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McHenry, Illinois is located in McHenry County. Zip codes in McHenry, IL include 60051, 60050, and 60296. The median home price in McHenry is $174,900 which is roughly $97/per square foot. More McHenry information.

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21 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

Families struggle to find disability services

Dianne Diana tends to the needs of her son Andrew, who has severe autism and a seizure disorder, during dinner Wednesday with her family, including son Kenny and husband Ken in their Crystal Lake home.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Northwest Herald

McHenry firefighters use 5 gallons of water to extinguish fire

McHENRY – McHenry firefighters likely used more water in their morning showers than they did to put out a fire Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Northwest Herald

McHenry walk to raise money for poor

McHENRY – Proceeds from an upcoming fundraiser will go toward helping those living paycheck to paycheck, helping avert eviction or utility shutoffs.

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Patch.com

Inspirational Brother Rice Student Loses Battle With Cancer

Caption: Brother Rice High School remembers the life of Cameron M. Fahey, 17, a popular senior who died Aug. 21 after a nearly 10-month battle with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Northwest Herald

Our view: Keep killer behind bars

Mark A. Smith is a brutal serial killer. He remains a menace to society. He must spend his remaining days in prison.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Northwest Herald

As most localities' DUI arrests drop, Bull Valley's soar

Geography, diverted resources, and low call volume have allowed the village's police department to write more DUIs last year than any other McHenry County department.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Northwest Herald

Johnsburg man seeks backing for pizza place

Josh Downey, maker of Chicago Johnny's giardiniera, poses for a portrait at his home in 2013.

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Northwest Herald

Reed sentenced to 25 years on sex charges

WOODSTOCK – Thomas Reed, a man convicted of raping his former girlfriend's young daughter, admitted to a sex evaluator that he still fantasized about the girl and other criminal sex acts that mirror his conviction, prosecutors said.

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Northwest Herald

Shane Lamb rejects state offer; trial set

WOODSTOCK – Shane Lamb rejected a state's offer on charges that be broke into a McHenry home and stole weapons.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Northwest Herald

McHenry County unemployment rate hits 5.7 percent

CRYSTAL LAKE – The unemployment rate in McHenry County fell to 5.7 percent in July, a record low since the Great Recession, according to preliminary figures from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Northwest Herald

Decades later, victims fight serial killer Smith's parole

CHICAGO – More than four decades after his crimes, admitted serial killer Mark A. Smith continues to torture his victim's families, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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Northwest Herald

Library to host theater trip to see murder mystery

MCHENRY – A mystery set in the 1930s will be the next theater trip arranged by the McHenry Public Library.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Northwest Herald

Opposition to Woodstock RV restrictions come out in force

WOODSTOCK – Proposed restrictions to the outdoor storage of boats and other recreational vehicles on residential lots has owners up in arms.

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Daily Herald

Stratton Lock and Dam getting $16 million renovation

The Stratton Lock and Dam in McHenry will receive a $16.7 million facelift that officials say should significantly cut the time boaters wait to travel between the upper Fox River and Chain O' Lakes and the lower river in Algonquin.

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McHenry man pleads innocent in woman's slaying

A 63-year-old McHenry man has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder in the slaying of a woman whose skeletal remains were found in his home.

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Sno Gem Introduces iClad Rail Snow Retention SystemTuesday, August 19, 2014

Innovative Sno Cube permits installation on virtually any standing seam metal roof McHENRY, Ill.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Wheat Declines as Black Sea Export Concerns Ease; Corn Drops

Wheat futures fell as speculation that the conflict between Ukraine and Russia won't disrupt exports from the Black Sea region.

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Northwest Herald

Ross denies murder charge over remains found in McHenry house

William J. Ross, 62, was charged in November with concealing a homicide after a caretaker discovered skeletal remains in a sealed room of his home in unincorporated McHenry.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Northwest Herald

Hospitals to see Medicare payments tied more to readmission rates

Emergency Department social worker James Messerschmidt works to provide information Friday at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington on resources available for a caretaker who became ill while caring for another patient.

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Northwest Herald

Our view: Release Nunda, other audits

A divided County Board voted, 14-8, earlier this month to keep sealed from public scrutiny a 2013 audit of $15,000 in Senior Services Grant Commission funds given to the Nunda Township Road District in 2012 for its senior bus program.

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