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  • Everyday Hero: John Dughi

    John Dughi was bullied as a teenager. That was until the local newspaper ran his picture with a stor ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Kathy McAfee

    Kathy McAfee joined the Nunda Rural Fire Department in the 1970s because the department needed volunteers.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Kelly Weaver

    When Kelly Weaver adopted her daughter, Gillian, in 1998, she had no idea she eventually would co-found a school for children with autism.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Heroes: 2015

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    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:21 pm
  • Photos: Everyday Heroes 2015

    Celebrating the selfless efforts of McHenry County residents who make a difference in the live of youth.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Nimoy, known as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek,’ dies at age 83

    LOS ANGELES – In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, “I Am Not Spock” – an attempt to show the world he had many mo ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Bill to keep Homeland Security open OK’d

    WASHINGTON – Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Departme ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Police: Man failed to register as sex offender

    RICHMOND – A Richmond man was charged Friday with failure to register as a sex offender and obstructing a peace officer.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Lawmaker reimbursed costs for lavish office decor

    WASHINGTON – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorations to his congressional office in the style o ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Ingleside man charged with drug induced homicide of Spring Grove woman

    SPRING GROVE – An Ingleside man has been charged with drug induced homicide related to the death of a Spring Grove woman in November.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 5:30 pm
  • Hearing on School District 155 bleachers postponed again

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The hearing on the controversial Crystal Lake South High School bleachers has once again been postponed – this time at the request of t ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Investigation Discovery TV special will feature Crystal Lake Bosworth murder

    A 22-year-old McHenry County murder will be featured this weekend on the Investigation Discovery channel.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Algonquin police use Narcan to revive unconscious woman

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin Police administered Narcan on an unresponsive woman early Friday morning after a possible heroin overdose.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Bill O'Reilly's partisan critics stepping up attack

    NEW YORK – Following several stories questioning Bill O'Reilly's past reporting, a liberal media watchdog has ordered its researchers to comb through ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Pioneer Center expands walk-in registration hours

    McHENRY – The Pioneer Center for Human Services is expanding walk-in registration for residents seeking behavioral health services after a successful ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:36 pm
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