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  • Residents give feedback on new Crystal Lake library designs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – From grand glass facades to traditional stone-and-brick prairie buildings, Crystal Lake residents received a first glimpse at the pleth ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Island Lake police officers rescue deputies in Holiday Hills shooting, McHenry County sheriff says

    WOODSTOCK – Tales of bravery and heroics are now being revealed since the dust has settled following last week's ambush in Holiday Hills that left two ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Fox River Grove to conduct hydrant flushing

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village is conducting hydrant flushing this week, according to a news release.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • United Way, McHenry County Community Foundation urge residents to call 211

    When it comes to finding health and human services in McHenry County, there are only three numbers one needs to remember – 211.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Batavia man charged with sexual abuse

    BATAVIA – A 38-year-old man charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual abuse is due in court Wednesday for a status hearing.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • McHenry Sunrise Rotary to host Oktoberfest Friday night

    McHENRY –  McHenry Sunrise Rotary’s Oktoberfest will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday at the McHenry VFW Post 4600.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Oct. 20, 2014

    • A 13-year-old Lake in the Hills boy was charged Friday, Sept. 19, with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of alcohol by a minor.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Algonquin Wal-Mart open after bomb threat, evacuation

    ALGONQUIN – Police on Monday evacuated the Wal-Mart on Randall Road after employees received a bomb threat, according to a news release.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Republican governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away

    WASHINGTON — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expa ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola

    CHICAGO — Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Obama casts his vote early in Chicago for 2014 midterm elections

    CHICAGO — President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.Obama voted ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Algonquin, Huntley, Crystal Lake police get Narcan for heroin overdose victims (with video)

    Twice in Algonquin police officer Rob Schuett’s career, he has had an instance where someone was unconscious from a possible drug overdose when he arr ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Richmond to hire 2 full-time police officers

    RICHMOND – Two full-time officers will join the Richmond Police Department, the Richmond Village Board decided late last week.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Diaper Bank to host benefit auction Saturday in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Diaper Bank Of Northern Illinois Benefit Auction is Saturday at D’Andrea’s Banquets, 4419 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Accused Holiday Hills shooter went after injured McHenry County deputies, prosecutors say

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a Holiday Hills man accused of ambushing and shooting two McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies continued following the offic ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:43 am
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