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  • McHenry County officials to host 7th Drug Court graduation ceremony

    WOODSTOCK – In celebration of “National Drug Court Month,” the 22nd Judicial Circuit Adult Drug Court will hold a commencement ceremony at 6:30 p.m. M ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 OKs contract for website redesign

    ALGONQUIN – Community Unit School District 300 board members recently made the first official move toward a website redesign project, expected to take ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Cruise Nights coming to downtown Huntley starting June 7

    HUNTLEY — The village's downtown area will host weekly cruise nights this summer after the Village Board approved the event this week.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Tee 2 Green in Huntley may alter plan for outdoor space

    HUNTLEY – The owner of Tee 2 Green Indoor Golf said he will work with the village to plan an outdoor entertainment area within Huntley’s boundaries af ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Voter advocacy groups to host home rule event in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – In response to a special census that could result in Woodstock’s recognized population growing above 25,000 and giving the city home-rule ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • On the Record With: Prairie Ridge senior accepted to Yale University

    CRYSTAL LAKE – On the Tuesday before he began his winter break in December, Aidan O’Connor got an early Christmas gift when he opened the application ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • McHenry County dispatchers talk job stress, ways to cope with trauma

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A.J. Gazda has taught himself to erase the contents of his day when he presses the button to unlock his car after work.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Joliet resident killed in crash

    LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP – A 27-year-old Joliet man was killed Sunday after being involved in a collision with another vehicle.
    May 1, 2016 - 6:09 pm
  • There’s no place like Wauconda for Maria Weisbruch

    WAUCONDAMaria Weisbruch, 52, has lived in Wauconda since she was a little girl. It’s home, and there ...
    April 1, 2016 - 9:37 am
  • Antioch volunteer, food pantry director steps up to serve others

    ANTIOCHAs the executive director for Open Arms Mission Food Pantry in Antioch, Marytherese Ambacher ...
    April 1, 2016 - 9:36 am
  • Gotta Do It: May 1 through May 8

    May 1• Manny’s Mission 5K & SuperKids Miler – Registration begins 7 a.m. Run/walk begins 8 a.m., Rom ...
    April 30, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Route 66 Red Carpet festival to run May 7 and 8

    JOLIET – The Historic Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor Weekend Festival will have some special attractions this year.
    April 30, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Weeping icon at Homer Glen church attracting crowds

    HOMER GLEN – “I was speechless.”That was the Rev. Sotirios “Fr. Sam” Dimitriou’s reaction in July wh ...
    April 30, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Will, Grundy farmers get a head start on corn planting

    Farmers in Will and Grundy counties are ahead of schedule with the planting of corn crops thanks to a stretch of dry, warm-weathered days in April.
    April 30, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Hassert, not Hastert: Bolingbrook mayor posts signs to clarify road name after complaints

    BOLINGBROOK – Confusion about the name of a disgraced ex-politician vs. that of a Will County family for whom a Bolingbrook street is named has driven ...
    April 30, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
    I'm the mom, and I just want to see/hear from family
    Mom's no longer with us, but it's a day to remember her
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