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  • First-ever Hope & Friendship Chili Challenge to benefit military

    LEMONT – Attendees at the inaugural Hope and Friendship Chili Challenge on Oct. 30 can expect a great family-fun event and help send Christmas care bo ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:44 am
  • Woodstock apartment fire displaces 28 people, fire official says

    WOODSTOCK – A third-floor apartment fire displaced 28 people Monday evening, a fire official said.Wo ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce to serve up Halloween fun

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce promises to serve up even more Halloween fun this year as part of the Halloween Spooktacular Festival ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 1:18 pm
  • Elmhurst teen actor lands first role in independent film

    ELMHURST – In many ways Joe Goehl’s showbiz career has followed the traditional path to success. But it just so happens that he got an early start.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • New mobile app gives McHenry County teens access to mental health services

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County teens now have access to mental health resources at their fingertips.T ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • McHenry traffic lights at Bull Valley and Curran roads operational

    McHENRY – Traffic lights at the intersection of Bull Valley and Curran roads in McHenry are now operational.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Fire leaves Algonquin home uninhabitable, fire official says

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin home was left uninhabitable after a fire Saturday morning, a fire official said.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Manny’s Handcrafted Gelato and Cafe to open in mid-November in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A new family business is expecting to open mid-November right off the Huntley square.Manny ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Marengo mulls Route 23, Interstate 90 interchange design

    MARENGO – City officials met to discuss a potential design for the future Route 23 and Interstate 90 interchange.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • 2 seriously injured in motorcycle crash near Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Two were injured Sunday in a motorcycle crash in unincorporated Woodstock.Terrance M. Go ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Crystal Lake man admits to child pornography possession

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man could spend up to seven years in prison after he admitted to possessing child pornography in 2015.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Prairie Ridge High School teacher put on leave after pro-Clinton video shown in class

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Prairie Ridge High School teacher has been put on paid administrative leave after showing a politically charged video and endorsing H ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Route 14 widening between Woodstock, Crystal Lake to open to traffic this week

    After two years of work, all four lanes of the newly widened Route 14 will open to traffic this week.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • University of St. Francis invites people to sign a beam at the science building

    JOLIET – The University of St. Francis is inviting people to put their names on the new science building under construction.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • Plainfield D-202 board approves new financial advisers

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield District 202 board approved of new district financial advisers at Monday’s meeting.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:12 pm
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