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  • Two McHenry County men charged with soliciting sex

    Two McHenry County men have been charged with solicitation of a sexual act after being arrested during a national crackdown on purchased sex, the Lake ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Roskam gives business leaders vision for future

    CRYSTAL LAKE – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam brought local businesses an update from Washington, D.C., on Friday, but left the pessimism in the nation's capi ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Fox River Grove opts to not build public works facility on County Line Road

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village is abandoning its plan to build a public works garage on County Line Road.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • District 47 to host bus service event for kindergartners

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Community School District 47 will give kindergartners and their families an opportunity to become familiar with the bus se ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • At least 200 power plant jobs being cut in Joliet and Romeoville

    ROMEOVILLE – About 250 power plant workers will lose their jobs as NRG Energy cuts operations at its Romeoville facility and converts Joliet to natura ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • McHenry County group promotes eco-friendly grocery shopping

    Marilyn Carlson came to Angelo’s Fresh Market in McHenry to pick up a couple of bell peppers, which she planned to use for dinner later in the evening ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Nonprofit president: Richmond trustee not employed by group

    RICHMOND – The president of an economic development nonprofit denied that a Richmond trustee was employed by his group.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Huntley trustees address business expansion, closing

    HUNTLEY – Village trustees tackled both ends of the business spectrum Thursday, embracing a manufacturer's expansion plan while waiving a license belo ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 9:11 pm
  • Crystal Lake businessman, philanthropist dies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local businessman and behind-the-scenes philanthropist regarded by his peers as a “pillar in the community” died Wednesday afternoon.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Purple Heart monument unveiled on Purple Heart Day

    WOODSTOCK – The first Illinois county to be recognized for honoring Purple Heart recipients celebrated Purple Heart Day in style Thursday.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Registration open for emergency response classes in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley police are looking for volunteers to participate in upcoming classes designed to prepare residents for disasters.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Power plant opponents move forward with attorney

    OAKWOOD HILLS – As residents wait for Oakwood Hills to resume village business after shutting down because of unspecified threats, opponents to the pr ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Royal Oak hosting home orchard workshops

    HARVARD – Apple growers looking to boost their bushels can attend a series of workshops at a Harvard orchard starting this month.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • In McHenry County, sweet corn season starts strong

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Dinners made by Crystal Lake resident Kelly Haussmann will this week start including a sweet buttery crunch now that sweet corn season ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Ex-cop pleads not guilty to misconduct, weapons charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former police sergeant denied allegations that he stole weapons from the Hebron Police Department.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:00 am
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