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  • Lake in the Hills employees recognized by American Public Works Association

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Two Lake in the Hills Public Works Department employees were recognized by the American Public Works Association Chicago Chapter. 
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry County Board expected to weigh in on electronic voting rules

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board’s new electronic voting system will officially go live Tuesday, if board members approve changes to the rules to ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • President Trump weighs mobilizing 100,000 National Guard troops for immigration roundups

    The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Robert Harward turns Trump down for national security adviser job

    WASHINGTON – Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to be President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, the latest blow to a n ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • McHenry County Board gets pep talk from U.K. ambassador

    WOODSTOCK – Before embarking on its long-term planning meeting, the McHenry County Board got a rare pep talk from Her Majesty’s Government.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:30 am
  • President Trump seeks to end legal fight with revised travel ban

    SAN FRANCISCO – President Donald Trump's administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants an end to the legal fight over its ban on travele ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 3:41 pm
  • President Trump defends start of administration, bashes media

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump mounted a vigorous defense of his presidency and accused America's news media of being "out of control" at a White ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:47 pm
  • Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his or ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:20 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner encourages 'grand bargain' with stronger reforms

    Gov. Bruce Rauner used his annual budget address Wednesday to encourage state lawmakers to reach a “grand bargain” budget deal, but said reforms that ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Huntley buys former Catty Corp. property as part of downtown revitalization program

    HUNTLEY – Huntley has bought the former Catty Corp. property as part of the village’s effort to revitalize the downtown area. 
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Lakewood Village Board keeps video gambling ban in place

    LAKEWOOD – The village will remain free of video gambling machines after the Village Board rejected an ordinance to overturn its ban.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:36 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump's iffy grasp of autism research

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has weighed in on child autism, apparently without a complete grasp of the research.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 2:08 pm
  • Congress makes it easier for mentally disabled people to purchase a gun

    WASHINGTON – Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certai ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:38 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Democrats condemn Flynn based on fake tweet

    WASHINGTON – A fake Michael Flynn Twitter account has fooled two top House Democrats who cited a series of tweets in condemning President Donald Trump ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:37 am
  • Russia denies intelligence contacts with Trump campaign team

    MOSCOW – The Kremlin spokesman on Wednesday denied reports of intercepted phone calls between Russian intelligence officials and members of Donald Tru ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:42 am
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