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13 hrs ago | Northwest Herald
JOHNSBURG – Susan Schmidt loves telling volunteers that the cardboard box they're filling is more than just a shoebox.
18 hrs ago | Northwest Herald
RINGWOOD – The weeds that take over gardens and push out native species will be hacked at in an upcoming McHenry County Conservation District program.
When homeowners learned last summer that Crystal Lake South High School was installing a large new set of bleachers near their properties, two families filed a lawsuit but resigned themselves to the fact that the matter likely wouldn't be resolved before football season.
A federal parolee suspected in a stabbing death earlier this month in west-central Illinois has been arrested in Lake in the Hills.
An audit of how the Nunda Township Road District spent grant money for its senior bus program revealed sloppy bookkeeping and lax oversight but no outright misappropriation of funds.
ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin man was recently arrested after two grams of heroin were recovered from the vehicle he was driving, McHenry County Sheriff's police said.
Adam Hoambrecker, 29, of West Dundee, makes a shim die that will be used inside of the Algonquin business Kenmode Tool and Engineering.
Learn about the habits and behaviors of white-tailed deer and how this relates to the sport of archery from McHenry County Conservation District educators and instructors from T.A.Z. Archery in Woodstock.
A 24-year-old man was killed this morning after his car was involved in a head-on crash with a school bus in McHenry County, officials said.
WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Workforce Investment Board is hoping to highlight the importance of workforce development next week, and will offer several opportunities to job-seeking residents in the process.
Mark A. Smith is a brutal serial killer. He remains a menace to society. He must spend his remaining days in prison.
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.
Josh Downey, maker of Chicago Johnny's giardiniera, poses for a portrait at his home in 2013.
Blues for you: Celebrated blues musician Keb' Mo' shares a concert bill with G-Love and Special Sauce on Saturday at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles.
Thumbs down: To news that Green Party candidates for statewide office won't be included on the November ballot in Illinois, but particularly to the archaic rules that make it extremely difficult for independent or minority party candidates to appear on any ballots.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 04:11 pm
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