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  • Get used to it: Economists see "new normal" of slow growth

    Americans should get used to a "new normal" of slow economic growth, business economists say.The med ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 9:35 am
  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo to visit Pearl Harbor with President Obama

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month, becoming the first leade ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • McHenry County reader snow photos

    Check out our snow photos from Dec. 4, submitted by Northwest Herald readers. ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Colonial Café matching Salvation Army's red kettle donations on Dec. 10

    In an effort to support The Salvation Army of the Fox Valley area’s red kettle campaign, Colonial Café is offering a match of donations.  
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • McHenry County Public Access for week of Dec. 5

    Monday, Dec. 5McHenry City Council: 7 p.m., McHenry City Hall, 333 S. Green St.McHenry County Board: ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • Begalka: Lasting memories of Cary's River Bend restaurant

    The Cary Fire Protection District, at long last, disposed of what remained of the River Bend restaurant – an abandoned, critter-infested shell – durin ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County seeks families in need of new home

    McHENRY – Kathy Haupt’s favorite part of working for Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County is watching a family receive the keys to their new home.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • McHenry County sees first measured snowfall of the season

    Parts of McHenry County saw a half-foot of snow Sunday, as the county got its first significant snowfall of the season.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Trump expands list of candidates to lead State Department

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump is expanding his pool of candidates for secretary of state, leaving unclear whether former CIA Director Davi ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Obamas celebrated at final Kennedy Center Honors

    WASHINGTON – The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn’t reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Inste ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Hundreds suit up for Kiwanis Santa Run 5K in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – especially Sunday in downtown Crystal Lake. 
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Judge orders Michigan election recount to begin at noon Monday

    DETROIT – Michigan must begin its presidential recount at noon Monday, a federal judge ruled in a late-night order that could make it more likely the ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Chaos erupts as Iraq delivers aid to Mosul

    MOSUL, Iraq – Chaos erupted in eastern Mosul on Sunday when hundreds of civilians overwhelmed aid trucks distributing food and water.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Warehouse fire death toll climbs to 33, includes teens

    OAKLAND, Calif. – The death toll from a fire that tore through a warehouse hosting a late-night dance party climbed to 33 on Sunday as firefighters pa ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • U.S. government blocks Dakota Access oil pipeline route

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:41 am
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