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  • No one injured in Crystal Lake house fire that causes $5,000 in damage

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A residential fire that apparently started near a fish tank caused about $5,000 in damage, a Crystal Lake fire official said Tuesday ni ...
    April 27, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • McHenry's Big R to host grand opening event Friday through Sunday

    McHENRY – The new regional retailer of farm equipment and sporting goods that opened in McHenry in the fall is hosting an upcoming grand opening event ...
    April 26, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Marengo man accused of shooting Woodstock man with BB gun at golf course

    MARENGO – A Marengo man was charged with battery in a Monday incident in which another man was shot twice in the hand with a BB gun at the 18th hole o ...
    April 26, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • McHenry County's Valley Hi capital plan not a plan to spend down reserve, administrator says

    WOODSTOCK – An ongoing capital plan for Valley Hi Nursing Home is not a mad race to spend down its large budget surplus, its administrator said.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Woodstock police to host drug take-back event Saturday

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 11th opportunity in six years to prevent ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Head-on crash on Route 14 in Cary sends 2 to hospital

    CARY – Two men were injured Tuesday in a Route 14 crash fire officials said might have been preceded by a medical emergency.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Huntley Village Board to vote on creek relocation plan near Sun City

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board will vote this week on whether to advance conceptual plans to reroute a creek bisecting the property at the northwest corn ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Police investigating fatal Hebron crash into tree

    HEBRON – Police continue to investigate what caused a crash in a Hebron neighborhood that left a 52-year-old man dead Monday.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Former Motorola campus in Harvard sold for $9.3M in online auction

    HARVARD – The 1.52-million-square-foot former Motorola campus has been sold to an unnamed bidder for $9.3 million, a Harvard official said.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Advisory referendum to shrink size of McHenry County Board advances

    WOODSTOCK – A nonbinding question asking voters if they would like to shrink the size of the McHenry County Board is again on the move toward placemen ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County schools, college admissions warn against 'senioritis'

    WOODSTOCK – Glenn Pinnau, a teacher at Marian Central Catholic High School, knows when the end of his students’ senior year is nearing. The shirts of ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Hebron man dies after car crashes into tree

    HEBRON – A 52-year-old Hebron man died in a one-car crash Monday evening, Hebron Police Sgt. Rich Donlea said.
    April 26, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Car hits guide wire in Woodstock, sends 1 to hospital

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock 17-year-old girl was transported to Centegra Hospital - Woodstock with minor injuries after her car ran off the road and hit a ...
    April 25, 2016 - 7:36 pm
  • Fabrik Industries expanding in McHenry, buying second facility

    McHENRY – Fabrik Industries will expand its operations in the city of McHenry with the purchase of a second facility at Miller Parkway, the McHenry Co ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Rollover crash near Harvard sends teen to hospital

    HARVARD – A 19-year-old Poplar Grove woman was taken to an area hospital Monday after a rollover crash near Harvard, police and fire officials said.
    April 25, 2016 - 11:50 pm
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