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  • McHenry County Board approves addendums to 2030 Comprehensive Plan

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved a task force’s additions to the 2030 Comprehensive Plan.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Centegra hosts support group for parents of ADD, ADHD children

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will offer a free support group for parents of children with attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hy ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • McHenry County College job fair draws a crowd

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It can be hard to find work, but McHenry County College sought to make it a little easier for students and residents Friday.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Crystal Lake couple drives around in the ‘Go Cubs Go’ car

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Russ and Helen Feign decorated their 1926 Ford Model T with Cubs-themed accessories to celebrate their favorite baseball team.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:32 pm
  • Retired District 47 teacher headed to Antarctica for science expedition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Betty Trummel may be retired, but in a few months she will be off to Antarctica to participate in an elite science leadership expeditio ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 files lawsuit against Merryman Excavation Inc.

    WOODSTOCK – School District 200 has sued Woodstock-based Merryman Excavation for breach of contract related to utility work at the Woodstock North Hig ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Crystal Lake tightens video gambling ordinance to clearly mandate barrier

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council tightened its fledgling video gambling ordinance to reflect the wishes of members that an actual wall or partition sep ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Lake in the Hills man found guilty of domestic battery, not guilty of sex assault charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man was convicted on one of three charges against him stemming from a 2013 incident where he was charged with physical ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Richmond-Burton High School student avoids expulsion after sending controversial photo

    RICHMOND – Nearly 50 people showed up to the Richmond-Burton Community High School District 157 Board meeting Wednesday to support a student at risk o ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • McHenry County Board OKs money to tear down McHenry "house of horrors"

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved cutting a $19,375 check to comply with a court order to demolish a derelict rural McHenry residence once ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Crystal Lake library supporters working hard to persuade voters

    If an advisory referendum that asks voters whether the city of Crystal Lake should borrow $30.1 million to replace its library fails, the library’s ar ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry recycling straw bales

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Instead of being thrown away, straw bales used for fall decorations can be recycled at the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • McHenry County police departments to host meet-and-greet Sunday

    McHENRY – Eight McHenry County police departments will host a meet-and-greet Sunday.The Johnsburg, M ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Marlowe Middle School in Lake in the Hills to honor veterans with program

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Marlowe Middle School will honor local veterans at its annual Veterans Day recognition program.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:28 pm
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