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Past articles by Cassie:

National supply chain issues affecting McHenry County businesses: ‘The trickle down is definitely affecting us’

Flower stores, car repair shops and bakeries, a lot of places are feeling the pinch of supply shortages → Read More

Marian Central business club uses proceeds from keychain sales to donate chargers to McHenry PADS

Marian Central business club sold over 200 keychains, using the profits to purchase chargers and other technology for the McHenry PADS shelter. → Read More

Algonquin Chick-fil-A to open Thursday

Chick-fil-A is headed to Algonquin, officially opening on Randall Road this Thursday. → Read More

McHenry County reports 335 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

State now reporting more than 2 million COVID-19 cases, Illinois Department of Public Health says → Read More

McHenry American Legion taking donated items to those affected by tornadoes in Kentucky

“Some people bring one bag. Some people bring 20 bags. It all helps.” → Read More

Developers looking to put assisted living facility in Algonquin

To help rectify feelings of isolation that seniors may have had during the COVID-19 pandemic, developers are looking to open an assisted living facility in Algonquin that has a residential feel and a visiting room made specifically to account for COVID-19 concerns. Called Pathways Homes Senior Living, the proposed development, consisting of three senior living facilities, would be at the… → Read More

Crystal Lake District 47 asks for more in property taxes

Levy helps with capital projects, including improvements to heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems → Read More

Here’s how furniture shortages, delays are affecting McHenry County stores

“It is incredibly challenging to say the least,” one store owner says → Read More

Stricter massage business regulations approved by Cary Village Board

Massage businesses in Cary now will need to be licensed and will be subject to other regulations, the Cary Village Board decided this week. The changes, passed unanimously by board members, come as Cary has seen an increase in the number of massage service businesses in the community, officials said. In certain circumstances, according to village documents, businesses or individuals in the… → Read More

Three additional COVID-19 outbreaks at McHenry County schools identified

More than 60% of McHenry County residents now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, IDPH reports → Read More

McHenry County reports 302 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

Just 2% of hospital beds remain available on average, the McHenry County Department of Health reported Wednesday. → Read More

Woodstock High School, Creekside Middle School report threats

Woodstock Police Department says they are investigating and steps have been taken to ensure student, staff safety → Read More

Amazon delivery station being planned for Crystal Lake

An estimated 500 jobs would be created, according to city staff → Read More

McHenry County Conservation District captures rare photos of otters on Nippersink Creek

Although many otters live in the area, the nocturnal animals can be tricky for people to spot → Read More

Crystal Lake’s Blue Star Banner program honors active duty military members

A presentation ceremony, where the banners are given to the military members’ family, is set for 7 p.m. today → Read More

Single-vehicle crash on I-90 in Huntley sends driver to hospital

Person was flown to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville → Read More

McHenry County reports 202 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

After more than two months of a low positivity rate, McHenry County’s positivity rate has crossed out of the “moderate” range into what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention consider a “substantial” level. McHenry County’s positivity rate was 8.9% as of Saturday, the last date the health department has data for. The threshold at which the Centers for Disease Control classifies… → Read More

Crystal Lake raising tax levy because of increased police, fire pension contributions

Amount city is asking for from taxpayers is increasing by a little less than 5% → Read More

Fire breaks out in Huntley apartment building

No injuries were reported after a fire broke out in a Huntley apartment building early Saturday morning. Fire personnel were dispatched at 3:56 a.m. to 11716 Woodcreek Dr. When crews arrived, there were some flames on the third and second floor balconies, but no flames extended into the building, Battalion Chief Mike Pierce said. All residents evacuated the building by the time firefighting… → Read More

Former Hebron restaurant brings its Tex-Mex to Crystal Lake

Chingon Tex-Mex BBQ opened earlier this month on Terra Cotta Avenue → Read More