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  • Iraq battles IS in western town, far from Mosul

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi forces battled Islamic State fighters Tuesday for a third day in a remote western town far from Mosul, but the U.S.-led coalition insi ...
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Illinois has highest number of registered voters since 1970

    CHICAGO – The number of registered active voters in Illinois ahead of next month's election is at its highest since 1970, even edging past the number ...
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Cary School District 26 refunds portion of bonds, dedicates funds to reduce debt

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 Board has refunded a portion of its Series 2011 bonds and dedicated some of its fund balance to further reduce debt ...
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Woodstock-based Helping Paws Animal Shelter asking for donated shoes by Dec. 15

    WOODSTOCK – Helping Paws Animal Shelter is collecting shoes through Dec. 15 to help people in need and raise money for the shelter. As of Tuesday, the ...
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Woodstock-area crash sends driver to hospital, fire official says

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock-area crash sent one person to the hospital Tuesday, a fire official said.Woo ...
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Cary School District 26 Board appoints new member

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 board has appointed a member to fill its vacant seat.Robert Bridg ...
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Woodstock apartment fire displaces 28 people, fire official says

    WOODSTOCK – A third-floor apartment fire displaced 28 people Monday evening, a fire official said.Wo ...
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • One-time projects increase McHenry County Board budget

    WOODSTOCK – While McHenry County government’s operating costs continue to shrink, a number of one-time expenses will increase its 2017 budget.
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Harvard Mayor Jay Nolan resigns to start distillery

    HARVARD – Mayor Jay Nolan resigned from his post Tuesday after more than 11 years to start a distillery in town.
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Crystal Lake District 155 officials deny teacher on leave for endorsing Hillary Clinton

    CRYSTAL LAKE – District 155 has issued a statement contradicting teacher William Walker’s claims about the reason behind his administrative leave.
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Family Health Partnership Clinic celebrates 20 years serving McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Suzanne Hoban worked in refugee settlements in Asia, she knew there was a problem when it was easier for them to get health care t ...
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • A Washington ritual: Reading John Podesta's stolen emails

    WASHINGTON – Poring through thousands of private, stolen emails from Hillary Clinton’s confidants has become a daily ritual in Washington.
    UPDATED: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Trump, GOP look to 'Obamacare' report as comeback lifeline

    DORAL, Fla. – Suddenly armed with fresh political ammunition, Donald Trump and anxious Republicans across the nation seized on spiking health care cos ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • New mobile app gives McHenry County teens access to mental health services

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County teens now have access to mental health resources at their fingertips.T ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • McHenry traffic lights at Bull Valley and Curran roads operational

    McHENRY – Traffic lights at the intersection of Bull Valley and Curran roads in McHenry are now operational.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:40 pm
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