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  • Crystal Lake police reports for Saturday, May 21, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 21, 2016 - 9:12 am
  • Cary police reports for Saturday, May 21, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 21, 2016 - 9:13 am
  • Bill would exclude future county board members from IMRF pensions

    A friendly amendment to a bill by state Sen. Pam Althoff to set new guidelines for how local elected officials participate in the Illinois Municipal R ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Woodstock veteran receives MCC award after overcoming homelessness to help others

    WOODSTOCK – Mike Boyer is a father to two sons, a student at McHenry Community College, a husband to Kelsee Boyer and a Marine Corps veteran.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • McHenry Rec Center giving away yearlong membership at grand opening

    McHENRY – Nearly three months after it opened, the new, $5.8 million McHenry Recreation Center is offering a number of prizes, including a free yearlo ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Volo-area crash on Route 120 sends motorcyclist to hospital

    VOLO – A motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital after crashing in the Volo area Friday afternoon, a fire official said.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Controversy flares over McHenry West High School Marine graduate's attire

    McHENRY – The McHenry West graduate who could not participate in Thursday's graduation after choosing to wear her U.S. Marine Corps dress blues said s ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Lynn Hammerlund, longtime president of Algonquin library board, dies

    ALGONQUIN — Lynn Hammerlund, who served on the Board of Trustees for the Algonquin Area Public Library District for 28 years, has died, the library sa ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Ex-Johnsburg High School employee admits to sex abuse against students

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a former Johnsburg High School employee to prison after he admitted in court to having inappropriate cont ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Algonquin woman sentenced to prison for selling heroin

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin woman is headed to prison after she admitted to selling heroin earlier this year.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Driver flees after crashing into, knocking over pole in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — A car that crashed into and knocked down a light pole near the intersection of Pyott and Virginia roads early Friday morning was vacant ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Marengo Riley School District 18 board authorizes debt certificates to add 7 classrooms

    MARENGO – The Riley Community Consolidated School District 18 board gave a nod of approval Wednesday to issuing debt certificates, which the superinte ...
    May 20, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Relay for Life events scheduled in Crystal Lake, Huntley, Johnsburg

    The American Cancer Society is recruiting teams of local families, businesses, schools, places of worship, and the community to participate in one of ...
    May 20, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Woodstock man cited after car strikes pedestrian

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police cited a 23-year-old Woodstock man Thursday after they said he hit a jogging woman with his car.
    May 20, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who died from heroin overdose pleads guilty to drug charges

    WOODSTOCK — An Algonquin man admitted to selling and possessing heroin, charges that stemmed from the January 2015 drug overdose death of his 21-year- ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:24 am
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