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  • Huntley School District 158 moving 600 Leggee Elementary students under new boundaries

    HUNTLEY – Later this fall, Huntley School District 158 officials will begin moving roughly 600 students at Leggee Elementary into other schools, as pa ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Loud noise in Ringwood not explosion, sheriff's office says

    RINGWOOD – The loud noises that some in the Ringwood area mistook for an explosion turned out to be people using a combustible-like chemical to cut do ...
    March 22, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Snow may impact Monday morning commute

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Snow is set to mess with morning commutes Monday. The National Weather Service warned ...
    March 23, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • McHenry County foundation to match SleepOut donations for homeless program

    McHENRY – The McHenry County Community Foundation will match two to one all donations up to $100,000 to this year’s SleepOut for Shelter event, Pionee ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Marengo-Union Library announces presentation on gluten-free living

    MARENGO – Residents in the Marengo area can now register for a seminar on gluten-free living at the Marengo-Union Library.
    March 21, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Woodstock police officer to talk crime trends in 'Coffee with the Chief'

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock officer will discuss crime trends within the northwest part of the city during the latest “Coffee with the Chief” installment ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Pioneer Center in McHenry hiring, hosting job fair

    McHENRY – The Pioneer Center for Human Services is hiring and will host a job fair Wednesday to find qualified candidates.
    March 21, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Sage Products CEO named Centegra Community Leader of the Year

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Centegra Health System recently honored the president and CEO of Sage Products with the Centegra Community Leader of the Year Award. Th ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47, Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 hire assistant superintendents

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Both Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 and Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 hired new assistant superinte ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Marengo aldermanic candidates weigh interchange, future growth

    MARENGO – The numerous Marengo City Council candidates on the April 7 ballot are looking toward the city’s economic future, as Marengo readies negotia ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Backyard chickens off the table in Cary after zoning amendment fails

    CARY – The issue of backyard chickens in Cary died Tuesday with a failed text amendment that would have altered the zoning ordinance to allow the keep ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Election 2015: 4 vie for 3 seats on Lakewood Village Board

    LAKEWOOD – A write-in candidate frustrated by the recent approval of a special taxing district has made the race for the three open seats on the Lakew ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves sheriff's office reorganization

    WOODSTOCK – A reorganization of upper management of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office sailed through the McHenry County Board with no fanfare, despi ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Caregivers of aging parents in McHenry County feel stressors, seek more resources

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bob Maronde reached a defining conclusion almost four years ago after a health scare hospitalized his dad for weeks.
    March 21, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • 3-way slate seeks to oust incumbent on Island Lake Village Board

    ISLAND LAKE – The election for Island Lake Village Board pits a three-person slate against an incumbent tied to the previous administration.
    March 21, 2015 - 8:35 am
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