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Police: Woodstock man threatened girlfriend, her co-workers
WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was arrested after police said he threatened his girlfriend with an illegally owned gun, then showed up at her workplace in a jealousy-fueled search for her co-workers.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Arlington Hts. cyclist hit by car in Crystal Lake
An Arlington Heights bicyclist was struck by a car Wednesday night near the southern border of Crystal Lake, police said.
Country Superstar Jo Dee Messina to Perform at Raue Center for the Arts, 10/16
Raue Center For The Arts is thrilled to announce the appearance of Jo Dee Messina on October 16, 2014 at 8p! This very special, intimate show will showcase the beautiful and electric voice of the country superstar.
McHenry County prepares kids for new school year
Five-year-old Lydia Fletcher of Woodstock jumped wildly Wednesday afternoon, brandishing multicolored fabric in the air - an exercise meant to show how movement can help develop a child's brain.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
MCEDC taking Business Champion nominations
CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Economic Development Corp. is accepting nominations for the organization's 2014 Business Champion Awards.
Proposed power plant developers want more time
Oakwood Hills will host a zoning hearing on the project at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn on 800 S. Route 31. OAKWOOD HILLS – Developers for a proposed $450 million power plant in Oakwood Hills want a continuation until October to address resident concerns, potentially delaying Thursday's scheduled time for more public ... (more)
Crystal Lake police announces National Night Out activities
CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents can experience a different interaction with their local police on Aug. 5 as the Crystal Lake Police Department will host National Night Out.
Monarchs, praying mantis topics of upcoming MCCD programs
Kids will examine the body parts, behaviors and the egg cases of praying mantis before journeying outside in search of the insect.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Paul Schimpf, Republican candidate for attorney general, visits Crystal Lake
CRYSTAL LAKE – Paul Schimpf shined a spotlight on his status as a political outsider – a point he said qualifies him to fight the state's corruption – during a pit stop in McHenry County.
MCC approves preliminary budget with frozen tax levy
CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees has approved a preliminary budget that assumes a freeze in the property tax levy for a second consecutive year.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Lengthy review may push back UDO vote
WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board's vote to ratify the Unified Development Ordinance likely will be pushed back two weeks because of its ongoing review.
Night Owl ride will give bike riders midnight view of CL
CRYSTAL LAKE – Residents looking to take in a different view of the city will have an opportunity to see Crystal Lake landmarks under the moonlight if they are willing to take a midnight bicycle ride.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Some McHenry County governments feeling road salt pinch
Maintenance Superintendent Edward Markison stands in the salt dome Thursday at the McHenry County Division of Transportation in Woodstock.
Two men charged with burglary, trespass in Crystal Lake
CRYSTAL LAKE – Two men face multiple criminal charges after they allegedly burglarized several vehicles within a Crystal Lake neighborhood, police said Saturday.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
McHenry man charged in woman's slaying
A 62-year-old McHenry man has been charged with murder in the slaying of a woman whose skeletal remains were found in his home.
Lunch benefits Special Olympic Illinois athletes
Sarah Nader- email@example.com Crystal Lake police officer Anthony Tangorra takes drink orders from Hailey Worthy of Carpentersville and her aunt, Amy Worthy of Carpentersville during a lunch benefit to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois at Texas Roadhouse in Crystal Lake Friday, July 25, 2014.
McHenry County Grand Jury indictments for July 25, 2014
The following people were indicted by a McHenry County Grand Jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's office.
McHenry County College offers summer classes in art, cooking and more
To register, call the MCC Registration Office at 455-8588. For more information, call Tracy Berry at 455-8758 or Claudia Terrones at 455-8782.
Cary-Grove High theater gets overhaul
Crystal Lake High School District 155 board members this week approved spending roughly $3.7 million to renovate and overhaul the Cary school's 50-year-old theater, main entrance and lobby restrooms.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Hundreds turn out against Oakwood Hills power plant
Don Kroll of Oakwood Hills wears a t-shirt opposing the Oakwood Hills power plant project during an open house on the Oakwood Hills power plant project Tuesday in Crystal Lake.