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  • Round Lake Beach man found not guilty but insane in murder case

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge found that a Round Lake Beach man was insane when he crossed into oncoming traffic and drove head on into a vehicle ...
    NEW: April 24, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Ex-Marine sentenced to die in sailor's slaying

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal jury has sentenced an ex-Marine to death for murdering a fellow service member in 2009, one among a series of violent ...
    NEW: April 24, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Chicago to name high school after President Obama

    CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama's hometown of Chicago plans to name a high school after him.Ma ...
    NEW: April 24, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • 9/11 museum film draws heat for portrayal of Islam

    NEW YORK (AP) — A film that will be shown at the National September 11 Memorial Museum when it opens next month unfairly links Islam and terrorism, cl ...
    NEW: April 24, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan

    CHICAGO (AP) — An American pediatrician killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire Thursday at a Kabul hospital was dedicated to helping poor ch ...
    NEW: April 24, 2014 - 2:41 pm
  • Open house planned for McHenry dog park

    McHENRY – An open house this Saturday will allow dog owners to try out the nine-month old city dog park.
    UPDATED: April 24, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 7.8 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County’s unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in March, down from 9.2 percent in March 2013, according to preliminary figures from ...
    April 24, 2014 - 1:19 pm
  • Modine closing its McHenry manufacturing facility

    McHENRY – Modine Manufacturing has announced it will close its McHenry facility over an 18-month period, resulting in the loss of 135 full-time jobs.
    April 24, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Small Potatoes performing in Harvard

    HARVARD –The Woodstock Roundup Radio program will feature the Chicago based folk band Small Potatoes as a special guest during its April 27 show.
    April 24, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Bus tour of one-room schools planned

    RIDGEFIELD – Those unable to make Sunday’s open house at the century old Ridgefield School, will get another opportunity to visit the school at 8617 R ...
    April 24, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Lake in the Hills to swear in new police chief on Wednesday

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village on Wednesday has scheduled a swearing-in ceremony for its new police chief.
    April 24, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Algonquin bypass to honor local officials

    ALGONQUIN – Two bridges that are part of the Algonquin Western Bypass will be named after two people who helped campaign for the construction of the r ...
    April 24, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Lake in the Hills plans drug take back day

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's police department, in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration, has scheduled a drug take back day for r ...
    April 24, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Liberty Elementary hosts health fair Sunday

    CARPENTERSVILLE – The Liberty Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will host its first health and fitness fair for students and families on Sunday.
    April 24, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Cholesterol screenings to be offered in Harvard

    HARVARD — McHenry County Department of Health will offer a cholesterol screening at Harvard-Diggins Library, 900 E McKinley Street, Harvard, on Thursd ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:23 am
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