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  • Democrats blast FBI director after probe revelation

    WASHINGTON – FBI Director James Comey's testimony Monday that the bureau has been quietly investigating possible links between associates of President ...
    March 20, 2017 - 4:46 pm
  • White House tries to distance Trump from campaign aides

    WASHINGTON – The White House is distancing itself from two former senior members of Donald Trump's team, amid an FBI investigation into possible conne ...
    March 20, 2017 - 4:31 pm
  • PHOTOS: Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day

    On Saturday, GiGi’s Playhouse in McHenry held a special event to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day and educate people on what Down syndrome is. Saturd ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • James Comey: FBI probing links between Russia, Trump associates

    WASHINGTON – FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that the bureau is investigating possible links and coordination between Russia and associates ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Welcome to McHenry County's 2017 Election Central

    Welcome to your source for up-to-the-minute election news, candidate profiles, candidate questionnaires and more.
    March 22, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • PHOTOS: Pictures of the Week

    Northwest Herald photographers and editors chose some of the most compelling images from the past week.
    March 20, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Tillerson lauds China-U.S. contacts in meeting with leader Xi

    BEIJING – The U.S. is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, Secretary of State ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:14 am
  • Meetup takes risky leap into the Trump resistance

    NEW YORK – Meetup is taking a leap into the Trump resistance.The New York-based networking site will ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:09 am
  • Effort to replace pipes to Flint homes off to slow start

    FLINT, Mich. – Flint residents could still be a few years away from drinking unfiltered tap water as the city makes incremental progress on an ambitio ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:09 am
  • Intel documents offer no evidence of spying on Trump Tower

    WASHINGTON – The top two lawmakers on the House intelligence committee said Sunday that documents the Justice Department and FBI delivered late last w ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:10 am
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan: More help for older people needed in GOP health bill

    WASHINGTON – Days before a pivotal vote, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday he will seek changes to a GOP health care bill to provide more help to ol ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:27 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District details new programs

    The McHenry County Conservation District is planning several family-friendly outdoor events this spring, including an Easter egg hunt.
    March 20, 2017 - 1:23 am
  • A Muppet with autism soon to join the cast on ‘Sesame Street’

    NEW YORK – Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted.That certainly goes fo ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:17 am
  • McHenry County health officials mark March 24 as World TB Day

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County health officials said Friday is World TB (Tuberculosis) Day, which is a good time to remember that although TB might be for ...
    March 20, 2017 - 12:57 am
  • McHenry High School choir to return to Carnegie Hall

    McHENRY – McHenry High School choir students are heading back to New York’s Carnegie Hall later this month for the second time in two years.
    March 20, 2017 - 1:10 am
  • Reader Poll

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