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  • Dominating TV, Donald Trump a ratings draw

    NEW YORK – Opinion polls are one thing, but Nielsen numbers speak more loudly to TV executives: Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s abi ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • NIU and Rockford community college announce partnership

    ROCKFORD – Northern Illinois University has partnered with a community college to offer engineering degrees at a campus in Rockford.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Deal reached easing North and South Korea tensions

    SEOUL, South Korea – North and South Korea reached a deal Tuesday to ease animosities, with Pyongyang expressing regret over a recent land mine blast ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Tardy tax filers risk loss of health care subsidies

    WASHINGTON – Sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law doesn’t start for another couple of months, but the next few days are crucial ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Correction

    An article on page A3 in Saturday’s edition incorrectly reported Gary M. Bennett’s most serious charge and the amount of time in prison it could resul ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Stocks slump; Dow ends down 588 after early 1,000-pt. slide

    U.S. stocks slid again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average briefly plunging more than 1,000 points in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Kishwaukee Headwaters in Woodstock proves to be successful restoration 10 years later

    WOODSTOCK – Driving on Route 14 in Woodstock, people can see 153 acres of prairie, wetland, woodland and the start of the main branch of the Kishwauke ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Trial begins for former Hebron officer accused of possessing guns from evidence room

    WOODSTOCK – In rendering guilty verdicts for a former Hebron police sergeant, a McHenry County judge called the small police department’s leadership “ ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • Bittersweet Trail in Crystal Lake reopens after natural gas leak closure

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bittersweet Trail in Crystal Lake reopened about 7:30 p.m. Monday after being closed because of a natural gas leak, according to Crysta ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Pedcor hearing over controversial affordable apartments in Cary moved

    CARY –A public hearing for a variance request by Pedcor Investments for the Garden Place Apartments will be relocated to facilitate a larger audience ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Marengo man killed in crash remembered as loving father, kind husband

    MARENGO – Michael Meyerhoff's kind demeanor was one of the first things that grabbed his future wife's attention.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Fire destroys car in Hebron off Route 47

    HEBRON – A woman was able to pull her car off Route 47 before a fire ravaged the engine and hood Monday in Hebron, a fire official said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Miles for Warriors motorcycle, car ride starts in Woodstock Saturday

    WOODSTOCK –A Miles for Warriors ride to benefit four local veterans organizations will be Saturday.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry man sentenced for predatory sexual assault of 12-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was sentenced to six years in prison for a sex act with a minor. Ciriaco J ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Bruce Rauner signs Jack Franks bill allowing for direct election of rescue district trustees

    Taxpayers now can petition for an election to directly elect rescue squad district trustees under new legislation.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
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