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Free shred and recycle day
State Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County and Environmental Defenders of McHenry County to provide local residents with a free paper shredding and recycling event this month.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Marengo company accused of polluting well water
MARENGO – Six property owners with private wells are slated to receive bottled water after cancer-causing chemicals were found in the groundwater near a manufacturer, according to a news release from the state attorney general's office.
Huntley woman, two girls injured in Marengo crash
A Huntley woman and two girls are in stable condition after a single-car accident Friday morning in rural McHenry County.
Tackling air quality among county's priorities
Maureen Hart of Marengo points out a bird Thursday as she and her daughter Amanda ride bicycles at Lippold Park in Crystal Lake.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair returns to Lake County
Returning this month to the Lake County Fairgrounds, the Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair covers all the fiber arts, from fleece to finished fabric.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Looking Forward for June 10, 2013
Green Street Cruise Nights take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 30 at Route 120 and Green Street, McHenry.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Crystal Lake teens must pay for barn fire damages
WOODSTOCK – One of the two Crystal Lake teens charged with arson admitted to setting the barn fires, and must repay nearly $20,000 in damages.
Fri May 31, 2013
Rabid bat found in Marengo
A resident entered a shed on his property May 24 and was cut on the hand by the bat before it could be contained, health department spokeswoman Debra Quackenbush said.
Mon May 27, 2013
Marengo graduates say their goodbyes
Caroline Campbell receives a rose after walking across the stage Sunday during the Marengo Community High School commencement.
Sat May 25, 2013
Early start for county assessors
WOODSTOCK – It's something of a drag to have to start the process of appealing next year's property-tax bill when you're not even done paying this year's bill.
Fri May 24, 2013
Teen Arrested for Hosting Underage Party
A 17-year-old boy has been arrested for allegations that he hosted an underage party, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office news release.
Thu May 23, 2013
Three people sent to hospital after Route 23 wreck
Three people were sent to the hospital following a two-vehicle accident in Riley Township, south of Marengo, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
Tue May 21, 2013
New trial awaits former NIU student charged in 2010 shooting
SYCAMORE – A former Northern Illinois University student will get another opportunity to convince a judge or jury that he was justified in shooting a fellow student in the leg in February 2010.