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  • McHenry County Historical Society hosts fall festival this weekend

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Historical Society invites residents to visit the original Seneca Township Hall, built in 1885, on Saturday and Sunday ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Environmental Defenders welcome volunteers for restoration project

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County are looking for volunteers to help with a restoration project Saturday, as part of nation ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Ringwood earmarks video gaming dollars for public works equipment

    RINGWOOD – The money the village of Ringwood earns from video gaming will go toward the public works department, the Village Board decided unanimously ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Woodstock community project creates new city park

    WOODSTOCK – Gigi Carlson and her students from a District 200 specialty program returned from an international competition in Germany two years ago wi ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Woodstock kindergartners get homemade pumpkin patch

    WOODSTOCK – In preparation for a photo, kindergartner Emmit Graham used both arms to scoop up a pile of red, yellow and orange leaves before flinging ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Illinois housing board approves Cary Pedcor apartment tax credits

    CHICAGO – A planned apartment complex in Cary now has the necessary tax credits to make the project financially feasible.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Police: Holiday Hills shooting suspect had ballistic vest, outside surveillance; rifle found

    WOODSTOCK – Police believe Scott B. Peters was wearing a military style helmet and a ballistic vest when he allegedly fired a semiautomatic rifle at s ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • McHenry fundraiser planned for Collier House

    McHENRY – A fundraiser is planned to raise money for Collier House, a cabin in Wyoming.Collier House ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Cary District 26 to honor teacher with writing day

    CARY – Pat Sylvester always encouraged Cary District 26 students to write, and when the National Council of Teachers of English established a National ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Wonder Lake to flush fire hydrants

    WONDER LAKE – The fire hydrants in Wonder Lake will be flushed the week of Oct. 20, according to a news release.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Algonquin receives city management recognition

    ALGONQUIN – The village has been recognized for its performance management efforts with a Certificate of Achievement from the International City/Count ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Prairie Grove District 46 to look at air conditioning at elementary school

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Heat and humidity in the classrooms in the elementary wing of the Prairie Grove school building have led to medical issues for some st ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Algonquin police hoping to ID origin of antique gun found on Fox River banks

    ALGONQUIN – Police have asked the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms to help figure out the origin an antique revolver found on the banks of the F ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • PHOTOS: Holiday Hills suspect captured after 2 McHenry County Sheriff's deputies shot

    Police search for a Holiday Hills man accused of shooting two McHenry County Sheriff's deputies early Thursday morning.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 7:50 pm
  • Marengo police reports for Oct. 16, 2014

    • Enrique M. Perez, 30, 122 E. Railroad St., Marengo, was charged Tuesday, Sept. 2, with battery.• S ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 2:32 pm
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