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  1. Letter: Consider flyover at Randall, Algonquin roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    After reading all of the “'solutions” to the traffic problems at Randall and Algonquin roads, I wondered why the powers that be have not considered a flyover. In Naples, Florida, there was so much congestion at Golden Gate Boulevard and Airport-Pulling Roads, the planners finally decided to install a flyover on Golden Gate Boulevard, bypassing all the congestion.

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  2. Letter: Throw away your garbageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    Having come to some epiphanies recently, I have been walking to the Algonquin dam to collect my thoughts. I have lived in Algonquin since 1968, but started fishing at the dam in 1966, having grown up in Lake Marian in unincorporated Carpentersville.

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  3. Area troop wins Girls Scouts' highest award for their age groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    Last year the girls researched, designed and installed the garden. Each of the six Girl Scouts from Troop 40 received the Girl Scout Silver Award as a result of their different service projects.

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  4. Former Algonquin mom gets probation for shooting TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    A judge sentenced a former Algonquin mom to 18 months of probation after she admitted to firing several rounds into the television her children were watching in January 2015. Jennifer Ullery, 41, pleaded guilty in June to one count of endangering the life of a child, a Class A misdemeanor.

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  5. Big R department store no longer coming to Lake in the Hills, village officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Lake in the Hills Economic Development Coordinator George Hahne initially reached out to Big R, he thought the department store would be a good fit for the old Dominick's location. Village President Paul Mulcahy said Big R told the village it was "suspending" its move to the building at Randall and Algonquin Roads, and he's uncertain of what exactly that means.

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  6. Cary, Fox River Grove voters also will get advisory anti-tax referendumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    Voters in Cary and Fox River Grove will get the same opportunity as Lakewood voters to tell their elected officials at the ballot box that they're tired of their already-high property taxes increasing each year. Both villages will have nonbinding referendums on the Nov. 8 ballot asking whether any taxing bodies within their corporate limits should be required to seek voter approval by referendum if they want to increase their levies.

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  7. Editor's Desk: Algonquin's Evan Jager great athlete, much moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    He proved that Wednesday when he ran the second-fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase time in Olympic history to earn a silver medal. The only other athlete with a better time, Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya, edged Jager by exactly one second to set an Olympic record and win gold.

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  8. Algonquin crowds celebrate Evan Jager's Olympic steeplechase silver medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    H. Rick Bamman - [email protected] Jacobs' cross country coach Kevin Christian leaps into the air Wednesday, Aug. 17 2016 as he reacts to Evan Jager silver medal finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 8:04.28 at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jager became the first American to earn a medal in the steeplechase since 1984.

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  9. Letter: Cary takes steps to protect drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    Homes in the Jandus subdivision have private wells, while most of Cary has “city” water. Cary residents don't think about it, but they, too, are drinking well water.

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  10. Public hearing set for re-evaluation of Longmeadow Parkway's environmental assessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    ALGONQUIN – Residents will have the chance to comment on an environmental assessment re-evaluation for the planned Longmeadow Parkway at a public hearing Aug. 30. The 625-page report was prepared to assess the effects of new information and circumstances that have occurred in the project since the last environmental impact statement was approved in 2002 and updated in 2009. After comments are collected and responded to by the Kane County Division of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration will decide whether the project needs a supplemental environmental impact statement, or if there is a finding of no significant impact for the construction of the highway.

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  11. Algonquin Village Board to consider Randall Road pedestrian underpassRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    ALGONQUIN – The village of Algonquin is considering building an underpass for pedestrians and bicyclists to cross Randall Road, years after plans fell through for a pedestrian bridge at Randall Road and Bunker Hill Drive. Algonquin Public Works Director Bob Mitchard said more than 10 years ago, the village started looking at the feasibility of creating a crossing over Randall Road and determined a bridge would be the best option.

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  12. McHenry County restaurants, grocery stores donate leftovers to support local pantriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    H. Rick Bamman - [email protected] Rev. Janie Long of the Pentecostal Church Of God and the Wonder Lake Food Pantry checks one of two freezers food supply on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 in Wonder Lake.

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  13. Algonquin man renews screenwriting passion with "the Wanted"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    H. Rick Bamman - [email protected] 52-year-old Marty McGinley replays a rehearsal shot for his daughter Rachel McGinley for the independent film "the Wanting." Composer John Benedeck is at far left.

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  14. Businessman Chris Christensen picked to succeed Provenzano on McHenry County Board ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    Republicans in McHenry County Board District 3 chose an accomplished local businessman and school board member to fill out the remainder of Nick Provenzano's term and run in his place in the Nov. 8 election. Precinct committeemen on Tuesday chose Chris Christensen, of Oakwood Hills , to succeed Provenzano, R- McHenry , who is resigning his seat and his re-election bid to take a full-time job as deputy district director for U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano.

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  15. Environmental Defenders collecting recyclables in Marengo set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will conduct a recycling collection from 9 a.m. to noon at Marengo City Hall 132 E. Prairie St. The Environmental Defenders, a local nonprofit dedicated to preserving and improving the McHenry County's environment, will collect various items that typically are not accepted by curbside programs. However, with the Styrofoam collection site at the Algonquin Public Works Facility recently closing, the group will not be accepting any Styrofoam at this drive since there currently is no nearby location to recycle Styrofoam.

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  16. Nick Provenzano resigns from McHenry County Board to work for HultgrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    Northwest Herald file photo McHenry County Board member Nick Provenzano, R-McHenry, announced Tuesday that he will resign his seat next month to take a full-time position with U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren's office. WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board member Nick Provenzano is resigning to pursue a full-time job opportunity with U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, prompting a last-minute scramble by Republicans to find a replacement candidate for the Nov. 8 election.

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  17. McHenry County Board approves relief plan for nondedicated roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    WOODSTOCK – After eight often frustrating years, a coalition of homeowners along nondedicated roads prevailed in their fight to find a way by which their road taxes can be used to maintain their streets. Nondedicated roads, some of which date back a century or more, are public roads that do not fall under any government's responsibility to maintain them, meaning that residents who pay property and motor-fuel taxes for road maintenance do not see any benefit.

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  18. Nick Provenzano announces resignation from McHenry County Board to work for HultgrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board member Nick Provenzano is resigning to pursue a full-time job opportunity with U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, prompting a last-minute scramble by Republicans to find a replacement candidate for the Nov. 8 election. Provenzano, R- McHenry , made the announcement at the end of Tuesday morning's County Board meeting.

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  19. Interact with local police officers during National Night Out events around McHenry County todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    H. Rick Bamman - [email protected] One-year-old Jaxson Ostler of Marengo voices his displeasure to his mother Jennifer Friday, July 29, after getting a picture taken with Algonquin police officer Josh Latina during the the 6th annual "free' lunch to benefit Special Olympics Illinois at the Crystal Lake Texas Roadhouse. Customers had the opportunity to interact with members of the Algonquin and Crystal Lake police departments as10 officers took orders and served meals.

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  20. Village OKs Polish deli's liquor license, business plans expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Construction hasn't started on Blue Cow Polish Deli in Lake in the Hills, but co-owner Jozef Buch said people have already been asking about his plans to add a restaurant to the business. The Polish grocery store and deli, 2102 W. Algonquin Road, is expanding into the space next door, which will eventually be a sit-down restaurant, bar and video gaming area.

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