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  • Pictures of the week

    Northwest Herald photographers and editors chose some of the most compelling images of the past week.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • MCC receives anonymous $10,000 donation for student veterans

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Friends of MCC Foundation recently received a $10,000 donation supporting a laptop and textbooks grant in McHenry County College’s ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • WWII bomb defused in Greece; 70,000 evacuees head home

    THESSALONIKI, Greece – Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki said an unexploded World War II bomb found under a gas station was defus ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Adele sweeps Grammys with 5 wins; Bowie gets 5

    LOS ANGELES – Although Adele flubbed during her live performance at the Grammys, she walked away the belle of the ball: She took home five awards Sund ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Trump, Trudeau to discuss women in workforce

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the workforc ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Thousands march in Mexico to demand respect, reject Trump

    MEXICO CITY – About 20,000 people staged a march through Mexico’s capital Sunday demanding respect for their country and its migrants in the face of p ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Social media fueling resistance to President Donald Trump

    NEW YORK – The revolution may not be televised – but it apparently will be tweeted. And Facebooked. And Instagrammed.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • New MCC scholarship available for McHenry County high school seniors

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering a new 60-credit hour tuition scholarship that will be made available to high school seniors at the s ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Hampshire man among 2 killed in dirt bike, ATV crash near Kirkland

    KIRKLAND – Two men died Saturday after colliding head-on while driving off-road vehicles on Cherry Valley Road north of Kirkland in DeKalb County.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • McHenry resident 'honored' to win 2017 Illinois Realtor of the Year award

    McHENRY – There’s more to being in the real estate business than just making sales, said Sue Miller, who has been in the industry for 30 years.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Three Norge Ski Club members reach podium at 112th International Winter Tournament

    There were fewer skiers jumping, but it didn’t lessen the excitement any for Norge Ski Club’s 112th annual International Winter Tournament. A postpone ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 8:23 am
  • Stores set closing dates at Huntley Outlet Center

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Outlet Center soon will be a ghost town, as most stores have set closing dates for later this month through mid-March.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Thousands evacuate as officials eye California dam spillway

    OROVILLE, Calif. – Thousands evacuated their Northern California homes Sunday evening after authorities warned an emergency spillway in the country’s ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • White House declines to publicly defend embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – A top White House aide sidestepped repeated chances Sunday to publicly defend embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn aft ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Illinois worker pay battle to resurface in court, assembly

    SPRINGFIELD – The question of whether to continue paying government workers during Illinois's budget stalemate will surface again this week as a court ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:09 am
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