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  • Flowers the focus of family program

    RINGWOOD – The McHenry County Conservation District is offering a Saturday afternoon focused on having fun with flowers.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Local districts out ahead of new bullying law

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jamie Buck knows there is no law that will stop bullying.Gov. Pat Quinn recently sign ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Sheriff's office responds to 'concerning' messages at Riley Elementary

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office responded to Riley Elementary School in unincorporated Marengo on Thursday to respond to statements on ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Crystal Lake South OK to play home football games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With football season set to start, Crystal Lake South High School is ready to host another season as the legality of the expanded bleac ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Johnsburg man seeks backing for pizza place

    JOHNSBURG – A local foodie is hoping to bring a new pizza joint to Johnsburg with a little entrepreneurial spirit and a lot of help from fellow McHenr ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Algonquin man sentenced to 25 years on sex charges

    WOODSTOCK – Thomas Reed, a man convicted of raping his former girlfriend's young daughter, admitted to a sex evaluator that he still fantasized about ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Election board certifies ballot without term limits, Greens

    The Illinois State Board of Elections certified the November ballot without a constitutional amendment on term limits and without an Illinois Green Pa ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Golf outing raises money for Stickney House restoration

    BULL VALLEY – A helicopter circled three times about 100 feet above Boone Creek Golf Course before hovering to let its passenger release a bundle of n ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Archery, hikes among MCCD programs

    WOODSTOCK – Games, hikes and archery are lined up at McHenry County parks this fall. The McHenry Co ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Shane Lamb rejects state offer; trial set

    WOODSTOCK – Standing before the judge and eyeing at the prosecutor who once offered him immunity on first-degree murder charges, Shane Lamb called the ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Algonquin Western Bypass scheduled to open next week

    ALGONQUIN – Workers tested traffic signals Wednesday to make sure they function properly. Others checked that lane markers were set, road joints seale ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 8:07 am
  • Leggee Elementary parents bemoan temporary classrooms

    HUNTLEY – Some Huntley parents during the School District 158 Board meeting Thursday bemoaned their fifth-graders' makeshift learning environment at L ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • One injured in accident involving school bus

    WOODSTOCK – One person was injured in an accident involving a school bus Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 9:07 pm
  • Holiday Hills trustees ask for own attorney

    HOLIDAY HILLS – Legal questions and cooperation issues have led some of Holiday Hills' trustees to ask for their own lawyer.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Cary Smoke Shop to be fined after tobacco violation

    CARY – Cary Smoke Shop will be fined a yet-to-be determined amount after it pleaded guilty Thursday to a tobacco license violation.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:50 pm
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