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McHenry County College ramps up manufacturing programs
Shawn Casten of Crystal Lake looks on while instructor Steve Thompson teaches a class about surface finish during "Introduction to Machining and CNC" at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake.
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
RUNdezvous puts survival skills to the test
Mark Frane of Mundelein shows how to tie a knot to Rob Sedor of Palatine, Katie Crites of Lakemoor and Jennifer Mangers of Lake in the Hills, from left, at Saturday's RUNdezvous Race in Lippold Park in Crystal Lake.
Lee DeWyze rocks Lake in the Hillsa Ribfest
Jack White of Crystal Lake tries the ribs from Armadillo's BBQ of Atlanta at the Rockin' Ribfest in Lake in the Hills on Friday.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Reel life: Fests celebrate horror, 70 mm. films
Even though the national AMC Theater chain is aggressively replacing its regular theater seats with wider reclining chairs, no Northwest suburban venues are scheduled for upgrades so far.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Junior sleuths hard at work at McHenry County College
It wasn't a major criminal investigation like most of the fifth- and sixth-graders might have wanted.
Florida man arrested in Lake in the Hills gets $2 million bond on sex charges
BRUCE LISLE – A Florida man visiting family in LITH over the weekend was arrested on a warrant out of Florida for sex crimes against children.
Free summer movies in the park in McHenry County
Crystal Lake All movies take place at dusk the third Thursdays of the month through August at Main Beach, 300 Lakeshore Drive.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Lake in the Hills airport working towards safety upgrades
Lake in the Hills Airport manager Michael Peranich explains the plans for construction on a new aviation fuel system slated to start this week.
One injured in Crystal Lake crash
One motorist was transported to a hospital after a head-on collision on Congress Parkway in Crystal Lake on Monday afternoon, according to the Crystal Lake Police Department.
Lake in the Hills parks director to retire
LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village is looking for a new director for its Parks and Recreation department, as current director Trudy Wakeman is scheduled to retire on Aug. 31. Wakeman, who is a Lake in the Hills resident, also has a house in North Carolina to spend the winters.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Algonquin Road crash restricts traffic for almost an hour
LAKE IN THE HILLS – Southbound traffic on Pyott Road was closed and traffic on Algonquin Road was reduced to one lane in each direction after a two-vehicle accident at the intersection, police said.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Detour: Two new road projects set to start
As we're sure you're already aware, road work has been suspended this weekend for the Independence Day holiday.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Cary celebrates a great declaration
A pyrotechnic spectacle decorated the night sky over Cary on Thursday night as others will in these coming summer nights in celebration of the anniversary of our independence.
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St. Charles- based Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness group to host golf outing
ST. CHARLES – The Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness organization based in St. Charles will host its second annual Golf Tournament and Dinner on July 14 at Boulder Ridge Country Club, 350 Boulder Drive, Lake in the Hills.
Four beaches in McHenry County closed, health department advises
Four beaches in McHenry County will be closed for the Fourth of July holiday due to elevated bacteria levels, according to a statement from the McHenry County Department of Health.
Woodstock City Band celebrates 130 years
Composer Michael Sweeney of Milwaukee warms up on the tin whistle in between songs Wednesday during the Woodstock City Band performance celebrating 130 years of existence.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Richard G. Spencer
The son of the late Joan and Earl Spencer, Rick was a member of the Dunkirk Senior High School Class of 1973.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
County Board puts sheriff on defense on jail contract costs
WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren advised the County Board not to act in haste when its decade-old contract to house federal inmates at the county jail expires next year.
Lee DeWyze thrilled to play suburban shows for local fans
But the Mount Prospect native admits he doesn't get much opportunity to visit the suburbs he where he grew up.
Algonquin Police Blotter: Assault, Retail Theft, Resisting an Officer
Algonquin police made the following arrested between June 27 and June 29. Retail Theft Police arrested Danielle M. Sokolosky, 19, of 427 S. Hubbard St. in Algonquin, and Jordan Maranto, 18, of 24 W. Oak St. in Lake in the Hills, at Kohl's, 734 S. Randall Road at 5:46 p.m. on June 27. Both were charged with retail theft.