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  • McHenry County township consolidation: Lots of talk, little consensus on task force

    WOODSTOCK – A task force convened to examine halving the number of McHenry County townships through consolidation could agree only on merging a few of ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Former Hebron police sergeant found guilty on weapons charge

    WOODSTOCK – In rendering guilty verdicts for a former Hebron police sergeant, a McHenry County judge called the small police department's leadership " ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Marengo best town to raise a family in locally in Illinois ranking

    MARENGO –As a third-generation Marengo resident, Mayor Don Lockhart wasn’t surprised to learn Marengo had been named one of the best towns in Illinoi ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Kishwaukee Headwaters in Woodstock proves to be successful restoration 10 years later

    WOODSTOCK – Driving on Route 14 in Woodstock, people can see 153 acres of prairie, wetland, woodland and the start of the main branch of the Kishwauke ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Trial begins for former Hebron officer accused of possessing guns from evidence room

    WOODSTOCK – In rendering guilty verdicts for a former Hebron police sergeant, a McHenry County judge called the small police department’s leadership “ ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • Bittersweet Trail in Crystal Lake reopens after natural gas leak closure

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bittersweet Trail in Crystal Lake reopened about 7:30 p.m. Monday after being closed because of a natural gas leak, according to Crysta ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Pedcor hearing over controversial affordable apartments in Cary moved

    CARY –A public hearing for a variance request by Pedcor Investments for the Garden Place Apartments will be relocated to facilitate a larger audience ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Marengo man killed in crash remembered as loving father, kind husband

    MARENGO – Michael Meyerhoff's kind demeanor was one of the first things that grabbed his future wife's attention.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Fire destroys car in Hebron off Route 47

    HEBRON – A woman was able to pull her car off Route 47 before a fire ravaged the engine and hood Monday in Hebron, a fire official said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Miles for Warriors motorcycle, car ride starts in Woodstock Saturday

    WOODSTOCK –A Miles for Warriors ride to benefit four local veterans organizations will be Saturday.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry man sentenced for predatory sexual assault of 12-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was sentenced to six years in prison for a sex act with a minor. Ciriaco J ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Bruce Rauner signs Jack Franks bill allowing for direct election of rescue district trustees

    Taxpayers now can petition for an election to directly elect rescue squad district trustees under new legislation.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Man killed in Wauconda convenience store robbery, police say

    WAUCONDA – A Wauconda convenience store clerk fatally shot a masked man attempting to rob the store Sunday, police said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Vietnam War veterans seeking donations for reunion

    A group of veterans of the Marines that served in the Vietnam War is seeking donations for a reunion to commemorate the 47th anniversary of the group' ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Bus tour to cover history of Crystal Lake Park District sites

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A bus tour will traverse the colorful history of the various parks and facilities associated with the Crystal Lake Park District.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Reader Poll

    Have you or will you make any donations in memory of Lt. Joe Gliniewicz?