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  • On the Record With ... Evelyn Crabtree

    At age 89, Evelyn Crabtree is both an artist and her own art critic.A good chunk of her room at East ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Marengo to penalize holdouts on water meter project with fines, shutoffs

    MARENGO – City officials could fine or even shutoff water to the few hundred holdouts who haven’t allowed the city access to their homes to upgrade de ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Crystal Lake celebrates 100 years

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Wielding balloon swords, the three Bress kids investigated the police car parked with its lights flashing at Crystal Lake's final cente ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 7:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged with DUI after car vs. motorcycle crash

    A Crystal Lake man was charged with driving under the influence and improper lane usage after his car crashed into a motorcycle on Saturday evening in ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:19 pm
  • One firefighter injured, two cats dead in Algonquin fire

    A firefighter suffered a minor injury and two cats died in a structure fire Sunday morning in Algonquin.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • Crystal Lake man charged with DUI in McHenry taxi crash that injured 4

    McHENRY – A Crystal Lake man has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence after a Sunday morning crash that injured him and three other ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • LITH moving some permit applications online only

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Public Portal on the village of Lake of the Hills’ website will be the go-to place for certain building permits and contractor ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Detour: New road closure in Algonquin behind the Commons

    • ALGONQUIN: Commuters’ favorite back exit from Algonquin Commons will be closed soon. Boyer Road will be closed so workers can rebuild a small stretc ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Fundraiser, pet adoption event scheduled at Port Edward

    ALGONQUIN – Port Edward Restaurant will host a fundraiser to benefit two animal rescue groups. Both families and their pets are welcomed to enjoy a do ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Home of the Sparrow to start expansion at McHenry shelter

    McHENRY – Home of the Sparrow will add five dorm rooms as well as an additional kitchen and laundry facilities to its McHenry shelter.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Holiday Hills Village Board to temporarily table vote on hiring own attorney

    UPDATED: This article was updated Monday once the trustees voiced their intention to table the motion to hire a separate attorney at their meeting thi ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Cary's draft comprehensive plan under review

    CARY – The area around Jack’s Channel could include boat slips, a hotel and a convention center, according to a vision for the village’s future.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Rampant Ebola fear takes toll its on Africa tourism

    KAMPALA, Uganda – Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya’s pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging touri ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport

    LUHANSK, Ukraine – A convoy of more than 200 white trucks crossed the Russian border to deliver humanitarian aid to a battered Ukrainian city on Satur ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • 100 years of Crystal Lake pioneers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – From before Crystal Lake was even on the map up through the 21st century, residents have left legacies that have helped make the city w ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:54 pm
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