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  • Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove postpones International Winter Tournament for first time in more than a century

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove has held its International Winter Tournament for more than 100 years without canceling or post ...
    NEW: Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:19 pm
  • Lyons named Northwest Herald managing editor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kevin Lyons, Northwest Herald's news editor since 2004, has been named managing editor of the newspaper and multimedia outlet, effectiv ...
    NEW: Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:02 pm
  • District 47 school board approves four-year contract with teachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Teachers in Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 will receive 3.75 percent annual raises under a new four-year contract.
    UPDATED: Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:36 pm
  • Police: 1 killed in Algonquin single-vehicle crash

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin police officers are investigating the cause of a single-vehicle fatal crash Wednesday.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • McHenry County Board shoots down Jack Franks' request for advisory tax freeze referendum

    WOODSTOCK – An advisory referendum asking whether property taxes should be frozen will not appear on the April 4 ballot.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:27 pm
  • LITH man could face prison after admitting to DUI in 2015 crash that injured 2 men

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man could be headed to prison after he admitted to driving drunk in a crash that seriously injured two men.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:08 pm
  • St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Crystal Lake to give out food, clothes Saturday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Food and clothes will be given out to those in need Saturday at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Crystal Lake.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • 2 people sent to hospital after McHenry rollover crash, fire official says

    McHENRY – Two people were sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after a car hit a utility pole and flipped on its roof, a fire official said.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:55 pm
  • American Airlines to sell restricted 'basic economy' ticket

    DALLAS – The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term, argui ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:04 pm
  • Chicago mom charged after 5-year-old daughter shoots herself

    CHICAGO – Police say a 5-year-old Chicago girl is in serious condition after she shot herself in the abdomen with a handgun that she found in her moth ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • Cary Public Works Department to close portion of First Street to complete water main repair

    CARY – A section of First Street in Cary will be closed Wednesday afternoon while the Cary Public Works Department works on a water main repair.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 1:21 pm
  • Chicago area to see nine fewer mild summer days by end of century because of climate change, study finds

    WASHINGTON – Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind project ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:15 am
  • U.S. industrial output rose in December; best pace in 2 years

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production increased in December at the strongest pace in two years, as auto factories cranked out more vehicles and powe ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • Records show Trump EPA pick Scott Pruitt crusading for industry donors

    WASHINGTON – When President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma's attorney gene ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
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