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Crystal Lake Man to Serve 5 Years in Prison for Bar Fight
Crystal Lake resident Austin R. Hobday, 32, on Friday was sentenced to serve five years in prison by McHenry County Judge Sharon Prather, the Northwest Herald reports.
Wed May 22, 2013
Police Blotter: Cannabis Possession, Alcohol Arrests
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Grayslake Police Department .
County Board chairwoman cancels vote on replacing committee member
WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill will not pursue a vote tonight to replace a member of the Public Health and Human Services Committee.
Tue May 21, 2013
Major traffic delays at end for Charles Miller Road project, engineer says
McHENRY – The major traffic delays caused by the widening of Charles J. Miller Road are pretty much at an end, an engineer for the project said.
Feds charge McHenry man with threatening ambassador
A McHenry man faces federal charges after threatening to kill the U.S. ambassador to Serbia over a visa dispute involving his wife, U.S. Justice Department officials said.
Special education meeting planned in McHenry
McHENRY – School Districts 15, 36 and 156 will have parent meetings Thursday to discuss plans for providing special education services to students with disabilities who attend private schools and home schools in the districts during the 2013-14 school year.
Sun May 19, 2013
First McHenry hospital founder recognized
McHENRY – The dinner parties at the Gladstone home were always full of interesting people discussing politics, medicine, art and architecture.
Hospital charges vary locally for same treatment
A Centegra Hospital-McHenry surgical team performs a laparoscopic hysterectomy. Hospitals serving McHenry County charge wildly different prices for the same treatment, according to figures released by the federal government for the first time last week.
Woodstock North celebrates success
Woodstock North High School graduates wear 2013 sunglasses Saturday during a rap by two students at the 2013 commencement ceremony in Woodstock.
Sat May 18, 2013
Neighbors want McHenry property cleaned up after March fire claimed life of girl
Christine Haynes of McHenry holds her 6-year-old daughter's hand Thursday while they look at what is left of their neighbors' home.
Fri May 17, 2013
NTSB wants blood alcohol level lowered for DUIs
States should cut the threshold for drunken driving from 0.08 to 0.05, a federal safety board said this week in a suggestion that was met with misgivings among some in the legal system.
Thu May 16, 2013
Supporters of Same Sex Marriage to Hold Vigil Today
McHenry County advocates for same sex marriage are planning to hold a peaceful vigil later today in Woodstock.
Wed May 15, 2013
McHenry Township could take on historic cemetery
McHENRY – More than 50 years after the last person was buried at Ostend Cemetery, its caretakers are hoping McHenry Township will take over the maintenance of the one-acre plot off Route 120 west of McHenry.
Chairwoman won't consider McHenry County Board committee's choice for vacancy
WOODSTOCK – A vacant Mental Health Board seat has sparked a showdown between County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill and the committee in charge of filling it.
D-156 looks at wireless upgrade
McHENRY – Despite a failed referendum in April, McHenry High School District 156 is still trying to implement proposed technology and security improvements.
Tue May 14, 2013
Federal aid available for McHenry County flood victims
McHenry resident Pauline Applegate stands in her backyard Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
Mon May 13, 2013
Woman questions why dog shot in drug raid
McHENRY – To Liz Koch, a defendant in a pending drug case, Buck was a 127-pound gentle giant.
Sun May 12, 2013
DrumStrong fundraiser, art sale set in McHenry
A simultaneous “Adopt a Painting Art Sale” will be presented by artists Rebecca Schultz and Susan O'Leary, who will be donating 150 paintings.
Jazz concert planned at McHenry church
McHENRY – The Meisel Music Collective will present Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon at 5 p.m. May 19 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in McHenry , 5603 Bull Valley Road.