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  • Film, entertainment consulting group in Woodstock looking for interns

    WOODSTOCK – A film and entertainment consulting group is looking for area interns to work out of its newly opened location in downtown Woodstock.
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • 'Open, accessible education' drives MCC professor to teach free MOOC

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College professor Ted Erski sees himself as more of a director than a teacher when he instructs his Fundamentals of Ener ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff: Mentally challenged elderly man missing in McHenry

    McHENRY – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in locating a mentally challenged elderly man who went missing Monday evening, ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • MCCD offers hike in Glacial Park, crafts in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A hike in search of owls, an introduction to snowshoeing and the creation of ornaments using recycled paper will all be offered this mo ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Harvard police investigating gunshot damage from Thanksgiving

    HARVARD – Police in Harvard are investigating two separate incidents where gunshots were fired into a house and a car.
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • McHenry County nonprofits hope for donations on Giving Tuesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County nonprofit leaders hope the weekend's spending frenzy will continue into Giving Tuesday, an annual event that asks reside ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Funeral services set for teens killed in McHenry crash on Lily Lake Road

    Funeral services are scheduled for the three 18-year-olds who died in a car crash Friday outside McHenry.
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • McHenry County residents, businesses in giving, Angel Tree holiday campaigns

    Businesses, churches and schools are giving back to the community through Angel Tree and giving tree programs this holiday season.
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Green Drinks in Crystal Lake to talk home brewing, sustainable alcohol

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Home brewing and sustainable alcohol will be the focus at an upcoming Green Drinks event.
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Student who brought gun to Barrington High School in police custody

    BARRINGTON – A student who brought a gun and ammunition to Barrington High School on Monday is in police custody, school and police officials said.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Huntley Historical Society raising funds toward museum goal

    HUNTLEY – As the park district works to preserve the historic barn and home on the Sun Valley Farm land, the Huntley Historical Society is raising fun ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Wonder Lake man, Marengo woman injured in crash near Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Two people were injured in a head-on collision that closed Route 176 near Woodstock for nearly four hours, officials said Monday.
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • No injuries in Spring Grove house fire

    SPRING GROVE – No one was injured in a fire that caused easily more than $100,000 in damage to a Spring Grove home Sunday afternoon, the fire chief sa ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • MCCD to host presentations on research conducted at McHenry County sites

    RINGWOOD – Mushrooms in McHenry County will be one of the topics covered by a panel of regional botany and ecology experts hosted by the McHenry Count ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Marengo joins settlement discussions about Ritz Road water solution

    MARENGO – The city of Marengo is becoming more involved with finding a solution to bring drinkable water to Ritz Road residents, City Administrator Ga ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
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