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  • Woodstock gets grant for police body camera program

    WOODSTOCK – Officers at the Woodstock Police Department could be adding body cameras to their uniforms with the help of a recent grant.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Areas served by Crystal Lake Fire Department get second-best insurance rating

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An improved rating for fire protection services could mean lower insurance rates for homeowners and businesses.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Learn about the history of beer at McHenry County Historical Museum

    UNION – The McHenry County Historical Society will host “A Brief History of Beer” on Sunday, a program that will go over the evolution of beer and bre ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Employers, prospective workers connect at Woodstock health care job fair

    WOODSTOCK – Both job seekers and employers built connections Friday at the Health Care Industry Job Fair.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • McHenry man guilty of murdering ex-girlfriend, sealing her body in bedroom

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors on Friday found a McHenry man guilty of killing his ex-girlfriend, Jacqueline Schaefer, and entombing her body in a room in his hom ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • 2016 MCYSA Summer International Championships welcomes baseball teams from around the world

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Hundreds of baseball fans, consisting of coaches, players and spectators from different countries, were in attendance for the 2016 McHe ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Pilot of crashed plane in Joliet was from Lake Worth area in Florida

    JOLIET – The pilot of the plane that crashed Thursday into a Brighton Lakes subdivision in Joliet was from Fort Worth, Florida.
    July 22, 2016 - 7:17 pm
  • Larson: Equity in AP is needed to adapt to changing economy

    The erosion of the middle class and the premium our economy places on highly skilled workers has placed a new mandate on public schools. First, school ...
    July 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Bolingbrook man charged with Elmhurst Dress Barn robbery

    ELMHURST – A Bolingbrook man was arrested July 21 and charged with the recent robbery of an Elmhurst Dress Barn, 167 S. Route 83, according to the Elm ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for July 22

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Pictures of the week July 15-21: 5 photos

    Check out some of the best shots by our photographers from this past week. ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:10 pm
  • DuPage Art League classes retain popularity at temporary site

    WHEATON – Despite the fact that the DuPage Art League had to move its art classes temporarily this month while it addresses significant structural iss ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • Wheaton NHL player joins DuPage Animal Care and Control for Clear the Shelters event

    DuPage County Animal Care and Control will host a Clear the Shelters adoption event July 23 with the help of a Wheaton native turned NHL player, accor ...
    July 22, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Berwyn Park District presents BAM Fest

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Park District will present Berwyn Arts and Music's second annual BAM Fest on July 23 at Proksa Park.
    July 22, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • Plymouth Place weavers show off their work in La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – Plymouth Place resident Marilyn Johnson has only been taking weaving classes for eight months, but she’s already displaying her piece ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:12 pm
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