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  • Ex-Algonquin mom sentenced for shooting TV while kids watched Primus video

    WOODSTOCK – A judge sentenced a former Algonquin mom to 18 months of probation after she admitted to firing several rounds into the TV her children we ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Big R department store no longer coming to Lake in the Hills, village officials say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Lake in the Hills Economic Development Coordinator George Hahne initially reached out to Big R, he thought the department sto ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Metra to examine rate, zone structures in fare study

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Metra plans to launch a fare study Sept. 1 that could lead to rate, zone and ticketing changes for commuters.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Richmond community holds tractor/truck parade to honor 'fallen farmer'

    RICHMOND – Tractors and trucks from around the area drove down the streets of Richmond on Thursday in honor of a man killed last week.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Judge: McHenry County 'house of horrors' home will be demolished

    McHENRY – An abandoned McHenry-area residence once home to a man convicted of decade-old sex crimes will be torn down, a judge ruled Thursday.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Editor's Desk: Algonquin's Evan Jager great athlete, much more

    Evan Jager is one of the greatest athletes ever to come out of McHenry County.He proved that Wednesd ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Man flown to hospital after trench collapses in Marengo, fire officials say

    MARENGO – A man was flown to the hospital Wednesday after he was buried in a 10-foot-deep trench in Marengo, fire officials said.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • 2-vehicle crash near Marengo sends 2 people to hospital, fire official says

    MARENGO – Two people were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday, a fire official said.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Window replacement for Old Courthouse postponed over council concerns

    WOODSTOCK – The next step in the Old Courthouse restoration project is on hold so Woodstock city officials can become more engaged in the process.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Former McHenry man pleads guilty to sexual assault charge

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry man has admitted to sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in 2015.Nic ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Crystal Lake grants 4 more video gambling licenses

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council granted four more video gambling licenses to local businesses Tuesday evening, on the conditions that three of them do ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Woodstock film producers hold first showing of movie honoring late son

    WOODSTOCK – About 250 people came through the doors of Classic Cinemas Woodstock Theatre on Wednesday night to see a private premier of “Thrill Ride.”
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Crystal Lake to spray for mosquitoes Thursday evening

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city will be spraying for mosquitoes Thursday night into early Friday morning, weather permitting.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer introductory course on private investigation in the fall

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County residents who aspire to be private detectives someday can get the necessary training they need this fall.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Algonquin crowds celebrate Evan Jager's Olympic steeplechase silver medal

    Kevin Christian felt a little spent by 11 a.m. Wednesday, almost like he had run the 3,000-meter steeplechase along with Evan Jager.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:15 am
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