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  • Morris man charged in involuntary manslaughter of brother

    MORRIS – Morris police on Monday arrested Patrick Lyons for involuntary manslaughter in the Jan. 8 shooting of his brother, Matt Lyons, 24, of Morris, ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • DuPage County nonprofits looking for support on Giving Tuesday

    After the business-focused days of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, area nonprofits are hoping to see a surge of support during ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 7:12 am
  • 25 photos of a $1.5 million New Lenox home with 10,000 square feet of luxury

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Ringwood man wins $1,000 in national insulation installation competition

    Javier Gonzalez of Ringwood-based Astro Insulation was one of 35 people to compete in the 14th annual America’s Best Insulation Installation competiti ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Lowe's grant helps fund community garden at South Elementary in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – South Elementary now has its own community garden with help from parents, PTO members and a $3,000 grant from Lowe’s.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Algonquin trustees hear plans for Dunkin' Donuts on West Algonquin Road

    ALGONQUIN – Construction on a new Dunkin’ Donuts in Algonquin could start as early as this spring.Th ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Valley Hi Nursing Home wins National Quality Award

    WOODSTOCK – Valley Hi Nursing Home won a national award for its commitment to the quality of its care.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Huntley High School student earns Illinois Technology Foundation award

    HUNTLEY – Through his research, Huntley High School senior Kyle Ockerlund has changed the school’s bell tone, taught a machine how to play tic-tac-toe ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • 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
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