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  • District 155 sets new ACT record

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The bar has been set for the Class of 2015 at Community High School District 155. As ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Cary accepting applications for Citizen's Police Academy

    CARY – The Cary Police Department is accepting applications for its next Citizen Police Academy. Cl ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

    WASHINGTON – Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreve ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • McHenry walk to raise money for poor

    McHENRY – Proceeds from an upcoming fundraiser will go toward helping those living paycheck to paycheck, helping avert eviction or utility shutoffs.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Oakwood Hills to reopen Tuesday with security in place

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Oakwood Hills officials confirmed Tuesday that Village Hall is scheduled to reopen to the public Sept. 2 with security measures in pla ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • MCCD event to showcase archeology

    RINGWOOD – Prehistoric people used atlatls to give their spears more power on big-game hunts. And v ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Registration open for Weekend of Restoration

    RINGWOOD – The oak woodlands of Glacial Park will be the focus of a restoration effort this coming October.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Fox River Grove District 3 planning budget with slight deficit

    FOX RIVER GROVE – School District 3 is planning an $8.1 million operating budget for this school year. The budget, however, has a projected slight def ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Defibrillator donated to Richmond Police Department

    RICHMOND – A fund established in memory of a 17-year-old girl who died of heart failure has donated another defibrillator to the Richmond Police Depar ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans

    CHICAGO – Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee com ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

    GENEVA – Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes — banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors — until mo ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Audit reveals lax bookkeeping, oversight of senior grant funds

    An audit of how the Nunda Township Road District spent grant money for its senior bus program revealed sloppy bookkeeping and lax oversight but no out ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Winning ticket in Depot Days raffle tops $100,000 for Huntley man

    AMBOY – Alberto Flores made the 90-minute trip from Huntley to Amboy on Sunday. And on the drive back, he was $107,575 richer.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Algonquin man arrested on heroin-related charges

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin man was recently arrested after two grams of heroin were recovered from the vehicle he was driving, McHenry County sheriff's ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:29 pm
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