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  • McHenry artist featured at McHenry County College

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A McHenry artist is being featured at an exhibit at McHenry County College.The exhibi ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry County government receives energy award

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County government’s conservation initiatives have won it an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties.
    June 27, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District expanding hay program for more revenue

    WOODSTOCK – The hope behind a new pilot program being tested by the McHenry County Conservation District is that it brings in a few extra dollars whil ...
    June 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Former McHenry County coroner's lawyer will be paid $150 an hour

    WOODSTOCK – The private attorney who will be appointed to defend a former McHenry County coroner on felony charges could be paid at a rate of $150 an ...
    June 25, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for June 24, 2015

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    June 24, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Info sessions on new MCC degree in health information technology planned

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The new degree being offered in health information technology by McHenry County College will be introduced at two information sessions ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Twister that blew through Coal City stronger than the one in 2013

    COAL CITY – When Gary Rink and his wife, Diann, emerged from their Coal City basement late Monday night, they knew right away their home had lost its ...
    June 24, 2015 - 9:42 am
  • Lake in the Hills Village Board to vote on zoning, other items for unpopular proposed apartment complex

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A development plan and rezoning matters for a proposed apartment complex, which has so far received negative feedback from residen ...
    June 24, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Illinois budget cuts hit home for McHenry, Lake county fairs

    WOODSTOCK – Don’t let news of state budget cuts fool you – the 2015 McHenry County Fair is on as scheduled for the first week in August.
    June 24, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • 1 taken to hospital after vehicle crashes into pole in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One person was taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock after crashing a vehicle into a pole, apparently to avoid a deer, fire officials ...
    June 24, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • 2 taken to hospital after motorcycle crash in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two people were taken to an area hospital after a motorcycle crash Tuesday night, fire officials said.
    June 24, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • New Woodstock Public Works director continuing water meter replacement, road resurfacing

    WOODSTOCK – From making sure toilets flush, to preparing baseball fields and repaving streets, Woodstock’s Public Works department affects people’s da ...
    June 25, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Prosecutors seek to seize Huntley homes related to alleged drug ring

    WOODSTOCK – Court documents revealed more details on an alleged drug ring as prosecutors made moves to seize several Huntley homes believed to be invo ...
    June 24, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Crystal Lake participates in July 4 crackdown on drunken drivers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Enforcement will be stepped up in Crystal Lake as the July 4 holiday approaches.The C ...
    June 23, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Crystal Lake Auto Tech set to move in September; CVS work to follow

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The demolition of the Auto Tech center and former Mama Rini’s restaurant will start “relatively soon” after the Goodyear tire distribut ...
    June 24, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Reader Poll

    Will you or have you attended a community fireworks display this weekend?