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  • Quilt appraisal event set for Sunday in Union

    UNION – Quilt makers and collectors can have their works appraised Sunday at the McHenry County Historical Society.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Johnsburg church joins effort to distribute presents to children in need

    JOHNSBURG – Susan Schmidt loves telling volunteers the cardboard box they’re filling is more than just a shoebox.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Bleacher lawsuit hearing could affect Crystal Lake South home opener

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One last legal challenge will have to be tackled before the Crystal Lake South High School football team takes the field for its home o ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • District 15 to consider nearly flat budget

    McHENRY – The proposed budget for McHenry School District 15 looks a lot like the budget approved last year.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Storytelling program to be followed by craft, hike

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A hike, a story and a craft will introduce kids to the outdoors. The program, put on ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Conservation course to cover weed management

    RINGWOOD – The weeds that take over gardens and push out native species will be hacked at in an upcoming McHenry County Conservation District program.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Animal foundation plans Algonquin location

    ALGONQUIN – An animal adoption and animal-assisted therapy center is proposed for a location on Main Street in Algonquin.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Spring Grove police warn of IRS telephone scam

    SPRING GROVE – The Spring Grove Police Department is warning residents of a telephone scam claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • First McCullom Lake brain cancer plaintiff gets new trial

    After almost four years, the first of 33 plaintiffs in the McCullom Lake brain cancer lawsuits is getting a new trial against specialty chemical compa ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Cost constraints end Marengo 'E-Scrap' program

    MARENGO – The Marengo Township electronic recycling program will be discontinued at the end of the month because of recent cost constraints.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • DNR: Cheaper hunting, fishing licenses unavailable until Oct. 1, says refund will be offered

    Chuck Lemker of Crystal Lake was looking forward to purchasing hunting and fishing licenses at a reduced price this month.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • 11-year-old injured after Richmond crash

    RICHMOND – An 11-year-old girl was taken to the hospital Tuesday night after a two-vehicle crash at a Richmond intersection, fire officials said.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • No injuries after Crystal Lake structure fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There were no injuries reported Tuesday after a fire at a Crystal Lake auto repair garage, according to the Crystal Lake Fire Rescue De ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital construction on target

    BARRINGTON – Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital supporters and staff are quick to celebrate any construction milestone in their years-long, $247 million ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Faith Lutheran defeats Alden-Hebron

    Faith Lutheran played Alden-Hebron during Tuesday's volleyball match August 26, 2014 in Hebron. Faith Lutheran won, 2-1.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:55 am
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