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  • McHenry County Workforce Network Youth program to host job fair

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Workforce Network Youth Program is now hiring for ages 18 to 21. Paid ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Huntley police reports for Dec. 9, 2014

    • A 16-year-old Huntley boy was charged Friday, Nov. 14, with possession of drug paraphernalia and underage alcohol consumption. In the same incident, ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • McHenry County employers weigh in on using paid vacation time

    On a scale of importance from one to 10, Jennifer Kennedy, an employee of Centegra Hospital – McHenry, would rank taking time off from work as a solid ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Portion of Route 62 in Barrington Hills reopens after crash

    BARRINGTON HILLS – Route 62 near Old Sutton Road has reopened after a two-vehicle crash, a police dispatcher said.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • McHenry County experts weigh in on new marriage trend

    Americans are no longer married to the idea of marriage.According to a recent Pew Research Center st ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Three-vehicle crash in Crystal Lake sends three to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three people were taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle crash involving a U.S. Postal Service vehicle, a fire official said.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Fifth Third Bank robbed in Cary, police say; suspect still at large

    CARY – The hunt for a man who robbed a Cary bank was unsuccessful Monday evening, police said. The C ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Environmental Defenders to host recycling drive in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A recycling drive planned by the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will take batteries, video tapes, CDs and other items that can' ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • DUI, seat belt crackdown leads to 11 arrests by McHenry County Sheriff’s Office

    WOODSTOCK – Stepped up enforcement by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office over the Thanksgiving holiday led to 11 arrests and 82 tickets, the departme ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Pioneer Center for Human Services president to resign in February

    McHENRY – The top executive for Pioneer Center for Human Services during the past three years will resign in February to devote more time to his famil ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Committee chair shuffle in store for McHenry County Board

    A number of McHenry County Board committee chairmanships could change hands under a roster drafted by its new chairman.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Cary's general fund budget may be looking at deficit

    CARY – About halfway through the fiscal year, the village's financial consultant is projecting a $210,000 deficit in Cary's general fund, according to ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • District 155 submits zoning request for Crystal Lake South bleachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The controversial and lawsuit-inspiring bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School will start making their way through the city of Cry ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Marengo-Union Library hosts holiday decoration event Saturday

    MARENGO – Area residents can visit the Marengo-Union Library on Saturday and leave with a holiday decoration.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Kiwanis Santa Run in Crystal Lake raises estimated $30,000 in 5K charity race

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Hundreds of racers dressed as Santa, decked in suits, beards, hats and belts, gathered Sunday in the heart of downtown Crystal Lake for ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:28 am
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