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  • Lake in the Hills resident reflects on 85-pound weight loss, offers advice

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – On Thanksgiving 2015, Mary Ulery was in Southern California watching on the sidelines as her son ran a 5K race. Just one year late ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • McHenry County Board chairman moving forward with anti-tax referendum

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is moving forward with putting an advisory property tax freeze referendum question to voters, bu ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 7:39 pm
  • Editor's Desk: 'Life is good in Fox River Grove,' village president says

    Bob Nunamaker is excited about what’s going on in Fox River Grove, and for good reason.The Fox River ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:01 am
  • McHenry County College seeking nominations for 2017 Alumni Award

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation is asking for nominations for the 2017 MCC Distinguished Alumni Award.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • Marengo mulls connecting to Harvard-Woodstock enterprise zone

    MARENGO – The city might consider joining the Harvard-Woodstock enterprise zone to attract businesses to the area as the Interstate 90 interchange pro ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • Soil and Water Conservation District holding tree, shrub sale

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry-Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District is taking orders for trees and shrubs in conjunction with the 2017 Annual Tre ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:57 am
  • Medical experts differ how Algonquin woman died in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Medical experts testifying before McHenry County jurors in a drug-induced homicide trial Thursday had differing opinions on what caused th ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • McHenry County Board set to reconstitute Human Resources Committee

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board member Paula Yensen is getting another shot at chairing a committee after having one taken from her by a last-minute ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Some new details emerge on Lake in the Hills apparent murder-suicide

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police continue to investigate an apparent murder-suicide that left a mother and her two children dead.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Crystal Lake-based Horizons for the Blind provides products, jobs for visually impaired

    CRYSTAL LAKE – At Horizons for the Blind in Crystal Lake, Executive Director Camille Caffarelli wants to make sure everyone is on a level playing fiel ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 staffers to get suicide prevention training

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Mental Health Board and Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 are pairing up to provide suicide prev ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 1:02 am
  • McHenry's Hidden Pearl Cafe sets up Kickstarter to save store

    McHENRY – Because of its impending closure, Hidden Pearl Cafe in McHenry is seeking donations from the public to help keep the coffee shop going.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • Carpentersville man involved in Wisconsin crash that sends 2 to hospital

    WHITEWATER, WIS. – A two-vehicle crash sent a Carpentersville man and a Whitewater man to the hospital Wednesday, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • District 300 students perform world premiere of song in Carpentersville

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Community Unit School District 300 music teacher Michael Kasper said he wanted his students to create something so memorable and uni ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • McHenry company Follett to open office in Dubai

    McHENRY – Follett Corp. will open a new office in Dubai to further commit its support of schools in the United Arab Emirates, Middle East and North Af ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:54 am
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