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  • New Illinois schools chief says funding fix could take years

    SPRINGFIELD – The state’s new superintendent of schools believes the formula to distribute state aid to Illinois schools is flawed. But, unlike lawmak ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Armenian-American judge marks WWI-era killings

    CHICAGO – A federal judge in Chicago has marked the centennial of the start of the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
    April 25, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Meetings to talk transportation priorities start next week

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois transportation officials have announced the first stops on a statewide tour to discuss priorities for road, transit and other p ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Illinois air museum plans to close over finances

    RANTOUL – An eastern Illinois museum that catalogues the history of a long-closed Air Force base and houses dozens of planes plans to close at the end ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Fatal Metropolis police shooting deemed justified

    METROPOLIS – A Metropolis police officer will not face criminal charges in a suspect’s death after a southern Illinois prosecutor deemed the shooting ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills at least 1,865

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers a ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • McHenry Unitarian congregation hosts rummage sale

    McHENRY – Members of the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 W. Bull Valley Road in McHenry, are assembling a huge, three-day rumm ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Centegra offers nursing scholarship; deadline to apply is May 29

    McHENRY – The Centegra Health System Auxiliary invites individuals who have been accepted into nursing programs to apply for the Audrey Ballard Nursin ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Lake in the Hills economic development coordinator resigns

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village’s economic development coordinator recently resigned, leaving a hole to fill in the community development department, ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • McHenry County, national officials weigh in on 'free-range' kids movement

    As a campaign encouraging childhood independence has recently highlighted how parenting style can intersect with legal thresholds of neglect, McHenry ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Pioneer Center offering parenting class in McHenry

    McHENRY – Pioneer Center for Human Services is offering a new parenting group that provides a safe outlet for moms and dads to openly discuss parentin ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • CVS proposal recommended to Crystal Lake City Council over resident concerns

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A proposed CVS Pharmacy at Route 14 and Virginia Road has been given the thumbs-up over the objections of nearby homeowners.
    April 25, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake picks residential roads to be resurfaced in 2015

    CRYSTAL LAKE – About $2 million will go to resurface streets this year, the Crystal Lake City Council decided last week.
    April 26, 2015 - 8:49 am
  • Conversations continue about Cary District 26's Maplewood School property

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 Board is planning proactive measures regarding the future of the vacant Maplewood School as the Cary Village Board ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle

    GALLIPOLI, Turkey – For the first time at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:44 pm
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