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  • McHenry County Board chairman promotes economy, jobs in State of the County Address

    WOODSTOCK – The theme of McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller’s second State of the County Address was similar to his first – the only way th ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • McHenry Township Fire District to hire firefighters, paramedics

    McHENRY – The McHenry Township Fire Protection District is looking for part-time firefighters and firefighter paramedics.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Harvard police seek help after string of car damages, break-ins

    HARVARD – Harvard police are investigating a string of crimes that involved six cars being damaged, broken into and, in one case, stolen over the cour ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Groundhog Day: Woodstock Willie predicts early spring (with video)

    WOODSTOCK – Heavy jackets and winter hats will soon be a memory. Woodstock Willie reluctantly lumbe ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Colonel Palmer House to offer tea time, kids' programs in Crystal Lake over winter

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Colonel Palmer House is running reduced hours over the winter and spring seasons. The Crystal Lake Park District facility at 660 E. ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Woodstock man cited in Richmond-area crash

    RICHMOND – A 33-year-old Woodstock man was cited after crashing into a tree Monday in unincorporated Richmond, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Aimee K ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • McHenry might not see TIF reimburse project costs

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry may not recoup all of the costs for some of the proposed projects in its downtown district, city officials said.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Absent Voters: McHenry County's uncontested elections spark lack of accountability

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one-half of part two of our Absent Voters series. Read the other half on how apathy can cause tie votes and misrepresentation a ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:48 pm
  • Absent Voters: Apathy can cause tie votes, misrepresentation, McHenry County officials say

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one-half of part two of our Absent Voters series. Read the other half on how McHenry County's uncontested elections spark lack ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:47 pm
  • Centegra Health System moving into plastic surgery biz in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For the first time, Centegra Health System will provide laser skin treatments, Botox injections, breast implants and other plastic surg ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • McHenry County under dense fog advisory, National Weather Service says

    The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for McHenry and surrounding counties.Th ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 6:58 pm
  • Sage YMCA luncheon in Crystal Lake to feature school District 155 superintendent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The superintendent of Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 will share his own story and his students' successes at an ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 7:37 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Feb. 1, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • MCCD works to close gap on trail connecting Woodstock, Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Another piece of a trail designed to connect Crystal Lake and Woodstock via McHenry County College is moving forward.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Woodstock opens recruitment process to find new police chief

    WOODSTOCK – The city of Woodstock has opened up the recruitment process to find a new Chief of Police after Chief Robert Lowen retires in June.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:38 am
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