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  • Woodstock School District 200 starting to implement digital changes in classroom

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock School District 200 is transitioning to one learning management system as the ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Huntley School District 158 teachers union members speak on contract requests

    HUNTLEY – While negotiations for the District 158 teachers’ contract are in mediation, dozens of union members gathered at the school board meeting Th ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • McHenry creates new regional dispatch center, NERCOMM

    McHENRY – McHenry Police and Fire 911 services will be handled at a new central dispatch center called NERCOMM, as the deadline looms for dispatch cen ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Crystal Lake Marine welcomed home with surprise celebration

    CRYSTAL LAKE – From the number of people he missed while overseas to the number of people welcoming him home, Sgt. Patrick Adams’ third deployment has ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Local health care providers experience high hiring demand

    As demand for health care increases nationally, major health care providers locally are turning to schools and other partners to try and bolster emplo ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Detour: Watch for new bike crossing opening and a Route 31 access closing

    • NEW BIKE CROSSING: If your travels take you down Ackman Road in Crystal Lake and Lakewood, keep an eye out for the new signaled bicycle and pedestri ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Centegra keeps hiring of doctors up as national share of hospital hiring drops

    HUNTLEY – Pediatrician Kristi Redlich hadn’t given much thought to what kind of place she wanted to end up after her residency.
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Rep. Jack Franks still on the fence about override of AFSCME bill veto

    A crucial swing vote that will determine whether the General Assembly will override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a bill essentially strippin ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Afghan car bombing kills at least 12, including 3 Americans

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy traveling through a crowded neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital Saturday, killing a ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • California drought may exacerbate wildlife-human encounters

    LOOMIS, Calif. – The scarcity of food in the wild has been blamed for unusual animal activity during California's drought including a recent bear atta ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Thousands of migrants rush past police into Macedonia

    GEVGELIJA, Macedonia – Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from enterin ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • 2016’s top candidates struggle to change the subject

    WASHINGTON – It wasn’t supposed to be this way.Nearly six months out from the first votes of a presi ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Why stocks are tumbling 6 years into the bull market

    NEW YORK – Well, that was fun while it lasted.For years, investors in U.S. stocks shrugged off threa ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Congressman says NYC federal building gunman got ‘raw deal’

    NEW YORK – A man who gunned down a security guard at a federal building in Manhattan before killing himself was a whistleblower who had been given "a ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Rauner vetoes bill to mandate hepatitis C testing

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation aimed at fighting an epidemic of contagious liver disease, saying it would cost the st ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:32 pm
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