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  1. Murder trial set for former police officer, Spring Grove manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Northwest Herald

    A retired Chicago police officer accused of killing his wife could go to trial in February, but his attorney has questions about the man's mental state. Attorneys set a tentative Feb. 4 trial date Tuesday morning for 73-year-old Lorin Volberding to go before a jury on murder charges.

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  2. Woman accused of spending more than $25K of company's moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Northwest Herald

    A woman accused of stealing more than $25,000 from her Crystal Lake employer said she was allowed to use the company's credit cards for personal spending, claiming it was part of her compensation. Attorneys gave closing arguments Friday in the trial of a 51-year-old woman facing a felony theft charge punishable by as many as seven years in prison.

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  3. McHenry couple sentenced in Spring Grove pot bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A McHenry man and woman have been sentenced on charges that arose after police say they found nearly 2 pounds of marijuana in bags and mason jars at the couple's home. Roger L. Lambrechts , 46, remained at the McHenry County Jail Tuesday afternoon to serve a 180-day jail sentence.

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  4. Services on hold at Richmond therapeutic animal farm after break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Volunteer Shelley Gray of Island Lake helps R.B. McAllister of Woodstock as he rides at Main Stay Therapeutic Farm in Richmond in 2016. Programs at a Richmond farm that offers animal-assisted services and therapeutic horseback riding have been canceled until at least Tuesday after the non-profit's staff found its main building vandalized Friday morning.

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  5. Pistachio shell defense barred from Round Lake Beach woman's trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A Round Lake Beach woman facing possession charges won't get the chance to argue her arrest stemmed from pistachio shells she said police mistook for marijuana in her vehicle. Because 59-year-old Nancy Pahlman wasn't charged with possession of marijuana, she will be barred from testifying that it actually was pistachio shells in her center console that prompted Spring Grove police to ask the woman to exit her car.

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  6. Convicted felon pleads guilty to having handgun in van after Spring Grove stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A Gurnee man will serve prison time after pleading guilty to having a loaded handgun in a van police suspected he was using to deal drugs. Christopher Czajkowski, 24, of Gurnee, entered a plea deal Tuesday and pleaded guilty to possession of a weapon by a felon.

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  7. Previously convicted felon pleads guilty to having handgun in vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A Gurnee man will serve prison time after pleading guilty to having a loaded handgun in the van police suspected he was using to deal drugs. Christopher Czajkowski, 24, of Gurnee, entered a plea deal Tuesday and pleaded guilty to possession of a weapon by a felon.

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  8. Judge denies bond reduction for former Spring Grove man, Chicago cop charged with wife's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A retired Chicago police officer charged in connection with his wife's slaying will remain at the McHenry County Jail on $3 million bond after a judge's ruling Tuesday. Lorin E. Volberding, 72, asked McHenry County Judge Sharon Prather to reduce his bond from $3 million to $50,000.

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  9. Richmond man fled police, 'abandoned' 16-year-old girl in car, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A 20-year-old man made a court appearance Tuesday on allegations that he fled police and abandoned his car with an unconscious girl inside. About 3 a.m. Aug. 5, Spring Grove police stopped a car that was speeding and driving on the shoulder near Route 173 and Siedschlag Road, Police Chief Thomas Sanders said.

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  10. Richmond man fled police, 'abandoned' woman in car, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A 20-year-old man made a court appearance Tuesday on claims he fled from police, then abandoned his car with an unconscious juvenile girl inside. Shortly after 3 a.m. on Aug. 5, Spring Grove police stopped a car that was speeding and driving on the shoulder near Route 173 and Siedschlag Road, Police Chief Thomas Sanders said.

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  11. Queen of Hearts players streamlining entry process as pot approaches $5MRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    John Paradise of Spring Grove fills out his tickets during the weekly Queen of Hearts drawing at McHenry Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4600 on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 in McHenry. As the McHenry VFW Post 4600's Queen of Hearts jackpot approaches $5 million, players are taking unique approaches to filling out their tickets with the hopes of being the lucky winner.

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  12. Photos: No winner again for Queen of Hearts drawing in McHenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    The six of diamonds was pulled on Tuesday, August 22, 2018 at the McHenry VFW Post #4600 during the weekly Queen of Hearts drawing. Commander Dwane Lungren approaches with card #53 as he gets the thumbs-down from a hopeful attendee during the weekly Queen of Hearts drawing at McHenry Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4600 on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 in McHenry.

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  13. Richardson Adventure Farm corn maze in Spring Grove opening Sept. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    After a hot, wet summer, the corn at Richardson Adventure Farm is "as high as an elephant's eye," and the famous corn maze will be ready for families to explore Sept. 1. After putting the finishing touches on the 28-acre maze's 10 miles of trails, George and Wendy Richardson took the farm's small plane up and snapped some aerial photos.

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  14. Richmond-Burton High School shines in state rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Richmond-Burton Community High School has been ranked 47 out of 670 Illinois high schools, according to a U.S. News and World Report list of the best high schools in the state. Richmond-Burton is the only McHenry County high school to be ranked, of the 94 with top honors, and has earned a silver medal for it.

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  15. Judge quashes attempt to subpoena Spring Grove police officer in drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A McHenry County judge on Thursday quashed an attempt to subpoena a Spring Grove police officer and order the officer to test residue for marijuana in court. Nancy Pahlman, 59, alleges that an officer mistook a pile of pistachio shells for loose marijuana in her car before she was ordered out of the vehicle during a traffic stop in January.

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  16. Spring Grove officer subpoenaed to test suspected marijuana residue after traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Police body-cam footage tells two different stories to attorneys expected to go toe-to-toe next week in the case of a woman who said police mistook a pile of pistachio shells for loose marijuana in her car. Despite 59-year-old Nancy Pahlman's staunch claims that it was the pistachios that led police to order her out of her car during a traffic stop in December, it wasn't marijuana she ultimately was charged with possessing.

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  17. Man involved in fight faces pot possession chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Police said a 20-year-old man had about 6 ounces of marijuana on him the day an argument broke out at a Spring Grove apartment, leading a single gunshot to be fired into the home. Reginald L. Banks, of the 1900 block of Main Street, Spring Grove, appeared in court Tuesday on a felony charge of possession of marijuana.

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  18. Man crashes into Pro Circle Golf Center in Spring GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    At 11:23 a.m. Thursday, a man crashed his car into Pro Circle Golf Center, 1810 Route 12 in Spring Grove, McHenry County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Sandra Rogers said. The McHenry County Sheriff's Office has some unexpected advice: "a aWe suggest using a door and not trying to make your own when visiting your local golf shop."

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  19. Wisconsin man with several DUI convictions gets 10 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A Wisconsin man will spend 10 years in prison for his 10th conviction of driving under the influence, prosecutors said. Raymond Puterbaugh of Silver Lake, Wisconsin, accepted a plea deal Monday on a charge of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol.

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  20. McHenry County municipalities consider lower fees for residential growthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A model home built by KLM Builders Inc. is seen April 26 in the Thousand Oaks community in Spring Grove. As residential construction largely remains stagnate, some McHenry County municipalities are looking to reduce fees associated with building houses to attract developers.

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