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  • New Elgin-based Huntley Outlet Center owner says mall site has great potential

    HUNTLEY – Rich Turasky was already quite familiar with the Huntley Outlet Center when it went on the market last year.
    April 21, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • McHenry Rotary Blues, Brews & BBQ's festival needs sponsors

    McHENRY – Sponsors are needed so that more of the money raised during this summer’s Blues, Brews & BBQ’s festival can go toward community causes, said ...
    April 20, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Cary home left uninhabitable, heavily damaged after house fire

    CARY – Fire officials are investigating a structure fire in Cary that left the two-story home charred, heavily damaged and uninhabitable, officials sa ...
    April 21, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • McHenry-area man shoots himself in hand taking apart gun

    McHENRY – A 74-year-old McHenry-area man was taken to the hospital Wednesday after he accidentally shot himself in the hand, police said.
    April 21, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • McHenry County settles union lawsuit over 'Turnaround Agenda' vote for $25K

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board on Tuesday pulled its symbolic support of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s effort to turn Illinois around in order to settle a ...
    April 21, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Marengo Police report for Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    The Marengo Police Department arrested Joseph A. Brocato, 68, of 327 3rd Ave. in Marengo, on Friday April 15th, 2016, on two counts of domestic batter ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Huntley Library receives STEM programming for adults grant

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Public Library has received a $3,500 National Science Foundation grant from the Califa Library Group to provide science-bas ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Thunderstorms possible Wednesday in McHenry County

    After a week of mostly sunny skies, the National Weather Service says the McHenry County area could see some thunderstorms roll through Wednesday nigh ...
    April 20, 2016 - 7:58 am
  • Steimke: McHenry County Human Race still looking for support

    Spring is here. Daylight hours are increasing. It is a great time to get out and help your community.
    April 20, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Community-supported agriculture grows in McHenry County

    RICHMOND – Kathy Mor knows it sometimes takes a village to raise a vegetable. Mor and her husband, ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • State Rep. Jack Franks bill to stop gerrymandering in Illinois advances

    A bill that would change how state legislative district boundaries are drawn was approved in committee and will move on to the Illinois House for cons ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Citizens Utility Board to analyze Crystal Lake residents' utility bills

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A free clinic hosted by the Citizens Utility Board is being held in Crystal Lake to potentially help residents save on their utility bi ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • McHenry restaurants prep for tentative May openings

    McHENRY – McHenry residents can expect to have two new eateries open for business toward the end of next month.
    April 20, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • After fugitive shot, killed in Antioch, McHenry and Lake county sheriff's deputies on paid leave

    Four deputies from the McHenry County and Lake County sheriff's offices who were involved in the fatal shooting of a fugitive early Saturday in Antioc ...
    April 22, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • Huntley gives preliminary nod to updated Sherwin Williams store design

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board advanced a revamped proposal for a Sherwin Williams store on Route 47 after the developer made requested changes to the pl ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:59 pm
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