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  • More McHenry County school districts adding full-day kindergarten

    RICHMOND – Six-year-old Gavin Saranzak examined the stamp in his hand and the pad of blue ink on the table in front of him.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 seeks tax levy increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 is asking for a $1.4 million increase in its property tax revenue.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Woodstock police host 'Coffee with the Chief' on Nov. 10

    WOODSTOCK – Residents can join Woodstock police for conversation and coffee during the latest installment of "Coffee with the Chief" on Monday, Nov. 1 ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • New residential development in Prairie Grove in 'very early' stages

    PRAIRIE GROVE – For the first time since before the housing crisis hit, feelers are out for a new residential development in Prairie Grove.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Huntley Community Radio officially on the FM dial

    HUNTLEY – A five-year effort that started with a group of Sun City, Huntley, residents, and later involved numerous volunteers and community donations ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Live coverage: McHenry County Board votes to reconsider health care grant tonight

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board is voting tonight on whether to rescind its decision last week to reject a state grant to pay for counselors to h ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake man pleads guilty in Harvard High School death threat case

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was fined $500 and received 18 months of conditional discharge for death threats he made to Harvard High School student ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • U.S. health care unprepared for Ebola outbreak in America

    The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could ove ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Cuba tries to drive up fertility amid birth rate decline with financial incentives, fertility centers

    HAVANA — Daymarys Gonzalez's first attempt to have a child ended with an ectopic pregnancy at age 31. She stopped trying to conceive after a miscarria ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Russians deliver space station cargo after commercial rocket explodes

    ATLANTIC, Va. (AP) — The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Pentagon orders 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

    WASHINGTON – Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Nurse says she plans to end voluntary Ebola quarantine in Maine

    FORT KENT, Maine — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to end her voluntary isolation in Maine, leading to ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Chicago police union asks judge to stop release of officer misconduct files

    CHICAGO (AP) — The union that represents Chicago police wants a judge to stop the city from releasing files that detail officer misconduct until the r ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Illinois' U.S. Senate debate: Candidates Dick Durbin, Jim Oberweis set for last meeting

    CHICAGO — The Illinois candidates for U.S. Senate were poised Wednesday for their final debate ahead of next week's election, giving Republican stat ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • Iowa man charged in $2.7M Illinois fraud case

    ROCK ISLAND — Federal authorities say an Iowa man has been charged with defrauding his former employer in Illinois of at least $2.7 million.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:54 am
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