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  • Veteran with Cary ties wins state honor

    CARY – A familiar face to longtime Cary residents was honored by the state for his lifetime of community service.
    July 30, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • Preliminary District 47 budget carries surplus

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Community School District 47 is projected to have an operating fund surplus at the end of the 2014-15 school year followin ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Construction to close Huntley intersection next week

    HUNTLEY – The intersection of Algonquin Road and Church Street in Huntley will be partially closed, starting on Monday, because of repairs to a nearby ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • Sexual assault of a child under investigation in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A burglary of a Woodstock home that involved the sexual assault of a child is under investigation and a suspect has been taken into custod ...
    July 30, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Prospect Street construction in Marengo concludes

    MARENGO – Both traffic lanes are open along a newly-widened Prospect Street, as construction crews this week put the finishing touches on the $3 milli ...
    July 30, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake man tied to residential, vehicle burglaries

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man has been arrested in connection with several residential and vehicle burglaries.
    July 30, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • 89-year-old cited for stealing neighbor's flowers

    HARVARD – Being 89 years old brings cheap breakfast and the best recliner at family get-togethers. I ...
    July 30, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • Marengo firefighter quits after funds went missing

    MARENGO – A Marengo Fire Rescue lieutenant resigned Tuesday after he was caught taking $6,700 from the volunteer fire department's nonprofit organizat ...
    July 30, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • McSweeney, Duffy oppose Oakwood Hills power plant

    OAKWOOD HILLS – State Rep. David McSweeney and state Sen. Dan Duffy have joined the growing movement against a $450 million power plant proposed for O ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • TLS Veterans hosting car show

    WOODSTOCK – TLS Veterans are putting on a car show in August to benefit homeless veterans.The Benefi ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • McHenry County prepares kids for new school year

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Five-year-old Lydia Fletcher of Woodstock jumped wildly Wednesday afternoon, brandishing multicolored fabric in the air — an exercise m ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Harvard police supervisor attends missing children training

    HARVARD – A Harvard police supervisor has a better understanding of the issues surrounding missing and sexually exploited children after he attended a ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • New business activity slated for Harvard

    HARVARD – Activity for two new businesses will soon begin in Harvard, and the Economic Development Corporation executive director has hopes for more t ...
    July 30, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • McHenry plans Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive event

    McHENRY – A Rosie the Riveter re-enactor and the founder of Bugles Across America will be among the special guests at this year’s Keep the Spirit of ’ ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Annual community event focuses on crime prevention

    WONDER LAKE – An event designed to promote crime prevention and encourage neighborhood camaraderie is planned at a Wonder Lake area park.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:01 am
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