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  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office seeks info on burglars in Crystal Lake area

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are asking for the public's help in gathering information abou ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Cary-Grove High School theater demolition makes way for new auditorium

    CARY – In order to make way for a new auditorium at Cary-Grove High School, the 50-year-old theater had to be torn down. The fenced-off area at the sc ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Former McHenry County sheriff's sergeant's sexual assault victim seeks help

    WOODSTOCK – Teresa Calabrese is ready to talk. Her son was sexually assaulted by former McHenry Coun ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Woodstock crash sends one to hospital in critical condition

    WOODSTOCK – A two-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Woodstock sent a motorcycle driver to the hospital in critical condition, firefighters said.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Crystal Lake High School District 155 financial chief resigns

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The top financial administrator for Community High School District 155 has resigned, citing personal reasons.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Barrington Hills Police officer on leave after Lake in the Hills domestic battery charges

    BARRINGTON HILLS – A Barrington Hills police officer has been put on administrative leave after he was arrested Thursday on charges of domestic batter ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Cary preps for winter with salt, sidewalk plow purchases, frozen pipe talk

    CARY – During last winter’s deep freeze, Rob and Hollie Savage found themselves without running water because the pipe that runs from the main to thei ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Cary police reports for Sept. 30, 2014

    • Kristopher K. Hanson, 42, 842 Nottingham Lane, Crystal Lake, was charged Tuesday, Aug. 19, with battery/making physical contact and assault.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Crystal Lake man wins $250,000 Illinois Lottery jackpot

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Vince Komperda's wife picked a great time to run out of noodles. Komperda, 47, stopp ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Friends of Algonquin library to collect donations this weekend

    ALGONQUIN – The Friends of the Algonquin Area Library are scheduled to collect donations at the main library.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 2:38 pm
  • Centegra breast cancer experts stress importance of annual mammograms

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A message about breast cancer prevention from Centegra Health System’s director of medical imaging was simple and to the point.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Groot to begin fall leaf, brush collection in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – Free leaf collection by Groot begins this week residents and will continue through Dec. 15, according to a news release.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • Crystal Lake police seek 7-11 robbery suspect

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a Crystal Lake 7-11 on Sunday.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Wonder Lake dredging to continue in 2015

    WONDER LAKE – Dredging will have to continue into next year at Wonder Lake, the lake manager said. ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry fall leaf collection to begin

    McHENRY – Leaf pick-up will begin Monday in McHenry.City residents can rake leaves into piles alongs ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 1:24 pm
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