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  • Woodstock Challenger League offers baseball for disabled adults

    WOODSTOCK  – The Challenger Division was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with physical and mental ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office releases holiday crackdown results

    WOODSTOCK – During the holiday season, the McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim said the office made reducing the deadly dangers from drunken driving a to ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Home of the Sparrow shelter expansion project complete in McHenry

    McHENRY – Home of the Sparrow is expecting to serve several more families in need of transitional support than in previous years now that a four-month ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • MCCD worker finds prehistoric giant beaver tooth outside Marengo

    MARENGO – It looked like a bone, but it was too heavy and had lines like nothing Erich Parpart had seen on a bone.
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake Aldi to move to new, larger location on Route 14

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Plans are solidifying on a proposed move and expansion of Aldi’s Crystal Lake location, city officials said Friday.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Lake in the Hills police release holiday enforcement figures

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police conducted 32 traffic stops from Dec. 19 through Jan. 4 during their holiday enforcement campaign, accordi ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Workshop planned for Fox River corridor study

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A public visioning workshop for the Fox River corridor is scheduled for Wednesday.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Huntley Village Board divided on scope of downtown utility work

    HUNTLEY – Village Board members were divided Thursday on the scope of a utility line project that would kick off a major makeover to downtown Huntley.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Repairs to Prairie Trail bike, pedestrian underpass in Crystal Lake on horizon

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Not much work has been done to the bike and pedestrian underpass at Route 14 and Main Street since it was installed nearly 15 years ago ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Algonquin library planning winter reading program

    ALGONQUIN – With the cold temperatures, the Algonquin Area Public Library District is encouraging youngsters to read while staying warm inside.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County employers indifferent on online education in hiring

    After making a commitment to get an associate degree partly online, it was much easier for Kathleen Hayhurst of Wonder Lake to transition from a part- ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Bruce Rauner to implement 2-year-old transparency law posting government salaries online

    A law pushed through by state Rep. Jack Franks two years ago that required the state to post local government salaries online never was implemented.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Landmark School in McHenry to host parent info night

    McHENRY — Landmark School, District 15’s year-round, multiage school, is hosting a parent information night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Lake in the Hills woman cited in Crystal Lake crash that sent woman to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One person was taken to an area hospital and another was cited after a crash Thursday in Crystal Lake, police said.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • 21-year-old Cary man is 'high-risk missing person,' police say

    CARY – The Cary Police Department is investigating the disappearance of a 21-year-old Cary man, who has been missing since Saturday and is determined ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:52 pm
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