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  • Work restarts on Charles J. Miller Road widening project in McHenry

    McHENRY – The first signs of work renewing on Charles J. Miller Road have started.Crews will remove ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 7:46 am
  • Flight for Life emergency helicopter system having Crystal Lake event for 30th anniversary

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The emergency helicopter system that has mobilized more than 30,000 critically injured patients through Illinois and Wisconsin skies wi ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • McHenry police reports for Sept. 23, 2014

    • Luis Miguel Diaz-Mujira, 18, 4516 Garden Quarter Road, McHenry, was charged Monday, Aug. 4, with aggravated assault.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • No serious injuries after Crystal Lake crash involving bicyclist

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There were no major injuries Tuesday after a reported crash involving a vehicle and a bicycle in Crystal Lake, police said.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Illinois State trooper's heated outburst at DeKalb checkpoint caught on video

    DeKALB – A local driver recorded an Illinois State trooper’s outburst when he questioned the authority of police to stop him at a roadside safety chec ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • League of Women Voters of McHenry County to host candidate forums

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County voters likely will only get to witness candidates from the County Board and a state House district square off in forums ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • District 157, teachers union reach tentative agreement on 5-year deal

    RICHMOND – A tentative agreement has been reached between District 157 and its teachers union.The fi ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Lakemoor police to auction off surplus, seized property

    LAKEMOOR – Cars, motor bikes, small electronics and household items turned into or seized by the Lakemoor Police Department are on sale.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Prairieview Education Center family program to explore bird migration

    RINGWOOD – With fall in full swing, bird migration will be the focus of an upcoming family-friendly program at the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glaci ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • McHenry City Council approves final designs for proposed rec center

    McHENRY – The front of the recreation center is dominated by the fitness room with free weights, aerobic machines and lots of windows to show off the ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Woodstock police reports for Sept. 22, 2014

    • Timothy C. Wilson, 20, 720 St. Johns Road, Woodstock, was charged Thursday, Aug. 21, with aggravated battery and mob action.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Proposed Johnsburg District 12 school improvement plan expands ESL, explores full-day kindergarten

    JOHNSBURG – Moving the English language learner program in-house and studying the possibility of full-day kindergarten are on the to-do list for Distr ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Crystal Lake's award-winning Heraldry Guard marching band to reunite (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Thor Laisy can still hear the regal sounds of the herald trumpets and see the crisp formations of the clap-cad musicians unfold on a fo ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Algonquin library to host author fair at Eastgate branch

    ALGONQUIN – Local published authors are scheduled to discuss their books at an author fair at the Eastgate branch of the Algonquin Area Public Library ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Cary District 26 to end school half-hour later

    CARY – Classes in District 26 will end 30 minutes later, according to an announcement placed on the school district’s website.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:31 pm
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