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  • On The Record With ... Matt Bean

    WOODSTOCK – Had Matt Bean followed the path he’d originally laid out, the 36-year-old would be a half-decade removed from earning an M.D. and a Ph.D.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry event helps keep the ‘Spirit of ’45’ alive

    McHENRY – After being recognized in front of hundreds Sunday, some of the people who helped furnish the equipment and supplies for American soldiers f ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Algonquin looking to enhance Fox River plans

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin officials and business owners are banking on the Fox River to revive the village’s downtown.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Island Lake boat tours to be offered this month

    ISLAND LAKE – More guided pontoon boat tours will be offered this month.The tours, which last about ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Prairie Grove warns of surveyors on Justen Road

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Surveyors will be out on Justen Road next week as part of an engineering study for future bridge repairs, the village of Prairie Grove ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Fundraiser set for 18-month-old girl battling cancer  

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Residents will have an opportunity to help an 18-month-old girl fight against cancer.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Fox River Grove fire district to hold food drive

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Firefighters from the Fox River Grove Fire Protection District have scheduled a food drive to benefit the Cary-Grove Food Pantry.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Advocate Good Shepherd planning breast density lecture

    BARRINGTON – Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital has planned a free community health lecture on breast density, according to a news release.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Johnsburg subdivision may get backup SSA

    JOHNSBURG – The village of Johnsburg plans on establishing a backup system to make sure subdivision residents pay for maintenance of common areas.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry keeps Aa2 credit rating

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry will keep its credit rating after an analysis by one of the three main ratings agencies.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 8:21 am
  • Detour: Bridge, road work done near Huntley

    We start out this week with the completion of a project and the lifting of a road closure.• MAIN STR ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • Huntley starts planning long-term road projects

    HUNTLEY – After extending Kreutzer Road west earlier this year, Huntley officials turned their focus eastward last week by asking for federal dollars ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 7:51 am
  • Cary looking at changing how its replacing ash trees

    CARY – Village officials are considering a change to how it’s replacing ash trees infected by emerald ash borers.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Bull Valley planning commissioner says Illinois' affordable housing formula flawed

    Ever since Bull Valley surpassed the 1,000-residents mark in the 2010 census, its Plan Commission began preparing for the requirements of the state’s ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Festival at Main Beach offers games, treasure hunt

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Five-year-old Harper Keck swung the blue bag filled with the spoils of an afternoon treasure hunt back and forth.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 11:29 pm
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