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  • Elgin Genealogical Society to meet Tuesday

    ELGIN – The Elgin Genealogical Society will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, in the first-floor meeting room of the Gail Borden Public Library, 270 ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:46 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. The charges are allegati ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • 'Death by Food' to be explored at ECC presentation

    ELGIN – Journalist Bill Kurtis will give a presentation at Elgin Community College on Monday, March 16, about the effects of the American diet.
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Workshop to focus on stream water quality

    The Illinois RiverWatch Network is offering Illinois citizens and educators the chance to train to become citizen scientists and join the network of m ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Algonquin to build new multi-use path

    ALGONQUIN – The village of Algonquin recently applied for a state grant to fund a new multi-use path project, and officials have said there are simila ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Waukegan man charged in Fox Lake bar shooting

    FOX LAKE – A Waukegan man has been charged with shooting a bouncer during a large fight at a Fox Lake bar early Saturday morning.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Everyday Hero: Kathie Comella

    All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players; they have their exits and entrances, and each, in their time, plays many parts.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Terry Jaworski

    Every Wednesday, Terry Jaworski and other volunteers hand out diapers for two hours out of the former Sullivan’s Food Store on Elm Street in McHenry.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Arthur Gritmaker

    When Arthur Gritmaker thinks of the Alden-Hebron Baseball/Softball League, he thinks of small-town pride, and he hopes the children involved look back ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Heather Stewart

    Having an informal chat about the Hunger Games at Jimmy John’s. Building cardboard mazes in honor of Maze Runner. Making Silly Putty and bouncy balls ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Letter: Who's unpatriotic?

    To the Editor:The depths to which spokespeople for the Republican Party have sunk is a new low.Forme ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss

    To the Editor:Education professionals and teachers alike appreciate what parents and community membe ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Team should be punished

    To the Editor:In response to the apology of the Woodstock girls basketball team regarding the horrib ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Letter: Vote for Geoff Blake in McHenry

    To the Editor:Since the end of 2009, I have had the privilege of representing the residents of McHen ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Letter: Label GMO foods

    To the Editor:When will genetically engineered foods be labeled?With nearly every other product I bu ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Letter: State's finances

    To the Editor:The state of Illinois’ finances are a disgrace.For years, we kept sending the same inc ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Letter: Remove Matt McNamara

    To the Editor:In May 2003, my stepdaughter, Caitlin Weese, was struck by a drunken driver. She died ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Letter: Fiscal armageddon

    To the Editor:Looking back and comparing the approaches to fixing the fiscal armageddon in Illinois, ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Letter: University funding

    To the Editor:Peter McPherson, an expert on university funding, should explain why athletic director ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Letter: Support for Franks' effort

    To the Editor:Your Feb. 10 issue contained a letter to the editor critical of a bill by state Rep. J ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am

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