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  • Cary fire district captain receives Life Safety Award for teaching CPR

    CARY – For more than 30 years, Cary Fire Protection District Capt. Dennis Krenz has taught Cary-Grove High School sophomores a skill he hopes they’ll ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cary zoning board postpones recommendation for Meyer Material proposal

    CARY – The Cary Board of Zoning, Planning and Appeals is waiting to make a recommendation on a new proposal from Meyer Material Co. until the board’s ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Woodstock police seeking applicants for 2017 Explorer program

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Explorer’s Post 765 is looking for highly motivated, young adults ages 14 to 20 who have an interest in a law enforce ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lake in the Hills passes tax on 'nonparticipative amusement'

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Starting Jan. 1, a 5 percent tax will be placed on businesses in Lake in the Hills that provide nonparticipative amusement activit ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board forms partnership to prevent suicides

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Mental Health Board is partnering with the QPR Institute to try to prevent suicides in the county.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: U.S. President: No endorsement

    The Northwest Herald’s editorial board evaluates candidates running for political office based on a set of core values. Among those core values are fi ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • More than 80 employers expected at McHenry County College job fair

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County will host a job fair Friday open to anyone searching for a job or seeking a new career direction.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 hosting town halls for 1:1 tech program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 will host a series of town hall meetings about the district’s plan to implement a 1:1 technology pro ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office recognizes deputy for efforts to save drowning victim

    WOODSTOCK – Deputy Trevor Vogel was recognized by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office for his efforts to save a drowning victim in June at Wonder Lake ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Rockford arsons up in 2015, some occurring simultaneously

    ROCKFORD – Firefighters in Rockford are alarmed by a rise in arsons this year and urging city residents to be wary and report any suspicious activity.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Willow Creek Community Church launches 'love' campaign to counter election rhetoric

    CHICAGO – A suburban Chicago church is launching a "love" campaign to counter ugly presidential campaign rhetoric.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Chicago says every child now within 10-minute walk of park

    CHICAGO – The city of Chicago has finished a three-and-a-half-year campaign to build or renovate hundreds of playgrounds so every child can be within ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Theft of 50 guns from Springfield store gang-related, police say

    SPRINGFIELD – Springfield police said the theft of more than 50 guns from a firearms dealer last week was gang-related.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Farmers plan to donate part of harvest to schools

    UTICA – Farmers near Utica, Illinois, are donating a portion of their grain harvest this year to local schools.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Some Chicago police officers have had more than 100 complaints

    CHICAGO – A newspaper’s analysis of five decades of Chicago Police Department data shows a small number of officers had racked up more than 100 compla ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
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