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  • James Cowlin promoted to McHenry County circuit judge, bench vacancies remain

    WOODSTOCK – A third generation McHenry County associate judge has been promoted to circuit judge.Jud ...
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • McHenry County Board again rejects prevailing wage ordinance

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board, for a second straight year, voted down the prevailing wage in a symbolic gesture to Springfield that carries no ...
    July 7, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Bond lowered for former Johnsburg school employee charged with sex act with student

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge reduced the bond for a former Johnsburg High School employee accused of engaging in a sex act with a student.
    UPDATED: July 7, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Glacial Park concert to feature jazz favorites in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – The Dixieland Jazz Cats will bring the spirit of New Orleans, Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras to the back patio of the Lost Valley Visitor Ce ...
    July 7, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Police: Alcohol-related charges expected in Fox River crash near Cary

    CARY – Illinois Conservation Police officials say they expect to file alcohol-related charges against a speed boat operator after a Fourth of July boa ...
    July 7, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Punctured aerosol can catches fire in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A pierced aerosol can started a small fire Tuesday at a home in Woodstock, fire officials said.
    July 7, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • McHenry County Circuit Clerk Katherine Keefe announces re-election bid

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Circuit Clerk Katherine Keefe has announced that she intends to seek a third term in 2016.
    July 7, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • Notice to readers: Production facility issue may delay paper delivery

    Delivery of Tuesday's paper is delayed due to overnight problems in the production facility. We apologize for this inconvenience. You can contact Cust ...
    July 7, 2015 - 6:29 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 to review bids for artificial turf field

    WOODSTOCK – Five bids for the proposed Woodstock High School artificial turf field project were submitted to Woodstock School District 200 on Monday.
    July 6, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • The anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

    DENVER – Presidential candidates are talking about marijuana in ways unimaginable not long ago.White ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Deadly weekend in Chicago highlights city's gang warfare

    CHICAGO – A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a lengthy a ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Day of extremist violence across Nigeria kills more than 60

    JOS, Nigeria – A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including worshippers in a mosqu ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Airstrike hits market north of Yemen's Aden, over 45 killed

    SANAA, Yemen – A massive airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting rebels in Yemen hit a local marketplace on Monday, killing more than 45 civili ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • After vote win, Greek leaders face pressure to restart talks

    ATHENS, Greece – Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece's leaders Monday faced the urgent need to heal ties with European cred ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Man convicted in 6 Illinois deaths seeks new Missouri venue

    HILLSBORO, Mo. – A 35-year-old man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings wants to move a murder trial that could lead to his execution to a ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:50 pm
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