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  • New publisher takes over Northwest Herald

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kate Weber has been named publisher of the Northwest Herald, the newspaper’s parent company, Shaw Media, announced Monday after a natio ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • Suspect in Chicago-area air traffic control center fire has bond denied

    CHICAGO — A magistrate judge ordered a suburban Chicago man held without bond Monday on charges he set a fire at an air traffic control center, causin ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Crystal Lake woman fights for cancer research in Washington

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It started with her mother in 2004 and continued with more family members and eventually numerous friends within the past five years.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • 3 Crystal Lake businesses fail alcohol compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three Crystal Lake businesses were found to have sold alcohol to minors during a three-week compliance check operation by city police.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • In-person absentee voting at McHenry County Clerk's Office for November election begins

    WOODSTOCK – Voters who want to cast their ballots through in-person absentee voting can now do so for the Nov. 4 election, according to the McHenry Co ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Harnish Main Library in Algonquin to be closed for parking lot resurfacing

    ALGONQUIN – The Harnish Main Library building at 2600 Harnish Drive, parking lot, and drive-through window are scheduled to be closed Wednesday throug ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Lake in the Hills picks new building commissioner

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has a new building commissioner. Ann Marie Hess replaces Michael Ma ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Fire strikes Minooka house

    MINOOKA – A fire caused major damage on the second floor, attic and roof of a residence in Minooka early Monday morning, according to a news release f ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 2:03 pm
  • Bond set for Sycamore woman accused in stabbing

    DeKALB — Bond was set at $500,000 today for the Sycamore woman police say waited for her estranged husband's girlfriend to return home early Saturday ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • New ACs save money sponsored by Dowe & Wagner

    Just about everyone knows someone living in a 50-year-old house still using its original air conditioner.  While an old system may work, it’s not work ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Election Central 2014

    Click here for candidate profiles, questionnaires and more information on local and state candidates for November's election.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Lake in the Hills man injured in motorcycle crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills man was flown to the hospital Sunday night with potentially life-threatening injuries after a motorcycle crash ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Woodstock man almost loses thousands in 'grandparent scam'

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock grandparent was targeted Friday in a scam that almost cost him more than $4,000.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • FAA: 2 weeks to reopen Chicago-area air control center after Aurora fire

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it will take about two weeks to fully reopen a Chicago-area control center where an act of sab ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Shane Lamb recants testimony in missing Johnsburg teen’s 2002 murder (with documents)

    WOODSTOCK – The prosecution's key witness in a murder case is alleging that his testimony, which helped put another man behind bars, was a lie.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 1:40 pm
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