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  • Hydrant flushing to begin in McHenry

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry will begin flushing its hydrants next week, which may cause water to become discolored.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Free Touch-A-Truck event planned in McHenry

    McHENRY – More than 50 pieces of equipment such as trucks, tractors and helicopters will be on display for kids to touch, honk and climb on.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Crystal Lake High School District 155 gets $84,000 grant for financial classes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 received money to teach money. Officials from Dis ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Amputee support group to host first Woodstock 5K fundraiser

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake nonprofit that supports amputees and their families is hosting an inaugural 5K fundraiser.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Lake in the Hills announces new parks director, assistant finance director

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has a new assistant finance director and director of parks and recreation.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Missing McHenry man found dead after four-day search

    McHENRY – After a four-day search, the body of a missing 66-year-old McHenry man was found about 8:30 a.m. Friday.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • McHenry home used as private day care vandalized with racial slur, threat

    McHENRY – A McHenry home and private day care was vandalized with a death threat and a racial slur Wednesday morning, police and the homeowner said.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Huntley police reports for Sept. 17, 2014

    • Samuel T. Whitmore, 41, 258 W. Main St., Carpentersville, was charged Monday, Aug. 4, with harrassment through electronic communication.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District programs hop on toads, local history

    WOODSTOCK — The history of a McHenry graveyard is one of the subjects that will be explored in upcoming McHenry County Conservation District programmi ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Harvard School District 50 leading way on drug treatment in McHenry County schools

    A few years ago, administrators in Harvard Community Unit School District 50 noticed it had a problem.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • McHenry County Board picks conventional Randall, Algonquin road intersection

    WOODSTOCK – In a 17-7 vote, the County Board on Tuesday decided to move forward with a conventional intersection design at Randall and Algonquin roads ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:20 pm
  • Marengo ward map changes in effect

    MARENGO – All but two Marengo aldermen will now serve the city at large versus in individual wards after a recently approved ward map reshuffled numer ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • McHenry County College trustees start process to add board member

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College trustees outlined plans for selecting a new member Tuesday after learning there will be at least five applicants ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Lakemoor board OKs pay raises for village workers, police union contract

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor village employees will get a 3 percent pay increase this year and two extra holidays.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Small contaminant found in Lakewood's groundwater

    LAKEWOOD – Government officials advised some Lakewood residents who use private wells to test their water after routine environmental tests discovered ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:43 pm
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