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  • DEA agents raid Huntley home in investigation of drug trafficker

    HUNTLEY – Officers with the DEA and local agencies raided a Huntley home Tuesday as part of a long-term narcotics investigation into a local drug traf ...
    NEW: May 5, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Crystal Lake woman on trial for animal cruelty starved 4 horses, prosecutors say

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a Crystal Lake woman so severely starved four horses that they were a "bag of bones" when authorities seized them.
    NEW: May 5, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Boys sports round up: Track, baseball

    Lakes track sets records at Wanner Invite Lakes had a very successful meet Friday winning the Wanner ...
    NEW: May 5, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • A racing start to Six Flags' 40th season

    GURNEE – Six Flags Great America entered its 40th season this past weekend. A celebration was held Saturday recognizing Goliath as the tallest, steepe ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • One injured in Fox Lake Crash

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake firefighters took one person to an area hospital after a crash Tuesday morning that closed part of Route 12.
    May 5, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Reelin' in the fun at Round Lake

    ROUND LAKE – The Round Lake Area Park District's third annual Family Fishing Event was held Saturday at Lakefront Park in Round Lake Beach. Families s ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:01 am
  • Crystal Lake's HR director to leave for Schaumburg job

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city of Crystal Lake's human resources director is leaving for the city of Schaumburg.
    May 5, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • Cary Park District launches new mobile-friendly website

    CARY – A four-month project for the Cary Park District has come to an end, the result being a new, colorful mobile device-friendly website.
    May 5, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Former Riverside Brookfield student's memory to be honored with tree planting Wednesday

    RIVERSIDE – Every parent lives in fear of the call.Michelle and Kevin Brannick of Riverside got a ca ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Lake County group carries on to support, advocate for those with mental illness

    LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a fundraiser for its trainings, education and support advocacy this weeken ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • New District 103 board draws praise, criticism at first meeting

    LYONS – There were a few bumps in the road, but incumbents and newcomers of the District 103 Board of Election met for the first time in a special mee ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • Island Lake crash sends one to the hospital

    ISLAND LAKE – One person was taken to a hospital Sunday after a two-vehicle crash in Island Lake, police said.
    May 5, 2015 - 8:54 am
  • Kiwanis Club donates ‘Gift of Play’ to YMCA Camp Independence

    VOLO – The completion of a new state-of-the-art playground built for special needs children was celebrated with a ribbon cutting at Volo’s YMCA Camp I ...
    May 5, 2015 - 8:48 am
  • Face Time with Matthew Guthrie

    St. Charles resident Matthew Guthrie, 27, was at the Friends of the St. Charles Public Library book sale when he answered nine questions for the Kane ...
    May 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • MCC students develop horticulture therapy program for Crystal Lake nursing home

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bags of soil are piled in a corner while wooden planks are stacked off to the side.Bu ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
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