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  • MCC seeks literacy, math tutors for adult students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is looking for people to tutor adult students in reading, math or English as a second language.
    April 18, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • State restores funding for select McHenry County area school districts

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin-based District 300 will receive just shy of $700,000 of the $97 million in education funding being restored statewide.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Fox River Grove approves 2015-2016 budget with plans for new public works facility

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village board on Thursday unanimously passed the 2015-2016 budget, which includes a few larger capital projects, namely a new pu ...
    April 17, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • Lawn mower catches fire before blaze destroys Cary garage (with video)

    CARY – A Cary homeowner saw his lawn mower in flames and heard an explosion before a fire destroyed his detached garage Friday, firefighters said.
    April 17, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Judge: McHenry County Sheriff's Office keeps seized Outlaws leather vests, patches

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sided with the government in its forfeiture case against the Outlaw Motorcycle Club, although the attorney for the ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police join campaign to address distracted driving

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills police have joined a campaign to eradicate distracted driving in an effort to make roads safer.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Judicial system wants feedback from McHenry County Courthouse users

    WOODSTOCK – The 22nd Judicial Circuit is joining a statewide effort to gauge the fairness and effectiveness of the court system by conducting a survey ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • 'We survived': Week after tornado, Fairdale community relief efforts continue

    FAIRDALE – Downed traffic signs, pieces of insulation, mattresses and other household items remain strewn across the streets of Fairdale, a small comm ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Marengo Rescue Squad opens new station for paramedics in Union

    UNION – Paramedics from the Marengo Rescue Squad are adjusting to new digs, after they spent months helping renovate a former auto repair shop in Unio ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Woodstock, Algonquin officials preparing for Office Depot, OfficeMax closings

    WOODSTOCK – City officials are working with property owners to market an Office Depot building, as the large office supply chain starts a final closeo ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Lakewood approves annual budget with 2 percent salary increases

    LAKEWOOD – The budget approved unanimously by the Lakewood Village Board on Tuesday evening includes a 2 percent increase in salaries, added hours for ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • McHenry County Board sets special meeting to approve board rules

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will meet next month to hammer out differences of opinion on new rules governing the powers of a popularly electe ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • MCCD programs include hikes, canoeing, nature activities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Lessons on plants, playtime for little ones and a hike are among some upcoming programs offered by the McHenry County Conservation Dist ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • 40 years for Lake in the Hills man's 'systematic' sex abuse

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man will spend the next three decades behind bars under a sentence issued Thursday for what a prosecutor described as ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Route 176 to be reduced to one lane in each direction in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Traffic along Route 176 will be reduced to one lane in each direction starting as soon as Monday, the Illinois Department of Transporta ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:34 pm
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