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  • Carpentersville basement fire displaces family of four

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A fire caused substantial damage to a basement and smoke damage to the first and second floors of a house on Sunday, the Carpentersv ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:22 pm
  • Lawyer vs. lawman: A look at candidates for county sheriff

    WOODSTOCK – The race to become the first new county sheriff in 17 years can be summed up in one phrase: The lawman vs. the lawyer.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Cary chicken discussion might not hatch yet

    CARY – A trustee who supports allowing chickens in town, is asking that the discussion on the matter be put on hold.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Detour: Traffic shifted onto new lanes at Routes 31 and 176

    We start out this week’s installment with progress on the intersection of Routes 31 and 176, the delays on which have made for some irate drivers:
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 7:44 am
  • Lake in the Hills to host flying disc golf tournament

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village’s parks and recreation department has scheduled a flying disc golf tournament for Oct. 11 at Linda K. Fischer Park at ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police offers location as a transaction area

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Residents and business owners who buy and sell on Craigslist or other exchange websites, may conduct their transactions in the par ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Wonder Lake looks ahead to water system improvements

    WONDER LAKE – Improvements being considered in Wonder Lake would address water pressure problems in parts of the village, its village president said.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Assessment publications enter final stretch

    Property owners in two McHenry County townships have about one more week to appeal their assessments if they so choose.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Pearl Street to close to eastbound traffic

    McHENRY – Pearl Street will be closed to eastbound traffic for about one week as the roadway is reconstructed.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • Illinois governor hopeful Bruce Rauner visits Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Tucked away in a shopping center, behind a store window covered in campaign signs, Bruce Rauner rallied the troops.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Johnsburg beats Richmond-Burton, 35-13

    The high school football game between Johnsburg and Richmond-Burton on Friday, September 26, 2014 in Johnsburg. Johnsburg beat Richmond-Burton, 35-13.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • New Woodstock School District 200 superintendent gets reacquainted with community

    WOODSTOCK – Returning home nearly 23 years after completing his Woodstock education, Mike Moan has been busy reacquainting himself with the community ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Cary-Grove defeats Huntley, 42-14

    Cary-Grove defeated Huntley during Friday's football game at Cary-Grove High School. ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • 3 Crystal Lake businesses cited for selling alcohol to a minor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three Crystal Lake businesses were cited for selling alcohol to a minor during a recent police compliance check.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 7:27 pm
  • Walk to End Alzheimer's is Sunday at Lake in the Hills' Sunset Park

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Nearly 500 people from McHenry County are expected to take part in an annual event for Alzheimer’s awareness, according to a news ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:58 pm
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