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  1. Grafton Township tax assessment appeal period ends MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Grafton Township, which includes much of Huntley and Lakewood and parts of Crystal Lake , Lake in the Hills and Algonquin , was the last township to publish its assessments. Publishing assessments in a newspaper of record starts a 30-day window for residents to file appeals.

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  2. McHenry library partners with HooplaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    McHENRY – McHenry residents are now able to check out – and receive – materials from their public library without ever having to leave their homes. After partnering with digital service Hoopla, McHenry Public Library can now provide some of the latest movies, TV shows, music, and audio books directly to people's computers, tablets and smartphones.

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  3. Event to focus on spotting eaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    A day focused on the eagles of Illinois will include a search for the birds of prey along the Fox River and a presentation at the Prairieview Education Center. Volunteers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Friends of Hackmatack Wildlife Refuge, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and McHenry County Audubon will be on hand 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at three locations along the Fox River to help visitors search for eagles.

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  4. Sailors enjoy Thanksgiving in Algonquin, Johnsburg Crystal Lake, Fox River GroveRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Seaman recruits Michelle, Jacob and Randi spend their Thanksgiving communicating with family and friends via laptops loaned by Knights of Columbus and other community members, for 30 Sailors from Greatlakes Naval Station that visitied Saint Margaret Mary Parish in Algonquin for Thanksgiving Thursday, November 27, 2014. The sailors were escorted into Algonquin via the Algonquin/Lake In The Hills Fire Department.

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  5. Unemployment rate in McHenry County falls to 5.1 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    McHenry County's unemployment rate fell 1.9 percentage points in October compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security. The county's jobless rate, which identifies those out of work or in search of a job, fell from 7 percent in October 2013 to 5.1 percent last month.

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  6. McHenry County police departments to boost Thanksgiving enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Police departments around McHenry County are set to have extra enforcement to make sure people are wearing seat belts and not driving drunk during the Thanksgiving holiday. The campaigns are part of the state's Click it or Ticket and Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaigns.

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  7. Algonquin chief recommended to be next U.S. marshal for Northern Illinois districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    ALGONQUIN – The retiring Algonquin police chief was named one of three finalists to be the next U.S. marshal of the Northern Illinois District. Police Chief Russ Laine, who's been Algonquin's top cop since 1985, was nominated along with two others for the position by U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk for consideration by President Barack Obama.

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  8. Our View: Dispute leads to icy conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Thumbs down: To the Nunda Township Highway Department and Nunda Utility Co. for their inability to work together to find a solution for two leaks in water mains on Wildwood Drive that have caused a public safety risk because of ice that has formed on a nearby road.

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  9. McHenry County grand jury indictmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's Office. The charges are allegations, and defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty: • Bradley E. Dunn, 18, 2021 Richfield Ave., Algonquin, criminal trespass to residence, criminal damage to property and domestic battery.

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  10. Centegra Health System's Huntley hospital on track for 2016 completionRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Centegra officials expect exterior construction on the new Huntley Hospital to finish in December. Construction shifts to the interior in the spring.

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  11. Algonquin increases telecommunications tax 74 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    ALGONQUIN – Village trustees recently hiked a tax on Algonquin residents' phone bills nearly 74 percent to help officials maintain playgrounds, bike paths and other park infrastructure. The telecommunications tax increase should generate about $400,000 more in village revenue a year, once fully in effect.

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  12. With help, New China Restaurant reopens in Fox River Grove after fireRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Owner William Gee cooks pork fired rice Wednesday during the lunch hour rush at New China Restaurant in Fox River Grove. The restaurant reopened in September with help from donations from the community.

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  13. Algonquin library district holding holiday giving activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library District has Christmas trees up at each of its branches to help area residents in need, according to a news release. Library visitors may take a tag, buy the requested gift and return the unwrapped gift, with the tag attached, to either library location by Dec. 9, the news release said.

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  14. On the record with ... Jeanine Hill-SoldnerRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    In 2009, Jeanine Hill-Soldner began the Portraits of American Veterans Project with the mission of authentically depicting and honoring veterans who had served in conflicts in the 20th and the 21st centuries. She is currently working on the final veteran of the 24-painting series, which is of her father, Daniel Hill, who served in World War II and the Korean War.

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  15. With help, beloved Fox River Grove restaurant reopens after fireRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Owner William Gee cooks pork fired rice Wednesday during the lunch hour rush at New China Restaurant in Fox River Grove. The restaurant reopened in September with help from donations from the community.

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  16. Algonquin considers telecommunications tax increase on phonesRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Village officials proposed increasing the town's telecommunications tax from 3.75 percent to 6 percent. The little-known tax is used in many area towns including Huntley, Crystal Lake and Woodstock.

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  17. Algonquin nonprofit Cody's Canteen hosts annual toy driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin nonprofit focused on helping children with life-threatening illnesses is hosting its annual toy drive that benefits Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge. The nonprofit Cody's Canteen is accepting new unwrapped toys and donations to purchase toys for area children during the holiday season.

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  18. Barrington Hills police officer's Lake in the Hills domestic battery charges droppedRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Gary A. Deutschle, 40, of Algonquin was charged with two counts of domestic battery in September, accused of closing a door on his wife and injuring her wrist. "It was not a crime," Kililis said.

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  19. No injuries after Algonquin chimney fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District was dispatched at 10:35 p.m. for a structure fire at 24 Hickory Lane in Algonquin, a news release from the district said. A two-story home was found to have smoke and fire showing from the chimney on the outside of the residence, but the flames were out within minutes, the release said.

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  20. Letter: Thank you, good AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    While at Burnt Toast in Algonquin on Nov. 5, we had our breakfast paid for by unknown person or persons. To those who remain unknown to us, we both would like to say, “Thank you.” We had just finished giving our one-hour presentation about the American flag to the fifth-graders at Martin Elementary School in Lake in the Hills, and we stopped for a bite to eat before heading over to Westfield Community School in Algonquin to talk to their fifth-graders about the American flag.

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