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Nearly four dozen of the local races in McHenry County will be competitive on Tuesday, as voters head to the polls to decide who will lead their school boards, municipalities, libraries and parks.
A McHenry County grand jury indicted these people on the following charges the week of March 20, 2023.
McHenry County College will begin renovations this summer in Woodstock as part of its plans for students to begin working toward four-year degrees in the fall 2024 semester.
McHenry County Board Chair Mike Buehler on Thursday called the indictment against former President Donald Trump “politically motivated,” while the county’s Democratic Party Chair Kristina Zahorik said it’s “justice being served.”
Academic performance, bringing in and paying teachers, and how best to help students find a fitting career path are all top concerns for candidates running for Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155′s school board.
McHenry County Muslims are observing Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim year. This year the holy month began on March 22 and continues for 30 days.
McHenry County’s top prosecutors were recognized as “heroes” recently by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children for the prosecution of the Crystal Lake parents who killed 5-year-old AJ Freund in 2019.
Nine candidates are running in the April 4 race for four open seats on the Crystal Lake District 47 school board.
A 36-year-old Crystal Lake man was charged Tuesday with possessing methamphetamine and cocaine, as well as resisting arrest, McHenry County court records show.
A criminal investigation tied to the D’Andrea Banquets fire is ongoing, an attorney for the city of Crystal Lake said in a letter to the Illinois Attorney General’s Office.
Owners among those promoting county's downtown areas, nature
A McHenry County grand jury indicted these people on the following charges the week of March 13, 2023.
Those close to Michael Zaitz, who was one of the four injured when a vehicle crashed into a Crystal Lake restaurant on Thursday, set up a GoFundMe to help cover his bills while he recovers.
Winning as a write-in candidate in Illinois is the same as any other race - get one vote more than your opponent.
The Crystal Lake Police Department charged one person with driving while their driver’s license was revoked and wrote 18 tickets during its Super Bowl weekend enforcement campaign.