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UPDATED: Students Injured in Bounce House Accident at Algonquin Elementary School
A fifth grade picnic held inside the gymnasium at Algonquin Lakes Elementary School Thursday morning ended with six children being sent to area hospitals with minor injuries after an inflatable slide tipped over, said Gary Chester, a District 300 safety officer.
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Swimming options abound in Lake in the Hills
LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department will operate the Sunset Park Splash Pad from 11 a.m to 7 p.m. daily Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Wed May 22, 2013
Splash Pad Expansion at Sunset, Other LITH Park Improvements Proposed
An expanded splash pad at Sunset Park and a boat pier at Barbara Key Park in Lake in the Hills are among the changes up for approval before the Lake in the Hills Village Board Thursday evening.
Residents Report Coyote Sightings in Algonquin, LITH
While coyotes roaming through neighborhoods may have come as an unwelcome sight for many area residents in recent weeks, the presence of coyotes in the suburbs is not uncommon.
Tue May 21, 2013
Huntley Police: Teen Charged with Delivering Pot at Huntley High
A 14-year-old Lake in the Hills boy was charged with unlawful delivery of cannabis on school grounds, police said.
New Apartment Complex Proposed on Algonquin Road
The Lake in the Hills Village Board is expected to hear a proposal Tuesday for a new 70-unit apartment complex on Algonquin Road just east of Pyott Road, according to village of LITH documents.
Algonquin Police: Theft, Criminal Trespass, Domestic Battery,...
Note: The following information was obtained from Algonquin Police Department arrest reports.
MAP: Coyote Sightings in Algonquin, LITH
The newest visitors to area neighborhoods have not received a welcome reception from area residents.
Island Lake still without tech vendor
As Island Lake Mayor Charles Amrich's administration finishes its second week, village hall continues to be without a computer consultant.
Mon May 20, 2013
LITH Airport Hosts Young Eagles Rally
Children can get a thrill with free airplane rides at the EAA Chapter 790's first Young Eagles Rally of the year.
Sun May 19, 2013
Woman From Algonquin, LITH Area Killed in Shooting
A 22-year-old Rockford woman - who grew up in the Algonquin and Lake in the Hills area - was gunned down early Saturday after trying to break up a fight between four girls when a man "got involved and shot her," family members told the Rockford Register Star.
Fri May 17, 2013
Police increase enforcement leading up to Memorial Day
Police departments in the area have kicked off their annual Click It or Ticket Campaigns through the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Friends Organize Fundraiser for Algonquin Family
Kim Ulbrich has done many things for her community, from volunteering at the Algonquin Lake in the Hills Food Pantry to co-founding the Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department.
Thu May 16, 2013
Girls on the Run Equals Girl Power
Girl Power will be on display when 820 girls from throughout McHenry County run, walk or skip in the Girls on the Run Northwest Illinois signature 5K run.
LITH Police Arrest Several for DUI, Leaving Accident Scene, Domestic Battery
Note: The following information was obtained from Lake in the Hills Police arrest and incident reports.
What's the Going Rate For a Lawn Service in Algonquin and Lake in the Hills?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Wed May 15, 2013
Lake in the Hills Fen's Natural Beauty
The Lake in the Hills Fen is a nature preserve owned by the village of Lake in the Hills, the McHenry County Conservation District and the state of Illinois.
Grafton Food Pantry's Call Out for Volunteers
Grafton Food Pantry has a great group of volunteers, but it needs more help to meet a growing demand, organizers said.
Tue May 14, 2013
Glen Ellyn: A Look at Metra Stops, Income Level
By Amie Schaenzer , Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch A look at income levels in suburban towns with Metra stops provides a glimpse at the disparity in wealth throughout the area, according to an interactive map posted on Crain's Chicago Business Journal.
Mon May 13, 2013
LITH Police Announce Memorial Day Driving Enforcement Crackdown
Lake in the Hills Police have announced plans for the 2013 Memorial Day "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" Impaired Driving Crackdown.