McHenry County Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. McHenry County agencies exploring fiber optic possibilitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Northwest Herald

    Numerous officials behind a $2.11 million project that would create a broadband fiber-optic network in the Woodstock area acknowledge that the endeavor brings government into a utility business typically handled in McHenry County by private sector providers. But the future breadth of government-owned broadband networks is just beginning in McHenry County, even as questions linger over the necessity and financial viability of government-owned networks already created across the country.

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  2. Scott Peters' aunt gave him gun used in Holiday Hills shooting, police sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Northwest Herald

    H. Rick Bamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com An armed McHenry County Sheriff's deputy mans a check point off River Road in Holiday Hills on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Police are searching for Scott B. Peters of Holiday Hills.

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  3. New sheriff warns McHenry County jail layoffs possible, not imminentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Northwest Herald

    WOODSTOCK – A new fiscal year, a smaller budget and an uncertain federal contract have some McHenry County corrections officers on edge about possible layoffs. Newly minted Sheriff Bill Prim warned as many as 40 jail staff could be cut, on top of the 17 vacant positions at the jail that won't be filled.

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  4. Officials: Elk Grove delivered guns used to shoot deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Daily Herald

    A 67-year-old Elk Grove Village woman was ordered held on $100,000 bail Wednesday after prosecutors say she delivered several firearms that her nephew is accused of using in the October shooting of two McHenry County sheriff's deputies. Kathryn Kriepke has been charged with delivering firearms to someone who does not possess a firearm owners identification card, Kriepke, who has a FOID card, faces up to three years in prison if convicted.

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  5. McHenry County Environmental Defenders host Woodstock holiday book saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Northwest Herald

    WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County are holding their annual Holiday Kick-Off Book Sale at the Woodstock Square Mall building lobby, 110 S. Johnson Street, on the Woodstock Square. The sale begins from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, in conjunction with the Lighting of the Square, and continues through Thursday, Dec. 11. Hours are 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. .

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  6. Letter: Franks doesn't play partisan politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Northwest Herald

    I read in the Nov. 6 Northwest Herald that the McHenry County Republican Party's sole objective and focus going forward is to defeat state Rep. Jack Franks in the 2016 election. How sad.

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  7. Our View: Support local businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Northwest Herald

    ... stays local, but the rest of your money, and your patronage, go to support a business with little interest in McHenry County. This Saturday, let's change all that. It is Small Business Saturday, which comes one day after Black Friday, when ...

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  8. McHenry County Conservation District Equestrian-geared improvements move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Northwest Herald

    WOODSTOCK – Horseback riders could be traversing the multiuse trail at Brookdale Conservation Area outside Woodstock as early as June. The McHenry County Conservation District's Board of Trustees unanimously OK'd moving ahead with the first phase of a project that would ultimately improve the trail, install a parking lot on Paulson Road and add other amenities, such as a picnic area and restroom.

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  9. Defenders' annual Holiday Kick-Off Book SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Daily Herald

    The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will hold their annual Holiday Kick-Off Book Sale at the Woodstock Square Mall building lobby, 110 S. Johnson St., on the Woodstock Square. The sale begins on Friday, Nov. 28, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., in conjunction with the Lighting of the Square, and continues through Thursday, Dec. 11. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. .

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  10. Crystal Lake-based School District 155 approves levy increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Northwest Herald

    ... the district added last year but less than a percent of the district's total assessed value, according to the McHenry County Clerk's Office. McConahay estimated the district's tax rate would increase from 2.8 to 3.1 this year. This rate does not ...

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  11. McHenry County police departments to boost Thanksgiving enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Northwest Herald

    Police departments around McHenry County are set to have extra enforcement to make sure people are wearing seat belts and not driving drunk during the Thanksgiving holiday. The campaigns are part of the state's Click it or Ticket and Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaigns.

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  12. Riley District 18 near Marengo latest to consider full-day kindergartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Northwest Herald

    MARENGO – A small school district in an unincorporated area near Marengo is thinking about becoming the latest district in McHenry County to offer full-day kindergarten. Seeing a need for their youngest students to meet the state's more stringent standards, officials from Riley District 18 are proposing to add one section of full-day kindergarten next school year.

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  13. Several McHenry Co. Businesses Cited for Selling Alcohol to MinorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Patch.com

    Ten McHenry County bars and retail stores have been cited after employees allegedly sold alcohol to minors during a recent enforcement operation by local police, according to a McHenry County Sheriff's Office press release. During the operation, underage volunteers attempted to purchase alcoholic beverages from liquor establishments in McHenry County.

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  14. Info session planned in Woodstock for workers interested in becoming weldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Northwest Herald

    An information session hosted by the McHenry County Workforce Network is planned for 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at its center, 500 Russel Court in Woodstock.

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  15. McHenry County residents share stories, causes through Star 105.5 radio segmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Northwest Herald

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crowded in a radio studio Tuesday was a McHenry man discussing an upcoming Jeep parade, a Cary mother trying to raise awareness about diabetes, and a second McHenry man tasked with making Thanksgiving meals for truck drivers. It's what Star 105.5 radio personality Joe Cicero likes to call a "snapshot of McHenry County," a morning show segment that invited residents to share their stories, causes and upcoming events for a whole host of AM listeners.

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  16. Woodstock event to highlight need for construction-industry apprenticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Northwest Herald

    The McHenry County Workforce Network is hosting the Careers in Construction event 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Dec. 3, at its office, 500 Russel Court in Woodstock. The event will include a presentation by Johnetta Ryan, the director of education to careers at Construction Industry Service Corporation, a labor-management nonprofit that represents 8,000 union contractors and 140,000 workers in collar counties, including McHenry.

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  17. Editorial: Right to start early on campus smoking banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Daily Herald

    ... campuswide smoking bans will begin Jan. 1. Elgin Community College will impose its ban March 30. They follow McHenry County College, which has banned smoking on campus since fall of 2011, and College of DuPage, where a ban has been in place since ...

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  18. 1 driver taken to hospital after Spring Grove semi-pickup truck crash on Route 12Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Northwest Herald

    ... he area of the crash was shut down to traffic for about two and a half hours. The Spring Grove Police and the McHenry County Sheriff's Department also were on scene.

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  19. Illinois Horses Die in Barn FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Horse

    ... in fire, he said. The fire's official cause remains under investigation by the Fire Rescue Department, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office, and the Illinois Date Fire Marshall, DeRaedt said. Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering ...

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  20. Letter: Joe Gottemoller unqualifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Northwest Herald

    By his statements and actions, County Board member and lawyer Joe Gottemoller has established he is unqualified to serve as chairman of the McHenry County Board. Gottemoller represented energy companies in their zoning petition to build a power plant within his district in Oakwood Hills.

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