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  1. Police Blotter: Endangering the Health of a Child and Retail TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A Sixteen-year-old female from Algonquin, was charged with retail theft at Thornapple Lane and Fox Run lane at 1:10 p.m., police reported. She was referred to McHenry Juvenile Court Services and released to her parents.

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  2. Residents escape Algonquin house fire without injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Two people inside an Algonquin house escaped safely when a large upstairs bathroom caught fire in the 1400 block of Braewood Drive, authorities said. The house has been deemed uninhabitable, but firefighters said working smoke alarms helped a husband and wife escape without injury.

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  3. Dawn Patrol: Quake near Lake in the Hills; student brings BB gun to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Lake in the Hills last night, the U.S. Geological Survey says. The quake happened just after 6 p.m. about a mile west of Lake in the Hills and three miles northwest of Algonquin.

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  4. Man killed in Mount Prospect hit-and-run identifiedRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    About 8:15 p.m., a 46-year-old Arlington Heights man was struck by a vehicle in the eastbound lanes of Algonquin Road east of Briarwood Drive, according to a statement from Mount Prospect police. Jose F. Gonzalez-Navarette, of the 1100 block of East Arlington Road, was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

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  5. 2 People Put Out of Their Algonquin Home in Wednesday Morning FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    A fire started in the bathroom of a two-story home in the 1400 block of Braewood Drive at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire District. The fire was extinguished by 3 a.m. but the Algonquin Building Department has declared the home uninhabitable.

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  6. Route 53 southbound at standstill between Dundee and KirchoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    Injuries have been reported in a five-vehicle accident on southbound Route 53 near Algonquin Road, but all lanes of traffic have been reopened, state police said. The crash occurred about 8 a.m. and lanes were closed for at least a half-hour as police began their investigation.

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  7. Fire leaves Algonquin home uninhabitableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northwest Herald

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin couple was displaced after an early Wednesday morning fire in the bathroom of their home, fire officials said. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched just before 2:30 a.m. to 1440 Braewood Drive in Algonquin for a report of a fire in the second-floor bathroom of a single-family home, Chief Patrick Mullen said.

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  8. The Literacy Connection is Looking for English LearnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patch.com

    ... The Literacy Connection serves nearly 300 adults each year in 16 northwest suburban Chicago communities including Algonquin, Bartlett, Carpentersville, Cary, Elgin, South Elgin, East Dundee, West Dundee, Gilberts, Hanover Park, Hampshire, Hoffman ...

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  9. 2 displaced after fire severely damages Algonquin homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Tribune

    The blaze started in a bathroom on the second floor of a two-story single family home in the 1400 block of Braewood Drive around 2:35 a.m., according to a statement from the Algonquin- Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District.

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  10. MCC to offer art classes in Crystal Lake, Woodstock, AlgonquinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northwest Herald

    ... NFA S75 004 to register. • Mosaic Art: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 17 at Handmade on Main, 320 S. Main St., Algonquin . Students will have a choice between a creating a mosaic stepping stone or a mosaic mirror. All supplies are included. The cost ...

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  11. Algonquin man uses 3-D printing skills to make repair at food pantry greenhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Northwest Herald

    Photo provided Algonquin library's Digital Literacy Librarian Kenny Duray, Jack Henderson Interfaith Food Pantry volunteer and Laurie Selpien, Interfaith Food Pantry volunteer discuss a vine clamp Henderson printed on a 3-D printer. Photo provided Interfaith Food Pantry volunteer Jack Henderson speaks with Algonquin library's Digital Literacy Librarian Kenny Duray after Henderson printed a vine clamp on a 3-D printer.

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  12. Mount Prospect police release video of fatal hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Herald

    Mount Prospect police have released surveillance video showing the hit-and-run crash on Algonquin Road that took the life of an Arlington Heights man Sunday night. The video shows the man, identified Tuesday as 46-year-old Jose Felix Gonzalez-Navarette, crossing Algonquin near its intersection with Briarwood Drive.

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  13. Student Who Opts Out of Test Made to Stare into SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patch.com

    ... and 40 minutes, double the time of the 80-minute math test," The Tribune states. Superintendent Fred Heid, of the Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 told the Tribune why the student was not allowed to draw or use a cell phone while ...

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  14. Algonquin man uses 3D printing skills to make repair at food pantry greenhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Northwest Herald

    Photo provided Algonquin library's Digital Literacy Librarian Kenny Duray, Jack Henderson Interfaith Food Pantry volunteer and Laurie Selpien, Interfaith Food Pantry volunteer discuss a vine clamp Henderson printed on a 3-D printer. Photo provided Interfaith Food Pantry volunteer Jack Henderson speaks with Algonquin library's Digital Literacy Librarian Kenny Duray after Henderson printed a vine clamp on a 3-D printer.

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  15. Police release surveillance video in fatal Mount Prospect hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | My FOX Chicago

    Police hope surveillance video released Tuesday will help catch a driver who struck and killed a man Sunday night in northwest suburban Mount Prospect. About 8:15 p.m., a 46-year-old Arlington Heights man was struck by a vehicle in the eastbound lanes of Algonquin Road, east of Briarwood Drive, according to a statement from Mount Prospect police.

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  16. Libertyville student opts out of PARCC, given 'sit and stare' timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chicago Tribune

    ... breaches. For example, allowing a student to draw could be problematic, said Superintendent Fred Heid, of the Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300. That student "could take a scrap paper and copy down 10 (test) questions," and then ...

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  17. MCC candidates weigh in on tuition, private-public partnershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Northwest Herald

    ... seat this past October. They face Scott Summers , who sat on the board from 2005 to 2009, and Jeffrey Hill , an Algonquin resident who was a college administrator at Westwood College from 2005 to 2014 when he started his doctoral program at ...

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  18. Countdown for registration for The Literacy Connection's Trivia Bee FundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Daily Herald

    ... nonprofit, community-based affiliate of ProLiteracy and serves 16 northwest suburban Chicago communities including Algonquin, Bartlett, Carpentersville, Cary, Elgin, South Elgin, East Dundee, West Dundee, Gilberts, Hanover Park, Hampshire, Hoffman ...

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  19. 3 pigs perish in morning Huntley barn fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Daily Herald

    ... less than two hours to extinguish the flames with the help of six neighboring fire departments, including Algonquin, Hampshire, Fox River Grove and Rutland-Dundee Township. "There's nothing left for us to investigate to figure out what it was," ...

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  20. McHenry County adjusts to snowy spring breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Northwest Herald

    ... more than 6 inched of snow fell in some parts of McHenry County on Monday. H. Rick Bamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com Algonquin resident Nick Wake of the 1200 block of Teton Parkway cleans off his vehicle on Monday morning before heading to work. A ...

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