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  • Photos: Aug. 2 storm hits McHenry County

    Reader and staff submitted images of McHenry County severe weather. Send yours with your name and town to tips@nwherald.com
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:27 am
  • Severe storm damages trees, power lines in McHenry County

    A severe thunderstorm that tore through McHenry County on Sunday night left hundreds of people without power and downed trees throughout the area Mond ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • Registration open for MCC’s pharmacy technician training

    McHENRY – Training for the pharmacy technicians that fill, package and distribute medications and maintain patient records and inventory will be held ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • MCC to host supervisory leadership series

    McHENRY – Registration is open for a series designed to help build leaders.Developmental Dimensions ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Volo man charged with unlawful use of a weapon

    A Volo man faces two felony charges after the Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shots fired call Saturday night in Volo.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Route 14 in unincorporated Cary reopens after crash

    A crash involving two cars and one motorcycle sent one person to the hospital Sunday, said Cary Fire Protection District Lt. Frank Polivka.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • IDOT revisits Coral Township roundabout plan, asks for public input

    UNION – A roundabout at an intersection that transportation officials have determined is one of the most dangerous in Illinois might be built without ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Report found many cyber security breaches start with weak password

    Stop reading this article.Stop, right now and go change the passwords on your sensitive accounts. (B ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Severe thunderstorm warning extended for parts of McHenry County

    A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 10:45 p.m. for southeastern McHenry County and 10:15 p.m. for east central McHenry County, according ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Photos: Beautiful Butterflies program at the Nature Center

    Photos by staff photographer Sarah Nader of the Beautiful Butterflies program at the Nature Center ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • MCC offers adds web development classes to online offerings

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Registration is open for online classes on a variety of topics such as medical billing, accounting and food nutrition.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Street to be closed for water main relocation

    WOODSTOCK – The Illinois Department of Transportation will be shutting down a Crystal Lake road Tuesday for water main work, according to a recent Cry ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry School District 15 continues additions, elimination of mobile classrooms

    McHENRY – McHenry School District 15 will see some changes in the upcoming school year as it eliminates mobile classrooms and makes additions to sever ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Woodstock VFW building for sale as group looks to downsize, build stronger community presence

    WOODSTOCK – A decline in members and funds in recent years has resulted in the Woodstock VFW Post 5040 putting its building up for sale.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Fox Valley Children's Organization celebrates 15 years serving kids, adults with disabilities

    ALGONQUIN – Years ago, Cami Lukas’ son always used a walker to get around.But after playing buddy ba ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:49 pm
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