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  • Chicago man indicted on charges in Huntley bank robbery, two others

    ROCKFORD – A Chicago man is facing three federal charges after allegedly robbing multiple banks, one of which was in Huntley, federal officials said.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Potential Maplewood developer to present at Cary District 26 board meeting

    CARY – A possible developer for the vacant Maplewood School property owned by Cary District 26 is scheduled to make his pitch to school board members.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • No one injured after fire at Huntley McDonald's

    HUNTLEY – There were no injuries, but minor damage after a fire broke out at a Huntley McDonald's early Tuesday morning, the Huntley fire chief said.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Kane County proceeds with solar power pilot program

    GENEVA – Kane County is preparing to harness power from the sun.After months of discussions about po ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • McHenry aldermen seek feedback from residents

    McHENRY – Two McHenry aldermen will host a casual sit-down with residents Saturday to get feedback on any issues of concern.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Hebron President John Jacobson signs grant application for homeless veterans shelter

    HEBRON – Village President John Jacobson on Monday signed a grant application for a homeless veterans shelter in Hebron, but he defended his original ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Odd McHenry County document leads to historical find

    WOODSTOCK – An unusual finding at the bottom of a drawer at the McHenry County Division of Transportation led to the discovery of more than 300 old do ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Fox Lake creates new community development position

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake officials have added a new position in the village to create a one-stop shop for all things business and community related.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Lake in the Hills adopts annual levy

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Village Board has adopted its $5.4 million property tax levy. The estimated ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Congressman Randy Hultgren seeks intern for spring semester

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, announced he is now accepting applications for spring 2014 semester internships in both of his 14th Dis ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Harvard man accused of threatening to light someone on fire

    HARVARD – A Harvard man was arrested Nov. 11 after police said he threatened to light a household member on fire, then proceeded to spray and ignite l ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County College Foundation seeks distinguished alumni nominees

    CRYSTAL LAKE –  The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation seeks nominations for the 2015 MCC Distinguished Alumni Award to recognize MCC alumni ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • MCC offers free college information sessions for adults

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Adults who are age 24 or older and are thinking of returning to college can get their questions answered at “It’s Your Life” free colle ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Woman reportedly attacked at Algonquin Commons

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Police Department is investigating an incident involving a woman who described being attacked by three people Friday in the ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Metra plans for $2M upgrade at Cary station

    CARY – The village's 50-year-old Metra station is slated for an upgrade. Part of the 2015 capital pl ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:09 am
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