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  • Woodstock Public Library incorporates public art into renovation project

    WOODSTOCK – Students and community groups in Woodstock will soon have the chance to leave their artistic imprint at the Woodstock Public Library main ...
    March 31, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • Education, finances are top platforms in McHenry's School District 15 election

    McHENRY – Education and finances are the order of the day for many candidates seeking a spot on elementary District 15 school board.
    March 31, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • Lakewood looks for long-term solution for fire protection services

    LAKEWOOD – A long-term solution to the village of Lakewood's fire protection services is again a topic of conversation as the expiration date for the ...
    March 31, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Richmond curbside pick-up for electronics available Thursday

    RICHMOND – Curbside pick-up for electronic items looking to be recycled is set for Thursday in Richmond.
    March 31, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Effort spearheaded to consolidate McHenry County's townships

    If he’s successful, Nunda Township Trustee Mike Shorten just might consolidate himself out of office, along with a large number of his fellow township ...
    March 31, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Public works employees, Lake in the Hills agree to new contract

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills officials and the village's public works employees have reached a three-year agreement, which the senior union r ...
    March 31, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • No one injured in Crystal Lake school bus crash (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – No one was injured Tuesday after a driver reaching for his phone rear-ended a school bus carrying 33 Lundahl Middle School students, of ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Woman injured in Oakwood Hills scooter crash

    OAKWOOD HILLS – A 27-year-old Oakwood Hills woman was flown to Advocate Condell Hospital in Libertyville after crashing a scooter Monday, officials sa ...
    March 31, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • Medical offices approved for construction in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Construction for two new medical office buildings on Lakewood Road can begin this spring after a development plan was approved ear ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Prairie Grove Village Board candidates eye balanced commercial growth

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Candidates vying for seats on the Prairie Grove Village Board in the April 7 election are concentrating on ways to maintain a small to ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Advocate Health Care acquires land for medical offices in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Advocate Health Care plans to build a new medical office building in Huntley, after the regional medical provider recently acquired six unde ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Huntley Village Board candidates address Sun City voters during forum

    HUNTLEY – During a forum at Sun City Huntley, the four Village Board candidates found themselves agreeing Monday on prominent Huntley issues, includin ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Flight for Life called in Cary

    CARY – Flight for Life has been called to a single-vehicle crash on Lake Shore Drive. The Cary Fire ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Crystal Lake police searching for bank robbery suspect

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are searching for a suspect in a Monday bank robbery at the Fifth Third Bank in Crystal Lake.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Volo woman tied to Johnsburg, Crystal Lake, Grayslake bank robberies charged by feds

    ROCKFORD – A Volo woman tied to several area bank robberies in the area has been charged by federal authorities.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:33 pm
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