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  • Fall used book sale to support McHenry library programs

    McHENRY – The annual fall used book sale to support the McHenry Public Library is coming up. The Fri ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Crystal Lake South tops Cary-Grove

    The girls volleyball match between Crystal Lake South and Cary-Grove on Tuesday in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake South beat Cary-Grove, 25-19, 25-23.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Cary residential chicken forum to go forward

    CARY – The Cary Village Board will continue its discussion on whether to allow backyard chickens and move forward with a public workshop.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Woodstock city officials seek enterprise zone to boost local economy

    WOODSTOCK – Seeing opportunity and also job loss, Woodstock city officials will try and apply for statewide economic incentives that could help bolste ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Johnsburg police officer charged with lying about military record

    JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg police officer has been indicted on multiple felonies that he lied to several police departments about his military record.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Lakemoor to pursue water rate study to determine infrastructure needs

    LAKEMOOR – The village of Lakemoor is looking at its water rates. The Lakemoor Village Board hired ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Bicyclist injured in Crystal Lake wreck; 2 other car crashes happen within half-hour

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A series of crashes in the Crystal Lake area landed one person in the hospital Tuesday afternoon, a Crystal Lake police official said.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • 3 teens charged with arson in fire at Crystal Lake home

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three teenagers were arrested Friday for setting fire to a Crystal Lake home this past March, the Crystal Lake police said.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Boys Golf Class 3A McHenry Regional

    The Class 3A McHenry Regional boys golf tournament was held at McHenry Country Club Tuesday, October 7, 2014.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Cary Lions club to hold fundraiser on Friday, Saturday

    CARY – The Cary Lions Club is scheduled to participate in the annual Candy Days fundraiser Friday and Saturday at various intersections and business l ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • USDA grant moves group closer to opening McHenry County co-op grocery store

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local group is closer to opening a community-owned grocery store in McHenry County after getting a $20,350 grant from the United Stat ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • McHenry County OKs settlement from exonerated former death row inmate's lawsuits

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board accepted receiving $700,000 in a legal settlement with the insurance companies that were on the hook to reimburse ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Former employees of shuttered Woodstock Brown Printing facility share stories

    WOODSTOCK – "What do I do now?" That's what Kirk Achenbach of Poplar Grove asked himself in June after hearing that Brown Printing facility, 11595 McC ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 6:23 am
  • Arlington Heights man accused of selling cocaine in McHenry

    McHENRY – An Arlington Heights man was arrested Monday in McHenry on multiple drug charges, according to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Stiemke: Many volunteer opportunities are coming up

    Dave Sternberg, a consultant with BoardSource, on Oct. 18 will be leading a workshop, Purposeful Board and Power Fundraising. This is a great workshop ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:21 am
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