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  • Officials dedicate Algonquin Western Bypass weeks before opening

    ALGONQUIN – Lawmakers across party lines emphasized Saturday the long bipartisan effort seldom seen in today’s politics that created the Algonquin Wes ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Harvard library hosting Lincoln exhibit

    HARVARD – If the box office circa 2012 wasn’t proof enough, a traveling Abraham Lincoln library exhibit – perched in Harvard for the next six weeks – ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Florida man arrested in McHenry County commits suicide

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A Florida man who was arrested in McHenry County this month has committed suicide after posting $200,000 for his temporary release from ...
    July 25, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • Tax revenue diminished, but Minooka residents untroubled by plant similar to Oakwood Hills proposal

    MINOOKA – While opposition continues to flare over a proposed $450 million natural gas power plant in Oakwood Hills, the 13-year presence of a similar ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Judge orders 38 years for 'brutal' knife attack

    WOODSTOCK – Though Kelly Krause and Jim McGIll lived through a brutal attack, though they survived 23 knife wounds, part of them died the night Jimmy ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Saturday fundraiser for paralyzed Johnsburg native

    JOHNSBURG – Chris Michels used to run half marathons and spend days on his dirt bike. Now the 30-yea ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Truck fire closes I-90 near Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Eastbound traffic on Interstate 90 near Route 47 in Huntley is shut down because of a semi-truck on fire.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for July 25, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County Grand Jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's office. The charges are allegati ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Not guilty verdict on former District 200 teacher's battery charge

    WOODSTOCK – A former District 200 teacher was acquitted on all charges that he inappropriately touched two of his students on the rear end.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Lunch benefits Special Olympic Illinois athletes

    CRYSTAL LAKE — When Brent Kampert was 10, he remembers watching Michael Jordan in action, wanting someday to try basketball himself.
    July 26, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Public meeting planned for Algonquin Fox River corridor plan

    ALGONQUIN – A public kick-off meeting is planned for the village's Fox River Corridor Plan.Algonquin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Jacobson enters plea deal for reckless driving charge

    WALWORTH, Wis. – Hebron village president John Jacobson on Wednesday entered a plea of no contest to an amended charge of reckless driving to resolve ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Boater rescued from Fox River in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN — A boater was pulled from the Fox River during a rescue call Friday morning, according to the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection D ...
    July 25, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Hundreds turn out against Oakwood Hills power plant

    CRYSTAL LAKE – More than 800 people gathered at the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn Thursday to voice their opposition to a $450 million power plant that cou ...
    July 25, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Chef Scott Commings wins ‘Hell’s Kitchen’

    WOODSTOCK – After a video of Scott Commings walking through a door to a waiting crowd to tell him he won season 12 of “Hell’s Kitchen” played on the t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 7:30 am
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