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  • New DNA codes for woolly mammoths: Step toward bringing them back?

    NEW YORK — Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:49 pm
  • Loretta Lynch wins Senate confirmation as attorney general

    WASHINGTON — Loretta Lynch won confirmation to serve as attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District approves $25.3 million budget

    WOODSTOCK – The budget unanimously approved by the McHenry County Conservation District Board of Trustees last week is a “maintenance budget,” its top ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office police reports for April 22, 2015

    • Mario Ybarra, 45, Crystal Lake, was charged Tuesday, Jan. 6, with criminal damage to property.• Tr ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Road projects have started in Lakewood

    LAKEWOOD – Work is underway on Lakewood Road and Lake Avenue. Nicor Gas is in the process of relocat ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Former McHenry County coroner wants county to pay for her defense

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge ordered officials to hold off on the burial of "Baby Doe," while the former Coroner asked for a special prosecutor ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers senior programs on painting, mosaics

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Acrylic painting, watercolors and making a mosaic flower pot for the garden are some of the activities lined up for seniors at the Gran ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • School District 47 hires Lundahl principal, Wehde Early Childhood Center administrator

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The new top administrators for Lundahl Middle School and the Wehde Early Childhood Center have been chosen, bringing the number of Crys ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • MCC to offer ACT prep classes this spring, summer in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – High school students can prepare this spring or summer for the upcoming national ACT tests with prep sessions offered by McHenry County ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Plaintiff given window to respond in IHSA lawsuit

    CHICAGO - Two weeks after the Illinois High School Association filed a motion to dismiss a class-action concussions lawsuit against the organization, ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Mobile app could speed Chicago's O'Hare airport passport lines

    CHICAGO — International travelers arriving at Chicago's O'Hare airport should find shorter lines at passport control thanks to a smartphone app.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Catholics say final farewell to Chicago's Cardinal Francis George

    CHICAGO — Top elected officials, clergy members and area Catholics said final goodbyes to the late Cardinal Francis George during Thursday's packed fu ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • Algonquin Area Public Library to host Comic Con on Free Comic Book Day

    ALGONQUIN –  The Algonquin Area Public Library is putting on a mini Comic Con event as part of the national Free Comic Book Day.
    April 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • McHenry County Housing Authority offers energy assistance for utility bills

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Housing Authority is continuing its Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and taking applications until funding run ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for April 23; Man's death after arrest exposes tensions in Baltimore

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 23, 2015 - 6:26 am
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