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  • Vacant McHenry building to transform into 'high-tech, high quality' makerspace

    McHENRY – The former Hostess building is virtually empty.The walls that separated the store from the ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Richmond police reports for Oct. 21, 2014

    • Eduardo Cruz Vivero, 23, 1312 Northfield Court, Unit 2D, Harvard, was charged Sunday, Aug. 31, with driving without a valid license, possession of m ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • Fox River Grove, Lakewood, Ringwood receive money for road projects

    Three communities have received the thumbs up to receive federal money for future road projects. Th ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • USPS to deliver packages on Sundays in Spring Grove

    SPRING GROVE – Online shopping on sites such as Amazon has led to the U.S. Postal Service delivering packages to a growing number of towns – including ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • McHenry County College board split on MCC levy increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Taxpayers could see a more than $400,000 collective increase in payment to McHenry County College if the Board of Trustees approves a 1 ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Former Barrington Hills couple face bankruptcy fraud charges

    BARRINGTON HILLS – A dentist and his wife, formerly of Barrington Hills, are facing federal bankruptcy fraud charges for allegedly failing to disclose ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Crystal Lake Dominick's store acquired for retail development

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The building that once housed Dominick’s grocery store in Crystal Lake was recently acquired by an Illinois food store company, however ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Clearance book sale set at McHenry Public Library

    McHENRY – The remaining books, movies and CDs from the Friends of the McHenry Public Library sale need to go.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for Oct. 21, 2014

    • Michael J. Schiller, 39, 11607 Daniel Lane, Huntley, was charged Thursday, Sept. 18, with retail theft.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Detective warned accused Holiday Hills shooter was dangerous years ago

    WOODSTOCK – In a 1996 letter, a Wilmette detective who once encountered Scott B. Peters expressed concerns that Peters had a FOID card. He asked Illin ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • MCCD offers children's programs, stargazing, 2 paper-making classes

    Stargazing, campfires and making paper from scratch are some of the activities the McHenry County Conservation District has lined up for families.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:21 am
  • Heineman Middle School to perform ‘Aladdin Jr.’

    HUNTLEY – Students from Heineman Middle School will perform the musical “Aladdin Jr.” on Thursday and Saturday inside the Performing Arts Center at Hu ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • No one injured in Crystal Lake chimney fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There were no injuries after a chimney fire in Crystal Lake early Tuesday morning, fire officials said.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Fox River Grove putting together downtown design guidelines

    FOX RIVER GROVE – With continued hopes for a downtown revitalization, village officials are putting together architectural and design guidelines.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tickets on sale for Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County's fall gala

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Tickets are on sale now for Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County’s annual fall gala.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:19 am
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