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  • Cary fire district captain receives Life Safety Award for teaching CPR

    CARY – For more than 30 years, Cary Fire Protection District Capt. Dennis Krenz has taught Cary-Grove High School sophomores a skill he hopes they’ll ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cary zoning board postpones recommendation for Meyer Material proposal

    CARY – The Cary Board of Zoning, Planning and Appeals is waiting to make a recommendation on a new proposal from Meyer Material Co. until the board’s ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Woodstock police seeking applicants for 2017 Explorer program

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Explorer’s Post 765 is looking for highly motivated, young adults ages 14 to 20 who have an interest in a law enforce ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lake in the Hills passes tax on 'nonparticipative amusement'

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Starting Jan. 1, a 5 percent tax will be placed on businesses in Lake in the Hills that provide nonparticipative amusement activit ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board forms partnership to prevent suicides

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Mental Health Board is partnering with the QPR Institute to try to prevent suicides in the county.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • More than 80 employers expected at McHenry County College job fair

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County will host a job fair Friday open to anyone searching for a job or seeking a new career direction.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 hosting town halls for 1:1 tech program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 will host a series of town hall meetings about the district’s plan to implement a 1:1 technology pro ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office recognizes deputy for efforts to save drowning victim

    WOODSTOCK – Deputy Trevor Vogel was recognized by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office for his efforts to save a drowning victim in June at Wonder Lake ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Route 31 western bypass closed in Algonquin for next several hours, dispatcher says

    ALGONQUIN – The Route 31 western bypass is closed for the next several hours due to a traffic crash Saturday night, according to a SEECOM dispatcher.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 7:10 pm
  • Immanuel Ministries free clinic in Crystal Lake helps hundreds in need

    CRYSTAL LAKE – About 250 people attended a free clinic hosted by Immanuel Ministries Saturday for dental screenings, vision screenings, food, flu shot ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 6:23 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • Regal Cinema in Crystal Lake to show third presidential debate

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Residents will have one more opportunity to see a 2016 presidential debate on the big screen.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • 63rd House District candidate John Bartman to hold town-hall meetings

    Democratic Illinois House candidate John Bartman will hold two town-hall meetings later this month in the 63rd District.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • McHenry's Orchard Church members head to Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

    McHENRY – Thirteen members of Orchard Church in McHenry will travel to Haiti on Saturday to complete an eight-day mission trip.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Cary zoning board makes positive recommendation for Sage Products

    CARY – Sage Products is one step closer to starting its 27-acre expansion in Cary.At its meeting Thu ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:54 am
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