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  • MCCD turns down chance to purchase land outside Richmond

    RINGWOOD – The McHenry County Conservation District’s board said no thanks to a 20-acre parcel of land outside Richmond at its meeting Thursday evenin ...
    NEW: Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • Stabbing in McHenry sends 1 to the hospital

    McHENRY – An unidentified male in McHenry was stabbed in the abdomen and transported to the hospital for treatment, according to the McHenry Township ...
    NEW: Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:42 pm
  • Video gambling boom in McHenry County not felt in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jeff Thorsen wouldn't bet on changing his mind when it comes to video gambling, but he'd to love hear people try.
    UPDATED: Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • Prairie Ridge sophomore sparks community support for family

    A mother with stage-three breast cancer. A father killed in a car crash.Within three months, Elle Gi ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • McHenry County Board rethinking vote to defund health insurance counselors

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board members are rethinking a controversial vote that stripped grant funding that covered Affordable Care Act counselors, ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • 2 Crystal Lake men charged in undercover marijuana drug bust

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Sheriff's police charged two Crystal Lake men with marijuana offenses at the conclusion of a two-month investigation conducted by the o ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:14 pm
  • After Holiday Hills shooting, village talks how fence interfered with police response

    HOLIDAY HILLS – The house at 1313 W. Northeast Shore Drive – where two McHenry County sheriff's deputies were shot last week – is separated from its n ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • Job seekers try to stand out at McHenry County College fair in post-recession era

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Know your skills and know how to sell them.That was the long-true advice given by Eve ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • 2 Wonder Lake men get prison for Lakemoor beating, robbery

    WOODSTOCK – Two men will serve prison time for their roles in an alleged Lakemoor beating and robbery while the women attorneys called "tangentially" ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • Family-centric McHenry Halloween festivities offers contests, games

    McHENRY – A dance contest, games, crafts and, of course, candy, will make up McHenry's annual Halloween Hoopla.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • Cary District 26 considers future of Maplewood in aftermath of Pedcor-backlash

    CARY – The prospect of presenting a high-density residential development at Maplewood School has District 26 officials a little gun shy.
    UPDATED: Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • Lemonade Brigade raising money for deputies shot in Holiday Hills, suspect's family

    McHENRY –The dining room table of Aubrey Hennig’s home is covered in donations of raffle items, lemonade mix and stacks of cups.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • South tops Central in FVC crossover title match

    The in FVC crossover title match Thursday in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake South beat Crystal Lake Central, 25-19, 25-21.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Pit bull attacks mail carrier in Carpentersville

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A mail carrier on Thursday was attacked by a pit bull, the Carpentersville Police Department said.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • MCCD course to cover native plants, home gardens

    RINGWOOD –A daylong course at Glacial Park will take the mystery out of using native plants in home gardens.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:18 pm
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