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  • Don't fall for IRS phone scam, Crystal Lake police warn

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Thomas Kretschmer would like to remind everyone that local police officers will not arrest residents for outstanding tax payments.
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • MCCD feels strain of maintaining land using referendum dollars

    Nodding Trillium is a delicate looking flower with three broad, usually white petals. It was thought ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Huntley School District 158 looks to restructure more debt

    HUNTLEY – District 158 officials in the coming months will look to restructure outstanding debt that capitalizes on low interest rates and could gener ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • LGMC gives PADS shelter basement a makeover

    WOODSTOCK – The smell of latex paint wafted Saturday morning from the basement of the McHenry County Public Action to Deliver Shelter Day Center for t ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Crystal Lake teen killed in Routes 47, 176 head-on crash in Lakewood identified

    LAKEWOOD – A 19-year-old Crystal Lake woman is dead and two others were hurt after a head-on, rollover crash Saturday afternoon at Route 47's north in ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District land acquisitions

    The McHenry County Conservation District has acquire more than 4,000 acres throughout the county using money from general obligations bonds issued aft ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Algonquin homeowner escapes house fire; firefighters rescue birds

    ALGONQUIN — No one was injured in an early-morning house fire Saturday on Lexington Drive.According ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Woodstock North falls to Prairie Ridge, 38-14

    Prairie Ridge defeated Woodstock North during Friday's game at Prairie Ridge HIgh School. ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • U.S. House race for Illinois 14th District: Randy Hultgren, Dennis Anderson divided on issues

    A Republican congressman said he is running for re-election to continue the work he’s started in Washington, D.C. His Democratic challenger seeks to c ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:16 am
  • 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
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