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The public pension news this week didn't originate out of Springfield, where lawmakers wasted another week without passing real reform.
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The Mental Health Resource League for McHenry County would like to thank the city of Woodstock, the wonderful volunteers who gave their time, our sponsors , and the enormous crowds that came out to the 45th annual Fair Diddley on the Woodstock Square on Sunday.
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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.
Crystal Lake resident Austin R. Hobday, 32, on Friday was sentenced to serve five years in prison by McHenry County Judge Sharon Prather, the Northwest Herald reports.
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.
WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake student accused of planting a pin-hole camera in a boy's locker room is a candidate for and likely will be accepted into the county's first offender program, the State's Attorney Office said.
WOODSTOCK – Beaches in Lake in the Hills and Wonder Lake are under an advisory after water sampling showed high levels of bacteria, according to the McHenry County Department of Health.
WOODSTOCK – Elected leaders have started a campaign to ask state lawmakers to allocate $4.7 million toward improving the southern intersection of Routes 47 and 176.
A Milwaukee man wanted on warrant for sexually abusing and choking a juvenile girl was apprehended Wednesday.
George Dopke was injured when his house on East Crystral Lake Avenue collapsed. Dopke spent three weeks in a hospital and recovered from his injuries.
Authorities in McHenry County have warned residents about a housing scam that tricks would-be renters into sending money to rent a place that's not even on the market.
CRYSTAL LAKE – An even split did not come across as an even compromise for Crystal Lake City Council members looking to McHenry County officials to help fund beautifying efforts on the concrete wall along Walkup Road.
A man wanted by the sheriff's offices in McHenry, Kane and Cook counties has been arrested, according to a news release.
Annie Detwiler, 11, shoots a basketball Monday as she plays a game of H-O-R-S-E with her older sister, Grace , 13, and her parents, Mark and Kate, at the family's home in Woodstock.