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  • Attorney General: Cary did not violate Open Meetings Act with Pedcor talks

    CARY – The Illinois Attorney General's Office has determined the village did not violate the Open Meetings Act when the Village Board had a discussion ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Generator stolen from McHenry Area Jaycees Haunted House, police say

    McHENRY – The generator used to power the sign leading to the McHenry Area Jaycees Haunted House has been stolen, the McHenry police said.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Wisconsin man gets 6 years for selling crack cocaine in Crystal Lake

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake Geneva man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for selling crack cocaine to a confidential informant within 1,000 feet o ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Cary School District 26 plans to increase annual property tax levy

    CARY – District 26 is looking to increase the amount of money it will bring in with its annual tax levy.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Northwest Herald, Chicago Football websites are EPPY Awards finalists

    Editor & Publisher, a national industry journal, announced its finalists for the 2014 EPPY Awards on Wednesday.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Harvard funeral home co-owner to appear on 'Let's Make a Deal'

    Michael Saunders' 8-year-old daughter, Addy, was convinced he should be on the television game show "Let's Make A Deal."
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Oct. 22, 2014

    • Edward Sylwestrzak, 56, 14411 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock, was charged Sunday, Aug. 3, with possession of alcohol on public property.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Spring Grove police reports for Oct. 22, 2014

    • Gary J. Educate, 56, 94 Forest Ave., Fox Lake, was charged Saturday, Sept. 20, with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without light ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Wheelchair catches fire in McHenry home

    McHENRY – A 52-year-old McHenry woman was taken Wednesday to an area hospital after a small house fire, which was contained to a pile of clothes and a ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Chicago-bound Metra train halts in Woodstock with mechanical issues

    WOODSTOCK – A Union Pacific Northwest Metra train scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 8:01 a.m. has been terminated in Woodstock because of mechanical i ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:32 pm
  • Vacant McHenry building to transform into 'high-tech, high quality' makerspace

    McHENRY – The former Hostess building is virtually empty.The walls that separated the store from the ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Richmond police reports for Oct. 21, 2014

    • Eduardo Cruz Vivero, 23, 1312 Northfield Court, Unit 2D, Harvard, was charged Sunday, Aug. 31, with driving without a valid license, possession of m ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • Fox River Grove, Lakewood, Ringwood receive money for road projects

    Three communities have received the thumbs up to receive federal money for future road projects. Th ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • USPS to deliver packages on Sundays in Spring Grove

    SPRING GROVE – Online shopping on sites such as Amazon has led to the U.S. Postal Service delivering packages to a growing number of towns – including ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • McHenry County College board split on MCC levy increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Taxpayers could see a more than $400,000 collective increase in payment to McHenry County College if the Board of Trustees approves a 1 ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:13 am
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