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  • Greenhouse gas: Obama to order steeper cuts for power plants

    NEW YORK – President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior ad ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:09 am
  • Some Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flag

    HANOVER, Pa. – Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their st ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 9:57 am
  • Photos: Beautiful Butterflies program at the Nature Center

    Photos by staff photographer Sarah Nader of the Beautiful Butterflies program at the Nature Center ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Street to be closed for water main relocation

    WOODSTOCK – The Illinois Department of Transportation will be shutting down a Crystal Lake road Tuesday for water main work, according to a recent Cry ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry School District 15 continues additions, elimination of mobile classrooms

    McHENRY – McHenry School District 15 will see some changes in the upcoming school year as it eliminates mobile classrooms and makes additions to sever ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Woodstock VFW building for sale as group looks to downsize, build stronger community presence

    WOODSTOCK – A decline in members and funds in recent years has resulted in the Woodstock VFW Post 5040 putting its building up for sale.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Fox Valley Children's Organization celebrates 15 years serving kids, adults with disabilities

    ALGONQUIN – Years ago, Cami Lukas’ son always used a walker to get around.But after playing buddy ba ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • McHenry County human service leaders to stress economic worth amid budget impasse

    As the state’s budget woes continue to cripple their finances, human service agencies in McHenry County are planning an event meant to show their broa ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Death midwives, home funeral advocates push to take care of loved ones after they die

    WAUCONDA – Laura Fry only knew the first man she helped die as “dad.”The 72-year-old man’s lungs and ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Vehicle crashes into Crystal Lake church

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A Crystal Lake church was uninhabitable Saturday night after a vehicle drove well into the side of the building, fire officials said.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains

    INDIANAPOLIS – Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb’s cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cash

    WASHINGTON – It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundr ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact

    JOHANNESBURG – When Cecil the lion’s carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunte ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Hastert closes PAC, moves $10,000 to defense fund

    CHICAGO – Federal election records indicate that former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has closed his political action committee and moved $10,000 ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

    BALMA, France – A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility wh ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:00 pm
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