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  • Green Drinks event in Crystal Lake to cover oak forest preservation efforts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Efforts to protect oak ecosystems, the historically dominant forests in Illinois, will be the focus of this month's McHenry County Gree ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Crystal Lake Public Library offers storytimes, crafts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kids can learn about science as they make bubbles. The program is one of several upc ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:04 am
  • Cary police receive reports of vehicle burglaries

    CARY – The Cary Police Department is reminding residents to keep their vehicles locked at all times after several vehicle burglaries were reported ove ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Cary Metra project moving forward after Monday meeting

    CARY – The village's proposed project to enhance Metra facilities took a step forward Monday when village administrators met with Illinois Department ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:54 am
  • McHenry School District 156 teacher strike continues after negotiations Monday yield no deal

    McHENRY – McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers are back on their picket lines Tuesday as another negotiation session with the school bo ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 6:08 pm
  • Buyouts coming at company behind Chicago Tribune, LA Times

    NEW YORK – The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers is offering buyouts to employees.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake attorney selected as McHenry County associate judge

    WOODSTOCK – Crystal Lake attorney Michael E. Coppedge was selected to fill one of two vacancies on the local bench.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Leaders who follow: What presidential candidates' Twitter lists reveal

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Jeb Bush follows Donald Trump on Twitter but that's a one-way street: Trump mainly follows people with a connection to himself. Te ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Richmond man admits to fracturing infant daughter's legs, rib

    WOODSTOCK – A Richmond man admitted Monday to fracturing his daughter’s legs and ribs, although he maintains the injuries were the result of an accide ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Hillary Clinton: Benghazi committee exploiting Americans' deaths

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday lashed out at the special House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, calling i ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Investigation continues into death of man found behind 3 Stars Pizza in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police and the McHenry County Coroner's office continue to investigate the death of a man found behind 3 Stars Pizza on Sunday, ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:46 am
  • Free leaf collection available to Algonquin residents

    ALGONQUIN — Free leaf collection by Groot will continue through December 15 for Algonquin residents.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Ted Cruz says allowing Syrian refugees into U.S. is 'crazy'

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz says the Obama administration's plan to accept about 10,000 Syrian refugees is "nothing ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Police: McHenry man shot to death in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Chicago police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 41-year-old McHenry man. Hector ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • How surging U.S. student debt is affecting borrowers' lives

    WASHINGTON – America's $1.2 trillion in student debt is having consequences in far-reaching ways.Col ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:11 am
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