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  • After long wait, community radio stations changing McHenry County media

    A rare opportunity with the federal government has slowly diversified the media landscape in McHenry County during the past year with homegrown conten ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • On the Record With: Woodstock man selling Thanksgiving turkeys for Salvation Army

    For the past several years, Tom Dougherty has spent the days leading up to Thanksgiving cooking turkey – a lot of turkey.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Judge denies bid to halt Illinois fracking rules

    ST. LOUIS – A judge in southwestern Illinois has denied a bid by a landowners group to suspend the state’s new rules for high-volume oil and gas drill ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County road conditions hazardous with snow, falling temperatures

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Snowy and slippery roads are sending drivers into ditches, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office said ahead of the Monday afternoon commu ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Corrections

    The article “Special prosecutors chosen” on page A3 of the Sunday, Nov. 23, Northwest Herald requires a correction. A headline accompanying the articl ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbi ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Charges filed against man in accidental shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say charges have been filed against a 25-year-old man in Friday night's fatal shooting in the city's Hyde Park neighborh ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Obama defends moves on immigration

    HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Sunday dismissed Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Crystal Lake area stable fire likely killed 32 horses

    Tyson and Amber Bauman stood in the mist and rain Sunday morning as firefighters monitored the still smoldering stables where fire officials believe a ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Black Friday starting early, but not for everybody

    To many, Thanksgiving is a day for overeating and family merriment, and for a number of local business owners, that’s exactly way it should be.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Woodstock, Harvard now pursuing enterprise zone together

    After an initial miscommunication, Woodstock and Harvard officials will now work together to secure various economic incentives available from the sta ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Boston bombing victim going home after amputation

    KATY, Texas – A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was disch ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Turkey Trot for Hospice 5K set for Thanksgiving Day

    McHENRY – McHenry County residents can burn some calories before Thanksgiving feasts and give back to the community at the same time during the third ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Head-on collision sends one to hospital

    WAUCONDA –A head-on collision sent one person to the hospital, a fire official said.The Wauconda Fi ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Marengo expects 2 percent property tax levy increase

    MARENGO – Seeing another year of declining property values, Marengo officials expect to collect only about $30,000 more in property taxes next year.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 11:01 pm
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