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  • Valley Hi Nursing Home wins National Quality Award

    WOODSTOCK – Valley Hi Nursing Home won a national award for its commitment to the quality of its care.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Huntley High School student earns Illinois Technology Foundation award

    HUNTLEY – Through his research, Huntley High School senior Kyle Ockerlund has changed the school’s bell tone, taught a machine how to play tic-tac-toe ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Fox Lake police ID woman whose body was found in Nippersink Lake

    FOX LAKE – Police said they do not suspect foul play in the death of a 57-year-old woman whose body they recovered Saturday afternoon from Nippersink ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Crystal Lake Library Board considering options after failed referendum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Public Library Board is discussing what to do next after voters rejected an advisory referendum to build a new facilit ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Cary extends yard waste, leaf collection through Dec. 1

    CARY – Yard waste and leaf collection will continue an additional week in Cary because of the number of leaves still on trees.
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District hosting Historic Holiday Open House

    RINGWOOD – McHenry County residents are invited to celebrate the holiday season Dec. 10 at the McHenry County Conservation District’s Historic Holiday ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Pet grooming facility, other businesses eyeing Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A pet grooming facility is looking to fill a vacant building in Lake in the Hills that used to be a day care center.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Huntley expects to keep property tax levy rate flat

    HUNTLEY – Although the village of Huntley is requesting more money than last year for its 2016 property tax levy, the tax levy rate is expected to sta ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Woodstock volunteers build wheelchair ramp for McHenry family

    McHENRY – Kristin Green will have a much easier time getting her 5-year-old son, Easton, out of the house for trips to school and the doctor, thanks t ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Lake in the Hills woman continues to spread epilepsy awareness

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Erin Gard almost lost her life this summer because of epilepsy. Doctors had to put her in a coma to stop her from having constant ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • PHOTOS: Prairie Ridge wins Class 6A state football title over Sacred Heart-Griffin

    Images from Prairie Ridge football winning the Class 6A state title ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 4:42 pm
  • High School Football: Prairie Ridge wins 6A state championship

    CHAMPAIGN – Prairie Ridge fulfilled its mission and achieved perfection on Saturday.The Wolves had o ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Grafton Food Pantry seeking donations for holiday meals

    HUNTLEY – The Grafton Food Pantry is seeking donations so McHenry County families can celebrate a holiday without hunger.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:49 am
  • Richmond to host 3-day Christmas of Yesteryear celebration

    RICHMOND – The city’s Christmas of Yesteryear celebration will begin Dec. 2 in Richmond.Richmond pla ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • McHenry Library's Crypto Club teaches children math with secret codes

    McHENRY – Fifth- through eighth-grade students are invited to attend McHenry Public Library’s new monthly program called the Crypto Club.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:16 am
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