News, articles, photos and information about McHenry, Illinois, from the Northwest Herald and Shaw Local
None of the McHenry County-wide office-holders are facing a Republican primary challenge next year, and only one Democrat filed to run for one of those seats.
Police officers across McHenry County took children shopping Sunday
Two drivers were transported to hospitals with injuries after a car crash Saturday morning along Route 31 in Algonquin, Cary Fire Protection District communication specialist Alex Vucha said.
A McHenry man pleaded guilty Thursday to possessing cocaine and was sentenced to five years in prison; other charges were dropped in exchange.
The defendant reached a plea deal with McHenry County prosecutors after he was charged with cruelty against two cats, Winky and Dipsy.
Lower speed limits on three McHenry County roads were considered by the transportation committee, but only one advanced.
Those charged with felonies the week of Nov. 19 by the Cary, Crystal Lake, Fox River Grove, Harvard, Lake in the Hills, Lakemoor, Marengo, McHenry, McHenry County Conservation District police and the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
McHenry County's nonprofits and charity organizations say donations have remained steady but needs have increased.
McHenry has finalized its contract with Suzanne Ostrovsky as the new city administrator, replacing Derik Morefield, who is retiring after 13 years with the city. The current assistant village administrator in Hoffman Estates will begin her new duties on January 22.
The McHenry City Council has said no to gaming parlors in the past, but still wants to hear proposals, which are numerous.
McHenry County Toys for Tots expects to give thousands of presents to kids this year. Gifts for toddlers and kids over 10 are especially needed.
Two unknown males demanded marijuana and fled with plants in a robbery reported in McHenry, according to police.
McHenry's Riverwalk Shoppes, also know as the tiny shops, opened July 18 and will remain open every weekend through Dec. 31. This week, a new ice skating rink is set for construction in adjacent Miller Point Park.
The McHenry City Council on Monday night signed off on purchasing the building and property at 1219 Green Street for future downtown project, and funds for additional remediation in the area.
Stickney Run Conservation Area in McHenry was one of five McHenry County Conservation District properties to see some Green Friday love during volunteer opportunities on Black Friday.