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  • Judge to decide ex-Prairie Grove police officer's on-duty DUI case

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will determine the fate of a former Prairie Grove police officer facing DUI charges after he allegedly crashed his ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based Dream Riders gives 99-year-old man horseback riding lesson

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fred Etheridge hadn’t ridden a horse in about 85 years. However, the 99-year-old Crystal Lake resident got another opportunity to go ho ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • 6 behind the scenes photos at ScaryTown Scream Park

    Behind the scenes at ScaryTown Scream Park in Harvard ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Melodie Gliniewicz's lawyers argue charges are too vague

    WAUKEGAN – An attorney said he will argue that the charges filed against the widow of a discredited Fox Lake police officer are so vague that they are ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Centegra offers free cancer screening event for women

    McHENRY – Centegra Health System will offer a free women’s screening event from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 22 at the Centegra Sage Cancer Center, 4305 Medica ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Business Champion Award winners deserve thanks

    Congratulations to all of the 2016 Business Champion Award recipients, announced Wednesday evening at the McHenry County Economic Development Corp.’s ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Fire official: Woodstock-area crash sends 3 people to hospital

    WOODSTOCK – Three people were taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash Wednesday morning, a fire official said.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Local anti-tax group protests in Chicago, gets chat with governor's staff

    About 45 McHenry and Lake County residents braved a cool and occasionally rainy day Wednesday to protest in downtown Chicago for lower taxes.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Hooved Animal Humane Society of Woodstock wants donations to rescue 5 horses

    WOODSTOCK – The Hooved Animal Humane Society needs help raising funds to transport and rehabilitate five mustangs from South Dakota to its rescue cent ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Police: Woman arrested after striking estranged boyfriend with her vehicle

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock woman has been arrested after an incident in which she struck an estranged boyfriend with her vehicle, police said.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Fall Gala event set for Nov. 11

    McHENRY – The Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County 2016 Fall Gala, one of the mentoring agency’s largest fundraisers, will be Nov. 11.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Immanuel Ministries annual clinic to provide free wellness screenings Saturday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Immanuel Ministries will host its seventh annual free clinic Saturday, where attendees can get medical screenings, hair salon services, ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Lake in the Hills considers implementing tax on ‘nonparticipative amusement’

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – People going to see a movie in Lake in the Hills could see an increase in ticket prices if village officials enact an amusement ta ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • Algonquin receives Local Transformer Award for use of intergovernmental agreements

    ALGONQUIN – The village of Algonquin has been recognized with the 2016 Local Transformer Award for its use of innovative intergovernmental agreements ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • PHOTOS: Local anti-tax group protests in Chicago

    A tax bill demonstration was helf in front of the Thompson Center in Chicago. Around 45 McHenry and Lake County residents protested for lower taxes.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:12 am
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