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  • Note to readers: Winter storm might delay newspaper delivery

    Delivery of the Sunday Northwest Herald could be delayed depending on the severity of the expected winter storm.
    NEW: Dec. 10, 2016 - 4:07 pm
  • Update: Pilot killed in plane crash in Marengo

    MARENGO – A man’s body was found at the site of a plane crash in Marengo Saturday morning, according to the Marengo Fire Protection District.
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • McHenry County under winter storm warning for heavy snow

    McHenry County is now under a winter storm warning for heavy snow from 3 p.m. today to midnight Sunday night, according to the National Weather Servic ...
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Obama orders review of election-season hacking

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's order to intelligence officials for a full-scale review of campaign-season cyberattacks met with a cool receptio ...
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 9:29 am
  • Donald Trump returns to campaign trail in Louisiana and Michigan

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Appearing jovial and relaxed, Donald Trump plunged back into election politics Friday, a full month after he won the presidency, ...
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • 85-year-old Illinois woman still hunting deer after 58 years

    NEOGA – During every hunting season since 1958, Doris McKay, 85, of Neoga, has ventured into the woods in search of deer.
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • McHenry High School West students wrap hundreds of Christmas gifts for families in need

    McHENRY – More than 200 members of McHenry High School West’s Key Club wrapped about 800 Christmas gifts Wednesday night for children less fortunate.
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Lundahl Middle School officials say alleged social media threat not credible

    CRYSTAL LAKE – School was in session Friday at Lundahl Middle School in Crystal Lake despite a “concerning social media post” circulating Thursday.
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Crystal Lake Elementary District 47 to discuss proposed tax levy Monday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Elementary District 47 Board of Education will vote on a 2016 proposed tax levy at its next board meeting on Monday.
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Johnsburg woman wins $75,000 on scratch-off lottery ticket

    JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg woman recently won $75,000 on an instant Lottery ticket that she bought at a local gas station.
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Ex-Woodstock man sentenced for sexually assaulting girl, making child porn

    A former Woodstock man was sentenced to 19 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after being charged with sexually assaulting a girl he knew ...
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Region features many unique holiday displays

    The Woodstock SquareIt’s a Victorian Christmas in Woodstock, with its quaint historic square complet ...
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Churches vow to offer sanctuary to people in U.S. illegally

    BROCKTON, Mass. – Hundreds of houses of worship are offering sanctuary to people who could face deportation if President-elect Donald Trump follows th ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 2:31 pm
  • Story of Trump letting homeless woman live in hotel is false

    NEW YORK – The Trump Organization says there's no validity to a video in which a woman claims Republican President-elect Donald Trump has allowed her ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 2:31 pm
  • President Obama orders review of election hacking

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presi ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 12:11 pm
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