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  • Joliet police: Man threatened at gunpoint in East Side park

    JOLIET – A man is charged after he was accused of threatening another man at gunpoint at an East Side park.
    June 27, 2016 - 4:29 pm
  • Artsy birdhouses line La Grange streets for summer project

    LA GRANGE – La Grange’s downtown district has come alive with its annual public art project, and this year, residents can admire a variety of unique b ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:28 pm
  • Town Square Wheaton partners with American Cancer Society for summer events

    WHEATON – Town Square Wheaton is hosting a series of events this month in partnership with the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:38 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District breaks ground on $1.8 million park renovation project

    ELMHURST – With the Park Board members present, the Elmhurst Park District broke ground June 18 on the Butterfield Park redevelopment project and the ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:31 pm
  • No injuries in vehicle shooting in St. Pat's neighborhood in Joliet

    JOLIET – A Joliet teen said he was sitting in a vehicle when it was shot repeatedly Sunday evening in the St. Pat's neighborhood in Joliet.
    June 27, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Joliet, Crest Hill police respond to boy shot in hand, man shot in knee

    JOLIET – Joliet police responding to a reported shooting victim Sunday evening at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet discovered a second p ...
    June 27, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • York High School student earns perfect ACT score

    ELMHURST – Mateo Sanchez isn’t sure yet where he’s going to college, but the soon-to-be senior at York Community High School will likely have his choi ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • First National Challenge raising money for Woodstock athletes

    WOODSTOCK – The First National Challenge, a fundraising program established by First National Bank, is set to raise funds in Woodstock.
    June 27, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Cary Village Board rejects proposal for shorter cell tower on Route 14

    CARY – By a 4-3 vote, the Village Board rejected a developer’s request to reconsider a shortened cellular tower proposed for the property at 30 Route ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Run, run, run

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Parked in front of the participants at this year’s third annual McHenry County Patriot Run 5K, Bob McNaughton, and members of the Warri ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Centegra offering tours of new Huntley hospital July 7

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System is inviting community members to tour Centegra Hospital-Huntley,Sel ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police switching to Nixle for emergency alerts

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village police have partnered with Nixle to implement a Community Notification System to alert residents about localized emergency ...
    June 26, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry offering tree replacement program in fall

    McHENRY – This fall the City of McHenry is starting a tree replacement program for residents who lost trees lost to the emerald ash borer.
    June 25, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Lake in the Hills sets July 18 public hearing to repeal zoning ordinance restricting non-retail businesses

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Village Board has scheduled a public hearing on July 18 to discuss text amendments that would repeal a recently passed ordinan ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Alden-Hebron School District 19 closes purchase of land owned by board president’s father-in-law

    HEBRON – Alden-Hebron School District 19 has purchased nearly 80 acres of land from a landowner with family ties to the school board.
    June 25, 2016 - 11:57 pm
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