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  • McHenry County school districts work to eliminate use of mobile classrooms

    MARENGO – Currently, some Riley Community Consolidated School District 18 students have to walk about 15 to 20 feet outside the main school for band l ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • 2 injured in Algonquin crash on Algonquin Road

    ALGONQUIN – A two-vehicle crash in Algonquin on Tuesday sent two people to an area hospital, Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District Batt ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • Tellebration Celebration returns to Crystal Lake for 8th year of folklore, tall tales

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An Emmy Award-winning author and storyteller will be among the local storytellers sharing tall tales and folklore at this year's Telleb ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • The Land Conservancy of McHenry County to hold oak rescue

    HARVARD – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County will be holding an oak rescue in Harvard to remove invasive species from under an ancient oak tree.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Conservation areas in Woodstock, Cary to stay open late this winter

    WOODSTOCK – With the sun setting earlier, two McHenry County Conservation District sites are staying open late for hiking or cross country skiing.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • McHenry County residents adjust to increased coyote presence

    McHENRY – It was about 7 a.m. in the Liberty Trails subdivision when Gabby Kildew, sitting with her 13-year-old son who was waiting for his bus, saw a ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • No damage for school bus rear-ended in Woodstock, officials say

    WOODSTOCK – No one was injured when a car rear-ended a school bus in Woodstock on Monday afternoon, Woodstock Fire Capt. Brendan Parker said.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Two hospitalized, three others treated at scene of three-car Cary crash

    CARY – Two people were taken to the hospital and three others were treated for injuries on the scene after a three-vehicle crash on Route 14, Cary Fir ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • Man taken to hospital after rush-hour crash in McHenry

    McHENRY – One man was taken to Centegra Hospital – McHenry after a rush-hour crash at Route 31 and Bull Valley Road, McHenry Fire Department Battalion ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake teen accused of intentionally killing kitten during argument

    CRYSTAL LAKE  – An 18-year-old Crystal Lake man is in custody after being arrested for intentionally killing a newborn kitten during an fight with fam ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Lakemoor issues 10 tickets as part of Halloween crackdown, to participate in another campaign

    LAKEMOOR – Stepped up enforcement over the Halloween weekend led to 10 tickets being issued, including three for seat belt violations.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Ryder's Woods restoration in Woodstock enters final stages

    WOODSTOCK – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is entering the final stages of its oak woodland restoration at Ryder's Woods in Woodstock.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Cary Park District proposes $57K increase in tax levy

    CARY – At its meeting Thursday, the Cary Park District's Administration, Finance and Personnel Committee recommended an increase of $57,170 in the dis ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Island Lake approves increase in property tax levy

    ISLAND LAKE – An increased property tax levy will help the village of Island Lake cover road improvements, its village president said.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry Police Reports for Nov. 16, 2015

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:51 pm
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