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Cary Park District to host Easter egg hunt for dogs in Hoffman Park

CARY – The Cary Park District will be hosting an egg hunt for dogs April 12 at the Dog Park in Hoffman Park. 

McHenry mayoral candidate hosting meet-and-greet Thursday

McHENRY – McHenry mayoral candidate Steve Cuda is hosting a community forum Thursday to discuss city issues with voters.

Algonquin trustee candidates disagree on Longmeadow Parkway, development in village

ALGONQUIN – Three newcomers are looking to unseat three longtime Algonquin trustees in the April 4 consolidated election. 

Woodstock-area crash sends 3 to hospital

WOODSTOCK – Firefighters spent nearly two hours working to free two people trapped in their vehicles after a crash early Tuesday morning near Woodstock.

McHenry County Sheriff’s Office issued dozens of citations during DUI effort

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced the results of an enforcement campaign conducted during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday designed to crack down on drunken drivers and seat belt violations.