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  • McHenry County Historical Society kicks off series with protest songs program

    UNION – Public protests about perceived loss of freedoms and equal rights is nothing new.In the cent ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Centegra support group meets in Huntley for parents of children with ADD, ADHD

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System is offering a free support group for parents of children with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperac ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Cary-Grove High School's Rebecca Saffert recognized by Illinois Principals Association

    CARY – Cary-Grove High School Vice Principal Rebecca Saffert was recognized by the Illinois Principals Association this month.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board considers partnership with local police

    CARY – A new partnership between the Cary Police Department and McHenry County Mental Health Board might help residents in need get access to behavior ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Route 23 overpass work in Marengo to start Monday

    MARENGO – The Illinois Tollway is expected to begin reconstructing and widening the Route 23 bridge across the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway on Monday ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Starbucks pulls liquor license from Huntley location

    HUNTLEY – People looking for the option to grab a beer or glass of wine at Starbucks locations in Huntley, Crystal Lake and Algonquin no longer will b ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Norge Ski Club kicks off 112th International Winter Tournament

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Despite an unprecedented postponement and unseasonably warm weather, the Norge Ski Club kicked off its 112th annual International Wi ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry County lawmakers make push to abolish local election boards

    Several McHenry County lawmakers want to take away most local governments’ power to hear objections to election petitions.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • The Land Conservancy of McHenry County conserves oak trees throughout county

    BULL VALLEY – Passersby might miss the nearly 350-year-old bur oak tree located north of Route 120 and just west of Thompson Road near Bull Valley. 
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • PHOTOS: 2-vehicle crash on Walkup Road in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Emergency personnel were on scene Saturday night for a two-vehicle crash on Walkup Road in Crystal Lake.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 9:39 pm
  • Meet McHenry Alderman Victor Santi on Saturday

    McHENRY – McHenry 1st Ward Alderman Victor Santi is hosting a community forum Saturday to meet McHenry residents and discuss city issues with voters.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • Electronic voting rules will go to full McHenry County Board without committee's changes

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Board committee’s efforts to adjust proposed rule changes to allow for electronic voting won’t be moving forward.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man formally denied allegations that he sexually abused a female family member on several occasions.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Hampshire man faces 11 life sentences for sexually assaulting 3 children in Carpentersville

    HAMPSHIRE – A Hampshire man faces 11 life sentences for repeatedly sexually assaulting three children. 
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:28 pm
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