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  • 25 Days of Christmas Cookies

    Check out these recipes for your best Christmas cookies yet ...
    NEW: Dec. 7, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • Accepting Everyday Hero Nominations Now (deadline 12/23)

    We are now accepting nominations for 2017 Everyday Heroes (Submission deadline 12/23) Each year, th ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • McHenry County Department of Health urges residents to get flu shot

    WOODSTOCK – Those who have yet to get a flu shot are urged to do so as soon as possible, according to the McHenry County Department of Health.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Sycamore veteran recalls Pearl Harbor attack 75 years later

    SYCAMORE – Burton Miller was on his way to eat breakfast when the first bombs of the Pearl Harbor attack were dropped on his Army Air Forces base.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Oliver: Now’s the time to recall winter driving tricks

    The first big snowfall of the season usually is a welcome one. After all, all of that white stuff on the ground is downright picturesque.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Family mourns loss of Marine veteran Loren Abdalla; will continue fight to award him Medal of Honor

    FOX LAKE – The battle to get a Marine veteran a Medal of Honor his family claims was denied to him because of his Native American heritage will go on ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Crystal Lake-based District 155 to approve tax levy next week

    The Community High School District 155 Board will vote to approve its 2017 levy next week.The board ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry Township holds caucus to nominate Republican candidates

    The McHenry Township Republican Central Committee held its first caucus in 20 years Tuesday to nominate Republican candidates for McHenry Township off ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • McHenry County Christmas tree farms carry on family traditions

    With Christmas Day rapidly approaching, Dawn Peterson, who bought Oney’s Tree Farm with her husband in 1983, said she expects to see some familiar fac ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Making your user experience better at NWHerald.com

    With 2017 nearly upon us, I wanted to share with you some of the changes that already are happening on NWHerald.com, and what that means for you, the ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Solon Mills man faces federal child pornography charges

    A federal grand jury indicted a Solon Mills man with a history of sex crimes against children on child pornography charges.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Bates: McHenry chamber celebrates veterans, announces board of directors

    Veterans Day has come and gone. Having family from the Revolutionary War and onward who have served this country, Veterans Day has great significance ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for Tuesday, December 6, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 6:44 am
  • Crystal Lake-based supply drive collecting donations for oil pipeline protesters

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Local businesses are collecting donations to benefit protesters at Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota. The supply drive, ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Haley's Holidays to benefit pediatric cancer victims Saturday

    CARY – McHenry County residents can celebrate the holiday season while donating to pediatric cancer victims by attending the second annual Haley’s Hol ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:43 am
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