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  • Election packets available for Crystal Lake candidates

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Election season has started in Crystal Lake as residents are now able to pick up packets at City Hall.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • McHenry firefighters use 5 gallons of water to extinguish fire

    McHENRY – McHenry firefighters likely used more water in their morning showers than they did to put out a fire Wednesday.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Quilt appraisal event set for Sunday in Union

    UNION – Quilt makers and collectors can have their works appraised Sunday at the McHenry County Historical Society.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Johnsburg church joins effort to distribute presents to children in need

    JOHNSBURG – Susan Schmidt loves telling volunteers the cardboard box they’re filling is more than just a shoebox.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

    PHOENIX – The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters an ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes

    CHICAGO – The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • 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 - 11:15 pm
  • 50-state look at how Common Core playing out in U.S.

    A state-by-state look at the Common Core standards:___ALABAMAThe state school board folded Common Co ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Springfield student arrested with gun at school

    SPRINGFIELD – A Springfield high school student has been detained after he brought a loaded handgun to school.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 2:11 pm
  • District 15 to consider nearly flat budget

    McHENRY – The proposed budget for McHenry School District 15 looks a lot like the budget approved last year.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Mass.-based fighter jet crashes in Virginia

    WESTFIELD, Mass. – A Massachusetts Air National Guard officer says authorities are still searching for the pilot of a fighter jet that crashed in Virg ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Storytelling program to be followed by craft, hike

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A hike, a story and a craft will introduce kids to the outdoors. The program, put on ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:42 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 - 11:45 pm
  • Animal foundation plans Algonquin location

    ALGONQUIN – An animal adoption and animal-assisted therapy center is proposed for a location on Main Street in Algonquin.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Spring Grove police warn of IRS telephone scam

    SPRING GROVE – The Spring Grove Police Department is warning residents of a telephone scam claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:37 pm
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