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  • Designs for proposed McHenry rec center take shape

    McHENRY – Ground could break on the proposed recreation center as early as next spring. The updated ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Huntley uses reserves to restock road salt following historic winter

    HUNTLEY – Village officials are digging into the budget to replenish their road salt supply after spending a record winter digging snow and ice out of ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Obama on Ferguson: Time to listen, not just shout

    WASHINGTON – Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Quinn signs bill allowing some governments to consolidate

    A bill that gives some of the state's most esoteric and obscure units of local government the power to eliminate themselves is now law.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Realistic active shooter drill helps prepare faculty

    WOODSTOCK – For Spanish teacher Christi Dewispelaere, it was surreal to hear what sounded like gunshots outside her classroom Monday morning – it didn ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Cary schedules tobacco violation hearing

    CARY – The Cary Smoke Shop at 395 Cary-Algonquin Road, is scheduled this week to respond to an alleged tobacco license violation, according to a villa ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • Woodstock police reports for Aug. 18, 2014

    • Desiree A. Elliot, 44, 2420 Applewood Lane, Woodstock, was charged Friday, July 18, with driving under the infuence and aggravated battery to a poli ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • Mooyah Burger seeks grant to open in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Mooyah Burger, a Texas-based build-a-burger chain, plans to open a restaurant along Route 14 in Crystal Lake.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • 'Don't know' if Missouri teen shot with hands up

    FERGUSON, Mo. – A Missouri teenager fatally shot by police suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may indicate his hands were up or his back wa ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Democratic congressional candidate speaking in Harvard

    HARVARD – Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson will stop by Harvard on Tuesday evening to hear what is on local voters' minds.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Ross denies murder charge over remains found in McHenry house

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man denied allegations that he murdered a woman whose skeletal remains were found in his home almost two years after she died.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Video: Woodstock coach takes the #IceBucketChallenge

    Woodstock boys basketball coach Al Baker does the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS research. Who did he challenge? Watch to find out, and send your Ice Bu ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Local police departments to run extra Labor Day enforcement

    Police departments from around the county are preparing for special enforcement details through the Labor Day weekend.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Mike’s Deck Center-St. Charles - A new showroom chock full of choices

    If you’re familiar with Mike’s Deck Center, in Montgomery, you know their quality, variety and dedication to customer service.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Experts say centuries-old Quincy elm not dying

    QUINCY – Experts have declared that an American elm tree that could be nearly four centuries old is not dying.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:39 am
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