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  • District 300 school begins a new school year

    ALGONQUIN – Math has always been fun for 9-year-old Olivia Reynolds, a fourth grader in District 300.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Chris Schauer, Basketball in the Park founder, remembered for selflessness

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ken Ruud still remembers the first flier to Basketball in the Park he received from Chris Schauer.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Class-action lawsuit takes aim at McHenry County court fees

    Anyone who’s ever been in McHenry County court for a traffic offense knows there are two pipers to pay: the fine and the court fees.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Hospital car-in-pond incident remains a mystery

    BARRINGTON – A full investigation into an empty security vehicle that was found while draining a pond on the campus of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry police reports for Aug. 13, 2014

    • Joseph A. Savino, 31, 28904 Pilgrims Pass, Lakemoor, was charged Monday, July 7, with felony retail theft.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • McHenry Township offers extended hours for assessment review

    McHENRY – McHenry Township property owners who wish have their property assessments reviewed must file a formal appeal with the McHenry County Assessm ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Sheriff's office asks for help identifying Harvard robbery suspect

    The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are looking for the community's assistance in identifying a robbery suspect, ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Dennis Anderson to meet with voters in Harvard

    HARVARD – Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson is stopping by Harvard next week to hear what is on local voters' minds.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Group wants to grow medical marijuana in Marengo

    MARENGO – An undisclosed business group recently approached Marengo officials about growing medical marijuana, making the city the only known area loc ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Island Lake to vote on resolution opposing Oakwood Hills power plant

    ISLAND LAKE – Another entity is set to raise opposition against the proposed power plant in Oakwood Hills.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • Blood drive planned in Fox Lake

    FOX LAKE – The village of Fox Lake is hosting a blood drive at its Village Hall. Volunteers can stop ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Unified Development Ordinance vote pushed back to mid-September

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board is pushing back a vote on the proposed Unified Development Ordinance for another month.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Woodstock council members talk medical marijuana proposal

    WOODSTOCK – Two City Council members and the Woodstock mayor say they're open to public input on a developer's interest in putting a medical marijuana ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Spring Grove police reports for Aug. 12, 2014

    • Kyle D. McGinnis, 27, 9705 343rd Ave., Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, was charged Monday, July 21, with possession of a controlled substance, possession of ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • Route 47 reopens after Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK – Route 47 between East Calhoun Street and Country Club Road has reportedly been reopened after a crash.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 3:45 pm
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