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  • Recovering addicts offer safe haven at Woodstock sober living home

    WOODSTOCK – When Robin Kellogg walked into a small house on the outskirts of Woodstock last year, he was kicking a heroin addiction and trying to repa ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Harvard police reports for Thursday, May 19, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 19, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Woodstock rapist who videotaped girl's gang rape resentenced

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge resentenced a Woodstock sex offender to prison after he did not seek recommended treatment and failed to disclose a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Illinois comptroller visits Family Alliance in Huntley, talks state budget troubles

    HUNTLEY – Speaking to a group of Family Alliance program participants who were enjoying an afternoon snack, Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munge ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:16 am
  • Crystal-Lake based School District 155 extends superintendent contract

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Johnnie Thomas will be the superintendent of Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 through school year 2019-20 after an ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Cary Village Board rejects Meyer Material's request for 3-year mining extension

    CARY – The Village Board rejected Meyer Material Co.’s request for a three-year extension on mining activities at its site near Route 31 after comment ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:11 am
  • Woodstock mother dies after McHenry motorcycle crash

    WOODSTOCK – Before the McHenry crash that ultimately claimed her life, Amy Thornton had been on an excursion with her husband of nearly 19 years discu ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Algonquin-based District 300 considering new approach to late start/early release

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 is considering a move to a new late-start/early-release model next year after surveying ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Wauconda garage fire causes about $35,000 in damage

    WAUCONDA – A garage fire that originated in a plastic trash container caused about $35,000 in damage, according to the Wauconda Fire District.
    May 19, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Senior Services to host senior scam event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with Senior Services Associates Inc. for an event to inform the community about curre ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Crystal Lake man accused of drug-induced homicide of Wonder Lake woman gets bond cut in half

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge granted a bond reduction for a Crystal Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected m ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • More in manufacturing seeking to fill skills gap in McHenry County

    Looking at the increased popularity of one program at McHenry County College, it seems those in manufacturing are making a comeback.
    May 19, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Barrington Hills crash kills man, injures former Bears players

    BARRINGTON HILLS – Police have identified the Barrington Hills man who died after a crash Monday, as well as the two former Chicago Bears players who ...
    May 18, 2016 - 1:36 pm
  • Algonquin Village Board to vote on engineering contracts for downtown utility work

    ALGONQUIN – The Village Board will vote Tuesday on three contracts for engineering services for the first two phases of its planned downtown streetsca ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Huntley police reports for Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 18, 2016 - 7:25 am
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