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  • 2 Woodstock residents charged with burglarizing Crystal Lake church

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two Woodstock residents were charged with breaking into and stealing from a Crystal Lake church, police said.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Powers-Walker House up for McHenry County historic landmark designation

    RINGWOOD – The Powers-Walker House was a quiet place to go for Gus Weinreis. The Round Lake residen ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Crystal Lake Centennial celebration finale set for Sunday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After a year of events celebrating 100 years of history, Crystal Lake is set to close out its first century.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Traffic shifts in McHenry construction corridor

    McHENRY – Traffic along Routes 120 and 31 in McHenry shifted onto the newly constructed lanes Thursday, according to an alert from the project enginee ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Algonquin police, fire officials receive student thanks on Sept. 11 anniversary

    ALGONQUIN – “Dear police officers, I want to tell how important you are.” Algonquin Deputy Police C ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Watch The Huddle, Week 3 picks

    Who did we pick for Week 3 in the prep football scene? Watch to find out. More from "The Huddle" We ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Crystal Lake drowning victim to be remembered at 5K fundraiser

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 15-year-old Crystal Lake boy who died five months ago will be remembered with smiles during a Sunday fundraiser in his honor.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • What's next for Oakwood Hills Village Board in wake of resignations

    OAKWOOD HILLS – The resignations of three Oakwood Hills leaders, including the village president, has left a plethora of political possibilities for t ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • 'It's Our River' Algonquin cleanup scheduled for Sept. 20

    ALGONQUIN – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and the village of Algonquin are sponsoring the seventh annual “It’s Our River Day” celebrat ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Bands announced for Cary Main Street Fest

    CARY – The Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the 11 bands that will perform as part of the inaugural Cary Main Street Fest.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 8:20 am
  • Power plant expert paints bleak picture at Oakwood Hills opposition rally

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Robert Abboud told Oakwood Hills residents Wednesday to envision 150,000 cars driving 11,000 miles each over the course of a year in th ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Oakwood Hills village president, 2 others resign amid power plant controversy

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Oakwood Hills Village President Melanie Funk announced her resignation late Wednesday, citing the toll the reaction to a proposed powe ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Enterovirus concerns have some Chicago-area hospitals restricting visitors

    McHENRY – Health officials are monitoring the outbreak of a severe respiratory illness that has caused some Chicago-area hospitals to issue visitor re ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry man guilty in domestic battery trial

    WOODSTOCK – It took jurors about an hour Wednesday to find a McHenry man guilty of aggravated domestic battery.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Coroner: Two people found in Fox Lake apartment committed suicide

    FOX LAKE – Two people who were found dead in an apartment Tuesday each committed suicide, the Lake County Coroner’s Office said.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:00 am
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