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  • Illinois State spending 20 percent below budgeted amount

    NORMAL – Illinois State University has fared better than most others across the state amid the ongoing budget crisis, according to school officials.
    April 9, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Johnsburg postpones vote on SSA for wastewater treatment system

    JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg Village Board tabled its vote to designate a special service area for wastewater treatment and collection system improvement ...
    April 9, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Huntley trustees move plan forward for veterinary clinic on Route 47

    HUNTLEY – A veterinary clinic along Route 47 is one step closer to opening after village trustees moved the proposal forward Thursday.
    April 8, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Cary trustees talk details of affordable senior housing project as vote nears

    CARY – Village trustees discussed a new layout for a proposed senior housing project that includes a 1,200-square-foot community room that could be us ...
    April 8, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • As Meyer Material mining extension vote approaches, Cary trustees discuss site plan

    CARY – As the vote on a requested extension of mining activities by Meyer Material draws nearer, the Committee of the Whole discussed a possible annex ...
    April 7, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Woodstock approves 911 dispatch services with McHenry police

    WOODSTOCK – The city of Woodstock has approved an intergovernmental agreement to join the McHenry Police Department dispatch center.
    April 7, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Government seeks to limit questions in Hillary Clinton email case

    WASHINGTON – Lawyers for the State Department have asked a federal judge to limit the scope of testimony about Hillary Clinton's use of a private emai ...
    April 6, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Crystal Lake reverses video gambling ban, approves more restrictive rules

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council reversed its ban on video gambling, approving a more restrictive ordinance that would allow certain local businesses t ...
    April 7, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • McHenry County Board sends Woodstock roundabout project back to committee

    WOODSTOCK – Replacing an intersection north of Woodstock with a roundabout will be delayed as a majority of the McHenry County Board decided to send i ...
    April 6, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Alabama lawmaker to file resolution to impeach Gov. Robert Bentley

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A Republican Alabama lawmaker said Tuesday that he is filing an impeachment resolution against GOP Gov. Robert Bentley in the wake ...
    April 5, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • Woodstock looking to sell abandoned 1860s house in downtown historic district

    WOODSTOCK – The city is looking to sell an abandoned property it acquired at 315 W. Judd St. that has been a nuisance to neighbors for years, city off ...
    April 6, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Donald Trump proposes funding wall by cutting off remittances

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump would force Mexico to pay for a border wall by threatening to cut off billions of dollars in remittances sent by immigrants ...
    April 5, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer wants investigation into gun that looks like a phone

    NEW YORK – U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Monday called on the federal Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ...
    April 4, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • ShopFresh grocery store taking over Wisted's Supermarket in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A new grocery store is coming to Woodstock in the former Piggly Wiggly-owned Wisted’s Supermarket, which had been closed for less than two ...
    April 6, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • McHenry County Board will tackle transportation votes Tuesday

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will vote Tuesday whether to approve the building of a roundabout north of Woodstock, and allocate funding for ro ...
    April 4, 2016 - 5:20 pm
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