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  • Bleacher lawsuit hearing could affect Crystal Lake South home opener

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One last legal challenge will have to be tackled before the Crystal Lake South High School football team takes the field for its home o ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 4:22 pm
  • Conservation course to cover weed management

    RINGWOOD – The weeds that take over gardens and push out native species will be hacked at in an upcoming McHenry County Conservation District program.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Middaugh: Is it smarter to pay off debts or invest?

    It probably doesn’t happen as much as you’d like, but from time to time, you have some extra disposable income. When this happens, how should you use ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Need for skilled workers still prevalent

    Adam Hoambrecker, 29, of West Dundee, makes a shim die that will be used inside of the Algonquin business Kenmode Tool and Engineering. The apprentice ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Jozwiak gets training for eye acupuncture

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After recently returning from special training in Denmark, Janine Jozwiak is offering Boel Acunova Acupuncture Treatments for eye ailme ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • MCC foundation recognizes Watlow employees

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College recently recognized Watlow in Richmond and its employees who are alumni of MCC.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gonsiorek: Fiscal sponsorships provide another avenue for new nonprofits

    Last month, I suggested it may be all too easy to bring another nonprofit into our world, one that may not be equipped to flourish in the increasingly ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake South OK to play home football games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With football season set to start, Crystal Lake South High School is ready to host another season as the legality of the expanded bleac ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Archery, hikes among MCCD programs

    WOODSTOCK – Games, hikes and archery are lined up at McHenry County parks this fall. The McHenry Co ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • McHenry County unemployment rate hits 5.7 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The unemployment rate in McHenry County fell to 5.7 percent in July, a record low since the Great Recession, according to preliminary f ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • McHenry County home sales fall 13.3 percent in July

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Amid a broader national real estate recovery, McHenry County home sales fell 13.3 percent in July as prices increased and inventory rem ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Power plant opposition surfaces in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With village business suspended in Oakwood Hills, residents turned up in Crystal Lake to voice their opposition to a proposed power pla ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 6:55 am
  • Which Wich Superior Sandwiches to open in Crystal Lake this fall

    CRYSTAL LAKE – National chain Which Wich Superior Sandwiches plans to bring its trillions of sandwich combinations to Crystal Lake.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Illinois ticket quota ban draws mixed opinions among police in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – At least one traffic stop each work day, at least one ticket every two shifts, a 30-minute patrol of residential areas and a 30-minute ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Take a Stand for Turning Point kicks off

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Eight-year-old Alek Muellner was in the car with his mom Friday when he heard something on the radio worth spending his $20 allowance o ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Dorion-Gray: Adjusting to life after a divorce can be a financial challenge

    There’s no doubt about it, going through a divorce can be an emotionally trying time. In addition to the emotional impact a divorce can have, it’s imp ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New owners take over Player's Bench in Crystal Lake

    Jason and Molly Erlenborn are the new owner of Player’s Bench Inc., 87 N. Williams St., in downtown Crystal Lake. They recently hosted a Crystal Lake ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks Centegra hospitals

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Centegra Health System’s hospitals were recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report.U ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Baird & Warner adds two agents in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two new agents recently joined the Crystal Lake/Carpentersville Baird & Warner Real Estate Office.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cumpata: Economic development efforts heat up this summer

    Summer is my favorite season of the year. Personally, I love hot weather, water sports, motorcycling and anything having to do with being outside. Whi ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Centegra Healthy Living Institute opens

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Centegra Healthy Living Institute has opened new locations in Crystal Lake and Huntley.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Maule: Business should embrace, not hide from, social media

    With the growing number of social media platforms making it easier than ever to reach consumers and business partners, it is easy to believe that the ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Goodwill to host job fair for Algonquin store

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Goodwill Industries will host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 12 at D’Andrea Conference Center, 4419 Route 14, Crystal Lake, t ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 5:22 pm
  • MCCD to showcase meteors, constellations

    Families can lay out on blankets at the Marengo Ridge Conservation Area and wait for meteors at an upcoming event.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Greeno: Take care to make a positive impression with potential employers

    Starting your career in today’s hiring environment can be challenging, including making a positive, memorable impression with people who could be your ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Georgio’s looks to build off Business of the Year honor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ever since Brian Coli opened Georgio’s Chicago Pizzeria & Pub in downtown Crystal Lake in 2002, the accolades have rolled in.
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • MCCD releases fall lineup

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fort building, night hikes and bird watching are all activities the McHenry County Conservation District has lined up for the fall.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • MCEDC taking Business Champion nominations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Economic Development Corp. is accepting nominations for the organization’s 2014 Business Champion Awards.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Monarchs, praying mantis topics of upcoming MCCD programs

    Kids will examine the body parts, behaviors and the egg cases of praying mantis before journeying outside in search of the insect.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:53 pm
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