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  • Algonquin Western Bypass scheduled to open next week

    ALGONQUIN – Workers tested traffic signals Wednesday to make sure they function properly. Others checked that lane markers were set, road joints seale ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Leggee Elementary parents bemoan temporary classrooms

    HUNTLEY – Some Huntley parents during the School District 158 Board meeting Thursday bemoaned their fifth-graders' makeshift learning environment at L ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • One injured in accident involving school bus

    WOODSTOCK – One person was injured in an accident involving a school bus Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 9:07 pm
  • Holiday Hills trustees ask for own attorney

    HOLIDAY HILLS – Legal questions and cooperation issues have led some of Holiday Hills' trustees to ask for their own lawyer.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Cary Smoke Shop to be fined after tobacco violation

    CARY – Cary Smoke Shop will be fined a yet-to-be determined amount after it pleaded guilty Thursday to a tobacco license violation.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Roselle man admits to sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A 22-year-old Roselle man admitted to sex crimes with a young girl and received three years behind bars.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • State wants to release mentally ill woman who killed mom

    WOODSTOCK – It’s been 13 years since Alice Bair was civilly committed but criminally acquitted for killing her mother, and prosecutors are fighting th ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Multiple car crashes slowed Route 176 traffic in Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Multiple car crashes slowed Thursday's rush-hour commute along Route 176 in Prairie Grove.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 7:28 pm
  • Fall youth sports in McHenry to start in September

    McHENRY – Pee-wee flag football, basketball and T-ball programs will be starting in September.The Mc ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • McHenry sewer plant nominated for award

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry's south wastewater treatment plant has been nominated as one of the state's best operated wastewater plant by the Illino ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Judge rejects Green Party lawsuit over ballot access

    Illinois Green Party candidates for statewide office – including Harvard attorney Scott Summers – likely will not appear on the Nov. 4 ballot after a ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Wakeboard park offers season pass for winning name

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Like a major Hollywood film, Crystal Lake's newest attraction is going to start production under a working title.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Veterans take off for annual honor flight

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Vietnam War veteran James Pudlas will be able to cross an item off his bucket list Friday night.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Flood advisory for McHenry County expires

    A flood advisory was in effect this morning for six north central and northeast Illinois counties, one of which is McHenry County, but has been allowe ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • Students sign up for new sailing teams

    JOHNSBURG – Treading water next to a turtled sailboat, three Johnsburg High School students grabbed the keel, using their weight to pull it onto its s ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
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