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  • Lanes open up as construction winds down in Joliet, Plainfield, Will County

    Winter driving may mean snowy, icy and treacherous roads, but at least more lanes will be open.More ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central High School choir director accused of sex with former students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A former Crystal Lake high school choir director is under investigation for allegedly having sex with former students, police said.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • McHenry County state lawmakers claim victory in lame-duck tax increase fight

    The odds of a lame-duck income tax increase, already pretty remote, became even more of a long shot with a significant majority of Illinois House lawm ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • McHenry-based Bike Haven opening second Woodstock location

    WOODSTOCK – Josh and Jessica Arnow, co-owners of Bike Haven in McHenry, have lived in Woodstock for 16 years. Seeing a need for a bike shop in their c ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Will County sheriff's police searching for missing Homer Glen teen

    HOMER GLEN – The Will County Sheriff's Office police are asking for the public's help in finding a 16-year-old boy who fled in his mother's car Tuesda ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:09 pm
  • Police Reports: Downers Grove and Westmont for Nov. 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 1:47 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for Nov. 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 1:43 pm
  • Coroner IDs Elgin driver killed in Route 20 crash near Marengo

    Authorities have identified the 29-year-old Elgin man who was killed Monday evening after a two-vehicle crash near Marengo.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Identities of victims released in apparent double homicide in Lockport

    LOCKPORT – The names of two men found dead Tuesday at a residential construction site in Lockport have been released.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • 14 places in McHenry County to take your kids this holiday season

    Check out 14 of our favorite places to take your kids of all ages in McHenry County during the holiday season.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:50 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board reviews results of community survey

    GLEN ELLYN – Forty-one percent of Glen Ellyn School District 41 residents would support additions at the district's four elementary schools to accommo ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:04 am
  • Plainfield high schools to hold madrigal dinners

    PLAINFIELD – Holiday madrigal dinners will be held in December at all four Plainfield District 202 high schools, according to a district news release. ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Channahon brings 'Channaholidays' back with new marketing twist

    CHANNAHON – The village of Channahon has brought back its Channaholidays series for a third year.The ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • New Lenox board approves final plat for downtown redevelopment

    NEW LENOX – The New Lenox Village Board approved the final plat for downtown redevelopment plans Monday.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Plainfield trustees look at police budget, emergency management facility

    PLAINFIELD – Much of the Plainfield Village Board’s Committee of the Whole meeting Monday was devoted to the Plainfield Police Department and Plainfie ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:39 pm
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    What do you like best about the autumn season?
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