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  • Huntley police reports for Jan. 19, 2015

    • William C. Sanders, 41, 11811 Woodcreek Drive, Unit C, Huntley, was charged Tuesday, Dec. 9, with retail theft.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Free community college: McHenry, Elgin school leaders wonder where funding would come from

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Some good programs — school nurses, multicultural centers and services — have been sponsored by the state over the years.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • McHenry County Board to consider extending lobbyist contract

    WOODSTOCK – As President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday night, the McHenry County Board will vote whether to renew its decadelo ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Woodstock art show to raise money for Helping Paws Animal Shelter

    WOODSTOCK – Calling all artists: Helping Paws Animal Shelter is now sponsoring Art for the Paws, a fundraiser and community outreach project in McHenr ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Interfaith group celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Crystal Lake (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – During a keynote speech, rooted by the ideals of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a Chicago speaker stood in a Crystal Lake banquet hal ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District recognized as distinguished agency

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Park District has been recognized as a distinguished agency by two state park associations.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • MCC offers classes in Spanish, Italian, sign language

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Learning a new language often makes the list of new year's resolutions. And if the la ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Woodstock police host 'Coffee with the Chief' on Feb. 9

    WOODSTOCK – A crime prevention expert will discuss personal safety tips during the latest "Coffee with the Chief" installment Feb. 9, the Woodstock po ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Union man in good condition after crash, McHenry County Sheriff's Office says

    UNION – The man who was flown to a hospital Monday via Flight for Life is said to be in good condition after a single-vehicle crash, the McHenry Count ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Police response to armed barricaded man in Spring Grove ends after 3 hours, police say

    SPRING GROVE – An incident early Monday morning involving an armed barricaded subject in a Spring Grove residence ended without injury after about thr ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Fox River Grove allowing golf carts on roads

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Residents looking for an alternative form of transportation around town now have golf carts as an option.
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 holds institute day with its 4 feeder districts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – About 1,500 teachers, administrators and other certified staff crowded into Crystal Lake Central High School’s auditorium, field house ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • On the Record with: Crystal Lake-based emergency communications director Jason Kern

    Jason Kern started his career as a dispatcher and telecommunicator at Triton College, when he was studying criminal justice.
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Nonprofit notebook for Jan. 19

    PADS seeks donationsMcHENRY – McHenry County PADS, which works to help the homeless population in th ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • McHenry County People in Need Forum scheduled for Jan. 31

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 12th annual People in Need Forum is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at McHenry County College’s Luecht Conference Center ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 10:33 pm
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