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  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 forms new alumni association

    WHEATON – Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 and the Student Excellence Foundation have formed the Wheaton Warrenville Alumni Asso ...
    July 27, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • Lemont native volunteers at senior center in Ecuador

    LEMONT – After spending more than three weeks in Ecuador this summer, Lemont native and Illinois State University student Molly Finnelly, 21, has a di ...
    July 27, 2016 - 7:19 am
  • Elmhurst Public Library hosting Comic Con event

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Public Library will transform into the mothership for all things fan, fantasy, fiction, books, TV and movies from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Huntley library, School District 158 to host kids' science event

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Public Library District in cooperation with Consolidated School District 158 is bringing a free hands-on science experience ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Crystal Lake Police to host National Night Out event at Three Oaks Recreation Area

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department will host National Night Out, a nationwide event providing an opportunity for the community and loca ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Girl remains in critical condition after Route 173 crash near Richmond

    RICHMOND – A collision Saturday between a semitractor trailer and a car near Richmond sent three adults and one juvenile to the hospital with injuries ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Slow down: Illinois Speed Awareness Day is Wednesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police departments around McHenry County are joining forces with agencies across the state for the 2016 Illinois Speed Awareness Day Ca ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Wisconsin woman pleads not guilty in crash that killed Woodstock mom

    WOODSTOCK – A Wisconsin woman formally denied allegations that she was under the influence of heroin during a McHenry crash that seriously injured a m ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Crystal Lake library makes its case for need to replace building

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 3-foot-deep pile of books and DVDs waiting for Crystal Lake Public Library employees on Monday gives a mute but strong rebuttal to ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Joliet's MorningStar Mission holding first 5K

    JOLIET – MorningStar Mission of Joliet is gearing up for its inaugural 5K walk and run, set for 7:30 a.m. Saturday.
    July 25, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • First ever memorial for veterans lost to PTSD coming to Channahon

    CHANNAHON – Channahon State Park will be home to a one-of-a-kind memorial for military veterans who have lost their battles with post-traumatic stress ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Intersection of Routes 59, 52 in Shorewood being repaved this week

    SHOREWOOD – One of Shorewood’s busiest intersections is likely to see extensive delays this week.The ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Despite resident opposition, Lockport RV policy will not change

    LOCKPORT – Residents expressed frustration with Lockport officials last week after the city began enforcing its recreational vehicle regulations, but ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Joliet commission marks 25 years, but preservation can be a challenge

    JOLIET – The Joliet Historic Preservation Commission is marking its 25th anniversary helping preserve the history of a city that’s been around since 1 ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Plainfield D-202 board receives preliminary FY17 budget presentation

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield District 202 board members saw at Monday’s meeting the preliminary fiscal 2017 budget, which shows caution toward state fundin ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:48 pm
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