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  • Jim Ryan wins Grundy County Board seat on coin flip

    MORRIS – With a flip of a quarter, Jim Ryan, D-Morris, became the newest member of Grundy County Board District 3.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:21 pm
  • Minor fire Saturday night shuts down Tap House in Plainfield

    PLAINFIELD – Tap House Grill in Plainfield was shut down Saturday night due to a small kitchen fire.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • Plainfield man turns self in after fight outside Skooter's in Shorewood

    SHOREWOOD – A Plainfield man has been charged in a weekend fight outside a Shorewood bar that resulted in an injured victim and a broken window.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • FitzGerald’s in Berwyn rings in holidays with variety of shows

    BERWYN – FitzGerald’s in Berwyn will welcome the holiday season with a roster of shows for a wide variety of musical tastes.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Historical snapshot: Students celebrate Thanksgiving in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Third-grade students partake in a Thanksgiving pageant outside the old Hawthorne School building circa 1913 in Elmhurst.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce to host Winter Wonder Lake event

    WONDER LAKE – The Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce is holding a Winter Wonder Lake event Saturday.Fro ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • City of McHenry to host holiday lights recycling program

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry is hosting a holiday light recycling program during the next several months.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Crystal Lake school bus plays Dory in Festival of Lights Parade

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For the past 11 years, the Transportation Joint Agreement has entered a decorated school bus into Crystal Lake’s Festival of Lights Par ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Kiwanis Santa Run in Crystal Lake to take place Sunday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – People dressed in Santa Claus suits will be running around Crystal Lake on Sunday to raise money for local agencies.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Lake in the Hills crash sends woman to hospital, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A woman was sent to the hospital Monday night after a crash in Lake in the Hills, a police official said.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Marengo Council nixes downtown liquor store; Taco Bell coming to city

    MARENGO – Marengo Council members nixed the idea of a downtown liquor store, but aldermen said they were excited about the possibility of a Taco Bell ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Woodstock-based Culture, Arts and Music brings steel drum culture to McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – During Culture, Arts and Music’s adult steel drum class, students bounced to the beat as they played “Jingle Bells.”
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Police: Shots fired after dispute Monday in Shorewood

    SHOREWOOD – Shorewood police are investigating after shots were fired Monday afternoon.The shooting ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • St. Charles correctional center guard from Channahon allegedly encouraged juvenile attacks

    ST. CHARLES – Four Illinois Youth Center – St. Charles guards, including one Channahon man, have been indicted for encouraging juvenile detainees to a ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 7:09 pm
  • 3 charged in Wheaton, Carol Stream drug sale investigations

    WHEATON – On Nov. 17, the Wheaton Police Department arrested Jacqueline Martinez, 21, of the 1300 block of Davine Drive, Glendale Heights, and Maurice ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:36 am
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