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  • Wonder Lake couple has first McHenry County baby of 2017

    HUNTLEY – As Karel and Greg Roth of Wonder Lake rang in the new year, they joked that it wouldn’t be them having the first baby in McHenry County this ...
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Photos: Meet the first baby born in McHenry County in 2017

    Korben Roth was born early Sunday morning, making him the first baby born in McHenry County in 2017. He was born at Centegra Hospital in Huntley.
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 5:49 pm
  • New McHenry County Board committees to meet next week

    WOODSTOCK – Several of the newly assigned and newly consolidated committees of the McHenry County Board will meet next week.
    Dec. 1, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Families ring in Noon Year's Eve in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Some families rang in the new year early on Saturday, celebrating “Noon Year’s Eve” in Lake in the Hills.
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Peterson: After predicting Trump's presidency in 2016, my 2017 predictions

    Well, if 2016 didn’t end with a bang, the kind where the door bangs shut, as in don’t let the door hit you on the way out.
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Lake in the Hills receives grant to upgrade to efficient lighting

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village of Lake in the Hills has received a $5,880 grant to upgrade its interior fluorescent hanging lights at Village Hall.
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District looking for old artificial Christmas trees

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Park District is collecting old artificial Christmas trees to create art for its Nature Center.
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Cary Trustee Jim Cosler challenges Mayor Mark Kownick for seat

    CARY – Cary Trustee Jim Cosler is challenging Mayor Mark Kownick for his seat in the April 4 consolidated election.
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 9:38 am
  • MCC Young Adult Student Success Program helps youths find work

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Jonathan Sandoval was looking to get real-world experience in the manufacturing field, the 23-year-old from Carpentersville heard ...
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 9:55 pm
  • Health department to present results of 2017 McHenry County health study

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County residents are invited to attend a Jan. 10 presentation to hear the results of the 2017 McHenry County Health Community S ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry County State's Attorney's Office hires chief investigator, misdemeanor prosecutor

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office has hired a new chief investigator and a misdemeanor prosecutor, the office announced this we ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • New Year's is worst day for drunken driving of year, group says

    Sunday could be a busy day for McHenry County police departments as they crack down on impaired driving offenses over the holidays.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Pedestrian dies after Lake in the Hills police sergeant, Hebron trustee accused of DUI

    A Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, woman who authorities said was struck by an intoxicated Lake in the Hills police sergeant and Hebron trustee has died.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Woodstock library celebrates 125th anniversary, looks ahead

    WOODSTOCK – As community members, patrons and employees of the Woodstock Public Library celebrated its 125th anniversary and looked back on its histor ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • 12 New Year’s Resolutions you can actually keep for 2017

    Looking for something realistic you can accomplish in 2017? We've got a few ideas for you. ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 12:03 am
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