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Fisherman rescued from Fox River dam in Algonquin Updated Jul 25,...
Peter Van Dorpe, Assistant Chief with the Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Fire Department, said the unidentified man drifted too close to the Algonquin Dam when fishing at about 7:15 a.m., and was swept into the boil.
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Boater rescued from Fox River in Algonquin
A boater was pulled from the Fox River during a rescue call Friday morning, according to the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 6.1 percent
CRYSTAL LAKE – The unemployment rate in McHenry County fell to 6.1 percent in June, a post-recession low, according to preliminary figures from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Lake in the Hills standoff ends peacefully
A suicidal man is in custody after barricading himself in a house in the 100 block of Deerpath Road in Lake in the Hills on Wednesday afternoon, officials said.
Lake in the Hills looks to update economic incentive policy
LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village officials want to update the village's economic incentive policy, which is in place to help attract businesses to the community.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Parade marshal longtime Algonquin supporter
The grand marshal for the 2014 Algonquin Founders' Days Parade will be Pamela Perrott.
LITH American Legion auxiliary holds meat raffle Aug. 2
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Lake in the Hills American Legion 1231 will host a meat raffle at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. To get the grilling season off to a great start, there will kebabs, pub burgers, chops, roasts, steaks, ribs and more varieties of meat to win! There will be multiple winners per raffle.
Paddle board fans sought for Founders' Days competition
Returning to the Algonquin Founders' Days festival for the second year in a row is the stand up paddle board competition.
Weekend picks: Aerosmith, Slash team up to Let Rock Rule
Rock this way: Rock on when Aerosmith performs its Let Rock Rule tour with Slash tonight at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, 19100 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Golf: Michael Davan delivers 66 to jump to first-round lead of Illinois Open
Hoopeston pro Michael Davan fired a 6-under par 66 in Monday's opening round of the 65th Illinois Open to take a one-shot lead at The Glen Club.
Expect Street Closures, Delays During Algonquin Founders' Days
Drivers should expect some traffic back ups and delays as Algonquin Founders' Days gets underway this week in downtown Algonquin.
3rd annual Red Run in Algonquin planned for Aug. 9
ALGONQUIN – Organizers are planning the third annual Red Run to continue to raise money and awareness to end child sex trafficking.
Public Kick-Off Meeting For Fox River Corridor
The Village of Algonquin and the Village of Carpentersville are working together to create a plan for the Fox River corridor.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Authorities conducting Fox River rescue near Carpentersville
Carpentersville firefighters, dive teams and rescue personnel from several surrounding departments were on the Fox River this morning conducting a search-and-rescue operation staged out of the Fox River Shores Forest Preserve, according to multiple reports.
McGuire: Neighbors, families, businesses form community
It's a word that is used quite a bit to suggest that we live more than just for ourselves.
Business Time Capsule: Helm Hardware in Algonquin
To many, spring means yard and garden work. In time past, it was the hardware store where gardeners found their needed tools and seeds.
MCRide transit service may soon go farther
The size of the county's MCRide program might grow as the county's transportation division has been discussing expanding the dial-a-ride program with other municipalities.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Road closures, other restrictions during Algonquin Founders' Days
As a result of the Founders' Days activities in July, there will be numerous detours and delays while traveling through Algonquin during July 24-27.
Districts U-46, 300 collect school supplies for needy students
Elgin Area School District U-46 and Community Unit District 300 will be collecting donations of backpacks and basic school supplies Saturday at the Wal-Mart in Elgin and Algonquin for students in need.