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  • Public access for the week of Jan. 23 to Jan. 27

    MondayMcHenry County Board of Health: 7 p.m., county Administration Building, 667 Ware Road, Woodsto ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:05 am
  • On the radar: January marks National Radon Action Month

    JOLIET – Kevin Knight grew up on a street where five people were diagnosed with lung cancer without ever smoking cigarettes.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • Begalka: Dream big to rekindle Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    Much of the nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day a week ago, but with the passage of time, his life’s work has become more of an asterisk than ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • McHenry School District 15 to open kindergarten registration in March

    McHENRY – McHenry Elementary School District 15 will start accepting enrollment for its kindergarten program starting in March.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Cary-Grove Jaycees name 2017 Board of Directors

    CARY – The Cary-Grove Jaycees recently announced their new Board of Directors for fiscal 2017.The ne ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Woodstock library's 'Have a Heart Week' set to start next month

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Public Library will give community members an opportunity to give back during “Have a Heart Week,” starting next month.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Lakewood zoning chairman nominated to fill Village Board vacancy

    LAKEWOOD – Outgoing Village President Erin Smith is tapping the chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission to fill a two-year unexpired term on th ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Woodstock VFW Post 5040 holds grand opening at new location

    WOODSTOCK – After 75 years in the same location, the Woodstock Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5040 has a new place to call home.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Algonquin police reports for Sunday, January 22, 2017

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • PHOTOS: St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church mobile food truck

    Volunteers handed out food and clothing to those in need Saturday at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Crystal Lake.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Fabrik Industries completes expansion in McHenry

    Fabrik Industries, a 35-year-old McHenry County company, has completed its expansion in the city of McHenry with the purchase of a second facility at ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Cary increases scope of Metra train station project, anticipates 2018 completion

    CARY – Cary officials have approved an increase in the scope, and cost, of a project to upgrade the village’s more than 50-year-old Metra station.  
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Rotary Club of Crystal Lake Dawnbreakers holding Western-themed auction in March

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Rotary Club of Crystal Lake Dawnbreakers is hosting its 28th annual Western-themed auction March 4.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Tiger Koo’s Martial Arts Academy looks to open on Route 47 in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A martial arts academy is set to open in a vacant space on Route 47 in Huntley. Tiger Koo’ ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:40 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:34 pm
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