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  • Spring Grove woman remembered for tireless community involvement

    SPRING GROVE – Throughout her life, Kathy Pelz was many things.The 58-year-old Spring Grove resident ...
    April 27, 2015 - 5:50 pm
  • Holiday Hills shooting trial for Scott Peters will begin Tuesday

    WOODSTOCK – Opening arguments are planned for Tuesday in the trial of Scott B. Peters, the Holiday Hills man accused of shooting and injuring two McHe ...
    April 27, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Motorcycle driver injured after Richmond crash with pickup truck

    RICHMOND – A crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle sent one person to an area hospital Monday afternoon, fire officials said.
    April 27, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Appellate court hears Mario Casciaro's Johnsburg murder appeal

    ELGIN – Attorneys made oral arguments Monday before a panel of three judges who will now decide whether to overturn or affirm the first-degree murder ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:53 pm
  • Crystal Lake Girl Scouts pay it forward with free doughnuts (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With 200 doughnut holes in hand, three Crystal Lake Girl Scouts darted through the crowds at the Crystal Lake Metra station Monday morn ...
    April 27, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Woodstock father accused of shaking 4-month-old baby, fracturing boy's skull

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man faces aggravated battery charges after he allegedly shook his 4-month-old son violently and fractured the baby's skull, po ...
    April 27, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • McHenry County Habitat for Humanity rehab home for McHenry family

    McHENRY – With new house keys in hand, Mary Chavez of McHenry spoke Sunday with a tone of relief.“We ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Higher education in Woodstock Old Courthouse’s future?

    WOODSTOCK – A university or another higher education institution could one day anchor the historical Old Courthouse in Woodstock, if the City Council ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • One hospitalized after reported pedestrian-vehicle incident in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – One person was taken to an area hospital early Sunday after a reported pedestrian-vehicle incident in Woodstock, officials said.
    April 26, 2015 - 7:51 pm
  • McHenry Unitarian congregation hosts rummage sale

    McHENRY – Members of the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 W. Bull Valley Road in McHenry, are assembling a huge, three-day rumm ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Centegra offers nursing scholarship; deadline to apply is May 29

    McHENRY – The Centegra Health System Auxiliary invites individuals who have been accepted into nursing programs to apply for the Audrey Ballard Nursin ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Lake in the Hills economic development coordinator resigns

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village’s economic development coordinator recently resigned, leaving a hole to fill in the community development department, ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • McHenry County, national officials weigh in on 'free-range' kids movement

    As a campaign encouraging childhood independence has recently highlighted how parenting style can intersect with legal thresholds of neglect, McHenry ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Pioneer Center offering parenting class in McHenry

    McHENRY – Pioneer Center for Human Services is offering a new parenting group that provides a safe outlet for moms and dads to openly discuss parentin ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • CVS proposal recommended to Crystal Lake City Council over resident concerns

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A proposed CVS Pharmacy at Route 14 and Virginia Road has been given the thumbs-up over the objections of nearby homeowners.
    April 25, 2015 - 11:18 pm
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