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  • Cary trustees mark capital improvement project priorities for next 5 years

    CARY – As the Cary Village Board reviewed its capital improvement plan for the next five years, one of the top priorities regarding the village includ ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • McHenry County Board electronic voting rules postponed again

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board again has delayed a vote to change its rules to allow for electronic voting at its meetings to accommodate the sy ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • McHenry County Board fills Human Resources Committee, ending impasse

    WOODSTOCK – More than two months after sparing it from consolidation, the McHenry County Board finally has members on its Human Resources Committee.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Retiring McHenry mayor reflects on past, discusses city's future

    McHENRY – McHenry mayor Susan Low said she is optimistic about McHenry’s future, even after her term ends in April.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Crystal Lake City Council OKs plan for new MCC science center

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council gave its blessing to McHenry County College’s plan to build a new $16.8 million science center.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • Woodstock police officer faces DUI charge after Lake County crash

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock police officer is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol in a single-vehicle crash that knocked over a utility pole ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • Warm spell gets warmer: Controlled burn season starts early for McHenry County Conservation District

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Conservation District usually starts its controlled burn season in late March or early April; however, unseason ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • McHenry County marks Black History Month with activism, awareness events

    ALGONQUIN – McHenry County students and residents marked Black History Month on Wednesday with multiple public events focused on awareness and activis ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Support pours in for damaged Jewish cemetery near St. Louis

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – A suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery badly damaged by vandals is getting a show of support from cleanup volunteers, well-wisher ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Documents: After Charleston shooting, Dylann Roof went toward 2nd black church

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The man convicted of killing nine worshippers during Bible study at a black church in 2015 drove toward a second black parish afterwa ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with U.S.

    MEXICO CITY – President Donald Trump dispatched his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on Wednesday on a fence-mending mission complic ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

    WASHINGTON – Transgender students lost federal protections Wednesday that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Conservatives welcome Trump with delight – and wariness

    WASHINGTON – For the past eight years, thousands of conservative activists have descended on Washington each spring with dreams of putting a Republica ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change daily routines

    In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:05 am
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