U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said Monday that while he is pleased by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new standards for the amount of biofuels required to be included in gasoline and diesel fuel, he is disappointed the amounts were not higher.
The village of Lake in the Hills said Wednesday its is challenging residents to a holiday lights decorating contest. The village will hand out awards for Best Overall Display, the Clark Griswold Award and the Best Rookie Award (for first-time entrants).
The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation received an Investing in Illinois award from AT&T this week. The $1,000 award will fund the 2016 People in Need Forum, which will provide workshops and information to local service organizations.
The Spring Grove Village Board recently approved a new ordinance categorizing the keeping of roosters as a nuisance and establishing a $100 fine per bird for anyone caught raising roosters on any village lot not zoned for agriculture.
The village of Spring Grove Parks Committee recently released the minutes of its Nov. 24 meeting, during which the main item of business was the agreement with the Richmond Burton Baseball Association (RBBA) regarding the irrigation systems on the ball fields.