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  • Kankakee man accused of growing $3M in marijuana in Illinois warehouse

    URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A Kankakee man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges he was growing $3 million worth of marijuana plants at a warehouse in Bra ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • McHenry home used as private day care vandalized with racial slur, threat

    McHENRY — A McHenry home and private day care was vandalized with a death threat and racial slur Wednesday morning, police and the homeowner said.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Former McHenry County sergeant sentenced to 50 years for sex crimes involving young boy

    ROCKFORD – A federal judge had harsh words and choice adjectives for the sex crimes committed by a one-time McHenry County Sheriff's sergeant.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Huntley police reports for Sept. 17, 2014

    • Samuel T. Whitmore, 41, 258 W. Main St., Carpentersville, was charged Monday, Aug. 4, with harrassment through electronic communication.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • DIY Ojibwe-style snowshoes class offered by McHenry County Conservation District

    RINGWOOD — The deadline for a class on how to make a fully laced workable pair of Ojibwe-style snowshoes is approaching.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District programs hop on toads, local history

    WOODSTOCK — The history of a McHenry graveyard is one of the subjects that will be explored in upcoming McHenry County Conservation District programmi ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Harvard School District 50 leading way on drug treatment in McHenry County schools

    A few years ago, administrators in Harvard Community Unit School District 50 noticed it had a problem.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • McHenry County Board picks conventional Randall, Algonquin road intersection

    WOODSTOCK – In a 17-7 vote, the County Board on Tuesday decided to move forward with a conventional intersection design at Randall and Algonquin roads ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:20 pm
  • Marengo ward map changes in effect

    MARENGO – All but two Marengo aldermen will now serve the city at large versus in individual wards after a recently approved ward map reshuffled numer ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • McHenry County College trustees start process to add board member

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College trustees outlined plans for selecting a new member Tuesday after learning there will be at least five applicants ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Lakemoor board OKs pay raises for village workers, police union contract

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor village employees will get a 3 percent pay increase this year and two extra holidays.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Top general: U.S. ground troops possible in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • New subpoena issued for Ill. anti-violence program

    CHICAGO – Federal authorities in Chicago issued a new subpoena over records involving Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program, state officials ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • Small contaminant found in Lakewood's groundwater

    LAKEWOOD – Government officials on Tuesday advised some Lakewood residents who use private wells to test their water after routine environmental tests ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Huntley police host "Coffee with a Cop" Saturday

    HUNTLEY – Residents can ask questions and share concerns with Huntley police over some coffee during the latest "Coffee with a Cop" event on Saturday.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:05 pm
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