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Yesterday | Northwest Herald
JOHNSBURG – Crystal Lake accountant Ken Martin has seen his fair share of clients fall victim to scams and identify theft, but nothing compared to his McHenry client who lost more than $130,000 to a scam artist in Costa Rica.
Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
What's the youngest age at which the death penalty should be applied?
Yesterday | Northwest Herald
As part of the Route 31 and Algonquin Western Bypass improvements, Illinois and McHenry County contributed toward the cost of a bike path.
Friday | Patch.com
November 26, 2013 Ronald E. Kus, age 34, of 12210 Baker Terrace, Woodstock, IL was arrested for driving while license suspended, possession of a suspended driver's license and loud exhaust.
Friday | Examiner.com
Heidi Klum shows how to gather the family around to make snowman ornaments.This is a great, inexpensive arts and crafts project the whole family can take part in and spend quality time together during the holiday season.
Friday | Northwest Herald
First he hasn't the courage to vote “no” on the recently passed same-sex-marriage act.
The Dole Mansion and Lakeside Legacy Arts Park will be filled with holiday spirit, music and cheer tonight.
A secretive, generous Santa dropped four gold coins worth $1,300 each into a Salvation Army kettle on Wednesday outside a northwest suburban Wal-Mart.
CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County's unemployment rate fell to 6.8 percent in October, down from 7.5 percent a year ago, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
WOODSTOCK – Daily room rates for private-pay residents at Valley Hi Nursing Home will increase by $5 next year.
The McHenry County Historical Society will host a "Christmas on Main Street" featuring storefront window display items from the 1940s through the 1960s.
WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge denied a bond reduction for a 19-year-old McHenry man accused of having sexual contact with an underage girl.
Chris' Coach House, a restaurant known for its ribs that has been serving the area for more than 30 years, appears to have closed.
A multi-vehicle crash occurred at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Route 14 and Lucas Road near McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, according to dispatch notices on Lake & McHenry Scanner.
A 32-year-old Wonder Lake man was arrested Monday for allegations that he had a sexual relationship with a family member, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
A Naperville Democrat has announced he will take on U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, in the race for the 6th Congressional District.
McHenry County and the Chicago area are under a dense fog advisory until 10 a.m., Wednesday, the National Weather Service announced.