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  • Fox Lake police ID woman whose body was found in Nippersink Lake

    FOX LAKE – Police said they do not suspect foul play in the death of a 57-year-old woman whose body they recovered Saturday afternoon from Nippersink ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Crystal Lake Library Board considering options after failed referendum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Public Library Board is discussing what to do next after voters rejected an advisory referendum to build a new facilit ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Shorewood police: Man injured, Frosty Tips window broken in fight outside Skooter's

    SHOREWOOD – A 21-year-old man was injured in a fight early Sunday morning outside Skooter's Roadhouse in Shorewood.
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • New Lenox police: Dog walker attacked in attempted sexual assault

    NEW LENOX – The New Lenox Police Department is investigating a report of an attempted sexual assault Saturday.
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 9:51 am
  • Cary extends yard waste, leaf collection through Dec. 1

    CARY – Yard waste and leaf collection will continue an additional week in Cary because of the number of leaves still on trees.
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District hosting Historic Holiday Open House

    RINGWOOD – McHenry County residents are invited to celebrate the holiday season Dec. 10 at the McHenry County Conservation District’s Historic Holiday ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Pet grooming facility, other businesses eyeing Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A pet grooming facility is looking to fill a vacant building in Lake in the Hills that used to be a day care center.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Huntley expects to keep property tax levy rate flat

    HUNTLEY – Although the village of Huntley is requesting more money than last year for its 2016 property tax levy, the tax levy rate is expected to sta ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Woodstock volunteers build wheelchair ramp for McHenry family

    McHENRY – Kristin Green will have a much easier time getting her 5-year-old son, Easton, out of the house for trips to school and the doctor, thanks t ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Lake in the Hills woman continues to spread epilepsy awareness

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Erin Gard almost lost her life this summer because of epilepsy. Doctors had to put her in a coma to stop her from having constant ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Morris Hospital radiation patients deferred to Joliet during equipment upgrade

    MORRIS – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has announced that it is temporarily deferring services at its Radiation Therapy Center in order to repl ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • McHenry Library's Crypto Club teaches children math with secret codes

    McHENRY – Fifth- through eighth-grade students are invited to attend McHenry Public Library’s new monthly program called the Crypto Club.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:16 am
  • Crystal Lake real estate attorney suspended 30 days for mismanaging funds

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake real estate attorney is suspended for 30 days after he mismanaged funds, according to the Illinois Supreme Court.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Woodstock kicks off holiday season with annual Lighting of the Square celebration

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock resident Lisa Chaney has been participating in the city’s holiday festivities for the past decade and had never seen a crowd lik ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Plainfield student achieves first alternate position on national archery team

    PLAINFIELD – Dana Janiec dreamed of making it to the Compound Junior Dream Team, and after a tough period of training in California, she achieved it. 
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:12 am
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    What do you like best about the autumn season?
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    Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food