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  • McHenry County officials to host 7th Drug Court graduation ceremony

    WOODSTOCK – In celebration of “National Drug Court Month,” the 22nd Judicial Circuit Adult Drug Court will hold a commencement ceremony at 6:30 p.m. M ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • 1st U.S. cruise to Cuba

    MIAMI – Passengers set sail Sunday from Miami on a historic cruise to Cuba, the first in decades to depart from a U.S. seaport for the communist islan ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 OKs contract for website redesign

    ALGONQUIN – Community Unit School District 300 board members recently made the first official move toward a website redesign project, expected to take ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of May 2

    MondayMcHenry City Council: 7 p.m., McHenry City Hall, 333 S. Green St.McHenry County Board Law and ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Cruise Nights coming to downtown Huntley starting June 7

    HUNTLEY — The village's downtown area will host weekly cruise nights this summer after the Village Board approved the event this week.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Tee 2 Green in Huntley may alter plan for outdoor space

    HUNTLEY – The owner of Tee 2 Green Indoor Golf said he will work with the village to plan an outdoor entertainment area within Huntley’s boundaries af ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Puerto Rico won’t make $420M debt payment

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make a $420 million bond payment due Monday, af ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Elephants perform for final time at Ringling Bros.

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants on Sunday, as the show closed its own chapter on ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • McHenry County Board members set to have busy Tuesday agenda

    WOODSTOCK – A referendum, a countywide agency’s budget and the fate of land acquisition for the planned widening of Randall Road are some of the items ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Voter advocacy groups to host home rule event in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – In response to a special census that could result in Woodstock’s recognized population growing above 25,000 and giving the city home-rule ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Illinois man crushed by garbage dies in landfill accident

    ROCKFORD – The death of a 54-year-old man buried under the weight of a tipped-over garbage truck and its contents at a Rockford landfill is under inve ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • City announces plans to build Navy Pier hotel by 2018

    CHICAGO – The city of Chicago said construction will begin next year on the first hotel at the popular tourist attraction, Navy Pier.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Races back on at Arlington Park after legal dispute settled

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Opening day at Arlington International Racecourse is back on following an agreement to resolve a lawsuit that threatened the summe ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Playground concussions reportedly are on the rise

    CHICAGO – Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • For some, Chicago State flawed but final shot at degree

    CHICAGO – Most of the more than 4,000 students at Chicago State University on the city's south side are black, have low incomes and, like their school ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:32 am
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