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  • TC Industries expands in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Grove-based heat-treating services company TC Industries Inc. recently bought a 105,000-square-foot building in Crystal Lake to ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • D-26, teachers union reach tentative deal

    CARY – A tentative three-year contract between District 26 and its teachers union includes inflationary salary increases for teachers and a slightly l ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry police to conduct roadside check

    McHENRY – McHenry police will set up a roadside checkpoint Saturday night as part of their Labor Day campaign against driving under the influence.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Negotiations over teachers contract stall in District 157

    RICHMOND – Richmond-Burton Community High School and its teachers union have reached an impasse in negotiations over a new five-year teachers contract ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for Aug. 29, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Prairie Grove Village Board adds its opposition to proposed power plant

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A divided Prairie Grove Village Board added its voice to the growing opposition to the proposed power plant in Oakwood Hills.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Bond increased for counselor accused of sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge had harsh words for the Woodstock man accused of sex crimes with a young boy, after the defendant contacted the boy ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Woodstock teen gets probation for role in sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock High School teenager who admitted to a sex act with a 15-year-old girl that his alleged accomplices recorded left the McHenry ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Johnsburg roundabout to open, ending detour

    JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg Road roundabout, the first in McHenry County, opened Friday afternoon, the village’s construction engineer said.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Durbin visits MCC to stress need for high-skilled labor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – John Padron, who works in Huntley, has been taking a robotics class at McHenry County College and would like to work in research and de ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • McHenry County College approves 2014-15 budget

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees approved a $62.2 million education and operations budget Thursday that assumes a freeze in ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • McHenry County families struggle to find disability services

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Even a trip to the grocery store can be difficult for the Diana family. Andrew Diana ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Jacobs loses to Dekalb

    The girls volleyball game between Jacobs and DeKalb on Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Algonquin. DeKalb beat Jacobs, 26-24, 25-17.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Ringwood latest community to ask for expanded bus service

    RINGWOOD – The village of Ringwood is the latest in a series of communities and townships to volunteer for an expanded bus service.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Algonquin Western Bypass opening delayed

    ALGONQUIN – The goal of having the Route 31 western bypass open by Labor Day won’t happen, an Illinois Department of Transportation spokesman said.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:27 am
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