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  • Lake in the Hills woman continues to spread epilepsy awareness

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Erin Gard almost lost her life this summer because of epilepsy. Doctors had to put her in a coma to stop her from having constant ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • PHOTOS: Prairie Ridge wins Class 6A state football title over Sacred Heart-Griffin

    Images from Prairie Ridge football winning the Class 6A state title ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 4:42 pm
  • High School Football: Prairie Ridge wins 6A state championship

    CHAMPAIGN – Prairie Ridge fulfilled its mission and achieved perfection on Saturday.The Wolves had o ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Grafton Food Pantry seeking donations for holiday meals

    HUNTLEY – The Grafton Food Pantry is seeking donations so McHenry County families can celebrate a holiday without hunger.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:49 am
  • Richmond to host 3-day Christmas of Yesteryear celebration

    RICHMOND – The city’s Christmas of Yesteryear celebration will begin Dec. 2 in Richmond.Richmond pla ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • McHenry Library's Crypto Club teaches children math with secret codes

    McHENRY – Fifth- through eighth-grade students are invited to attend McHenry Public Library’s new monthly program called the Crypto Club.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:16 am
  • Meet outdoor experts at the Johnsburg Winter Expo on Dec. 3

    JOHNSBURG – The McHenry Township Board of Trustees is hosting a free family-friendly event called the Winter Expo on Dec. 3.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Crystal Lake real estate attorney suspended 30 days for mismanaging funds

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake real estate attorney is suspended for 30 days after he mismanaged funds, according to the Illinois Supreme Court.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Thanksgiving crash in Cary sends 1 to hospital, fire officials says

    CARY – A single-vehicle crash in Cary left a 44-year-old man in serious but stable condition Thursday night, a fire official said.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Woodstock kicks off holiday season with annual Lighting of the Square celebration

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock resident Lisa Chaney has been participating in the city’s holiday festivities for the past decade and had never seen a crowd lik ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • McHenry County businesses hope Small Business Saturday attracts holiday shoppers

    For local business owner Mary Batson, the Saturday after Thanksgiving is her favorite day of the year.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Hebron Dollar General plans grand opening

    HEBRON – Dollar General plans to open its Hebron location Dec. 3.The store, at 12114 Route 173, will ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 3:45 am
  • Metra will collect coats for end of November drive

    CHICAGO – Metra again will be partnering with NBC 5 Chicago to hold a coat drive at all five downtown Metra stations and all BNSF stations Nov. 28 to ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:32 am
  • 1 injured in Thanksgiving crash in Richmond, fire official says

    RICHMOND – A single-vehicle crash sent one person to the hospital with multiple internal injuries Thanksgiving morning, a fire official said.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:22 am
  • Hundreds volunteer on Thanksgiving in Crystal Lake for Community Harvest

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Before Brett Siegmeier was going to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with his family, he, along with his wife and two sons, wanted to give bac ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:32 am
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