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McHenry man killed in crash with tree MondayAuthorities are investigating the death of a 35-year-old McHenry man who crashed into a tree Monday night in McHenry.Last Updated May 3, 2016 11:08 PM
McHenry County clerk: Election Day communication issues are being addressedUpdated May 3, 2016 5:44 PM
McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan promised to improve future elections after a State Board of Elections review concluded some voters may not have been able to cast their ballots on Election Day in March.
4 men accused of selling drugs from Lake in the Hills barUpdated May 2, 2016 3:53 PM
Four suburban men face numerous felony charges of selling narcotics out of a bar in Lake in the Hills, authorities said.
As mosquito season begins, will Zika strike here?Updated May 2, 2016 9:35 AM
As summer approaches, will we get Zika virus in Illinois? That appears unlikely, but scientists continue to study mosquitoes.
Meet the man who works on the tiniest trains in the worldUpdated May 2, 2016 7:03 AM
Model train hobbyist Brian Williams is known as the “pocket layout” guy to his peers because of his work with T scale electric trains, the smallest commercially produced trains in the world. “When you build a model of a locomotive, you learn something about it,” he says. “Sometimes you learn something about yourself, too, along the way.”
Mosquito tidbits: First wave will hit in mid-MayPosted May 2, 2016 5:45 AM
A relatively dry winter combined with late April warmth and rain doesn’t bode well for avoiding mosquito bites when the first wave of the pests hit the suburbs in mid-May, experts say.
Dist. 200 looks at options for early childhood centerPosted Apr 28, 2016 5:43 AM
The District 200 board of education is considering several options for the future of its early childhood center.
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