three years ago will raise money for an area hospice center.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:38 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged in 7-11 convenience store robberies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police have charged a Crystal Lake man for two robberies at the 7-11 at 19 Berkshire Drive.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Oct. 15, 2014

    • Claude L.J. Henderson, 56, 1107 N. Hayes St., Harvard, was charged Monday, Sept. 1, with aggravated assault.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:38 pm
  • Fiebelkorn attorney seeks plea deal

    ST. CHARLES – An attorney representing a petting zoo owner accused of misdemeanor cruelty and neglect asked whether the Kane County state’s attorney c ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Carpentersville School District 300 announces second annual multicultural festival

    CARPENTERSVILLE – District 300 officials invite the public to attend a daylong cultural festival designed to celebrate diversity Sunday.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Proposed Illinois school funding formula would affect McHenry County, lawmakers and officials warn

    McHENRY – A proposed school funding formula would be devastating to the collar counties and their school districts, one state legislator told local sc ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 2:25 pm
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