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  • McHenry County College to offer more beekeeping classes during spring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Area residents can learn how to become a beekeeper by taking classes at McHenry County College that teach modern beekeeping techniques, ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • House near Crystal Lake sustains $250K in damage in Friday night fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Firefighters from more than a dozen area agencies were called Friday night to a fire at a residence near Crystal Lake that firefighters ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Norma McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69

    DALLAS – Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that legalized abortio ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Cary Park District to host summer job fair

    CARY – The Cary Park District will host a job fair for adults and teens looking for seasonal positions with the district this summer. The fair will be ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • 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
  • Crystal Lake Circle K fails tobacco compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local business was cited earlier this week for selling tobacco to a minor.Circle K, ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Harvard School Board names new high school principal

    HARVARD – The Harvard District 50 School Board of Education has named a new high school principal.Cu ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Crystal Lake-based High School District 155 candidates talk finances, career readiness at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Property taxes and career readiness were two hot topics among school board candidates at a forum this week.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Willow Creek Community Church makes headway on Crystal Lake expansion

    Construction on Crystal Lake’s planned megachurch is going as planned, and the facility should be open by late fall.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Tentative settlement reached in 2008 Illinois education lawsuit over school funding

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Urban League and the Illinois State Board of Education have reached a tentative settlement of a yearslong lawsuit that claims di ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • University of Illinois police issue letter about sexual assaults

    URBANA – Police at the University of Illinois campus in Urbana-Champaign have issued a letter about sexual assaults after three were reported in recen ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • St. Charles teen gets prosthetic legs with Boston Marathon bombing survivor's help

    CHICAGO – A 19-year-old man who lost his legs in a car accident last year has received a new pair of prosthetic limbs thanks to a survivor of the Bost ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • Suspected gang member charged in shooting death of Chicago toddler, police say

    CHICAGO – A man has been charged in a Chicago shooting captured on video that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman, po ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Police find nearly 130 explosives at Normal man's home

    NORMAL – Police said they seized nearly 130 explosives from the home of a central Illinois man.McLea ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Harvard man convicted on drug, weapons charges could get new trial

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will determine whether a Harvard man convicted of drugs and weapons charges in 2014 will receive a new trial.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:14 am
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