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  • 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
  • Report: Islamic State group's 'business model' near collapse

    The Islamic State group is hemorrhaging money with every piece of territory it loses, according to a new analysis that found that the group’s “busines ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • DHS weighed National Guard for immigration roundups

    The White House distanced itself Friday from a Department of Homeland Security draft proposal to use the National Guard to round up unauthorized immig ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Food Shed Co-op begins to scout McHenry County locations for grocery store

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County’s community-owned food co-op has begun scouting locations for its brick and mortar store.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Nunda Fire partners with nonprofit to comfort children in crisis

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With the goal of helping McHenry County children during a crisis, the Nunda Rural Fire Protection District on Friday received five back ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Michel, GOP leader skilled at deal-making, dies at age 93

    WASHINGTON – Bob Michel, an affable Illinois congressman who served as leader of the Republican House minority for 14 years and was skilled at seeking ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Trump leaps back into campaign mode, raps media anew

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Hoping to shift attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday to deliver a pep talk to ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
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