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  • Fox River Grove School District 3 appoints board member to fill vacancy

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The Fox River Grove District 3 Board of Education has a new addition after a former member recently left his seat to serve on the Fo ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Mayor: Woodstock officials responsible, capable to conquer challenges from last year

    WOODSTOCK – Faced with challenges on the Old Courthouse, train depot and other issues, Woodstock officials have experienced a tough year but have the ...
    May 14, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Lake in the Hills committee favorable toward hotel, apartment sketch plans

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Two developers hoping to bring a hotel and an apartment complex to Lake in the Hills were met Tuesday with generally favorable rea ...
    May 14, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • McHenry County residents forage for food finding greens, mushrooms and more (with video)

    McHENRY – Alice Howenstine sees dinner in the weeds growing around her home. Howenstine, an 85-year- ...
    May 14, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Merchants offer gift bags for McHenry County graduates

    Area merchants in McHenry, Cary and Woodstock are collaborating to offer gift bags for graduating high school seniors and college students.
    May 14, 2015 - 9:58 am
  • Blood drive set for June 15 in Hebron

    HEBRON – The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire/Rescue Association will host a community blood drive on June 15.
    May 14, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Huntley police reports for May 13, 2015

    • A 15-year-old Huntley boy was charged Sunday, March 29, with assault and two counts of domestic battery.
    May 13, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for May 13, 2015

    • Miguel M. Arreola, 34, 734 Jefferson Ave., Elgin, was charged Thursday, April 2, with criminal trespass to residence.
    May 13, 2015 - 1:54 pm
  • Judge rejects new trial request for Holiday Hills shooter

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County judge who presided over the criminal proceedings for Scott B. Peters rejected Peters’ request for a new trial.
    May 14, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Wisconsin man injured in Huntley milk truck rollover

    HUNTLEY – A 61-year-old Wisconsin man was injured after a tanker truck carrying milk rolled into a ditch Wednesday, fire officials said.
    May 14, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Crystal Lake participates in seat belt campaign

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department is participating in the statewide Illinois Click It or Ticket campaign that started Monday and will ...
    May 14, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Film crew's smoke machine triggers fire alarm at McHenry apartment building

    McHENRY – A crew filming a commercial at the Foxhole Tap and Pizzeria got an unexpected audience Wednesday: McHenry firefighters.
    May 14, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Police charge 20-year-old, juvenile in string of Marengo car burglaries

    MARENGO – Police have charged a 20-year-old Marengo man and a juvenile in connection with a string of car burglaries in Marengo that happened earlier ...
    May 14, 2015 - 12:53 am
  • MCC offers summer camps for kids in sports, cooking, technology

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Professionally coached sports camps, technology camps exploring space and science myths and a culinary challenge are among the summer o ...
    May 13, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Algonquin girl, 7, battles neuroblastoma; family, friends to gather for 5K

    ALGONQUIN – Behind a black and white photograph of a little girl and a dog – taken before everything changed – lies a note of hope and determination.
    May 13, 2015 - 9:50 am
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