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  • 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
  • Senate Bill 16, Illinois school funding formula topic of Algonquin forum

    ALGONQUIN – Two local General Assembly members will host a forum next week to raise awareness about a controversial overhaul of the school funding for ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Woodstock approves city, deputy clerks

    WOODSTOCK – The city has new record keepers after Woodstock City Council members this week unanimously approved two appointees to serve as clerk and d ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County schools talk sexting, social media, online bullying

    After more than a dozen presentations at Woodstock High School this year on social media and sexting, police officer Jeremy Mortimer knows the point w ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Lake in the Hills hotel feasible, site near Huntley hospital also possible, study says

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A new hotel development could be feasible and supported in the area, according to a report prepared for village officials.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • McHenry County Board rejection of health care grant sparks concern, anger

    WOODSTOCK – Local health officials warn a decision by the McHenry County Board to reject a state grant to pay for counselors to help insure people und ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Medical device company Life Spine Inc. moves to Huntley

    HUNTLEY – As of Friday, the village of Huntley will be home base for a medical device company that's relocating with growth in mind.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Living history museum in Ringwood to showcase fall harvest activities

    RINGWOOD – The fall harvest will take a trip back in time at Glacial Park’s Historic Powers-Walker House next month.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Storytime at Prairieview Education Center in Crystal Lake to feature coming winter

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A children’s storytime at the Prairieview Education Center will follow a family’s journey out into the first snow of the season.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Bruce Rauner encourages women to get out the vote in race for Illinois governor

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Bruce Rauner had an important message for the women gathered at the Boulder Ridge County Club Wednesday.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Hospitals try to shorten ER wait times in area emergency rooms

    Area emergency rooms have a goal in mind: Move patients from door to doctor in 30 minutes or less. ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Prairie Grove road projects to start next week

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Road work will be starting next week in a Prairie Grove subdivision and on Half Mile Trail, the village administrator said.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Family program in Ringwood to explore subject of white-tailed deer

    RINGWOOD – The white-tailed deer will be the subject of a nature lesson, game and activity for some families visiting Glacial Park's Lost Valley Visit ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:01 pm
  • Attorney General: Cary did not violate Open Meetings Act with Pedcor talks

    CARY – The Illinois Attorney General's Office has determined the village did not violate the Open Meetings Act when the Village Board had a discussion ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:48 pm
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