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  • MCC’s occupational therapy assistant program offers students real-world health care training

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Michelle Hascup arrived this week at McHenry County College in a wheelchair, and then with her arm in a sling a few days later.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • PHOTOS: Alex Kube, former Cary-Grove standout and NIU football player, remembered in pictures

    Alex Kube, former Cary-Grove standout and NIU football player, is remembered in pictures. Kube, 29, died late Wednesday night, February 8, 2017, with ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 7:44 pm
  • 6 brilliant B&B experiences across Northern Illinois

    Galena and Chicago aren’t the only places to find great bed-and-breakfast experiences in northern Illinois. Visitors seeking unique and luxurious lodg ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:55 pm
  • Harvard High School conducts ceremony to honor local veterans

    HARVARD – Emmett Blazer, 90, wants the younger generation to realize what a great country America is and veterans events are good place to start, he s ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Family of Lakewood 4-year-old with leukemia collects 1 million pop tabs for charity

    LAKEWOOD – Jacob Matthaei of Lakewood was diagnosed with leukemia in November 2015 when he was just 3 years old.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 7:44 pm
  • Lake in the Hills plans to replace infected ash trees within 3 years

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Within three years, Lake in the Hills officials are hoping to replace the nearly 1,800 ash trees that were removed from parkways i ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • City of McHenry seeking applicants for Ward 6 Alderman

    McHENRY – With Alderman Robert Peterson resigning this month, McHenry Mayor Susan Low is accepting letters of interest from city residents to fill the ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff’s Office accepting applications for deputies

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County residents who wants to become a deputy sheriff can submit an application to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office by the end ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 3:11 pm
  • Wonder Lake man facing two sets of heroin charges has bond revoked

    WOODSTOCK — A Wonder Lake man facing serious drug charges from two arrests in less than seven months will remain in custody without bond until his cas ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 3:11 pm
  • Woodstock man sentenced to 2 years in prison for fondling woman in lingerie store

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was sentenced to two years in prison after he admitted to fondling a woman in a lingerie store last year.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Wednesday, February 8, 2017

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 9:22 am
  • Huntley police accepting applications for Citizen Police Academy

    HUNTLEY – Huntley police are now accepting applications for the upcoming Citizen Police Academy.The ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Crystal Lake police issue 35 tickets in Super Bowl traffic campaign

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Officers with the Crystal Lake Police Department issued 35 tickets during an extra enforcement effort, police said Tuesday.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Marengo wine bar, shop concept nixed

    MARENGO – The proposed Connie’s Corkery wine bar and shop won’t be coming to Marengo after all.Jason ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • McHenry County Division of Transportation wins awards for bridge, salt

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Division of Transportation started off the new year by winning two awards for innovative design and environmental susta ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:34 pm
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