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  • Photos: Johnsburg football preview

    Johnsburg football players attend football practice at Johnsburg High School Monday, August 11, 2014
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Photos: Harvard football preview

    Harvard players attend football practice at Harvard High School Monday, August 11, 2014. ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Wine walk to feature 10 businesses, 30 tastings

    RICHMOND – The upcoming fall wine walk will include 10 spots, each with three tastings, and some will offer treats and giveaways.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Huntley police reports for Aug. 12, 2014

    • John W. Ireland, 32, 12500 Regency Parkway, Unit 3009, Huntley, was charged Tuesday, July 8, with battery. He also was arrested on a McHenry County ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Oakwood Hills has no documents of threats

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Oakwood Hills officials confirmed Tuesday there is no documentation from local authorities relating to threats against village officia ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • Rate study recommends raising sewer, water rates

    McHENRY – Proposed increases to the city’s water and sewer rates would put a larger share of the burden on heavy users, the city’s engineers told the ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Police explorer programs throughout McHenry County allows for youth to learn about law enforcement

    There are times when 17-year-old Cary Police Explorer Brett Dalton helps with traffic control that motorists express their frustrations to him as if h ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • District 300 opens Oak Ridge School with ribbon-cutting

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A goal 17 years in the making was achieved Monday outside the former District 300 administration building in Carpentersville, as sch ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Cash-strapped parks department causes headaches in Harvard

    HARVARD – Harvard officials are seeking solutions for a parks department they say has been bleeding the city's cash balance, but suggestions so far ha ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Aug. 11, 2014

    • Sheila E. Johnston, 28, 1965 Sheila St., Woodstock, was charged Saturday, June 21, with retail theft.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • Barrington Hills teen sentenced for fatal DUI

    BARRINGTON HILLS – A Barrington Hills teen was sentenced to 90 days in jail and three years of probation in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday afte ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Assistant state's attorney to receive MADD award

    A local prosecutor in September will receive an award based on accomplishments that have helped in the fight against drunken driving, according to a n ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Aug. 11, 2014

    • Michael P. Ostertag, 44, 2551 Waterford Lane, Lake in the Hills, was charged Monday, July 21, with two counts of domestic battery and interference w ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • Speaking of Nature: Property line disputes

    I heard a story the other day about a situation where one neighbor did not like another neighbor’s pine tree because the branches grew over part of hi ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Cleanup underway at contaminated Sun City Huntley lake

    HUNTLEY – A truck company based in Canada could be fined by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency for an accident that ultimately contaminated ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:37 pm
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