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  • Cary Mayor Mark Kownick talks economic development at business roundtable

    CARY – An equipment sales and repair business relocating to the former Fox Valley Systems property is among the developments expected to come to Cary ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Coroner IDs body found in Lake in the Hills as missing Chicago man

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A body found Monday that was lying in the mud near Route 31 in Lake in the Hills was identified as a missing 69-year-old man from ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:28 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake youth baseball coach gets time served for sex offender registry offense

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a former Crystal Lake youth baseball coach Thursday to time served for failing to register as a sex offen ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Centegra opposes proposed Mercyhealth hospital in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Centegra Health System is no more enamored with Mercyhealth’s latest attempt to build a Crystal Lake hospital than it was with its prev ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Judge increases bond to $3M for Spring Grove man accused of murdering wife

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge increased the bond for a Spring Grove man charged with the first-degree murder of his wife.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • MCC’s occupational therapy assistant program offers students real-world health care training

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Michelle Hascup arrived this week at McHenry County College in a wheelchair, and then with her arm in a sling a few days later.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • PHOTOS: Alex Kube, former Cary-Grove standout and NIU football player, remembered in pictures

    Alex Kube, former Cary-Grove standout and NIU football player, is remembered in pictures. Kube, 29, died late Wednesday night, February 8, 2017, with ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 7:44 pm
  • 6 brilliant B&B experiences across Northern Illinois

    Galena and Chicago aren’t the only places to find great bed-and-breakfast experiences in northern Illinois. Visitors seeking unique and luxurious lodg ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:55 pm
  • Harvard High School conducts ceremony to honor local veterans

    HARVARD – Emmett Blazer, 90, wants the younger generation to realize what a great country America is and veterans events are good place to start, he s ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Family of Lakewood 4-year-old with leukemia collects 1 million pop tabs for charity

    LAKEWOOD – Jacob Matthaei of Lakewood was diagnosed with leukemia in November 2015 when he was just 3 years old.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 7:44 pm
  • Lake in the Hills plans to replace infected ash trees within 3 years

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Within three years, Lake in the Hills officials are hoping to replace the nearly 1,800 ash trees that were removed from parkways i ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • City of McHenry seeking applicants for Ward 6 Alderman

    McHENRY – With Alderman Robert Peterson resigning this month, McHenry Mayor Susan Low is accepting letters of interest from city residents to fill the ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff’s Office accepting applications for deputies

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County residents who wants to become a deputy sheriff can submit an application to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office by the end ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 3:11 pm
  • Wonder Lake man facing two sets of heroin charges has bond revoked

    WOODSTOCK — A Wonder Lake man facing serious drug charges from two arrests in less than seven months will remain in custody without bond until his cas ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 3:11 pm
  • Woodstock man sentenced to 2 years in prison for fondling woman in lingerie store

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was sentenced to two years in prison after he admitted to fondling a woman in a lingerie store last year.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:41 am
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