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  • Performance at historic building to include fiddlers contest reenactment

    SPRING GROVE – Necktie socials, fiddlers contests and welcome home dances have been held at the 100-plus-years-old Old Town Hall.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Crystal Lake Easter egg hunt scheduled for April 19

    The Crystal Lake Park District will hold an Easter egg hunt at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Raiders football field Lippold Park.
    April 16, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Huntley teen charged after crashing into townhouses

    HUNTLEY – A 17-year-old Huntley boy who crashed his vehicle into two townhouses was charged Tuesday with no valid driver’s license and failure to redu ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Shower efficiently to save water

    It’s not an easy habit to develop because we all love a good, long shower, but think of the numbers.
    April 16, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Plan for cell tower at Norge Ski Club debated

    FOX RIVER GROVE – About 100 feet from Violet Road is a stake in the ground with an orange ribbon.It ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Crystal Lake approves $91 million budget

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake City Council approved a $91 million budget Tuesday that closely resembles last year's annual spending plan.
    April 16, 2014 - 6:49 am
  • Woodstock City Council approves $29.5 million budget

    WOODSTOCK – The City Council on Tuesday approved Woodstock's $29.5 million budget, a plan for fiscal 2014-15 that takes advantage of a favorable marke ...
    April 16, 2014 - 6:49 am
  • Zinke asks for partial recount of Sheriff's election results

    WOODSTOCK – Undersheriff Andy Zinke officially has asked the McHenry County clerk for a partial recount of ballots from the March 18 primary election.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Former girlfriend: surveillance photo was Crystal Lake man

    WOODSTOCK – The former girlfriend of Eric Sorenson took one look at a surveillance photo believed to be the Crystal Lake man – gun in hand, standing a ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Video: Elvis impersonator Travis Morris

    Watch this video of Elvis impersonator Travis Morris perform in Johnsburg. ...
    April 15, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Bull Valley police commander saves baby owl

    BULL VALLEY – Jim Page made sure he had a plastic box handy when he got a call Monday from a homeowner about a baby great horned owl that fell out of ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Reader-submitted lunar eclipse photos

    Photos of Tuesday morning's lunar eclipse, submitted by readers. ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Algonquin police reports for April 15, 2014

    • A 17-year-old Carpentersville girl was charged Monday, April 7, with battery.• Steven M. Sparkman, ...
    April 15, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for April 15, 2014

    • Tiffini D. Rexroat, 22, 1947 Cary Road, Algonquin, was charged Monday, April 7, with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influ ...
    April 15, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • The Land Conservancy offers free amphibian hike

    Ever wondered where frogs, turtles and salamanders come from? The public is invited to a free event on April 19th to help The Land Conservancy of McHe ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:15 pm
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