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  • 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
  • Joliet festival and parade adds light to Black Friday

    JOLIET – The Light Up the Holidays Festival and Parade offered an alternative to Black Friday shopping madness – or one more activity in an event-fill ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County businesses hope Small Business Saturday attracts holiday shoppers

    For local business owner Mary Batson, the Saturday after Thanksgiving is her favorite day of the year.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Wheaton facility for new mothers moves forward

    WHEATON – The former Wheaton Inn building at 301 W. Roosevelt Road has moved another step toward becoming a facility for new and expectant single moth ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:29 pm
  • Glen Ellyn, Wheaton businesses to participate in Small Business Saturday

    The Bookstore bookseller Jenny Fischer hopes people will make an extra effort to stop in her bookstore and other local shops during Small Business Sat ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:24 pm
  • Elmhurst Hospital names new CEO

    ELMHURST – Pamela Dunley has been appointed president and CEO of Elmhurst Hospital, effective Jan. 1, 2017, according to an Edward-Elmhurst Health new ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Glenbard District 87 to celebrate 100th anniversary

    Glenbard Township High School District 87 Superintendent David Larson views the district's 100th anniversary as a way to celebrate the district's iden ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:35 pm
  • Downers Grove Gingerbread Festival returns to start holiday season

    DOWNERS GROVE – Santa, festive cookies and sleigh rides will boost residents and businesses in the village’s downtown during the annual Gingerbread Fe ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:28 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the autumn season?
    Cooler temperatures
    Leaves changing
    Fall fashion
    Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food