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  • Illinois moves to plug big hole in this year’s state budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers moved Monday to plug a gaping $1.6 billion hole in this year’s state budget after weeks of tense negotiations between ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Huntley contractor president charged with fraud, failing to pay taxes

    HUNTLEY – A federal grand jury Tuesday charged the president of a Huntley concrete contractor with defrauding labor union benefit plans and failing to ...
    March 24, 2015 - 6:17 pm
  • 5 candidates running for three Holiday Hills Village Board seats

    HOLIDAY HILLS – Rather than complain about the state of Holiday Hills, three residents have banded together to run against two incumbent candidates fo ...
    March 25, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • McHenry High School choir to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City (with video)

    McHENRY – Julia Knight was expecting to spend her spring break in Florida, but she couldn't be happier that trip will not happen.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Lake Atwood at The Hollows in Cary stocked for trout fishing season (with videos)

    CARY – With a few brief movements, Richard Potter unleashed a flood of trout into Lake Atwood on Tuesday.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Algonquin man uses 3-D printing skills to make repair at food pantry greenhouse

    ALGONQUIN – Jack Henderson left a 3-D printing class in February at the Algonquin Area Public Library District unsure of whether he’d ever use the ski ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Property tax referendum key in Spring Grove Village Board race

    SPRING GROVE – A potential rise in property taxes is in the hands of Spring Grove voters, but candidates for the Village Board see the issue as a key ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Crash is Germanwings' first fatal incident since 2002 start

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Germanwings, a low-cost unit of Lufthansa, had recorded no accidents involving passenger deaths until one of its planes crashed i ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Germanwings plane crashes in French Alps, kills 150 passengers

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France – A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what c ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Timeline: Plane that crashed in French Alps never sent out distress signal

    5:25 p.m. (11:25 a.m. CT)A spokesman for the French Civil Aviation authority says the plane that cra ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Gender gap: Male nurses earn more money than female RNs, study finds

    CHICAGO — Even in an occupation that women overwhelmingly dominate, they still earn less than men, a study of nurses found.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • McHenry County College to offer associates degree in paralegal studies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A program specifically tailored for paralegal work in McHenry County and the greater Chicago area is starting this fall at McHenry Coun ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Open house set at Barlina House Preschool

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Families interested in registering at Barlina House Preschool can get a look at the Crystal Lake Park District facility at an upcoming ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • No one injured in Woodstock apartment fire

    WOODSTOCK – No one was injured after a space heater caused a small fire in a Woodstock apartment Monday night, fire officials said.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for March 24; Obama to talk with Afghan president about troop pullout

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 24, 2015 - 6:54 am
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