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Coroner IDs Crystal Lake Men Killed In Weekend Crash

MCHENRY COUNTY, IL -- The two men killed in a McHenry County crash over the weekend have been identified, authorities said Monday. McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski said the driver, who was killed in the Saturday night single-vehicle crash in Nunda Township, has been identified as Allan Javier Sa

PATCH - 2017-09-18 15:47:55

Sherman Mechanical is Recognized as a 65 Year Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Member

Congratulations to Sherman Mechanical on 65 Years of continuous support to the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce. Pictured are Ambassador John Pletz, Ambassador Ryan Farrell, CEO David Kerrigan , President Michael Kivland, Chamber President Mary Margaret Maule, Ambassador Mike Splitt and Ambassador P

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 20:19:41

State Senator Dan McConchie to host Fraud Prevention Program

State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) will host a free Theft and Consumer Fraud Program at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 26 at Cary Village Hall, 655 Village Hall Drive in Cary. Senator McConchie will be providing constituents with the latest information on how you can protect yourself, your f

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 14:36:51

Centegra Health to eliminate, outsource hundreds of jobs

Financially troubled Centegra Health System plans to eliminate 131 jobs and outsource another 230 positions, the northwest suburban hospital system announced Tuesday. The layoffs and outsourcing come amid a time of financial stress for many hospitals nationwide and follow a year of steep losses for

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:30:00

Column: Millburn Bypass, Quentin Road widening among 'aggressive' 2018 plans for county roadwork

This just in: We have a clarification that will come as either good news or bad news, depending on if you see major road construction as a benefit or an impediment to your existence in Lake County. Last week in this space, it was noted that the Lake County Division of Transportation's recently compl

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:39:00

St. Viator, Wauconda mourn death of two-sport coach Joe Ryback

St. Viator athletic director Martin Jennings fondly recalled Joe Ryback's profound care for his baseball players, as well as his ability to stand out in a crowd. Ryback, an assistant baseball coach at St. Viator and an assistant football coach at Wauconda, died unexpectedly on Saturday. He was 33. R

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 19:31:19

Boloney's Sandwich Shop in Barrington to close before reopening under new name, menu

After nearly 36 years in downtown Barrington, the well-known Boloney's Sandwich Shop plans to close by the end of the month, but the restaurant space along Main Street shouldn't remain vacant for long. The longstanding eatery attached to the historic Catlow movie theater officially will shut its doo

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:12:23

Challenged to act kind, Lake Zurich students donate thousands of shoes

Seventh grade science teacher Cindy Milone thought she could do more to inspire students after launching an anti-bullying blog last year at Middle School South in Lake Zurich and giving students a chance to voice their concerns online. "The kids had a safe place to start a conversation, if they had

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 19:48:00

City engineer Joe Evers retiring after 30 years in Elgin

After working for Elgin for almost 30 years, City Engineer Joe Evers is retiring from his post, with his last day at the office scheduled Sept. 29. Evers, 56, said he intends to be drawing a pension and will do some part-time engineering consulting work as he tends to family matters. "I still have m

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 00:07:00

Elgin program helps parolees reenter life outside prison

Jermaine Jones, 27, was released from the Illinois Department of Corrections to a half-way house in Elgin on Sept. 12. Tuesday the Chicago native, who was convicted of a felony count of delivery of a controlled substance, was at the Centre of Elgin learning what kind of support is offered locally to

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 23:31:00

Dutch nurses learn about programs at Elgin's Sherman Hospital

Although nurses In the Netherlands have similar training and jobs as nurses in the U.S., they are not held in the same esteem there, said Joris Hemelaar. Improving how the public perceives his profession and learning about why magnet status is important for some hospitals was the reason the Dutch nu

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:04:00

CLC launches new supply chain management program

The College of Lake County has launched an associate degree and two certificate programs in supply chain management in response to needs of residents and employers. The field involves the movement and storage of raw materials, inventory and finished goods from supplier to customer. Funded by a gran

ZION-BENTONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

McHenry County Board will meet September 19.

McHenry County Board will meet 19. Here is the agenda provided by the Board: 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Invocation - Lou Ness 4. Introductory Roll Call Roll Call 5. Adopt the Agenda 6. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meetings 1. County Board - Committee of the Whole - Aug 10, 2017 9

MCHENRYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 14:24:46

Orphans Memorial Fundraiser Reaches Goal

A campaign to build a memorial to children buried in an unmarked cemetery plot has reached its fundraising goal. In less than a month, donors contributed enough to the Orphans Memorial fund to ensure it's built, organizers said. The engraved stone marker will memorialize dozens of infants and childr


Senator Pamela Althoff and Rep. Steve Reick to Partner on Series of Town Hall Meetings

MCHENRY.....State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) and State Representative Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) invite residents of the 32nd Senate District and the 63rd House District to attend a series of joint town hall meetings that will be held in McHenry County in September and October. "Serious issue

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 20:15:03

Beer. Bacon. Bluegrass.

Beer. Bacon. Bluegrass. Need we say more? Good drinks (and good food) return for a good cause this October. Beer, bacon and a side of bluegrass are returning to Woodstock for the fourth annual Woodstock Ale Fest. The festival, a 21-and-over event at the corner of Clay and Bartlett streets, will take


New Development Approved for Highway 14

Plans are moving forward for a new commercial complex with a drive-thru on Highway 14 after the Woodstock City Council backed the development at its Sept. 5 meeting. Chicago-based Troutman and Dams LLC wants to build a 10,400-square-foot, multi-unit complex in front of Farm & Fleet at the southeast


For the Record: Marriage licenses

Stephen Scott Lauer and Kaitlin Marie Woodshank, both of Swansea. Daniel John McDonald and Lauren Elizabeth Blokel, both of New Lenox. Matthew Ryan Westerman and Katherine Anna Sarver, both of Streamwood. Tate Ryan Galyen and Jennifer Marie Duffield, both of Streator. Dylan Nathan Hovious and Kaylee

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-19 03:58:48

Settlement reached in lawsuit by man for flag-burning arrest

CHICAGO (AP) A central Illinois man has settled a lawsuit filed against the Urbana Police Department for his 2016 arrest following a Facebook posting of a picture showing him burning a U.S. flag. Bryton Mellott was represented by the American Civil Liberties Union in his lawsuit for which he will re

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:56:00

Be safe while getting social to avoid social media scams

(BPT) - For many people, social media has become a part of our daily lives. We follow friends on Facebook, share our opinions on Twitter and highlight our latest creative projects on Instagram or Pinterest. According to Statista, 78 percent of all Americans have a social media profile, and that adop

NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 15:39:01