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  • Fans kick off prep football season across McHenry County

    Clad in green and gold, Crystal Lake South fans lined the visitor bleachers at Marian Central High School’s stadium and sat patiently for the opening ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Johnsburg 5K to support Illinois Special Olympics

    JOHNSBURG – Proceeds from an upcoming 5K run and walk will support the Illinois Special Olympics.Thi ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Lightning delays Marian Central Vs CLS game

    Marian Central vs. CL South will resume at 4 p.m. on Saturday after lightning canceled the game in the second quarter.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Victim of fatal DUI: 'I hope he finds peace'

    WOODSTOCK – Before Thomas Burleson sat a broken man. That man – Walter J. Depner – killed Burleson’ ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • 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
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