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  • Kids will get sample swim team practices

    McHENRY – An introduction to the McHenry Marlins Aquatic Club Swim Team will be held Wednesday evening.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Bird migration focus of upcoming programs

    RINGWOOD – Fall is the best time to watch for migrating birds and the McHenry County Conservation District has several programs lined up to take advan ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • 30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • Residents want tougher restrictions on adult businesses in UDO

    WOODSTOCK – A number of residents implored the McHenry County Board to put tougher restrictions on adult establishments in the proposed Unified Develo ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Route 120, 31 construction heads into next stretch in McHenry

    McHENRY – Drivers will shift to the newly paved lanes of Route 120 and 31 about midway through next week, the project's engineer said.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama urged West Africans on Tuesday to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying anyone who died ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Oakwood Hills to hold Thursday meeting at McHenry County College

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Oakwood Hills Village Board meeting will take place Thursday at McHenry County College with some restrictions in place.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Family: Joan Rivers on life support after cardiac arrest

    NEW YORK — Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a do ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist

    BEIRUT – An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which c ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

    UNITED NATIONS – The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that tre ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Problems abound with health law immigration papers

    MIAMI – More than 300,000 immigrants who bought insurance through President Barack Obama's health care initiative could lose their coverage this month ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Climatologist says August warmed up in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois state climatologist says that after a cooler-than-usual July the summer finally turned warmer in August. And the season has b ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • One Person Found Shot in Crystal Lake Neighborhood

    McHenry County Sheriff's Office is investigating what appears to be an attempted home invasion. ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Illinois prisons struggle with backup power issues

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Corrections officials are investigating a prison power outage to decide whether the state's correctional faciliti ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • U.S. construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

    WASHINGTON – U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:35 am
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