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  • Huntley officials considering fiber-optic network possibilities

    HUNTLEY – Officials in Huntley are exploring opportunities to connect village facilities to high-speed, fiber-optic lines along Interstate 90 that cou ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Illinois Report Card looks at McHenry County schools, districts as assessments change

    The page is turning on Illinois education as this school year brings with it a new state test and new academic achievement standards.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Crystal Lake South beats Central in Class 4A Regional Final

    The Class 4A Prairie Ridge Regional match against Crystal Lake Central. Crystal Lake South beat Crystal Lake Central; 24-26, 20-25.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Bunkhouse for original Fox Lake fire station to be demolished

    FOX LAKE – The bunkhouse for Fox Lake's original fire station is set to be demolished.The Fox Lake V ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • Algonquin to hold document shredding event

    ALGONQUIN – Groot, the village's trash hauler, has scheduled a free document shredding event for village residents.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Algonquin superintendent named president of Illinois Arborist Association

    ALGONQUIN – The village's General Services Superintendent Steve Ludwig has been named president of the Illinois Arborist Association.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School bleachers lawsuit: District 155 seeks another appeal

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 is continuing to fight the legal battle over the $1.18 million bleacher expansion a McHenry County j ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • 2 people injured in crash at Spring Grove-Fox Lake border that flipped car

    Two people were taken to an area hospital Thursday after a crash that landed one vehicle on its roof on the Spring Grove-Fox Lake border, fire officia ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Crystal Lake police check on sex offenders ahead of Halloween

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are going door-to-door ahead of Halloween to make sure sex offenders are living at their registered addresses.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Harvard begins considering property tax levy increase

    HARVARD – How much, if any, should the city raise its property tax levy is a question the City Council is considering.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Wonder Lake man denies charges in McHenry crash that killed teen skateboarder

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old Wonder Lake man accused of drunken driving in a crash that killed a McHenry teenager denied all allegations against him.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Teen injured after Lake in the Hills rollover crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – An 18-year-old man was transported to an area hospital Wednesday night after a rollover crash in Lake in the Hills.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Woodstock High teacher earns state recognition

    WOODSTOCK – The state education board recently recognized a Woodstock High School English teacher for his work in the classroom.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • McHenry County Board accepts $585K Affordable Care Act grant after revote

    WOODSTOCK – County Board members reversed direction and decided to accept a grant through the Affordable Care Act.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • No injuries in Lake in the Hills garage fire

    LAKE IN THE HILLS — There were no injuries after a garage fire in Lake in the Hills on Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release by Battalion C ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 5:57 pm
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