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  • Heat Index could reach 100 this afternoon

    A mild summer will turn quite warm today, according to a special weather statement issued by the National Weather Service.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Union man dies in morning car vs. bus crash

    UNION – Investigators are trying to determine why a Union man crossed the centerline Monday morning and collided with a school bus in a crash that app ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • On The Record With ... Fred Heid

    HAMPSHIRE – Fred Heid spent a whirlwind summer moving from his home state of Florida to the Carpentersville area to spearhead the future direction of ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Garage sale turns thinking chair into healing chair

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Linda LeCroy had to think about the thinking chair.After coming across the famous red ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Concert to aid Cary-area woman needing transplants

    A benefit concert is scheduled to help a Cary-area woman preparing to undergo a triple organ transplant.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Open house to cover People and Nature Programs

    RINGWOOD – What the glacier left behind will be the topic of an upcoming presentation at Glacial Park.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset 5K set for Friday

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Summer Sunset 5K run and 2-mile walk is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at Sunset Park at 5200 Miller Road, Lake in the ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Workshop to focus on habitat restoration

    RINGWOOD – The tips and tricks of restoring native habitats will be the focus of an upcoming People and Nature Program.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Registration open for Lake in the Hills preschool

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Registration for 2014-15 preschool students is open.Registration will be taken a ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Workforce development week to offer job-seeking insight

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Workforce Investment Board is hoping to highlight the importance of workforce development next week, and will offer sev ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Detour: Western Bypass opening to traffic this week

    We start this week’s Detour bulletin with the impending completion of two large-scale road projects:
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 8:05 am
  • Fox River Grove changes zoning rules for itself

    FOX RIVER GROVE – In an effort to avoid future litigation over the construction of a public works garage, the Fox River Grove Village Board has put in ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District opens new senior center

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Whether it is through card games or yoga, there is a new place in Crystal Lake for seniors to socialize and stay active.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Cary Matters says village violated Ill. Open Meetings Act

    CARY – The group that has campaigned against the proposed Pedcor Investments apartment complex at First and Pearl streets in Cary is alleging an Open ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • As most localities’ DUI arrests drop, Bull Valley’s soar

    BULL VALLEY – There’s a perfect storm brewing in Bull Valley. Geography, diverted resources, and low ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:24 pm
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