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  • MCC offers classes in Spanish, Italian, sign language

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Learning a new language often makes the list of new year's resolutions. And if the la ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Woodstock police host 'Coffee with the Chief' on Feb. 9

    WOODSTOCK – A crime prevention expert will discuss personal safety tips during the latest "Coffee with the Chief" installment Feb. 9, the Woodstock po ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Union man in good condition after crash, McHenry County Sheriff's Office says

    UNION – The man who was flown to a hospital Monday via Flight for Life is said to be in good condition after a single-vehicle crash, the McHenry Count ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Police response to armed barricaded man in Spring Grove ends after 3 hours, police say

    SPRING GROVE – An incident early Monday morning involving an armed barricaded subject in a Spring Grove residence ended without injury after about thr ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Fox River Grove allowing golf carts on roads

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Residents looking for an alternative form of transportation around town now have golf carts as an option.
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 holds institute day with its 4 feeder districts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – About 1,500 teachers, administrators and other certified staff crowded into Crystal Lake Central High School’s auditorium, field house ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • On the Record with: Crystal Lake-based emergency communications director Jason Kern

    Jason Kern started his career as a dispatcher and telecommunicator at Triton College, when he was studying criminal justice.
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Nonprofit notebook for Jan. 19

    PADS seeks donationsMcHENRY – McHenry County PADS, which works to help the homeless population in th ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • McHenry County People in Need Forum scheduled for Jan. 31

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 12th annual People in Need Forum is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at McHenry County College’s Luecht Conference Center ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Cary teenager fighting brain cancer dies

    CARY – A 19-year-old teenager from Cary, who had been fighting a rare form of brain cancer since 2013, died Thursday surrounded by friends and family, ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:36 am
  • Is Facebook 'threat' in Crystal Lake cop case protected speech?

    Legal issues before the Supreme Court on the limits of free speech in the digital age could affect a McHenry County case filed last week, legal expert ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • McHenry County apartment complexes show school impact formula might need update

    Myra Garcia stands at a bus stop in the afternoon in McHenry waiting for her 9-year-old son to arrive after a day in school. The stop is down the stre ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Missing Cary man found safe Saturday night in Wauconda homeless shelter

    CARY – Kyle Cuchna, 21, of Cary was found in a Wauconda shelter Saturday after going missing Jan. 10.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Marengo contemplates tree nursery to address emerald ash borer beetle

    MARENGO – The Marengo public works department wants to create a city-operated tree nursery, as officials during the next two years prepare to replace ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Algonquin School District 300 propose student fee increases

    ALGONQUIN – Parents in Algonquin-based School District 300 could pay $10 or $20 more to register their child for school next year.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 10:54 pm
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