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  • Community rallies around Crystal Lake mother, special education teacher injured in crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – From parents of her former students, to coworkers, to friends, everyone who knows Kathy Jones said she is a patient woman with a kind h ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn to host Sounds on the Street

    GLEN ELLYN – The Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn will present the sixth annual Sounds on the Street from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Sept. 2 in downtown Glen Elly ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • New Lenox fire under investigation

    NEW LENOX – A fire at a two-story home Sunday in New Lenox is under investigation. The New Lenox Fir ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • York High School names new head coaches for 2016-17

    ELMHURST – York High School announced new head coaches for the 2016-17 school year in a news release from Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 2:07 pm
  • Boys Club of Cicero wins $20,000 in national Let’s Play contest

    CICERO – The Boys Club of Cicero has a lot to celebrate, as the nonprofit organization learned Aug. 15 that it won first place in a national competiti ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Q&A: New District 99 Superintendent Hank Thiele talks start of school year

    DOWNERS GROVE – As the first day of school approaches, students get the chance to meet new friends, teachers and opportunities.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Romeoville daycare worker to get new trial after 'shaken baby' murder conviction overturned

    JOLIET – A Romeoville daycare worker will receive a new trial in the "shaken baby" death of a Plainfield girl, a judge ordered Monday.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Fraud, identity theft program to be hosted by McHenry County Sherrif's Office, Senior Services

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Senior Services will host an an educational program on current scams and fraudulent activity ha ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Downers Grove, DuPage County to host train derailment exercise

    DOWNERS GROVE – DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Downers Grove first responders and other public safety officials w ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Vacancy on McHenry’s District 15 school board

    McHENRY – McHenry Elementary School District 15 currently has an open spot for a school board member.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • McHenry County Conservation district to hold 'Tap into Your Wild Side' benefit

    RINGWOOD – McHenry County Conservation District wants residents to embrace their appreciation of the outdoors and McHenry County’s wide open spaces wi ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Land Conservancy to host Art of the Land show in Harvard

    HARVARD – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County will celebrate its 25th anniversary at Art of the Land Art Show & Benefit from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Sep ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Woodstock giving residents reusable grocery bags in eco-friendly campaign

    WOODSTOCK – The city wants to make it easier for Woodstock residents to opt for cloth over paper or plastic.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • On the Record With: Main Street PourHouse owner who climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro

    Woodstock's Main Street PourHouse owner Bryson Calvin started going on hiking trips at an early age.Woodstock's Main Street PourHouse owner Bryson Cal ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • McHenry County law enforcement considers police body camera trend

    As the national eye increasingly focuses on reports of police misconduct, some local departments are rolling out new body camera technology designed t ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:40 am
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